Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct

Brewing up new possibilities

Your morning coffee could now give an added immunity boost, thanks to postbiotics and Griffith University and CSIRO researchers.
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Griffith Health

Bacteria use genetic switch to defend death by metals

Griffith University researchers have discovered a genetic switch in a common bacterium that helps defend itself against the human body’s natural immune system.  Dr Matthew Sullivan and Dr Kelvin Goh from the School of Pharmacy and Medical Science at Griffith University have studied how group B streptococcus responds to exposure to the metals zinc and […]
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Alumni

Griffith grads honoured with prestigious scholarships

A Griffith University doctor who hopes to prevent sight loss in rural and remote communities in Australia will head to Oxford University after winning a prestigious World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship.
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Arts Education Law

Educators receive national recognition at AAUT

Griffith University educators have been recognised in the Australian Awards for University Teaching.
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Architecture, construction and planning

2021 Vice Chancellor’s Gala Award winners celebrated

Griffith has recognised its best and brightest researchers, professional and support staff plus teaching excellence at a gala event in Brisbane.
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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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Alumni

Three Griffith scientists honoured as Young Tall Poppies

A trio of emerging Griffith University health scientists have been named as Queensland Young Tall Poppies for 2021.
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First Peoples Health camp hosts health focused teens

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students experienced a taste of university life and allied health careers at a three-day immersive camp.
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Probiotics may reduce anticipatory stress response to night shift work

New research has found probiotics may reduce the impact of night shift stress and improve sleep quality.
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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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Corporate

Rewards for outstanding contributions to student learning

Several highly regarded Griffith educators have been awarded Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning in the 2020 Australian Awards for University Teaching round. 
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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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Corporate

Personal tragedy empowers student to create change in rural communities

Pharmacy student Kelly Meuleman's career path pivoted after a tragedy close to home.
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Griffith Health

Partnership to support quality rural allied health training

A specialised team of Griffith researchers have partnered with the Allied Health Professions’ Office to evaluate the training of allied health professionals in remote and rural areas of Queensland.
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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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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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‘Morning after’ misleading Schoolies on emergency contraception

Re-think on outdated ‘morning after’ terminology urged after study finds more than 25% of Schoolies believed emergency contraception pill was harmful.
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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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