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Category: First Peoples Health

First Peoples’ alumni, graduates and students | First Peoples’ partnerships and outreach initiatives | First Peoples’ Health Unit | Indigenous Research Unit | GUMURRI

Griffith’s nursing and midwifery ranked in world’s top 30

Griffith nurses and midwives are making their mark from major cities to the most remote areas of Australia and the world is taking notice. Griffith is the only Queensland university placing on all major world rankings and this year marks the first time Griffith has posted in the top 30 universities worldwide. Read More

Curing chronic neck pain through virtual reality perception

Curing chronic neck pain through virtual reality perception; exploring the link between urban Aboriginal male identity and health and evaluating plant management programs on the Gold Coast. These are just some of the research projects undertaken by 13 Indigenous students as part of the Kungullanji Indigenous Summer Research Symposium. The Symposium, in its second year, offers the opportunity for undergraduate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to participate in research projects across areas in Griffith Sciences and Griffith Health programs. Read More

Aspirations and pathways to health

To make the prospect of attending university less daunting for regional and remote secondary students, Griffith University is offering a glimpse of the future through the First Peoples Aspirations and Pathways to Health program. The program gives high school students the chance to sample ‘uni life’ through a week’s experience on campus. Read More

Joining together to ‘Close the Gap’

Partnerships providing access to dedicated services for First Peoples’ health. Read More

Paving the way for First Peoples’ health

Griffith University has made great strides towards Australia’s goal for equity in health and education for Australia’s First Peoples. Our programs provide support and encouragement for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples already studying, or considering a place at Griffith University. Read More

Opening doors for equal futures

Most Australians are aware that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are facing a serious health crisis on a scale unseen in other developed countries, so it’s important to check-in to see if we’re on track toward a solution. Read More

International Women’s Day honours Prof Roianne West

The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day was ‘Pledge for Parity’, so Professor Roianne West saw it as perfect timing when she received two awards this year. Read More