G20 whistleblower protection laws lacking

Professor AJ Brown has unveiled a new report on whistleblower protection in G20 countries.
Centre for Governance and Public Policy
The protection of whistleblowers is falling short in G20 countries despite commitments to bring regulations up to standard. A new report, unveiled at a ‘Corruption, Integrity Systems and the G20’ conference by Griffith University researcher, Professor AJ Brown, identifies four key areas for improvement across both private and public sectors. Also at the Brisbane conference, […]

PVC Update – June 2014

Arts Education Law
From Cannes Film Festival in France, to the beaches of Western Australia, students and alumni in the Arts, Education and Law Group are making their mark in industry. The Griffith Film School is celebrating another successful showcase at Cannes, profiling the works of students and alumni, and providing the opportunity for them to network with […]

Socceroos still in World Cup equation

Three footballers, two in Brazil outfit, one in Argentina gear, competing for ball.
Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
All may not be lost for Australia as they head to Porto Alegre for a daunting second round World Cup clash with the Netherlands. An economic model developed at Griffith Business School suggests Australia is more likely to make the World Cup semi-finals than established football powers like Argentina, Uruguay or even Chile who defeated […]

Parasite study may improve global health

Head shot of Andreas Hofmann
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
The potential for new treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes and autism has improved after scientists successfully mapped the genes of a parasitic worm in pigs. Published in the influential journal Nature Genetics, the findings of a global study of the porcine whipworm Trichuris suis could carry major ramifications for world […]