Public Lecture

Dementia Month Seminar: Technologies and programs that could help make life as a carer easier

Dementia Month Seminar: Technologies and programs that could help make life as a carer easier

This seminar will focus on technologies that could help make life as a carer easier for a person living with dementia. There will be an opportunity afterward to view and discuss new technologies and programs being developed to help carers of people with dementia.

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Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Their dignity requires a retinue: Ambedkar on rank, dignity and moral worth

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Their dignity requires a retinue: Ambedkar on rank, dignity and moral worth

Jeremy Waldron argues that human dignity should be conceived primarily as an 'aristocratic' rank now conferred on all persons within sets of legal norms and practices. In this approach, dignity is constituted by law and closely tied to equality under it. This article critiques such a conception via the work of BR Ambedkar (1891-1956), India's revered champion of Dalits and architect of its 1950 Constitution.
Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Everyday torture: An ecological approach

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: Everyday torture: An ecological approach

In many countries throughout the world, torture, and cruel and inhuman treatment and punishment are not exceptional acts, but form part of the routine practice of security sector and law enforcement organisations. ​Distinct from the "spectacular torture' that attracts the gaze of the international community, this type of torture often recedes into the background. This seminar explores extensive empirical work conducted on the use of torture by the police in Sri Lanka and Nepal.
MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infectious Diseases & Immunology - Host Prof Nigel McMillan

MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infectious Diseases & Immunology - Host Prof Nigel McMillan

MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infectious Diseases & Immunology
Dr Wallace's presentation will assist our understanding of the hypothesis that Beta HPV infections augment the mutagenic potential of UV damage and as a result increase the risk of non-melanoma skin cancers. Prof McMillan will discuss his team's progress with regard to the effectiveness of CRISPR/Cas gene editing technology for cancer treatment in preclinical models and proposed clinical trials.
Arts, Education and Law 2018 Professorial Lecture

Arts, Education and Law 2018 Professorial Lecture

The Arts, Education and Law group is delighted to host the 2018 Professorial Lecture, presented by the Director of the Griffith Criminology Institute (GCI), Professor Janet Ransley.

The topic of this year's Lecture is: From law and order to harm reduction: What should police do?
MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infection & Immunity - Host Professor Glen Ulett

MHIQ Program Seminar Series Infection & Immunity - Host Professor Glen Ulett

MHIQ Program Seminar Series - Infection & Immunity
The presentation by Dr Begoña Heras describes how autotransporter (AT) proteins enable bacteria to aggregate with other bacteria and adhere to human cells. She will discuss how knowledge from her current research is developing methods to disrupt this AT function. Dr Timothy Wells will discuss his research investigating the mechanisms and treatment of inhibitory antibody that exacerbates P. aeruginosa lung infections.