Business and government

Caitlin Byrne announced as new Pro Vice Chancellor (Business)

Professor Caitlin Byrne will start as Griffith University’s Pro Vice Chancellor (Business) in July.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Bat urine reveals extended range for new Hendra virus variant

Griffith University researchers have discovered a new Hendra virus variant that may pass to horses and humans much more widely across Australia than previously known. Published in Emerging Infectious Disease, the variant was detected in the urine of black and grey-headed flying foxes across an extended geographical distribution from mid-north coast NSW to southeast Queensland. […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

Switching to a feral pig diet helped boost croc numbers

A growing feral pig population supported the conservation success story of Australia’s largest carnivore, the estuarine crocodile.
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Corporate

Tasmania ‘first to become carbon negative’

State the first in world to reduce CO₂ emissions and increase removals to become net carbon negative.
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Australian Rivers Institute

GBR management methods at odds with climate change threats

Study finds 30 years of management approaches do not adequately address climate change threats to the Great Barrier Reef.
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ADaPT

We have lift-off: students launch satellite-building space project

Griffith hosts students and industry for out-of-this-world experience.
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Arts Education Law

What Australians really think about climate change: survey

Study finds three out of four Australians concerned about climate change and support policies to limit potential impacts. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith recognised as a leader in sustainable development

Griffith has been ranked in the global Top 100 (92) of universities globally in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Ancient hand grenades: explosive weapons in medieval Jerusalem during Crusades

New analysis of residue reveals 11th-12th century ceramic vessels contained explosive material.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Partnership to support First Nations town planners

A new Griffith University and Tweed Shire Council partnership is set to support emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander town planners.
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Griffith Health

Delta’s sneaky trick to evade the body’s immune response 

COVID-19's Delta strain may use a novel invasion method to cause more damage to the brain, intestine and kidneys.
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Alumni

Student lends her voice to global issues with scholarship

Griffith University Master of Global Development student Hayley Payne has been selected as a 2022 Global Voices Scholar.
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Centre for Cell Factories and Biopolymers

Intranasal vaccine may deter antibiotic-resistant bacterium 

Griffith University researchers have developed a potential vaccine for a pathogen causing severe infection in immunocompromised people.
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Centre for Quantum Dynamics

Quantum teleportation: the express lane for quantum data traffic

Experiment success an important step towards implementing ‘quantum internet'.
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Corporate

Strong gains for Griffith in 2022 QS World University subject rankings

Griffith has improved its position in all five broad subject areas ranked by QS in its annual World University Rankings by Subject evaluation.
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Business and government

Teens at risk from a lack of education and research on vaping 

Vaping is a silent epidemic that threatens the health and wellbeing of Australian teens, say Griffith University experts in social marketing.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith takes creative arts to the outback 

Griffith's music, visual arts and film programs recently travelled to regional Queensland.
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Alumni

Griffith welcomes new Chancellor

Griffith University will welcome its sixth Chancellor in October following the retirement of Henry Smerdon DUniv AM. After an extensive formal search process independently chaired by former Griffith Council Member and former Queensland Premier, The Honourable Rob Borbidge AO, the Deputy Chancellor and Griffith alumnus, The Honourable Andrew Fraser has been elected as incoming Chancellor […]
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