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

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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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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Griffith Health

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.
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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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