Griffith shares green knowledge with India

Senior members of both the Sohrabji Godrej Green Building Centre and the Tata Group
Griffith Business School
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Griffith University’s MBA Director, Dr Nick Barker presented to industry members of the Sohrabji Godrej Green Building Centre and the Tata Group at a series of events held in Hyperabad and Mumbai earlier this month. Dr Barter’s presentations focused on how sustainable development is challenging conventional theories of business. Key topics included ‘What is Sustainable Development’ […]

Adjunct Professor ranked one of the most-cited scholars in criminology

Adjunct Professor Alex Piquero
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Adjunct Professor Alex Piquero has been named one of the most-cited scholars in his field. The recently published book Most-Cited Scholars in Criminology and Criminal Justice 1986-2010 documents scholars’ work in major criminology and criminal justice journals, and their most-cited works. Professor Piquero ranked second among the most-cited scholars […]

Griffith welcomes Doomadgee students

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Students participating in the annual Doomadgee State School Exchange were the toast of an official welcome hosted today (October 29) by Griffith University’s GUMURRII Student Support Unit. The 13 Year Six and Year Seven children from the remote northwest Queensland community of Doomadgee arrived in Brisbane on Monday to begin the 2013 Show Me Your […]

Bikies and prisons

Associate Professor John Rynne
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Dr John Rynne from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice was interviewed by ABC Sunshine and Cooloola Coasts about the prospect of a bikies-only prison at Woodford. Dr Rynne talked about conditions in maximum security prisons, prison legislation and recidivism. To listen to the interview, visit Bikies and prisons – an expert and the Attorney […]

Daniel’s family link is music to the ears

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Three generations of musical talent came together when Griffith University Queensland Conservatorium violin student, Daniel Tagiev, performed to acclaim in his family’s homeland of Azerbaijan. The first-year student travelled to the capital city of Baku in September and represented Australia at the 5th International Music Festival, playing in the beautiful Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall. The […]

Advertising assault on obesity not enough

Head and shoulders of Sharyn Rundle-Thiele, Griffith University, in front of a bookcase.
Department of Marketing
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An $8.5 million anti-obesity advertising campaign in Queensland falls short of the mark, a Griffith University researcher claims. The Queensland Health media assault on obesity kicked off on Sunday, when the first adverts went to air, but Associate Professor Sharyn Rundle-Thiele says a more comprehensive approach built around social marketing would bring a more positive […]