Local ‘loos’ saving lives in Indonesia

Semerang latrines
Griffith Asia Institute
Many Australians spend a good deal of time contemplating life in the smallest room in the house, but few realise that the ‘porcelain throne’ is not just an item of convenience – it’s a valuable tool for preventing disease. At the 2nd International Seminar on Public Health and Education (ISPHE) in Semerang, Indonesia this week; […]

Autism seminar series shares best practice insights

'Knowledge is Power' - Autism Seminar Series 2015
Arts Education Law
Delivering the latest best practice insights to health care professionals, educators, parents and students is the focus of this year’s Autism Seminar Series, run by the School of Education and Professional Studies Autism Centre of Excellence (ACE). The series, ‘Knowledge is Power’ aims to empower parents and allied health care professionals by sharing the latest […]

Volunteers Required for Malaria Infectivity Study

Institute for Glycomics are calling for volunteers to be part of their malaria vaccine study.
Inside Griffith
Griffith University is seeking healthy, non-smoker males aged 18-45 years to participate in a study at Robina Hospital examining the infectivity of malaria parasites in humans. The results from this study are critical for further human clinical studies including the development of a malaria vaccine. This study will involve administering malaria parasites in red blood […]

Beijing Genomics Institute and Griffith University Sign an MOU

Griffith Health
On 5 September 2012, Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) and Griffith University (GU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding during a sister city celebration hosted by the Lord Mayor of Brisbane to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Brisbane-Shenzhen sister city relationship.  The signing was held at the Queensland Art Gallery’s magnificent Watermall in the presence of […]

Top Fellowship for Griffith Health professor

Griffith Health Institute
Griffith Health Institute Professor of Preventative Health, Suzanne Chambers has been awarded the prestigious William Rudder Fellowship for 2012 by Cancer Council Queensland (CCQ). The award is a travelling fellowship which Professor Chambers will use to deepen her research connections in the US, most notably through the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute in New York and […]