Longevity of the construction tradie: the role of ageing and masculinity

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
With Australia’s retirement age set to rise to 70, will older tradies be able to keep working? A 2012 federal government skills shortage report highlighted only three trades to be in short supply as a result of the ongoing economic climate. Academic literature, furthermore, tends to focus on the retention and training of younger workers […]

Bioresources transfer to boost Nature Bank

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Australian Institute of Maribe Science and Griffith Uni
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
Griffith University’s Nature Bank collection of plant and marine samples will be vastly increased after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS). Under the MOU formalised this week and attended by Queensland’s Health Minister The Honourable Lawrence Springborg MP, AIMS and Griffith will negotiate […]

Awards win for Griffith Enterprise SEED project

Jared Porter with guitar
Griffith Enterprise
Griffith Enterprise (GE) has won a major category in new awards acknowledging organisations able to turn research into commercial reality. GE received two nominations in the inaugural Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia (KCA) Research Commercialisation Awards, with its SEED creative arts project taking out Best Creative Engagement Strategy. Each year SEED brings together Griffith’s popular music, creative arts, […]