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Does breathing kill? PhD candidate investigates

A PhD candidate in Neuroscience and Microbiology, Heidi Walkden provides some insights into her research discoveries and shares her passion for public outreach to promote science. Read More

Bachelor of Biomedicine leads to unexpected career in embryology

When Lee-Sarose Orevich started her Bachelor of Biomedical Science, she was looking for a way to explore her love of science. What… Read More

Finding a passion for Environmental Health – Katharina’s story

When Katharina Gutjahr-Holland graduated high school, she tried her hand at university, TAFE, living abroad, and an apprenticeship. When she felt something was missing, she enrolled at Griffith University… Read More

What COVID-19 has taught me as an intern doctor

Hayman Lui is in her first post-graduate year since finishing her Doctor of Medicine / PhD concurrent pathway at Griffith University. Here, she shares… Read More

Seeking participants for a clinical trial testing different formulations of a meningococcal vaccine

The Griffith University Clinical Trial Unit is currently seeking participants for a clinical trial comparing different formulations of a meningococcal vaccine. You may be eligible… Read More

Can our gut bacteria reduce the impact of shift work on our health?

People who work night shifts can suffer from higher rates of illness and chronic disease, such as type 2 diabetes, anxiety and depression. Read More

Volunteers required for malaria vaccine study

Researchers at Griffith University are seeking healthy males aged 18-50 years to participate in a clinical study examining a malaria vaccine approach in humans.  Volunteers… Read More

2017 PVC Health Staff Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 PVC (Health) Staff Excellence Award winners recognised for their excellent contribution to the Health Group: Learning and Teaching… Read More

Medicine graduate first to land academic role

Dr Lisa Amey completed her medical training at Griffith’s School of Medicine in 2010 and is now the first medicine graduate to achieve an academic position at the University. Dr Amey’s remarkable academic ability and willingness to teach led to her appointment as Associate Academic Manager for the graduate-entry medical program, the Doctor of Medicine (MD). Read More

Academic pays it forward

Professor Mark Forwood’s journey from a physical education teacher to becoming Head of Griffith University’s School of Medical Science wouldn’t have been possible without strong mentorship. Read More