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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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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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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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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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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Griffith Health

Griffith awarded more than $4 million in NHMRC Investigator Fellowships

We are delighted to share some successful outcomes for NHMRC Investigator Fellowships announced on 12 October 2022 by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
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Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct

Brewing up new possibilities

Your morning coffee could now give an added immunity boost, thanks to postbiotics and Griffith University and CSIRO researchers.
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Alumni

Griffith’s Outstanding Alumni Award 2022 winners

Griffith University has named five winners at its prestigious Outstanding Alumni Awards 2022, with an acclaimed Aboriginal author taking out the top gong.
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Griffith Health

Truckies using elite athlete technology to prevent fatigue

Special biometric vests normally used by elite athletes have been earmarked for a Griffith University study to monitor how fatigue can impact the driving behaviour of truckies.
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Alumni

Griffith alumnus honoured for oral cancer research

A Griffith University graduate has been honoured with a prestigious Sunstar Perio Research Award at a recent world conference in Copenhagen.
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Griffith Health

Reminder for parents to keep a close watch on boys’ internet usage

Teenage boys are just as likely to be victims of cyberbullying as teenage girls, prompting a timely reminder for parents to be on top of internet usage and access.
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Alumni

Griffith launches two cancer research centres with $4.6m ACRF funding

Griffith University has launched two cancer research centres backed by $4.6 million in funding from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation this month.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith University kicks goals with latest academic rankings

Griffith University continues to be a world leader in several academic subjects including nursing, hospitality and tourism, and marine and ocean engineering.
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Arts Education Law

Multi-million-dollar donation to transform lives of incarcerated women and families

Mothers in the corrections system will benefit from a Griffith University led pilot project designed to support their wellbeing and social inclusion, thanks to a multi-million-dollar donation. Griffith University’s Professor Susan Dennison, Griffith Criminology Institute and School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, welcomed the generous contribution from the Paul Ramsay Foundation. “Mothers in prison are […]
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Business and government

Griffith initiative bridging the GAPS for Pacific athletes

Athletes from across the Pacific have gathered on the Gold Coast for training opportunities at Griffith ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
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Arts Education Law

DV prevention program receives high praise from ACER

Griffith University’s MATE Bystander Program is highly effective in empowering people to actively contribute to eliminating violence and coercive control, an evaluation by the Australian Council for Educational Research has found.
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