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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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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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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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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Griffith Enterprise

Biobank boosts medical research in Queensland 

Purpose-built bio-storage facility bridges gap in translational clinical research. 
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Business and government

It’s time whistleblowers had better protection: A.J. Brown writes for The Conversation

Professor A.J. Brown says the case for law reform to properly protect public-interest whistleblowers has never been so stark.
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Business and government

World’s largest whistleblowing project throws weight behind reforms

Less than 1% of whistleblowers end up going to the media, and only after trying internal or regulatory channels first according to a new report released today.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Crucial timing for global suicide congress

An international congress for suicide prevention and intervention at the Gold Coast could not come at a more crucial time, according to Pro Vice Chancellor (Health) Professor Sheena Reilly.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

International hub set to fight world health issues

An international hub bringing together researchers fighting current world issues like climate change and infectious disease outbreaks has opened at Griffith.
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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

Sharks under threat from fisheries across the globe

One-quarter of oceanic shark habitat is actively fished, leaving sharks with few places to hide from longlines they get caught in.
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Griffith Enterprise

Stroke time performance measures improve in GC ED

Researchers found multiple time targets improved in ED, despite 51.4% rise in patients presenting with stroke.  
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Alumni

Griffith alumni win a Logie and shatter viewing records

The Griffith alumni behind the hit series Bluey have had a massive week - winning a Logie award and reaching 100 million plays on ABC iView.
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