Griffith Health

Barriers to accessing to medicinal cannabis

Interest in cannabis-based medicines (CBMs) has increased in Australia, but while recent policy and legislative changes have enabled health practitioners to prescribe CBMs, many patients still struggle to access them.
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Centre for Mental Health

Improving lives of Parents Under Pressure

Families with substance-misusing parents typically experience multiple adversities that can lead to detrimental child outcomes, but a Griffith University-led program has been creating positive change.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Partnership trio join forces to tackle methane emissions

A new targeted research program to address landfill methane emissions saw the partners involved unite during a recent visit to Griffith University’s Nathan campus.
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Academic Administration

Triple treat: Griffith celebrates new graduates, new Honorary Doctors and new Chancellor

Five new Honorary Doctorates, 4,904 graduating students and Griffith’s first alumnus Chancellor, Andrew Fraser, have all been acknowledged in ceremonies across Brisbane and the Gold Coast this week. In ceremonies taking place between November 12-15, students received their Bachelor, Masters, and Doctorate degrees across all four academic groups of Arts, Education and Law, Griffith Business […]
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Emerging Viruses, Inflammation and Therapeutics

Depth perception affected by COVID virus

Researchers are investigating whether the COVID virus can affect vision and depth-perception of those infected.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Terri Butler brought in to bat for Griffith’s Climate Ready Initiative

Former Federal MP, Terri Butler has joined Griffith’s Climate Ready Initiative (CRI) board, putting her sharp political faculties toward climate readiness and resilience.  
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith Honours College students awarded New Colombo Plan Scholarships

Eleven Griffith students are headed on overseas adventures after being awarded scholarships to work and study internationally under Australia's New Colombo Plan. 
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Biodiversity

World-first innovation accelerates process to safeguard environment and wildlife

World-first data analysis platform, EcoCommons has been launched, transforming our ability to understand the impacts of the climate crisis on Australia’s environment and native species.
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Alumni

Australia’s new national anti-corruption body a testament to Griffith research and perseverance

Griffith research has been at the forefront of the development and establishment of Australia's long-awaited National Anti-Corruption Commission
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Disability

Griffith Health welcomes Dean (Academic) Linda Agnew 

Adversity comes in many forms and Professor Linda Agnew has overcome her fair share having grown up in rural Queensland, being first in her family to attend university and managing as a mature age student while caring for four children.  Losing her sight to a degenerative retinal condition in the middle of her PhD was […]
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Business and government

Griffith Asia Business Interns are heading back to Asia again

The Griffith Asia Business Internship Program or ‘GABI’, started in early November, with 31 students kickstarting careers and establishing professional networks in the Asia-Pacific region. After two years of remote global internships, the large majority of interns are again travelling to the Asia-Pacific, including Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Convened by Dr Andrea Haefner, […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith seeks EOI for 2026 Brisbane CBD campus

Griffith University’s new CBD campus is on-track to open in 2026 with expressions of interest being sought from landlords and developers from today.
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Academic Administration

New Dean of Sustainability for Griffith University

Associate Professor Jennifer Boddy has been appointed as the University’s Dean of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Performance.
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Business and government

Griffith Better Business Dinner marks new tradition in connecting with community

Griffith Business School celebrated its industry partners and connected with their community through their inaugural Better Business Dinner on Friday November 4 at Sofitel Brisbane. The School’s industry showcase event saw more than 400 business and academic leaders, students and alumni come together to network and celebrate under this year’s theme: Success in the new […]
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Arts Education Law

Irene Bartlett: Vocal coach for “Elvis” movie and a three-decade career that has fostered singers across the globe

Irene Bartlett has had a long, illustrious career as a vocal coach, teacher, and mentor to generations of singers across the globe.
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Griffith Health

New research suggests nose picking could increase risk for Alzheimer’s and dementia

Griffith University researchers have demonstrated that a bacteria can travel through the olfactory nerve in the nose and into the brain in mice, where it creates markers that are a tell-tale sign of Alzheimer’s disease.
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Alumni

Speech Pathology changing communication from the Gold Coast

Griffith University established the Master of Speech Pathology course in 2012 in response to the increasing need for services locally.
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Corporate

Griffith University achieves a stellar outcome for sustainability

Griffith University has been ranked 66th globally in the inaugural QS Sustainability Ranking 2023 including first in Queensland overall, and 6th in Australia for its efforts in sustainability.
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