Dr Mark Griffin

Adjunct Fellow

School of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine
0448 176926


Dr Mark Griffin's research focuses on the intersection of business management, text analytics and psychometrics. The core of this research can be described by four main projects:

  • Queensland Ambulance Service - Mark leads a research group conducting analysis of incident reports collated by the Queensland Ambulance Service. The QAS visits approximately 700,000 incidents per year where QAS staff complete a report detailing each incident. Specifically this work focuses on motor vehicle accidents, and also uses data from the National Road Strategy.
  • The health and wellbeing of people in the workforce – Employees face a number of challenges in finding true job satisfaction including stress management, differences between the tasks involved in a particular job and the employee’s own skills and interests, and inter-personal relationships with other employees and team managers. Mark’s team explores these issues within the HILDA (Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia) survey, where HILDA has followed approximately 14,000 individuals each year since 2001 to the present.
  • Electrical Energy Production across Australia - Mark leads a research group exploring the supply and demand for electrical energy across Australia. This work is being done using data from the Australian Energy Market Operator.
  • Online Sample Size Calculator - Mark leads a research group creating an online sample size calculator in R. This software will be used by managers of medical trials who wish to know how many patients to enrol in their trials. This work is being conducted in partnership with research collaborators at Harvard University. This project uses R for developing a web interface and for the mathematical equations involved


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Engineering, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland


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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Rose, Stephen, Janke, Andrew, Griffin, Mark, Finnigan, Simon and Chalk, Jonathan (2005). Improved prediction of final infarct volume using bolus delay-corrected perfusion-weighted MRI: Implications for the ischemic penumbra. In: Internal Medicine Journal. Abstracts presented at the 2004 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Stroke Society of Australasia. 2004 Stroke Society of Australasia Annual Scientific Meeting, Hobart, Australia, (A4-A4). 13-15 October, 2004. doi:10.1111/j.1444-0903.2005.abstract_352.x

  • Finnigan, Simon, Rose, Stephen, Walsh, Michael, Griffin, Mark, Janke, Andrew, McMahon, Katie, Gillies, Rowan, Pettigrew, Catharine, Semple, James and Chalk, Jonathan B. (2004). Acute quantitative EEG correlates with 30 day outcome from ischemic cortical stroke. In: Internal Medicine Journal. Abstracts presented at the 2003 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Stroke Society oif Australasia. 14th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Stroke Society of Australasia, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (A2-A2). 17-19 September 2003. doi:10.1111/%28ISSN%291445-5994

  • Hanson, Graeme R., Gates, Kevin E., Noble, Christopher J., Griffin, Mark, Mitchell, Anthony and Benson, Simon (2004). XSophe-Sophe-XeprView (R). A computer simulation software suite (v. 1.1.3) for the analysis of continuous wave EPR spectra. In: J. H. Dawson, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry: 11th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry. 11th International Conference on Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Cairns, Australia, (903-916). 19 - 23 July, 2003. doi:10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2004.02.003

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor