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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

Psychology week 2020: finding a way through pain with psychology

This Psychology Week, we spoke with Griffith Experts about their careers and research in the dynamic and varied field of pain management. Here, they share… Read More

A stepping stone to a career in cyberpsychology

Before studying at Griffith, Leigh-Chantelle built a career in marketing, consulting, and increasing awareness for veganism, with a variety of roles that took her around the world. In 2020, she will graduate with a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), a degree that will help her discover her new-found passion for cyberpsychology, digital wellbeing, and digital communication. Read More

Healthcare and Wellness – Griffith Health Experts and Alumni discuss

Ever wondered where your career in health care might take you? We recently brought together Griffith Health alumni and academics in a virtual event to talk to us about… Read More

Mental and physical health: an integrated approach

This year, R U OK? Day coincides with Women’s Health Week, providing the perfect opportunity to discuss women’s mental health needs. We sat down with Professor Analise O’Donovan to discuss how our physical, mental and social health are intertwined. Read More

JD’s journey of self-discovery and a passion for Psychology

When JD Dumbrell left high school, they decided to study engineering, something they liked the sound of and had enjoyed in school. But after the support of staff at Griffith University, and a quest to find their passion, JD returned to university with a new career in mind – psychology. Read More

Seeking participants for a study on managing stress

A research project led by Griffith University is exploring how Australian adults use Facebook to meet their social support needs at a time where social… Read More

Tips to beginning your mindfulness practice

When you read of the benefits of a mindfulness practice you might feel incredibly motivated to start with an hour long practice each day. Read More

Time to indulge this World Chocolate Day!

This Tuesday 7 July 2020 is World Chocolate Day, and as Health Check is focused on providing advice on studying health and living a healthy life, we… Read More