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Spinal Cord Injury rehabilitation technology steps toward commercialisation

Griffith University’s BioSpine team, led by Dr Claudio Pizzolato, has won a coveted place in a health tech accelerator program that drives commercialisation of start-up technologies in the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP). Dr Pizzolato will join the intensive 14-week LuminaX (LX) program, together with BioSpine Coordinator Kyle Mullholland and with support from […]
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Sports engineering student proves a key player in Paralympic innovation

A Griffith masters student has been working with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) to design cutting-edge technology for Paralympic athletes.  
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Griffith Design Café is revolutionising access through co-design

The Design Cafe co-design initiative invited participants with disability to work alongside designers, engineers and occupational therapists to produce solutions to challenges.
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High school girls are striding into STEM learning with Griffith’s hands-on support

Griffith University researchers are using cutting-edge equipment to expose and inspire girls to pursue STEM at the university level.
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Griffith team win top start-up award at LuminaX

A trio of Griffith University researchers has taken out the top prize at this year’s LuminaX, Australia’s largest healthtech accelerator program, developed and delivered in the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct. Backed by extensive research, with a vision to be powered by AI,YourTrackhas been developed to track and triage children aged 0-17 years who […]
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Griffith Open Day 2023 promises to ignite your ambition

Griffith University will inspire future students to imagine their future and ‘make it matter’ as it rolls out the red carpet for an expected turnout of more than 6,000 at Open Day 2023, Sunday 13 August.
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Multi-million dollar funding boost for BioSpine

A $3.8m funding boost for a crucial Griffith University research program focusing on digitally-enabled rehabilitation technology for spinal cord injury.
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Grants break down barriers to space and inclusivity

Griffith citizen science projects win Queensland Engaging Science Grants.
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Fast-track to commercialisation for two child-focused Griffith technologies

Two teams of Griffith University researchers have been given the opportunity to fast-track their technologies to market, after being accepted into one of Australia’s leading Healthtech accelerators, LuminaX, run by Cohort Innovation Space in the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP). Both emerging enterprises are focused on addressing key challenges in childrens’ health. The […]
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No barriers for students with disability at Griffith University

Access to education is vital to success and Griffith University is making sure students with disability have access to quality, higher education and benefit from a strategic commitment to inclusion through Griffith’s Disability Action and Inclusion Plan. This year, enrolments for students with a disability increased by almost 35%, and students identifying that they have […]
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Paralympic basketballer joins Griffith academics 

As captain of Australia’s National Wheelchair Basketball team at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, Georgia Munro-Cook saw first-hand how inequalities can aggregate, manifesting in unfair outcomes that cut across gender and ability. She is now putting that understanding into practice by being appointed a Research Fellow at Griffith University’s Inclusive Futures: Reimagining Disabilities Beacon. “I’m passionate […]
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We have lift-off: students launch satellite-building space project

Griffith hosts students and industry for out-of-this-world experience.
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Stellar space sector opportunities follow funding news

Griffith's Head of ICT, Professor Paulo de Souza, says funding for a space manufacturing and test hub on the Gold Coast presents an incredible opportunity.
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Digital Athlete shaping up as future of sports technology

Griffith University biomechanical researchers have produced what could be the ultimate coaching tool for elite sport - a next-generation ‘Digital Athlete’ that replicates an individual’s anatomy, both inside and out.
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Griffith bioengineer named QLD Fresh Scientist 2021

A 60-second pitch on research that aims to take the guesswork out of paediatric hip surgery saw Griffith University’s Dr Martina Barzan win the Fresh Science Queensland 2021 competition last night.
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Griffith welcomes global tech companies into GCHKP

Griffith University Vice-Chancellor Professor Carolyn Evans has welcomed news three leading tech companies have based themselves in the growing Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct.
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Griffith researcher and alumnus named 2021 Queensland Australian of the Year

A Griffith Health trained Emergency doctor who is also the Project Co-lead on the University’s innovative Biospine project has been awarded 2021 Queensland Australian of the Year.
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Research excellence recognised at Vice Chancellor’s Awards

Griffith University’s leading researchers have been recognised at the 2020 Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards.
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