Likeability and competence: female negotiators and first impressions

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
What role does being a female negotiator play in Australia’s persistent gender wage gap? Speaking to her co-authored research (with Carol Kulik, University of South Australia) during a 21 May seminar as a guest of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, Professor Mara Olekalns detailed the findings of simulated employment contract negotiation scenarios from 160 […]

Lifting the lid on the Qld lunchbox

An open, red lunchbox with snack biscuits, carrots, apple and other food.
Department of Marketing
The challenges faced by parents when preparing school lunchboxes are highlighted by a new study at Griffith University. A survey of Queensland mums and dads shows vegetables are conspicuous by their absence from the typical lunchbox as parents wrestle with a range of complex factors to ensure the packed lunch is eaten. “Parents are trying […]

Griffith opens Stanthorpe clinical training

Darling Downs regional communities and Griffith University health students are benefitting from the new Stanthorpe Clinical Education Facility. Based at the Stanthorpe Hospital, the $1.3m facility was officially opened last Friday 20 June by The Honourable Bruce Scott MP, Federal LNP Member for Maranoa. “This facility and those like it at Kingaroy and Warwick are unique […]

How images shape international relations

The role photography has played in the historic relationship between Australasia and the United States will soon be explored in an international symposium bringing together leading and emerging scholars from across the globe. Broken Images is a three-day event designed to look at how imagery has shaped cross cultural perceptions and according to convenor Dr […]

Time to deal with disaster from the front

Setting sun shines on a truck that is picking up post-disaster debris.
Centre for Governance and Public Policy
A once-in-a-generation opportunity to shift the focus of disaster management policy in Australia must be seized, says adjunct professor at Griffith University’s School of Government and International Relations, Jim McGowan AM. In a Griffith University submission to the Productivity Commission’s public inquiry into Natural Disaster Funding Arrangements, Professor McGowan has called for a move away […]

New book released: Transitional Justice in the Asia-Pacific

Griffith Asia Institute
Griffith Asia Institute Featured Publication Purchase the book from Cambridge University Press Edited by Dr Hun Joon Kim and Associate Professor Renee Jeffery The question of how the human rights violations of previous regimes and past periods of conflict ought to be addressed is one of the most pressing concerns facing governments and policy makers […]

IBM buys Griffith pair’s AI technology

Professor Michael Blumenstein smiling in front of projection screen
Griffith Business School
Technology developed by an Australian company with strong connections to Griffith University is being hailed for providing human-machine interaction far superior to that of today’s smartphones and other communications systems. The ‘virtual assistant’ technology is the creation of Cognea Artificial Intelligence, headed by Chief Innovation Officer Mr John Zakos – a Griffith Science and Information […]