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Helping Australian organisations to become accessible and inclusive

Helping Australian organisations become more accessible by providing crucial insights about how users with disability are able to navigate services.
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Griffith celebrates investment in women on International Women’s Day 2024

Griffith celebrates International Women's Day recognising the diversity of women, their experiences and achievements.
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Griffith Alumnus journey with MS, graduation success and scoring the perfect job

Managing multiple sclerosis, Griffith University Alumnus Gavin Jackson persevered to achieve a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, which landed him the perfect job.
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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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Griffith launches the Deaf Space to support increasing community of Deaf students

The Griffith University Deaf Space has launched with a dedicated, deaf-friendly, safe study and interpreting space to support an increasing community of Deaf students with 20 enrolments in 2023.
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A step closer to streamlining the custom fit of bionic limbs for amputees

Griffith researchers have developed a groundbreaking diagnostic tool to?streamline the custom fitting of bionic prosthetic limbs?which usually involve an arduous process of trial and error. 
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Griffith seals landmark partnership with Oceania Paralympic Committee

The Oceania Paralympic Committee (OPC) is building on a powerhouse partnership with Griffith University in the lead up to the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, taking up head office residency at the Gold Coast campus. Emphasising the shared commitment to excellence, innovation and community engagement, a memorandum of understanding was officiated at Griffith’s Nathan Campus […]
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Enhancing quality of life for brain tumour survivors

Following 16 years of development, the Tele-MAST program decreases depression and anxiety in brain tumour survivors, has potential to ease the financial burden to the healthcare system and is now rolling out nationally.
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Empowering Disengaged Youth through Innovative Education

Griffith University’s Logan campus has just become the new home of pioneering special assistance school, Ohana College.
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ADaPT

Grants break down barriers to space and inclusivity

Griffith citizen science projects win Queensland Engaging Science Grants.
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First annual report reveals lived experience of Queenslanders with disability

A Griffith University-led research initiative to discover the lived experience of Queenslanders with disability was released at Australia’s Disability Strategy Forum in Brisbane today.
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Autism Centre of Excellence

Griffith guiding best practice for autistic children and their families

Griffith University made an essential and substantial contribution to the development of a new national guideline, helping autistic children and their families access high-quality support. Autism is diagnosed in more than one per cent of the population and while all autistic children have great strengths, many also experience substantial challenges. The new guideline provides a […]
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Ky’s Autism Stories lock in SBS deal

When Griffith University’s Film School’s LiveLab students teamed up with Autism Queensland and actor Hugo Weaving to share his autistic nephew Ky Greenwood’s story in 2016, it took the world by storm.
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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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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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