Seminar/Forum

Perspectives:Asia Lecture: Australian sports diplomacy in the Pacific

Perspectives:Asia Lecture: Australian sports diplomacy in the Pacific

"Sport is a universal language and plays a unique role in shaping and showcasing Australia's identity, values and culture" (Australian Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2015-18).

Moderated by Professor Caitlin Byrne, Director, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, this seminar explores how sport and sportspeople can play a role in enhancing diplomatic outcomes, expanding people-to-people connections and promoting cultural, trade, education and tourism opportunities.
Improving care and quality of life of people living with dementia through social and telepresence robots

Improving care and quality of life of people living with dementia through social and telepresence robots

Menzies Health Institute Queensland Seminar with Professor Wendy Moyle.
This presentation will demonstrate what we have learnt to date about the impact of using the robots in dementia care. Findings related to improvements in engagement, socialisation and mood as well as the feasibility of using social and telepresence robots from three studies will be outlined.
Entrepreneurship Seminar:  Social Marketing

Entrepreneurship Seminar: Social Marketing

Griffith Business School, in conjunction with the Logan Office of Economic Development, are proudly hosting the 2017 Entrepreneurship Seminar Series. The series comprises ten seminars covering business topics relevant for 'start up' businesses and small to medium enterprises (SMEs).

The next entrepreneurship seminar 'Social Marketing' will be held on 19 September.
Branding and Promotion for SMEs

Branding and Promotion for SMEs

Entrepreneurship Seminar: Branding and Promotion for SMEs (September 19th at South Bank campus)

How can you convert your potential customers into actual customers if they do not know who you are and what you are about? This seminar introduces the essential factors in developing a personalised brand strategy and cost-effective promotion techniques for business ventures to ensure differentiation in the competitive landscape.
What happens to people with dementia in hospital

What happens to people with dementia in hospital

Menzies Health Institute Queensland Optimising Health Outcomes Program Seminar with Dr Laurie Grealish
In association with Dementia Awareness Month, this presentation will review national data on what can happen to older people with dementia in hospital, and share research into innovations to address these matters, which is currently being undertaken in collaboration with Gold Coast Health and other Queensland Health sites.
Research translation and implementation: a bi-directional continuum

Research translation and implementation: a bi-directional continuum

Menzies Health Institute Queensland Optimising Health Outcomes Program Seminar with Prof Allan Cripps AO and Prof Andrea Marshall.
While the words ‘Research Translation' are used within and across many disciplines, there is not necessarily a shared understanding of what these mean. In this seminar we will explore what research translation across the continuum looks like and the strategies required to facilitate translation of research findings into policy and practice.