Alumni

Student strives to reduce suicide rates in his community

Griffith Master of Suicidology student Dameyon Bonson is on a mission to reduce suicide rates in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQSB community.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Griffith helps create climate-resilient hospitals in Nepal

A team of Griffith environmental health experts is facilitating a national climate-resilient health care plan in the shadow of the world’s highest mountain.
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Health

Health Sciences and Social Work Awards 2020

The Health Sciences and Social Work student awards were created to celebrate our students, our highlight our future health sciences and social work professionals. “We are concerned with improving the social, economic, and personal well-being of people and our communities.” “We seek to promote social inclusion and achieve equity, social justice, independence and human rights for people who […]
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Griffith Health

New map of patient-centred care to support general practice teams

Finding common ground and having enough time with patients as well as collaboration with other health-care providers are key components of a new patient-centred care model.
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Griffith Health

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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Arts Education Law

Remarkable Ron Clarke Griffith Futures scholars revealed

Two stellar up-and-coming Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sport stars at Griffith have been named the first ever recipients of Ron Clarke Griffith Futures Scholarship.
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Business and government

Covid-safe campaign a reminder to be vigilant

A new campaign reminding Griffith staff, students and the wider community to practice Covid-safe behaviours has been launched across all campuses.
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Alumni

Griffith celebrates 2021 International Women’s Day

Female leaders share their thoughts on leadership as well as the challenges and opportunities 2020 presented, on International Women’s Day. 
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Health

New research discovery may help fast-track drug development for neurodegenerative disorders

A Griffith University-led research team has discovered how a therapeutic target common among debilitating neurodegenerative disorders is activated, which could help accelerate drug development.
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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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Alumni

Magnificent Seven: our inaugural Griffith Sporting Hall of Fame inductees

Griffith University has inducted its first group of graduates into its Sporting Hall of Fame, recognising the achievements of some of Australia's elite sporting names from the past 30 years.
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Griffith Health

Qld Academy of Health Sciences graduates choose Griffith

Two of 2020’s top high school graduates, one of whom has already completed an exciting cancer research project at Griffith, are now on a fast-track to exciting careers in medicine.
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Business and government

Griffith University well-being survey: Preparing for an intergenerational practice pilot in Western Australia during COVID-19

In order to better understand and respond to the needs of older Australians living independently, Griffith University researchers partnered with Western Australian not-for-profit community organisations to conduct a Wellness survey. The Griffith Well-being Survey, part of the Western Australia Intergenerational Practice Pilot, explores the level of well-being experienced by older people living independently, especially in […]
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Alumni

Griffith celebrates recipients of 2021 Australia Day honours

2021 Australia Day honours have been bestowed upon a number of Griffith University staff, associates and alumni. 
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Arts Education Law

Should you detox from digital accounts this Christmas?

After a year like no other, when the pandemic has forced us to rely on digital technologies more than ever, should we rationalise their use over the holiday break?
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Griffith Health

Combined probiotics use may help reduce pre-term infant mortality

Probiotic and prebiotic supplementation may help reduce the mortality rate of preterm infants if given in the first few months of life.
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Griffith Health

Smartphone intervention targets problem procrastination

Griffith University researchers have developed a new way to help people reduce procrastination via a brief smartphone interaction. “Despite problematic procrastination affecting as much as 20% of the general population and 50% of students, there are few intervention strategies to reduce it,’’ says lead researcher Dr Jason Wessel. The random-controlled study, published in Applied Psychology, involved […]
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Griffith Health

Low-cost population-wide salt reduction strategies could save lives

Reducing salt consumption at population levels is a cost-effective strategy to combat high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease in Africa.
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