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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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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Arts Education Law

Should you detox from digital accounts this Christmas?

After a year like no other, when the pandemic has forced us to rely on digital technologies more than ever, should we rationalise their use over the holiday break?
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Griffith Health

Smartphone intervention targets problem procrastination

Griffith University researchers have developed a new way to help people reduce procrastination via a brief smartphone interaction. “Despite problematic procrastination affecting as much as 20% of the general population and 50% of students, there are few intervention strategies to reduce it,’’ says lead researcher Dr Jason Wessel. The random-controlled study, published in Applied Psychology, involved […]
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Griffith Health

First-time fathers study explores challenges of parenthood

Initial results from a Griffith University study on first-time fathers suggest dads have unique needs and researchers want to know more.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith research boosted by $5.4 million in ARC grants

Griffith University’s commitment to leading research has been recognised again with the Federal Government awarding more than $5.4 million in Australian research Council grants.
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Alumni

Incredible Griffith alumni recognised at 2020 Outstanding Alumni Awards

Sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapist, Adjunct Assistant Professor Nick Marshall, has been named Griffith’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2020, the University’s highest alumni honour.
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Arts Education Law

Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards nominees announced

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards will be held virtually this year on September 15.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith trains autism researchers of tomorrow

The University has launched a new doctoral program to give future autism researchers the skills and experience they need to improve the lives of people on the spectrum. The Autism Future Researchers Doctoral Training Program is the first of its kind in Australia and was designed with extensive input from industry and the autism community. […]
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Alumni

Griffith researchers’ bold VR idea wins bionics challenge

Griffith University researchers who have developed an AI enabled virtual reality system to help people who have suffered a brain injury have won a major prize at the Bionics Queensland Challenge.
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Alumni

Griffith experts agree representation matters in healthcare

A Griffith panel of experts has explained why it is essential that patients from all walks of life see themselves represented by the clinicians that treat them.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Reasons for living study reveals insights into suicide prevention workforce

Connection to others and service are the two main reasons for living among those with lived experience of suicide entering the suicide prevention workforce.
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Alumni

Class of 2020 graduating with a difference

Graduating Griffith students are celebrating their academic milestone virtually this year as COVID-19 mass gathering restrictions move the ceremonies online.
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Griffith Health

Parents’ smartphone use does not harm parental-child relationships

Contrary to popular views, parental smartphone use is rarely associated with poor parenting.
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COVID-19

COVID-19 unmasked – exploring the emotional effects of a pandemic

Understanding the emotional impact of COVID-19 on children, young people and their families is the focus of a new Griffith University-led study.
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Business and government

Tips on how to cope in close quarters

Griffith expert in organisational psychology offers ways to cope as coronavirus forces people to juggle working from home with family life pressures in an anxious time.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Online program helps kids beat COVID-19 stress

A series of YouTube videos aims to help alleviate young people’s stress and anxiety about COVID-19.
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Griffith Enterprise

Griffith researchers work with QPS on harm reduction strategy

Griffith University researchers were part of a Queensland Police Service-led project which won a gold award in the 2019 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards. 
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