Griffith Sciences

World’s oldest cave art discovered in Indonesia

A team of Griffith University archaeologists has shared in the discovery of what may be the world’s oldest known cave painting, dating back to at least 45,500 years ago. Uncovered in South Sulawesi during field research conducted with Indonesia’s leading archaeological research centre, Pusat Penelitian Arkeologi Nasional (ARKENAS), the cave painting consists of a figurative […]
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Arts Education Law

Human rights advocate inspires next generation

Dr Shahram Dana is using the lessons he learnt at the United Nations to inspire the next generation of crusading legal eagles. A deeply personal passion The senior law lecturer is a lifelong advocate of international human rights, a passion instilled at an early age. As members of the Baha’i Faith, Dr Dana’s parents fled […]
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Arts Education Law

Danish study finds link between ASD and suicidal behaviour

A study of the Danish population aged 10 years and over has found those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were over three times more likely to attempt suicide and to die by suicide.
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Alumni

Job-Ready Certificates tackles an acceleration of change

Griffith University is meeting the challenge of a rapidly changing employment environment through an expanded short-course program for 2021 aimed at boosting the employability of graduates.
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Arts Education Law

Should you detox from digital accounts this Christmas?

After a year like no other, when the pandemic has forced us to rely on digital technologies more than ever, should we rationalise their use over the holiday break?
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Griffith School of Environment and Science

New definition of sustainability reflects the interdependence of all life

An international collaboration reveals a new definition of sustainability that expands the concept to non-human species and their needs.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith University central in world leading water security index

Griffith University researchers were central in developing the Asian Development Bank’s world leading water security index, the Asian Water Development Outlook 2020
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Alumni

Experts say don’t let one score dictate your future, as ATARS come out

Thousands of young Queenslanders have received their high school results but even if your ATAR isn't what you expected, there are still plenty of pathways to university.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Griffith team awarded Science Magazine top-10 scientific breakthrough of the year

Griffith University archaeologists have been awarded a coveted place in Science magazine’s top-10 scientific breakthroughs of the year for their work on the discovery of the world’s oldest known rock art.
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Alumni

Griffith law grads hope to reshape the profession

Two Griffith University law graduates passionate about social justice are reshaping the profession.
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Arts Education Law

Children central to technology-facilitated abuse in domestic violence cases

Children are involved in technology-facilitated abuse in 27 per cent of domestic violence cases, a new report commissioned by eSafety and co-authored by Griffith University researchers reveals.
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Griffith Health

Combined probiotics use may help reduce pre-term infant mortality

Probiotic and prebiotic supplementation may help reduce the mortality rate of preterm infants if given in the first few months of life.
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Griffith Sciences

NHMRC awards Griffith University $4.5 million in research funding

Key Griffith University research projects have received $4.5 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council. Announced on December 15 by the Federal Minister for Health, The Honorable Greg Hunt MP, the seven Ideas Grants projects will contribute to vital health and medical research. Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) Professor Mario Pinto said […]
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Arts Education Law

Soccer star wins scholarship to study at Griffith

Soccer star Clare Polkinghorne has won a scholarship to help her juggle elite sporting commitments with criminology studies at Griffith.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith experts take leading role in national environmental research hub

Griffith University will host eastern node of a new environmental research hub providing leadership in threatened species and extreme events such as bushfires.
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Arts Education Law

Graduation song strikes a chord with Class of 2020

Griffith music students have created a special graduation song for the Class of 2020.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Digital solutions may aid athlete’s mental health

Digital mental health platforms including the use of smartphones and online behaviour analysis could help improve the mental health of athletes especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Arts Education Law

Study finds more mental health support needed for prisoners

Indigenous Australians have higher prevalence rates for both incarceration and mental disorder diagnoses when compared to non-Indigenous Australians.
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