Laughter the underestimated antidote for struggling communities

Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention
Increasing our daily dose of laughter is key to fighting the rising toll of depression, especially in the wake of recent crises around the nation, a Griffith researcher has found. Griffith University adjunct lecturer in Suicidology and stand-up comedian for more than 20 years Mark McConville, has recently returned from an outback tour of his […]

Ex-rifleman is shooting for success

Griffith Matt Sharp
Griffith Law School
After six years in the Australian army, Matt Sharp is thriving at university. As a rifleman, Matt completed deployments in East Timor in 2010 and Afghanistan in 2012. Today, Matt admits he is still adjusting to his new life as a Criminology and Laws double degree student at Griffith. Even so, Matt continues to be […]

Criminology student leads by example

Jade Pereira
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
A criminology student has explored leadership based on faith and values at a recent forum in Canberra. Criminology and Criminal Justice student Jade Pereira attended the 2014 National Student Leadership Forum with almost 300 young people from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Jade was sponsored by the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice […]