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Personal experience to national suicide prevention response

Maddeline Mooney is an alumnus of Griffith’s Master of Suicidology. In her own words, she recounts her journey to… Read More

COVID-19: What happened, what is next and what research is happening on the Gold Coast?

Professor Nigel McMillan from Infectious Diseases and Immunology at Menzies Health Institute Queensland, spoke about the future… Read More

Becoming an Endometriosis advocate with Public Health

In 2016, Anika Buining was diagnosed with Endometriosis, a chronic pelvic pain condition which affects an estimated 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years*. It is the widespread prevalence of this chronic condition and the lack of any long-term treatment options that led her down the path of Public Health at Griffith University. Read More

Type 2 Diabetes Education and Active Lifestyle program

Are you struggling to deal with your Type 2 diabetes? If so, our new bulk-billed ‘Diabetes Education and Active Lifestyle’ (DEAL) program may be for… Read More

Are you worried about your child’s brushing and snacking behaviour?

Families of children aged 2-6 years are invited to participate in a trial testing a new internet based online program for parents to help improve… Read More

Finding a place in Community Controlled Health

Hayley Roxburgh is part of both the Wiradjuri and Bundjalung Peoples from different regions within New South Wales. Hayley is graduating from the Bachelor of Child and Family Studies. She selected this degree to support young children and their family who are currently going through hardship. Her desire to be the person families could turn for support particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic was also an influence on her studies and wanting to graduate. Read More

Primary Maternity Care widening scope of midwifery career

When Marnie Icim applied for the Master of Primary Maternity Care, she had no idea how much she would learn. Now, the graduate uses her new skills… Read More

New elective: Psychological Perspectives on Cultural Diversity

Available to undergraduate students in their second or third year of any degree – university-wide!   Australia is one of the most culturally diverse societies in the world… Read More

Recovering from a sports injury with psychology: Rachel’s story

Born in Zimbabwe, Rachel Kapnias is a third-year international student from South Africa completing a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) with Griffith University. In her own words, she recounts why she decided to become a clinical psychologist with a research interest. Read More

Finding midwifery at Griffith… in Toowoomba

Hannah Currie had always dreamed of a career as a midwife. The Griffith Alumnus recalls building that dream from an early age when her sister… Read More