Griffith Health

Motivation to exercise comes from subconscious mind – study

Are you one of those people who abhors exercise, or do you love to work out? The way you non-consciously evaluate exercise cues may be a key factor in whether you actually exercise. New research from Griffith University has added to growing evidence that some individuals may display a non-conscious or implicit bias towards physical […]
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Compounds Australia

Acoustic tech grant a win for Griffith biomedical research

Grant to fund technology that uses sound waves to vibrate chemical samples from acoustic microtube into assay-ready formats.  
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Griffith Health

Lights Out Program lifts lid on drowsy issue

A program aimed at improving the sleep of children aged 3-5 years is helping parents tackle a tricky problem.
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Corporate

Peta perfect in 3MT Final

Pitching an 80 thousand or so word doctoral thesis with a three minute spiel was all in a night's work for Peta Zivec, who won Griffith's annual Three Minute Thesis Final at South Bank.
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Griffith Enterprise

Potential vaccine treats and prevents deadly streptococcal toxic shock

A new vaccine developed by Griffith University Institute for Glycomics researchers has the potential to treat and prevent toxic shock caused by invasive streptococcal disease, which kills more than 160,000 people every year. “Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome is an acute condition like meningococcus – if you get exposed to the organism you can be dead […]
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

It’s time to break the deadlock over Africa’s ivory trade: here’s how

A new approach is needed to develop workable solutions in a less confrontational manner.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Algae’s evolutionary background key to future climate change protection

Reef-building algae have a unique molecular makeup that could help future coral reefs to withstand climate change, a world-first study published today in Scientific Reports has found.
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Corporate

Griffith medical research to benefit from $5m funding 

NHMRC funding for Griffith researchers totals $5,167,963.
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Business and government

Intergenerational Care Project yields many benefits for young and old

Merging child care and aged-care systems, with the widespread implementation of intergenerational care programs can enhance engagement and create a special bond between generations.
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Business and government

Australia’s building codes and standards need revision

More needs to be done to enforce Australia’s building codes and standards according to Associate Professor Sacha Reid whose co-authored report into apartment building defects found more than 3000 building defects in Queensland, NSW and Victoria.
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Griffith Enterprise

Self-destructing cells could hold key for brain health and food security

‘Cell suicide’ study could unlock treatment for brain diseases and development of disease-resistant plants. 
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Griffith Enterprise

Conference explores the future of Queensland’s coastline

What will Queensland’s coast look like in 50 years? That’s the big question posed by a coastal science and engineering conference held on the Gold Coast this week. The 7th Queensland Coastal Conference, hosted by the Australian Coastal Society, will explore this future-focused theme over two days, 21-22 August, at Mantra Legends Surfers Paradise. The […]
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Corporate

Griffith kicks a winning major with Gold Coast AFL teams

Following on from last year’s highly successful Commonwealth Games partnership, Griffith’s ongoing commitment to the Gold Coast is further enhanced with the announcement of an exciting new relationship between the university and the Suns’ AFL and AFLW teams. The partnership, which sees Griffith become the Official Research and Education Partner for the Gold Coast SUNS, […]
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Cities Research Institute

Wave climate projections predict risks to coastlines

Researchers determine how much waves are likely to change around the globe due to climate change.
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Arts Education Law

Award-winning research uses power of sound to preserve waterways

A Griffith researcher who harnessed the power of sound to help preserve the planet's waterways has been recognised at the APRA Art Music Awards.
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Arts Education Law

First Nations scholar wins prestigious award

First Nations Griffith University researcher Dr Debbie Bargallie has been named the 2019 winner of the prestigious Stanner Award for her analysis of racism in The Australian Public Service.
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Arts Education Law

Researcher skates into Swedish conference

A Griffith University research fellow will carve her way into an international skateboarding conference this week.
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Griffith Enterprise

Funding to maintain Queensland’s innovation in research

Griffith University’s Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC) will share in $4.59 million in Queensland Government funding to build on its innovative research and industry projects such as clean energy technology and sensors for harsh environments. Minister for Science and Environment Leanne Enoch MP announced the funding for the Australian National Fabrication Facility – Queensland […]
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