Alumni

Chatting with the state’s first Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Officer

Griffith alumnus Haylene Grogan has described the first few months of her job as Queensland’s first Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Officer as “coming home.” The proud Kuku Yalanji and Tagalaka woman started her career in health as a nurse in 1983 and said she was “loving” her new position, calling the new […]
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Arts Education Law

Pioneering project to transform corrections and change lives

Griffith University will lead an important new project looking to transform the lives of mothers in custody and their children.
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Alumni

Griffith acknowledges National Reconciliation Week

Griffith University acknowledges National Reconciliation Week and National Sorry Day with an enduring commitment to its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
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ADaPT

Doctor, researcher and disability advocate says COVID-19 highlights healthcare rationing issues

Healthcare rationing disproportionately affects people with disabilities and COVID-19 has put a well overdue spotlight on the issue.
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Griffith Health

Taste of telehealth with online workshops

Griffith University medical students are getting their first taste of telehealth as they diagnose and treat simulated patients via webcam. While telehealth emerged as a way to avoid the doctor’s office during a pandemic, it is set to stay, transforming the way many access healthcare. More than 200 Medical and Pharmacy students have fulfilled their […]
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Alumni

CEPH members’ fight against COVID-19

Researchers at and alumni from Griffith's Centre for Environment and Population Health (CEPH) have been working to safeguard global health security during COVID-19.
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Alumni

Celebrating nurses on the frontlines

Working with some of the community’s most vulnerable, Griffith alumnus and nurse, Rebecca Silman, is one of the many healthcare professionals providing critical care during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Alumni

Griffith alumnus named 2020 Midwife of the Year

Griffith alumnus and midwifery lecturer Cassandra Nest has been recognised for her work proving quality maternity care to First Nations people with the HESTA Midwife of the Year 2020 award.
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Griffith Health

New leadership for the School of Nursing and Midwifery

Sustainability and growth in nursing and midwifery will be Professor Ann Bonner’s focus when she takes the reins at Australia’s best school for nursing.
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Business and government

Tips on how to cope in close quarters

Griffith expert in organisational psychology offers ways to cope as coronavirus forces people to juggle working from home with family life pressures in an anxious time.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith experts help Mongolian medical and emergency staff prep for COVID-19

Two Griffith University academics working from home offices in Brisbane are helping medics in Mongolia prepare for COVID-19 and beyond.
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ADaPT

Griffith 3D print experts create PPE for frontline workers

Staff and students are working together to manufacture PPE supplies to help frontline staff in the fight against COVID-19.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Ensuring student success in online studies

As university students transition to studying online in the wake of coronavirus, experts say two key activities will make the difference between success and failure.
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Corporate

Celebrating nurses and midwives on World Health Day

Global events have highlighted the importance of critical healthcare workers, including nurses at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic and the midwives who continue to serve the community.
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Arts Education Law

Protection of whistleblowers vital during COVID-19

A Griffith public integrity expert says COVID-19 demonstrates an increased demand for strong public accountability and the importance of whistleblower protection.
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Health

Surf paddling study to bring new wave of research for coaches and surfers 

A Griffith University researcher is hoping the results of a trial into surf paddling technique will be beneficial for coaches and competitive or recreational surfers looking to improve their strength, conditioning and mobility when they hit the water.  Dr Steven Duhig, an exercise and sport lecturer within Griffith’s School of Allied Health Sciences, and a team […]
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Griffith Health

NRL Jillaroos: Fitter, Faster, Stronger and Safer with Griffith Sports Science

Australia’s best female rugby league players are partnering with Griffith sports scientists to improve their performance on the field.
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Corporate

Pioneering spinal cord injury research gets $5.7m boost

World-leading Griffith research into the development of a cell-based therapy for treating spinal cord injuries has received a $5.7m boost from the state government.
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