Working together to improve global outcomes
The Griffith Health Research department spans eight different Schools and works with Menzies Health Institute Queensland and research centres and institutes around the globe.
Our research projects are designed to address issues that effect societies and environments around the world and our Higher Degree Research students work alongside world-class researchers to achieve the best outcomes.
Message from the Dean, Research
Griffith Health's focus on translatable, interdisciplinary research with positive community engagement is one of the reasons that Griffith researchers are at the forefront of globally significant research. My focus as Dean, Research of the Health Group is to build on our research strengths by supporting the innovative work of our world-class research teams and providing an engaging and enabling research environment for our PhD candidates.
Health Research Hub
Staff access to all things health research in the new Health Research Hub
Associate Professor Neil Harris, recognised in the Vice Chancellor Research Awards 2018 for his work in the Intergenerational Care Program, is a leading force in Public Health within the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Neil has extensive experience in the planning, implementation and evaluation of population based intervention research to motivate healthy lifestyle choices including dietary behaviours.
Neil has a strong record of success in teaching and learning, resulting in six nominations for Excellence in Teaching at Griffith University. His continued support of Higher Degree by Research students sees him in demand as a principal supervisor. To date he has supervised to completion 6 PhD students, 10 Honours students and 29 Masters students, with a current primary supervision of 8 PhD students and 2 Masters thesis students.
Griffith Health News
Griffith rowers into key World Cup Simulation Regatta
16 Apr 2021
Six athletes associated with Griffith have been selected in the Under 23, Under 21 and Under 19 Australian Rowing Teams to compete at the World...
Student strives to reduce suicide rates in his community
13 Apr 2021
Griffith Master of Suicidology student Dameyon Bonson is on a mission to reduce suicide rates in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQSB...
Griffith helps create climate-resilient hospitals in Nepal
07 Apr 2021
A team of Griffith environmental health experts is facilitating a national climate-resilient health care plan in the shadow of the world’s highest...
Providing food to patients in primary care settings may aid weight loss
31 Mar 2021
Providing food as an intervention to patients in GP and community clinics may help support weight loss a Griffith University study has found.