Australians are well-versed in the symptoms of COVID-19 but assessing our mental well-being after weeks of lockdown is less well-known.
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 […]
Researchers estimate annual health services value of Australia’s national parks to be $145 billion a year.
The results of a survey conducted by researchers at the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing with 272 Australian paramedics has revealed the invaluable role of family, friends and work supervisors’ support as they go about their job. With three years’ funding from the Australia Research Council Linkage program (LP160100004) and industry partners United Voice (QLD and NT branches) and the Ambulance […]
The idea of being able to deal with stress and mental health issues in the workplace is not a new concept to researchers and academics, but according to Dr Amanda Biggs of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, the stigma for the average worker is still very real. “Admitting to feeling stressed at the […]
A passion for improving mental health in the workplace has been the fuel behind the successful career of Griffith University graduate Ingrid Ozols.
The act of harassment and bullying is a very real and serious concern in workplaces across the country, and according to a study by members of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, the same can be said of staff members at Australian universities. In 2011, Professor Glenda Strachan helped conduct a survey of permanent […]