Corporate

Rewards for outstanding contributions to student learning

Several highly regarded Griffith educators have been awarded Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning in the 2020 Australian Awards for University Teaching round. 
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Griffith Health

COVID-19 toolkit to boost vaccine development and research

An international collaboration of researchers from Griffith University’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, the University of Tartu, the University of Glasgow and the University of Dundee have developed a COVID-19 laboratory research toolkit for sharing with researchers across the globe. Designed to expedite SARS-CoV-2 vaccine development, drug discovery and fundamental research, particularly in laboratories unaccustomed to […]
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Alumni

Magnificent Seven: our inaugural Griffith Sporting Hall of Fame inductees

Griffith University has inducted its first group of graduates into its Sporting Hall of Fame, recognising the achievements of some of Australia's elite sporting names from the past 30 years.
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Griffith Health

Qld Academy of Health Sciences graduates choose Griffith

Two of 2020’s top high school graduates, one of whom has already completed an exciting cancer research project at Griffith, are now on a fast-track to exciting careers in medicine.
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Cities Research Institute

Green rental housing policy saves money and the environment

A shift towards green building standards will unlock environmental, economic and social benefits in the affordable rental housing sector new Griffith University research has found.
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Alumni

Queensland Conservatorium maestro to helm QSO 

Griffith University Professor Johannes Fritzsch been named Principal Conductor of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO).
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Arts Education Law

Study into links between traumatic childhood experiences and sexual violence launches

Griffith researchers have commenced an Australian first study into sexually violent behaviour.
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Griffith Health

Potential vaccine to prevent deadly Strep A infection

Griffith University Institute for Glycomics researchers are closer to the development of a new vaccine aimed at preventing the deadly Streptococcus A (Strep A), which kills more than 500,000 people globally per year.
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Alumni

Philanthropist receives Honorary Doctorate from Griffith 

Philanthropist and business leader Warren von Bibra has been bestowed the title Doctor of the University (DUniv).
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Alumni

Jeff Horn returns to Griffith for his next challenge

Griffith alumnus and teacher turned champion boxer Jeff Horn has returned to his alma mater to flex his acting muscles in a short film called Slugger. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

Australian Rivers Institute named number one global water security think tank

Griffith University’s Australian Rivers Institute has been named the number one global water security think tank by the ‘2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report’.
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Business and government

Silo art survey to unearth social and economic benefits

Griffith researchers are running the first ever national silo art survey to determine the impacts of this uniquely Australian art movement on both visitors and local communities.
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COVID-19

Gold Coast trial shaking off osteoporosis

Griffith University researchers conducting a trial to prevent fractures from osteoporosis are looking for more participants after COVID-19 setbacks.
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Griffith Business School

Exploring future solutions to urban food production

Cultivating fresh thinking on urban food agriculture is a key focus for PhD candidate Geoff Ebbs from the Griffith Centre for Sustainable Enterprise.
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Alumni

Afterpay acquires Griffith graduate’s burgeoning business

Australian financial tech behemoth Afterpay has marked its expansion into Asia with the acquisition of a company founded by Griffith graduate Jamie Camidge.
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Alumni

First Peoples artists unveil stunning public art commission

A pair of Griffith alumni are showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art by creating an eye-catching public art trail through Ipswich’s city centre.
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Australian Rivers Institute

2011 Brisbane flood reveals trees are a key to clean drinking water 

2011 Brisbane Floods shows that the revegetation of riverbanks can reduce the sediment load entering drinking water supplies during large floods.
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Arts Education Law

A new era of engagement for Griffith

Griffith’s new Vice President (Industry and External Engagement) says the Australian university sector is a critical resource for the nation but could certainly improve its engagement with community and industry.
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