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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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Disability

Griffith Health welcomes Dean (Academic) Linda Agnew 

Adversity comes in many forms and Professor Linda Agnew has overcome her fair share having grown up in rural Queensland, being first in her family to attend university and managing as a mature age student while caring for four children.  Losing her sight to a degenerative retinal condition in the middle of her PhD was […]
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Arts Education Law

17 ARC Discovery Projects for Griffith researchers in 2023

Griffith University researchers will lead 17 new Discovery Projects across a broad field of knowledge after being awarded over $7.735 million from the Australian Research Council.
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Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct

Griffith highlights role of employers to shift future for disabled workers 

Griffith promotes workforce diversity and inclusion during Disability Action Week and asks employers to ‘open-up to opportunity’.
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Clem Jones Centre for Neurobiology and Stem Cell Research

Griffith team start spinal cord injury rehabilitation trial

Griffith University is seeking five people living with spinal cord injury to be part of stage two of an innovative trial which will test intensive rehabilitation for those living with chronic spinal cord paralysis.
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Disability and Rehabilitation

Thinktank to increase disability access to sport, recreation and tourism

Griffith's Inclusivity in Play Pitch Festival convened close to 100 experts from a variety of knowledge backgrounds to co-create solutions that will increase participation and access to sport, recreation and tourism for Queenslanders with disability.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith rises to the top of Australia’s research efforts

Griffith named in nation-wide research rankings.
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Interpreters: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Dr Riona Tindal Senior Disability Advisor – DSSP Student Disability and Accessibility, Student Success Student Life, Griffith University Relying on Auslan interpreters can be empowering and disempowering at the same time. You just must trust they will translate what you are saying correctly, and you are constantly monitoring what the audience is responding to the […]
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Building Inclusive Communities for All

This week, for our very first Inclusive Futures: Reimagining Disability Blog, we are joined by a selection of guests who represent the Deaf and hard of hearing community as part of the National Week of Deaf People (NWDP). An initiative of Deaf Australia, the National Week of Deaf People is a week-long national celebration of […]
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Alumni

Griffith grads honoured with prestigious scholarships

A Griffith University doctor who hopes to prevent sight loss in rural and remote communities in Australia will head to Oxford University after winning a prestigious World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship.
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Arts Education Law

New long-term research program to reimagine disability

Griffith University is reimagining an inclusive future for people with disabilities, launching a major new long-term research initiative.
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