School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Cleveland kindy’s small Griffith gift a big life-saving help

It may be small but it is a vital tool for treating sick children.
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Mind over muscle for lifting heavier and longer

Focusing on movement instead of muscle can enhance weightlifting performance, suggests research  
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Biobank boosts medical research in Queensland 

Purpose-built bio-storage facility bridges gap in translational clinical research. 
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Online course inspires Brazilian doctor to move to Australia to study at Griffith

Anahy Wilde Dos Santos left her life in Brazil and moved to Brisbane to study at Griffith after completing a MOOC offered by the University.
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Study shows online social networks at work boost employee engagement and performance

New research shows Enterprise Social Networks (ESN) at work promote higher levels of employee engagement, performance and productivity.
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International awards acknowledge health researchers

Helping society’s most vulnerable – those suffering dementia and sick children are the hallmarks of two leading Griffith University nursing researchers.
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Zena Safa: All I wanted was to stay alive, after that I wanted to get an education

Zena Safa was 16 years old and in her final year of high school in Libya when her life changed forever. The peaceful life her family had made there since fleeing Iraq in 1992 was shattered by civil war. Simmering anger about the Gaddafi regime had burst into mass protests in February 2011 and the […]
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Crucial timing for global suicide congress

An international congress for suicide prevention and intervention at the Gold Coast could not come at a more crucial time, according to Pro Vice Chancellor (Health) Professor Sheena Reilly.
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Lauren Schleger: Griffith has taught me foundational skills that I can build upon in the workforce

Lauren Schleger grew up in Kingaroy, a small town three hours north of Brisbane, where she heard stories about her mother, Janet, changing lives through her role in child protection. Those stories inspired Lauren to follow in Janet’s footsteps by studying a Bachelor of Counselling at Griffith University. Lauren says she is driven by a […]
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Oliver Dupen: Griffith’s support made my dream job possible

Oliver Dupen walked straight from Griffith University into his dream job after graduating with a Bachelor of Nursing. The walk was short, from Griffith’s Gold Coast campus across the road to the Gold Coast University Hospital’s cardiology ward. His first experience in the ward came during second-year placement. Oliver decided he wanted to return to […]
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Zoe Gill: Griffith really cared about the outcome that I had

Zoe Gill had been a social worker for 15 years when she enrolled in a Master of Social Work at Griffith University. Already a leader within her industry, Zoe took on the degree as a personal challenge. She felt like ‘something was missing’, and that something was a qualification commensurate with her substantial lived experience. […]
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Roshan Rigby: It’s in my nature to help people, and I love doing that through food

Roshan Rigby is a PhD candidate, researcher and teacher at Griffith University. She is studying how dietitians use behaviour change theories in practice so they can provide better tailored interventions and improve outcomes for clients. More than two-thirds of Australian adults, and one-third of children, are overweight or obese. Understanding how behaviour change works in […]
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

International hub set to fight world health issues

An international hub bringing together researchers fighting current world issues like climate change and infectious disease outbreaks has opened at Griffith.
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Six Griffith STEM undergraduates receive scholarships

Second year Bachelor of Pharmacy student Kelly Meuleman was in India when she learned she'd won one of six STEM scholarships.
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Free exercise trials address osteoporotic fractures in ageing population

Researchers offer free trials to help reduce burden of osteoporotic fractures in older women. 
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Professor presents at oral health series launch in London

Griffith University’s Professor Marco A. Peres has given a presentation at the launch of The Lancet Series on Oral Health, of which he was an author.
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Sugar, alcohol and tobacco fuel oral health crisis

Oral health has been isolated from traditional healthcare and health policy for too long, despite the major global public health burden of oral diseases, according to a Lancet Series on Oral Health, published today in The Lancet.
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Leading researcher and former Griffith PVC (Health) to chair Children’s Health Research Alliance

Research Professor in the School of Medicine at Griffith, Professor Allan Cripps AO has been appointed the new chair of the Children’s Health Research Alliance.
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