Alumni

Education leader acknowledged in Australia Day Honours

A former Deputy Vice Chancellor, scientist and leading educator is one of several members of the Griffith University community acknowledged in the 2023 Australia Day Honours. Professor Emeritus Debra Henly received a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) award for significant service to education administration and science. A Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic, 2016-2019) and […]
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Why backpackers and seasonal migrants matter to regional Australia

 Griffith research confirms the essential contribution of backpackers and seasonal migrant workers to regional Australia is undervalued.
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Half-century of cyclone data puts researchers on track to explore future risks

Fifty years of BOM data reveals unusual characteristics and trends of tropical cyclones from Coral Sea. 
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Griffith University welcomes new Professor of Practice – Disaster Management

Griffith University’s disaster management credentials have been boosted following the appointment of renowned expert Professor Iain MacKenzie to the role of Professor of Practice – Disaster Management.
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Griffith Health

Barriers to accessing to medicinal cannabis

Interest in cannabis-based medicines (CBMs) has increased in Australia, but while recent policy and legislative changes have enabled health practitioners to prescribe CBMs, many patients still struggle to access them.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Are we breathing airborne microplastics; the exposure lurking inside our homes?

People are exposed to thousands of airborne microplastics a year indoors, a Griffith-led study has found.
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Centre for Mental Health

Improving lives of Parents Under Pressure

Families with substance-misusing parents typically experience multiple adversities that can lead to detrimental child outcomes, but a Griffith University-led program has been creating positive change.
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Biospine

Vale: Griffith farewells Alan Mackay-Sim, a titan of science

Griffith University is paying tribute to one of its finest in Professor Emeritus Alan Mackay-Sim AM known to many as a pioneering stem-cell research scientist and former recipient of the Australian of the Year award. Professor Mackay-Sim passed away early in the new year at the age of 71. In 1987, Professor Mackay-Sim came to […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

Partnership trio join forces to tackle methane emissions

A new targeted research program to address landfill methane emissions saw the partners involved unite during a recent visit to Griffith University’s Nathan campus.
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Griffith Health

Vale: In memory of Professor Emeritus Allan Cripps AO

Griffith pays tribute to distinguished leader in immunology, academia and research.
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Griffith Sciences

Brushstroke of genius: intersecting science and creativity a fine art

Scientific dreams could become reality for creative Griffith nanotechnology researcher.
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Griffith Health

Griffith researchers reveal big Ideas in latest funding win

Researchers awarded four NHMRC Ideas Grants worth more than $3.6 million.
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Academic Administration

Triple treat: Griffith celebrates new graduates, new Honorary Doctors and new Chancellor

Five new Honorary Doctorates, 4,904 graduating students and Griffith’s first alumnus Chancellor, Andrew Fraser, have all been acknowledged in ceremonies across Brisbane and the Gold Coast this week. In ceremonies taking place between November 12-15, students received their Bachelor, Masters, and Doctorate degrees across all four academic groups of Arts, Education and Law, Griffith Business […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

The real-world isn’t static: Understanding how fluctuating stressors affect wetlands

Griffith University research reveals that when combinations of human-caused stressors fluctuate, replicating more realistic environmental conditions, it vastly changes their impact on wetland habitats.
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Emerging Viruses, Inflammation and Therapeutics

Depth perception affected by COVID virus

Researchers are investigating whether the COVID virus can affect vision and depth-perception of those infected.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

True giant wombat gives Diprotodon podium a wobble

Griffith researchers shed light on extinct large species related to modern-day wombat family. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

Tidal restoration to coastal wetlands reduces greenhouse emissions

Restoring tidal flow to enclosed freshwater wetlands is key to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and helping reach Australia's carbon reduction targets
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Terri Butler brought in to bat for Griffith’s Climate Ready Initiative

Former Federal MP, Terri Butler has joined Griffith’s Climate Ready Initiative (CRI) board, putting her sharp political faculties toward climate readiness and resilience.  
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