Transnational governance: responses to the Rana Plaza building collapse

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
With the assistance of funding from the British Academy, WOW guest, Associate Professor Juliane Reinecke and her Warwick Business School (UK) colleague, Associate Professor Jimmy Donaghey, reported on findings from a project investigating responses to the collapse of the Rana Plaza building complex (which housed garment factories) in Bangladesh on 23rd April, 2013, leaving 1129 […]

Students showcase disease fighting research

Jess Engel, Marie-Laure vial, Fanny Lombard, Hannah Leeson, Romain Lepage, Nikki Rumball, Deborah Sneddon, Steven Bentley were among the PhD students who showcased their research at the Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery last week.
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
From cancers to infectious and neurodegenerative diseases, no topic was left unexplored when more than 50 students from Griffith’s Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery converged for their annual Student Symposium. This event provides students with the opportunity to showcase their current research projects and learn from each other about the molecular mechanisms which drive disease, […]

Building strong foundations in Mumbai

Griffith Sciences Partnerships
Traveling from the sheltered western world to Asia’s poorest slum, fourth year Griffith Civil Engineering student Giovanni Rapana put down his iPhone, rolled up his sleeves and got to work. With the assistance of the Industry Affiliate Program and a Griffith University Scholarship, Giovanni completed a six week project in the Shivaji Nagar slums of […]

Stakes are high for Australia in Asian infrastructure bank

Griffith Asia Institute
Hui Feng, Griffith University Australia will likely join more than 40 countries signing on to the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), following news it will sign a Memorandum of Understanding to participate in negotiations to set up the bank. America’s continued effort against the bank has significantly set back diplomacy between the two nations. […]

QCA graduates impress in the Paramor Art Prize

Gabriella Szablewska & Brent Wilson Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea 2014 Recycled cardboard, tarpaulin, foam, wire, wood Dimensions variable Photo: Mick Richards
Queensland College of Art
Queensland College of Art (QCA) graduates and collaborators, Gabriella Szablewska and Brent Wilson have been awarded the Highly Commended Prize at the inaugural ‘Paramor Prize: Art + Innovation’ 2015. Their Highly Commended work, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, addresses the complex issue of “Irregular Maritime Arrivals” in Australia, and asks us to […]