Arts Education Law

Danish study finds link between ASD and suicidal behaviour

A study of the Danish population aged 10 years and over has found those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were over three times more likely to attempt suicide and to die by suicide.
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Alumni

Job-Ready Certificates tackles an acceleration of change

Griffith University is meeting the challenge of a rapidly changing employment environment through an expanded short-course program for 2021 aimed at boosting the employability of graduates.
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Arts Education Law

Should you detox from digital accounts this Christmas?

After a year like no other, when the pandemic has forced us to rely on digital technologies more than ever, should we rationalise their use over the holiday break?
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Griffith Health

Combined probiotics use may help reduce pre-term infant mortality

Probiotic and prebiotic supplementation may help reduce the mortality rate of preterm infants if given in the first few months of life.
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Griffith Sciences

NHMRC awards Griffith University $4.5 million in research funding

Key Griffith University research projects have received $4.5 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council. Announced on December 15 by the Federal Minister for Health, The Honorable Greg Hunt MP, the seven Ideas Grants projects will contribute to vital health and medical research. Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) Professor Mario Pinto said […]
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Digital solutions may aid athlete’s mental health

Digital mental health platforms including the use of smartphones and online behaviour analysis could help improve the mental health of athletes especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Griffith Health

Smartphone intervention targets problem procrastination

Griffith University researchers have developed a new way to help people reduce procrastination via a brief smartphone interaction. “Despite problematic procrastination affecting as much as 20% of the general population and 50% of students, there are few intervention strategies to reduce it,’’ says lead researcher Dr Jason Wessel. The random-controlled study, published in Applied Psychology, involved […]
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Griffith Health

Creative workshops can aid mental health recovery

Artistic mediums such as visual art, music, dance and creative writing may empower people recovering from mental health issues to share their stories and gain confidence and understanding of their illness.
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Griffith Health

Getting the handle on hangovers

Griffith University researchers have explored whether people experience the same hangover effects after a controlled dose of alcohol.
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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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Arts Education Law

Nine students net New Colombo Plan Scholarships

A remarkable group of Griffith University undergraduate students have been named as 2021 New Colombo Plan scholars.
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Griffith Health

Low-cost population-wide salt reduction strategies could save lives

Reducing salt consumption at population levels is a cost-effective strategy to combat high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease in Africa.
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Griffith Health

First-time fathers study explores challenges of parenthood

Initial results from a Griffith University study on first-time fathers suggest dads have unique needs and researchers want to know more.
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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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Business and government

Postgrad awarded prestigious John Monash scholarship

Griffith postgraduate student Emily Ragus has been awarded a prestigious Sir John Monash Scholarship and will use it to pave the way for women in healthcare.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

We almost have a COVID-19 vaccine.. but what next?

New details of the promising Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine signals hope for 2021 … but what does this actually mean for the general population?
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Griffith Health

Muscle typology may be key to elite cyclists’ success at chosen sport

The differences in the muscle typology of world-class cyclists could help determine discipline selection and talent identification of young cyclists.
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COVID-19

Griffith and Nanostring launch Centre of Excellence in spatial biology

Griffith University will establish a Centre of Excellence in spatial biology in collaboration with Nanostring Technologies.
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