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Posts featuring Griffith Researchers discussing their work

Professor Leanne Wiseman: Intellectual property, access to information and the Right to Repair

25 – 31 October marks Open Access Week. To celebrate the work of Griffith researchers who are advancing open access to information, we caught up with Professor Leanne… Read More

Working toward a more emotionally intelligent future—Professor Ashlea Troth

Since she was young, Ashlea Troth (Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Griffith Business School) has been interested in what makes people tick. Her research interests include multi-level… Read More

Re-visit our Researcher Profiles

Do you like hearing about the fantastic research coming out of Griffith University? Are you an aspiring academic who loves reading about new and exciting… Read More

Negotiating opportunities—Professor Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh, bridging the gap between indigenous culture and commerce  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this post mentions and contains images of deceased peoples.  Leaving no one behind… Read More

New RNA technology targets the spread of viruses

We are all familiar with the term DNA, yet many of us may not realise that it is our RNA, or Ribonucleic Acid, that creates the protein vital to our health and wellbeing. So what is RNA, and how… Read More

One step at a time—addressing symptoms of diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is one of the most common long-term complications of diabetes. As symptoms often interfere with walking, balance and coordination, it is harder for… Read More

Did you know your microbiomes are as unique as your fingerprints? Get to know your gut this World Microbiome Day

The body supports a significant bacterial ecosystem whose functions can impact on your health, but did you know that the composition of these microbiomes is unique to you?  For World Microbiome… Read More

Can changing your gut bacteria reduce your allergies?

For World Allergy Week, 13 – 19 June, we chat with Dr Amanda Cox who is part of the Griffith University team undertaking research trials examining the effect… Read More

World Environment Day 2021—‘Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.’

Dr Ed Morgan, Griffith Research Fellow at the Cities Research Institute.Image courtesy of Dr Ed Morgan.   Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.— is the… Read More

Promoting a healthy economy within community—Meet Dr Jean Spinks, Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Health Economics.

This month, the Library spoke with Dr Jean Spinks about her research, what inspires her and the advice she has for new researchers. Dr… Read More

World Malaria Day 2021—‘Zero malaria starts with me’

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ and ‘Zero Malaria – Draw the Line Against Malaria’ are the rallying slogans for World Malaria Day 2021… Read More

Early detection is the answer this Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Dr Samuel Thambar explains

From a young age, Samuel Thambar knew he wanted to become a doctor. Inspired by his grandfather, who was an eye… Read More

On World Water Day take a moment to think about your water footprint

To understand the value of water and the impact of your water footprint, you need to look at how you use water in your home… Read More

‘Choose to Challenge’ this International Women’s Day

Every day we see the power of both the individual and the collective in addressing issues such as equality and culture and … Read More

Investigating magic proteins—Meet Dr Linlin Ma, lecturer in the School of Environment and Science.

This month, the Library spoke with Dr Linlin Ma about her research, what inspires her and what advice she has for emerging bioscientists. Dr… Read More

Making digital mental healthcare a reality—Meet PhD Candidate Dale Rowland

Dale Rowland is a Wiradjuri and Biripi man who comes from a proud Aboriginal family. At an early age, he observed his mother’s and grandmother’s contributions … Read More

From the Moon Landing to the Institute for Glycomics—Meet Dr Milton Kiefel

Dr Milton Kiefel knew he wanted to be an astrophysicist when in 1969, with 200 other children and teachers crammed into a small school hall,… Read More

Be lean and green this World Soil Day, 5 December 

By focusing on food waste, we can all contribute to improved soil, plant and planet health. Every year in Australia over five million tonnes… Read More

Institute for Glycomics takes pioneering steps to combat viral infections

Infectious diseases continue to be some of the world’s most significant health challenges. The Institute for Glycomics’ research into viral infections seeks to understand how… Read More

World Diabetes Day—Studying the silent diabetes, type 2

In Australia, 280 people develop diabetes every day—that is one person every five minutes. Diabetes Australia calls it the epidemic of the 21st century… Read More

Dr Darren Grice and the Institute for Glycomics lead the fight against middle ear infections

Many of us have experienced the pain and discomfort of a middle ear infection, either personally or in our children. While most children … Read More

Meet the man behind the Institute for Glycomics, Professor Mark von Itzstein AO

Twenty years ago, Professor Mark von Itzstein established the Institute for Glycomics, the only one of its kind… Read More

How typeface research could save lives

Pilots are responsible for flight planning, determining the safest flight route, pre-flight inspections of the plane and monitoring dozens of readouts in-flight. On top… Read More

Stroke Week 2020 – Restoring physical and mental well-being to stroke patients

With one person suffering a stroke every ten minutes the effects of this disease has an impact on all of us. Restoring physical and mental… Read More

Shark Awareness Day Myth Busters

Due to sensationalised stories and movies (we all know JAWS) sharks have become a feared killer within our oceans. But are we misjudging them? For… Read More

Your choice of clothes – and how you wash them – can affect our environment

Did you know that the polyester, nylon, and other synthetic fibers within your clothes are all forms of plastic? With each wash your clothes can… Read More

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