Alumni

Griffith celebrates recipients of 2021 Australia Day honours

2021 Australia Day honours have been bestowed upon a number of Griffith University staff, associates and alumni. 
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COVID-19

Griffith acknowledges International Day of People with Disability

Griffith supports International Day of People With Disability, which this year coincides with the first anniversary of the Queensland Human Rights Act and an easing of COVID-19 restrictions.
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Alumni

Wearable device to identify and treat pain is recognised

A team of Griffith health technology researchers have won the iAwards 2020 Business Industry Solution of the Year prize with a device to better identify and treat pain.
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Corporate

Women in Digital award Griffith Diversity Employer of the Year

Griffith University has been recognised as the 2020 Diversity Employer of the Year (Enterprise) at the third annual Women in Digital Awards.
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ADaPT

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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Alumni

PhD candidate advocates for those with hidden disorder

Griffith University PhD candidate Shaun Ziegenfusz is working to raise awareness for a common condition you have never heard of.
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Alumni

Griffith Games Design alumnus a real-life Hearo

Griffith graduate Elliot Miller has combined his games design degree with his experience living with profound deafness to create an app set to improve the lives of those with hearing aids.
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Alumni

Griffith congratulates philanthropy award winners

One of Griffith’s biggest supporters in the field of spinal cord injury research and a Griffith Sciences alumnus have been recognised at the Queensland Community Foundation Philanthropy awards.
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Alumni

Griffith researchers’ bold VR idea wins bionics challenge

Griffith University researchers who have developed an AI enabled virtual reality system to help people who have suffered a brain injury have won a major prize at the Bionics Queensland Challenge.
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Arts Education Law

A bright future for vision-impaired legal eagles

Two vision-impaired law students are off to a flying start at Griffith, achieving top marks in their first trimester even in the midst of a pandemic.
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Disability

Griffith researchers in national disability research program

The National Disability Research Partnership (NDRP), announced Monday by the Hon. Stuart Robert MP, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Minister for Government Services, and the Hon. Anne Ruston, Minister for Families and Social Services, brings together experts in disability policy and research to deliver a world-class disability research and policy hub.
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ADaPT

Doctor, researcher and disability advocate says COVID-19 highlights healthcare rationing issues

Healthcare rationing disproportionately affects people with disabilities and COVID-19 has put a well overdue spotlight on the issue.
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Alumni

Top diplomat honoured with Griffith DUniv

One of the United States’ most respected diplomats has received an honorary doctorate from Griffith University.
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ADaPT

Dr Palipana recognised for his passionate advocacy

Dr Dinesh Palipana has been recognised with a global award for his work in advocating for people with disabilities.
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ADaPT

Innovative BioSpine program attracts $2m grant from Insurance Commission

Griffith has secured a $2m grant from the Motor Accident Insurance Commission for the BioSpine program.
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Corporate

Griffith’s rehabilitation and return to work initiatives recognised

Griffith’s Injury Management Team has won the Best Rehabilitation and Return to work Management System award at the 2019 Queensland Government's Safe Work and Return to Work Awards.
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Corporate

Human Rights leader honoured by Griffith with DUniv

One of Australia's leading advocates for people with a disability and a former Anti-Discrimination Commissioner has received an honorary doctorate from Griffith University.
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Disability

Online study proves way to go for future career in disability sector

A passion for helping people with disability is close to Chithrani Palipana’s heart.
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