Griffith medicine students at health cutting edge

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The eleven-floor Griffith Health building will be completed in 2013, opening the doors to an interdisciplinary learning environment that will also give students the opportunity to use facilities at the new Gold Coast University Hospital across the road. The $1.76 billion hospital and health centre will reinforce teaching and research collaborations between Griffith and the […]

Griffith bids to prove "super plum" benefits

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A human dietary intervention trial conducted by Medical Laboratory Science Program researcher Abishek Santha Kumar is expected to show that natural antioxidant compounds found in the Queen Garnet Plum may have the potential to complement anti-clotting drugs such as aspirin. “We already know that increased platelet activity in the blood increases the risk of cardiovascular […]

The Schoolbag expands to East Timor

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Spurred on by overwhelming success in Haiti last year – where over 14,000 kits of school supplies were delivered to local children – The Schoolbag last night launched its expansion into East Timor. The not-for-profit organisation was co-founded by 21-year-old Griffith University law student Chris Eigeland, who will now lead the youth-run initiative as it […]

Creating images of the future

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A blind person empowered to catch the correct bus. A non-English speaking Chinese tourist navigating their way around Australian place names with ease. Getting rid of the office scanner in favour of a simple function on the Smartphone. All of these possibilities of the near future are the focus of current Griffith research to be […]

Design contest prestige for engineering students

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Griffith engineering students Micheal Berry and Robert Bartus are celebrating after achieving success at the 2012 International Capstone Design Contest on Renewable Energy Technology in South Korea. The third year Bachelor of Engineering students, who are specialising in civil engineering, took out the runner-up prize for their development of a methodology to measure the environmental […]

Australian students share passion for science

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Having operated since 1984 the program enables Year 11 and 12 students to experience a wide variety of science in labs on university campuses and in other research or science-driven industry environments. The program selects around 450 students from around 2000 applicants each year who are invited to attend a 12 day science immersion program […]

Griffith microscopy improves disease understanding

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The understanding of diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s is set to take a step forward following groundbreaking technology which will enable cell analysis using automated 3D microscopy. An initiative between the Griffith’s School of Information Communication Technology and the Eskitis Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, the technology will allow the automated identification, separation […]