Centre for Mental Health
Improving lives of Parents Under Pressure
Families with substance-misusing parents typically experience multiple adversities that can lead to detrimental child outcomes, but a Griffith University-led program has been creating positive change.
Architecture, construction and planning
Griffith Honours College students awarded New Colombo Plan Scholarships
Eleven Griffith students are headed on overseas adventures after being awarded scholarships to work and study internationally under Australia's New Colombo Plan.
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.
Reminder for parents to keep a close watch on boys’ internet usage
Teenage boys are just as likely to be victims of cyberbullying as teenage girls, prompting a timely reminder for parents to be on top of internet usage and access.
Department of Business Strategy and Innovation
INTErGenerational Intervention to Reduce fraIlTY (INTEGRITY) trial in full swing
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has awarded $3.7 million over five years to intergenerational researchers across University of New South Wales, University of Sydney, Griffith University, University of Queensland and other areas to conduct clinical trials to see if community-based intergenerational practice effectively reduces frailty in our aging population. Frailty has been […]
Griffith Criminology Institute
Violent media not responsible for aggression
Personality and frustration are better predictors of anger and aggression in the context of media exposure according to a new study.
Department of Marketing
Australians want more action on climate change: survey
Australia’s first longitudinal national survey captures changing societal perceptions about climate change and climate action.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Funding boost for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder diagnosis and care
Griffith University-led projects aim to improve the diagnosis and treatment of children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
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 […]
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.
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?
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 […]
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.
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.