Violin virtuosos hit streets to kick start crowdfunding campaign

Queensland Conservatorium graduates Eddy Chen and Brett Yang have hit the streets to kick start the world's first crowd-funded classical music tour. Known as TwoSet Violin, the pair have committed to busking around the clock and sleeping on the streets in an effort to reach their target of $50,000 within 30 days. They have spent the past few days performing across Sydney, from the Pitt Street Mall to Circular Quay and Hyde Park. The social-media savvy duo have raised more than $20,000 in the past 48 hours.

That’s a wrap! Griffith at World Science Festival Brisbane

Australian Rivers Institute
Thousands of people poured through this year’s stellar World Science Festival event – many of them enjoying Griffith University’s own inspiring and engagingprograms. From the sounds of 84 pianos at the Queensland Conservatorium to tackling important environmental issues in main stage events and providing hands-on fun for budding scientists of the future, Griffith had all […]

Workplace mental wellbeing: lessons from criminal justice workers

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
When you think of job stresses of police officers, it’s easy to imagine the extremes, but that is not the full story. In her work studying criminal justice workplaces and occupational stress research, Dr Amanda Biggs says the stresses that a lot of police and correctional officers face are similar to other occupations. “People like […]

GRIDD Director honoured with Wunderly Oration Medal

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery’s (GRIDD) Director Professor Jennifer Martin is the second woman to receive the prestigiousWunderly Oration Medal in its 27 year history for her work promoting women in science. Professor Martin was awarded the medal when she delivered the oration at the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) Annual Scientific […]