Newest wave of local talent on show

Queensland Conservatorium
Emerging musicians from across South East Queensland will take to the stage at the Suncorp Piazza, South Bank, tomorrow Saturday June 30 for a free public concert. Presented by the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University and supported by Triple J, SEED will feature 20 popular music artists across a three hour performance. Key artists include: The […]

Professor becomes Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

Adrian Wilkinson
Department of Employment Relations and Human Resources
Griffith University’s Professor Adrian Wilkinson has become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Being an RSA Fellow depends on having made a contribution to society in a cultural or arts-related sphere. The RSA states that, Fellows attach the letters FRSA after their name. The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures […]

Griffith students at the helm of Sofitel

Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management
The phrase, ‘it’s not what you know, it’s who you know’ seems to be a recurring response from Griffith alumni when asked about how they secured a job following graduation. Given that a university is largely focused on the ‘what’, how then can we ensure students are also getting the ‘who’? The Department of Tourism, […]

Turning tables on attitudes to smoking

Department of Marketing
Can the colour of a cigarette stick or even the smoke that is exhaled influence whether someone chooses to be a smoker or not? This is one of the issues to be presented at this month’s International Social Marketing Conference (ISM 2012) in Brisbane, to be hosted by Griffith University at South Bank. More than […]

Top Fellowship for Griffith Health professor

Griffith Health Institute
Griffith Health Institute Professor of Preventative Health, Suzanne Chambers has been awarded the prestigious William Rudder Fellowship for 2012 by Cancer Council Queensland (CCQ). The award is a travelling fellowship which Professor Chambers will use to deepen her research connections in the US, most notably through the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute in New York and […]

Applied Theatre students hit the mark

News articles
The stage is set, the lines are learnt and now it’s just a matter of turning nervous energy into dynamic performances. Second-year Griffith University applied theatre students are taking to the stage in The STRANGE-itoreum as part of the Out of the Box Festival at the State Library of Queensland this week. Written and directed […]

National award for study into Aussie backyard

Griffith School of Environment and Science
Adjunct Professor Tony Hall’s book The Life and Death of the Australian Backyard has been awarded the 2012 Planning Institute of Australia Award for Excellence in Planning in the Cutting Edge Research and Teaching category. Professor Hall said it was a great honour to have his work this recognised in this way by the PIA, […]