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From the Classroom to the Cook Islands

Griffith University’s sports science students are taking their knowledge and skills abroad.
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Five Griffith students awarded scholarships with Nation’s peak swimming body

Five Griffith students have been awarded coveted scholarships with the Nation’s premier body for swimming, Swimming Australia.
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Sports engineering student proves a key player in Paralympic innovation

A Griffith masters student has been working with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) to design cutting-edge technology for Paralympic athletes.  
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Griffith University welcomes QSAC announcement

Griffith University welcomes the State Government’s announcement that upgrades of QSAC will be investigated for the 2032 Olympic Games.
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Olympic titans turned trailblazers for women’s sport

Griffith University’s celebrates two powerhouse female sports leaders this International Women’s Day.
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Athletes Excel at Griffith GAPS Camp

Griffith University, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Games Federation and the Oceania Paralympic Committee, hosted the highly anticipated GAPS camp at the Gold Coast Performance Centre in February. The camp was a crucial preparatory ground for athletes gearing up for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. Under the watchful eye of high-performance coaches, including throws coach […]
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Game changing platform to help athletes level up

Griffith research is behind a breakthrough athlete marketing tool from the Ministry of Sport.
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From Pool to Podium: Griffith’s Head Swim Coach guiding Star Swimmer

Renowned coach Michael Bohl and multi gold medalist Kaylee McKeown reflect on an incredible year of swimming success.
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Global growth for GAPS programme creates pathways for Asia-Pacific athletes

Demonstrated success is driving the global expansion of Griffith's successful GAPS programme.
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Griffith embarking on plan to recruit 100 new academics

As Griffith prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2025, the institution is looking ahead with an ambitious plan to recruit 100 new academics.
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Off the diving block and into the record books for Griffith psychology student

Griffith Sports College elite athlete and Psychology student, Cassiel Rousseau has made history at the World Aquatics Championships in Japan.
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Griffith seals landmark partnership with Oceania Paralympic Committee

The Oceania Paralympic Committee (OPC) is building on a powerhouse partnership with Griffith University in the lead up to the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, taking up head office residency at the Gold Coast campus. Emphasising the shared commitment to excellence, innovation and community engagement, a memorandum of understanding was officiated at Griffith’s Nathan Campus […]
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Griffith backs progress for para-athletes in the Pacific with first visit to Palau

Griffith University’s Director of Games Engagement and Partnerships, Dr Caroline Riot, has recently returned from a trip to “pristine” Palau in the western Pacific, having been invited to support the program delivery of a Paralympic committee. The highly positive engagement with Palau shows Griffith’s commitment to delivering on inclusion, diversity, equity and sporting excellence within […]
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Meet the Griffith researcher carving for change

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. For Dr Indigo Willing, that volition saw her take up skateboarding at age 41 and just recently, co-present at the International Stoke Sessions Conference on Surfing and Skateboarding in San Diego USA for which Tony Hawke was keynote. Bringing new ideas center-stage, Dr Willing, who is a Research […]
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Griffith Uni and Swimming Australia dive into mega off-water partnership

A long-term partnership between Griffith University and Swimming Australia is set to have a major impact on legacy, sustainability and inclusion programs in and out of the pool. The new collaboration prioritises opportunities for athletes from grassroots to elite levels, advances in education and research as well as community-centric programs. Griffith University Vice Chancellor and […]
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Revolutionising ACL research and recovery for female athletes will be Bourne’s legacy

For a professional athlete, an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is not just a painful blow to the knee, but often their career and quality of life. Despite much of the research around ACL tear being male-centric, Dr Matthew Bourne from Griffith’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland said ACL ruptures occur 3-6 times more frequently in […]
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Griffith on the mark for ‘Step Up Oceania’ 2032 Olympic Committee meet

Griffith University is solidifying itself as a 2032 legacy leader following exceptional representation and involvement at the Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) conference last month. The annual event invited key stakeholders from the Pacific Islands, New Zealand, and Australia to explore key issues, best practice, and the latest innovations across high performance, coaching, sport science, […]
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Griffith athlete goes for (more) gold at World Para Championships

First-year criminology student and Griffith athlete Katja Dedekind has been selected to compete at the 2023 World Para Swimming Championships after sweeping success at this month’s National Swimming titles on the Gold Coast. Katja’s prosperous efforts in the pool saw her secure three gold medals and a spot in the Dolphins national swim team alongside […]
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