Clem Jones Centre for Neurobiology and Stem Cell Research

Griffith joins $280 million partnership to deliver mRNA vaccine outcomes

Queensland will become a global mRNA vaccine hub with global healthcare company Sanofi partnering with Griffith University and other leading research institutions to establish a world-first research centre in south east Queensland.
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ADaPT

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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Clem Jones Centre for Neurobiology and Stem Cell Research

Griffith team start spinal cord injury rehabilitation trial

Griffith University is seeking five people living with spinal cord injury to be part of stage two of an innovative trial which will test intensive rehabilitation for those living with chronic spinal cord paralysis.
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Disability and Rehabilitation

Thinktank to increase disability access to sport, recreation and tourism

Griffith's Inclusivity in Play Pitch Festival convened close to 100 experts from a variety of knowledge backgrounds to co-create solutions that will increase participation and access to sport, recreation and tourism for Queenslanders with disability.
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Academic Administration

New Dean of Sustainability for Griffith University

Associate Professor Jennifer Boddy has been appointed as the University’s Dean of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Performance.
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Griffith Sports College

Sports night of nights for Griffith elite at Blues Awards

The water sports dominated the Griffith University Sports Blues Awards with swimming champion Zac Stubblety-Cook and world champion paddler Jess Fox jointly taking out the Most Outstanding Sporting Achievement of 2022 award.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith rises to the top of Australia’s research efforts

Griffith named in nation-wide research rankings.
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Griffith Health

New research suggests nose picking could increase risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia

Griffith University researchers have demonstrated that a bacteria can travel through the olfactory nerve in the nose and into the brain in mice, where it creates markers that are a tell-tale sign of Alzheimer’s disease.
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Alumni

Speech Pathology changing communication from the Gold Coast

Griffith University established the Master of Speech Pathology course in 2012 in response to the increasing need for services locally.
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Griffith Health

Jillaroos to set up camp at Griffith ahead of World Cup

The Australian Women’s National Rugby League team will set up camp at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus from today as the team prepares for the World Cup in November.
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Griffith Health

Griffith awarded more than $4 million in NHMRC Investigator Fellowships

We are delighted to share some successful outcomes for NHMRC Investigator Fellowships announced on 12 October 2022 by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
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Griffith Health

Light it up in purple for Developmental Language Disorder Day

The purple lights will be shining at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus tonight (14 October) to raise awareness for Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day (DLD).
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Griffith Health

GRIDD receives funding to develop drugs to treat schizophrenia

Paving the way for personalised medicine, Griffith University researchers will use stem cells from nasal biopsies of people with schizophrenia to discover potential new therapies for this debilitating disease. Schizophrenia is a life-long condition first diagnosed in early adulthood, costing the Australian government about $1.44 billion and the general community $2.25 billion annually. The few […]
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Griffith Health

TikTok doc wins a spot at the top

Dr Kristyn Sommer has been named among Australia’s leading young and innovative researchers becoming a recipient of a Universities Australia (UA) ‘Pitch it Clever’ award.
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Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct

Brewing up new possibilities

Your morning coffee could now give an added immunity boost, thanks to postbiotics and Griffith University and CSIRO researchers.
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