Keeping it in the family: the leadership learning stages of family business

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Having spent 15+ years conducting research into family business (FB) in both the Australian and international contexts, the University of Wollongong’s Professor Mary Barrett took some time to reflect on the emergence and subsequent trajectory of this field of study as a guest of WOW’s Seminar Series program in August. Despite its economic importance in […]

Award nominations for Griffith Enterprise

Scientists at work in the Queensland Microtechnology Facility clean room
Griffith Sciences
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The ability to turn research into commercial reality has seen Griffith Enterprise (GE) nominated in two categories in the inaugural Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia (KCA) Research Commercialisation Awards. KCA is Australasia’s peak body for groups and individuals associated with knowledge commercialisation and exchange. Its inaugural awards include categories for Best Commercial Deal, relating to any form of commercialisation […]

Sisters give back with Singapore opportunity

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
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Within a year of starting their marketing and corporate consultancy business, success was upon a Griffith graduate sister act. Dani-elle Davidson and Paula Grant are directors and co-owners of XiXi Lu, which specialises in premium marketing strategies and operational support. Dani-elle is a Bachelor of Laws (Hons)/ Bachelor of International Business and Graduate Diploma of […]

Griffith app eases childhood anxiety at hospital

From left, Darcelle Hinze, Chelsea McGuiness and Belinda Rex with the Kidz@GCU Hospital app
Griffith Sciences
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An interactive “storybook” style app is making trips to Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH) less daunting for children. [email protected] Hospital, which is based specifically on the GCUH experience, allows youngsters to follow the journey of six characters through a hospital visit and learn about procedures such as plaster casts and stitches, as well as X-rays, […]

Minister urges more students to pursue science

Griffith Health's Professor Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik shows Federal Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane the new CliniHelp app for sufferers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Griffith Health
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The Federal Minister for Industry, The Honourable Mr Ian Macfarlane MP, says young people must be made aware of the excitement, importance and potential of careers in science if more are to be attracted to tertiary study in the field. Visiting Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus as part of National Science Week, Mr Macfarlane added […]