Griffith Health

Researchers call for a unified approach to autism therapy and supports

Researchers call for a consistent set of guidelines to support clinicians and caregivers in providing therapy and supports for children on the autism spectrum.
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Griffith Health

Children from wealthy backgrounds at greater risk of tooth wear

Children who attend private schools or have a high family income are more susceptible to wearing down their teeth.
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Return to work hampered by stigma and lack of support

Twin Griffith-led reports recommend changes to return to work practices.
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Alumni

Our alumni advocating for those living with disability 

Two Griffith alumni are helping to shape the future of disability policy and services with important advocacy roles at the Disability Royal Commission.
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Alumni

Our Outstanding Alumni recognised at 2021 Awards

The winners of this year’s Outstanding Alumni Awards include Queensland’s first Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Officer and the creator of hit TV series Bluey.
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Features

Nutrition in primary care yields health and economic benefits

Personalised nutrition advice from primary healthcare providers is better than usual care at improving a person’s health and costs little more.
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Griffith Health

Researchers use novel method to block HIV in mice

New research blocks HIV in mice, paving way to deliver therapies for other diseases affecting the brain.
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Griffith Health

New director to helm First Peoples Health Unit

Aboriginal scholar and podiatrist Professor James Charles has been appointed Director of Griffith University’s First Peoples Health Unit.
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Giving

It’s never too late to pursue your passion

Fiona Wright took the plunge to commence University as a mature age student, in pursuit of a career to improve the public health and nutrition gap among Indigenous communities.  Completing a Bachelor of Public Health Promotion and Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion (2020), Fiona now works full time in Griffith’s First People’s Health Unit, supporting health students on their educational journey.  “My study at Griffith set […]
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Alumni

Mentors help Griffith grads kickstart their careers

Griffith University’s award-winning Industry Mentoring Program (IMP) is connecting students with professional role models and career coaches.
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Disability

Griffith research a step into the future with award-winning bionic limb design

Griffith University researchers are redefining the future of limb loss rehabilitation.
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Arts Education Law

Amy gets to the core of quality in dietetics to win Griffith 3MT final

Communicating a thesis on complex adaptive systems theory in just three minutes is no simple task, but Amy Kirkegaard did it in style to win the Griffith Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on Friday.
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Griffith Health

EMR study reveals divide between hospital and primary care sectors

The first large-scale study of Electronic Medical Record usability in Australia has found nursing and medical professionals have differing experiences depending on where they work.
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Griffith Health

Stressed teens benefit from coping online when less is more

Teenagers who spend a few hours online after a stressful experience fare better than those who spend too much time or none at all.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Experts say everyone needed to battle climate change

From baristas to barristers, Griffith University experts insist it will require the efforts of people from all walks of life to fight climate change.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Griffith epidemiologist appointed to prestigious WHO role

One of the state’s most esteemed public health professionals, currently completing a PhD at Griffith University, has been appointed to the WHO to lead contact tracing efforts.
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Arts Education Law

Early career researchers awarded $2.6m in ARC funding

Griffith University has received funding for six research projects through the ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award scheme.
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Griffith Health

Researchers look down the line at surf study benefits

Griffith calls on athletes and coaches to take part in new surf training study.
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