Alumni

Student strives to reduce suicide rates in his community

Griffith Master of Suicidology student Dameyon Bonson is on a mission to reduce suicide rates in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQSB community.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Griffith helps create climate-resilient hospitals in Nepal

A team of Griffith environmental health experts is facilitating a national climate-resilient health care plan in the shadow of the world’s highest mountain.
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Griffith Health

Providing food to patients in primary care settings may aid weight loss

Providing food as an intervention to patients in GP and community clinics may help support weight loss a Griffith University study has found.
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Griffith Health

New map of patient-centred care to support general practice teams

Finding common ground and having enough time with patients as well as collaboration with other health-care providers are key components of a new patient-centred care model.
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Griffith Health

Researchers discover bacteria can make DNA using human urine

Streptococcus, a bacterium that causes painful human urinary tract infections can generate new DNA using human urine Griffith University researchers have found.
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Griffith Health

Griffith part of new initiative to transform national mental health system

Griffith University will play a major role in a new national academy purposely designed to ensure members with experience of mental illness are at the forefront of research to transform Australia’s mental health care system.  Launched by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt, the National Academy of LIVed-Experience (ALIVE) will be funded over five years through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Special Initiative in Mental Health […]
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Arts Education Law

Remarkable Ron Clarke Griffith Futures scholars revealed

Two stellar up-and-coming Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sport stars at Griffith have been named the first ever recipients of Ron Clarke Griffith Futures Scholarship.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith girls in gear for 2021 AON Rugby 7s campaign

Griffith University has named the squad for its 2021 AON Uni 7s campaign, with high hopes for a successful season after Covid impacted the interstate rugby sevens competition last year.
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Business and government

Covid-safe campaign a reminder to be vigilant

A new campaign reminding Griffith staff, students and the wider community to practice Covid-safe behaviours has been launched across all campuses.
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Corporate

Rewards for outstanding contributions to student learning

Several highly regarded Griffith educators have been awarded Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning in the 2020 Australian Awards for University Teaching round. 
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COVID-19

COVID-19 toolkit to boost vaccine development and research

An international collaboration of researchers from Griffith University’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, the University of Tartu, the University of Glasgow and the University of Dundee have developed a COVID-19 laboratory research toolkit for sharing with researchers across the globe. Designed to expedite SARS-CoV-2 vaccine development, drug discovery and fundamental research, particularly in laboratories unaccustomed to […]
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Griffith Health

Qld Academy of Health Sciences graduates choose Griffith

Two of 2020’s top high school graduates, one of whom has already completed an exciting cancer research project at Griffith, are now on a fast-track to exciting careers in medicine.
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Griffith Health

Potential vaccine to prevent deadly Strep A infection

Griffith University Institute for Glycomics researchers are closer to the development of a new vaccine aimed at preventing the deadly Streptococcus A (Strep A), which kills more than 500,000 people globally per year.
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COVID-19

Gold Coast trial shaking off osteoporosis

Griffith University researchers conducting a trial to prevent fractures from osteoporosis are looking for more participants after COVID-19 setbacks.
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Arts Education Law

A new era of engagement for Griffith

Griffith’s new Vice President (Industry and External Engagement) says the Australian university sector is a critical resource for the nation but could certainly improve its engagement with community and industry.
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COVID-19

Global meta-analysis identifies comorbid conditions linked to COVID-19 mortality

Cancer, chronic kidney disease, diabetes and hypertension are the four main comorbidities leading to death from COVID-19, a Griffith University meta-analysis published in mBio has found. The researchers analysed global databases MEDLINE, Scopus, Web of Science and EMBASE of 375,859 participants from 14 countries and found chronic kidney disease was statistically the most prominent comorbidity […]
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Arts Education Law

Students to benefit from $1.4m in New Colombo mobility funding

More than $1.4 million in funding from the New Colombo Plan Mobility Program will allow 413 Griffith students to participate in projects across the Indo-Pacific over three years.
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Business and government

Griffith University well-being survey: Preparing for an intergenerational practice pilot in Western Australia during COVID-19

In order to better understand and respond to the needs of older Australians living independently, Griffith University researchers partnered with Western Australian not-for-profit community organisations to conduct a Wellness survey. The Griffith Well-being Survey, part of the Western Australia Intergenerational Practice Pilot, explores the level of well-being experienced by older people living independently, especially in […]
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