Centre for Environment and Population Health

We almost have a COVID-19 vaccine.. but what next?

New details of the promising Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine signals hope for 2021 … but what does this actually mean for the general population?
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Alumni

Views of human biology busting clips triple during COVID

Griffith’s star biology experts Dr Mike Todorovic and Dr Matthew Barton continue to prove popular on YouTube as their channel hits more than 100,000 subscribers.
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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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COVID-19

New tool shows water security vital for fighting COVID-19 in Indo-Pacific

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) has this week launched the COVID-19 Water Security Risk Index, developed by Griffith University researchers.
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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

Taste of telehealth with online workshops

Griffith University medical students are getting their first taste of telehealth as they diagnose and treat simulated patients via webcam. While telehealth emerged as a way to avoid the doctor’s office during a pandemic, it is set to stay, transforming the way many access healthcare. More than 200 Medical and Pharmacy students have fulfilled their […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Clinical trial into improving stroke pain and mobility a ‘game-changer’

Clinical trial results find one-third of participants experienced immediate loss of pain and majority experienced significant improvements in their movement. 
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Griffith Enterprise

Eight-molecule snake toxin packs a bite for aiding neurological conditions

World-first eight-molecule snake venom toxin could be potential drug candidate for conditions like Alzheimer's.
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Alumni

Four Fulbright Scholars for Griffith

Four Griffith University representatives have been named recipients of the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
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Arts Education Law

VC rewards excellence in our university educators

Dr Leanne Kenway from the School of Medical Science has been named the 2019 Vice Chancellor's Griffith University Teacher of the Year.
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Griffith Enterprise

Gene-editing breakthrough in battle against cancer

Gene editing technology leads to new cervical cancer breakthrough.
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Griffith Health

First Nations students awarded Arrow Energy scholarships

Five Australian First Nations Griffith University students have received the Go Further Indigenous Tertiary Scholarship. The scholarship, awarded by Arrow Energy, provides $5000 for part-time students and $10,000 for full time students, to support better educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Second year Bachelor of Pharmacy student Georgina Morris (above) is a […]
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Alumni

Our Outstanding Alumni Award winners

A former carpenter turned remote medico and founder of not-for-profit organisation ‘The Hands of Rescue’ (THOR) has been recognised with this year’s Outstanding Alumnus Award.
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Griffith Health

Sunshine Coast welcomes Griffith Medicine students

Fifty first-year medical students have begun a new chapter in their lives attending the inaugural orientation to Griffith University's Doctor of Medicine (MD) program at the Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI). 
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Griffith Health

Griffith engages with regional Dalby in medicine training

The new Dalby Hospital Clinical Education Centre has opened its doors to medicine students wishing to study on rural placements within the Western Downs Region.    Originally the Dalby Hospital Maternity Wing, the new Centre – officially opened by The Honourable David Littleproud MP (above) – has been funded by Griffith University, Queensland Rural Medicine Education (QRME) and Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service […]
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Griffith Health

Hopkins to host rehabilitation symposium at PA

Translational research for improved rehabilitation in Queensland is the focus of the 2nd Bold Ideas Better Solutions  Symposium 2018 being held this week.
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Features

Jordanian princess visits Griffith to promote cancer control 

Reducing world cancer rates is the focus as HRH Princess Dina Mired of Jordan visits Griffith University health academics this Wednesday 24 October. 
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Features

Oral treatment may not be far off for head and neck cancer patients 

A highly promising approach to treating HPV-driven head and neck cancer is on the way, and it could be in the shape of a simple oral medication. This is according to new breakthrough research led by Griffith University, which has conducted trials showing that the drug, Alisertib, tested in trials to treat other cancers such as lung and kidney, can also successfully destroy the cancer cells associated with head and neck cancer. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) […]
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