Griffith Health

Griffith University thanks a remarkable humanitarian for her contributions

President and Vice Chancellor of Griffith University Professor Carolyn Evans has paid tribute to Aunty Pamela Mam, who recently passed away.
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Alumni

Griffith grad saves lives by taking flight

Griffith University alumnus Lily Satiowijaya’s helicopter flights to and from jobs are a little different to the average commute.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith appoints new Pro Vice Chancellor (Indigenous)

Professor Cindy Shannon, a descendent of the Ngugi people and one of Australia’s foremost higher education Indigenous leaders, will join Griffith University as Pro Vice Chancellor (Indigenous).
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Griffith Health

Celebrating 10 years of rural medicine placements

Griffith University is celebrating 10 years of providing medical students with hands-on experience in rural communities through its partnership with Queensland Rural Medical Education.
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Alumni

Four Fulbright Scholars for Griffith

Four Griffith University representatives have been named recipients of the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
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Alumni

Midwifery graduate scores dream job from placement

Griffith University midwifery graduate Alison Rule has overcome incredible adversity to score her dream job.
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Corporate

Griffith remembers friend and supporter Beverly McIlwain

Griffith University has paid tribute to long-term friend and generous supporter Beverly McIlwain, who passed away in late December. The widow of prominent developer and former Gold Coast councillor, Jock McIlwain OAM DUniv, Mrs McIlwain, 76, died on Christmas Eve from a long-term illness. Together, the McIlwain’s supported multiple philanthropic programs in education, science and […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Griffith Health and The Ministry of Social Affairs, Indonesia come together to find solutions to social problems

The Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA) visited Griffith this week to further advance the strong collaboration initiated in 2012, with continuing involvement from Professor Patrick O’Leary, Professor Donna McAuliffe, Head of School, other staff members from the School of Human Services and Social Work (HSV) and Griffith Health. HSV is helping the government of Indonesia […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Meningococcal vaccine may reduce gonorrhoea incidence

A world-first trial for a promising gonorrhoea vaccine will be led by Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics and the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney. The $2.7 million study incorporates five Australian universities and three health districts and providers, and will test whether a meningococcal B vaccine protects against gonorrhoea in gay and bisexual men. “Gonorrhoea […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Vascular access research receives $3.6m in funding

National Health and Medical Research Council funding to improve the experience for thousands who require peripheral intravenous catheters.
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Griffith Enterprise

Study to develop drugs for chronic mosquito-borne viral diseases

A new Griffith University study aims to develop drugs to treat alphavirus infection such as Ross River, Chikungunya, O’nyong’nyong and Mayaro viruses which cause debilitating and chronic arthritis. Led by Professor Suresh Mahalingam, head of the Research Group for Emerging Viruses, Inflammation and Therapeutics at Menzies Health Institute Queensland, the $905,080 National Health and Medical […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Griffith research receives close to $6.8m in NHMRC funding 

Griffith University research projects have received more than $6 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council
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ADaPT

Dr Palipana recognised for his passionate advocacy

Dr Dinesh Palipana has been recognised with a global award for his work in advocating for people with disabilities.
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Griffith Enterprise

Hip joint study aims to slow osteoarthritis

A world-first study Griffith University study will design and test a new treatment to slow hip osteoarthritis (OA) progression.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith awarded $3.3 million in funding for ARC Discovery and Linkage projects

Griffith University has been awarded $3,376,073 for ARC Discovery and Linkage Projects.
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Alumni

Griffith graduate named Australia China Alumnus of the Year

Global health crusader and Griffith University graduate, Professor Qiyong Liu, has been named the 2019 Alumnus of the Year at the Australia China Alumni Awards (ACAA) in Beijing. Professor Liu won the award in recognition of his remarkable achievements and sustained successes in public health, and particularly working with poor and vulnerable communities. “I was […]
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Griffith Health

G40 Health Centre now the Ian O’Connor Building

Griffith University’s G40 Health Centre at its Gold Coast campus now has a name and it’s in honour of former Vice Chancellor, Professor Emeritus Ian O’Connor AC (2005-2018). The impressive looking structure, home to Griffith’s health disciplines, was officially named in honour of the university’s fourth Vice Chancellor at a gala opening attended by a […]
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Alumni

Six Griffith financial planning leaders recognised with national awards

Six Griffith representatives have won Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) Awards, with a student, an alumnus and a team of academics named winners in their respective categories.
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