Challenges facing digital diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific region

Griffith Asia Institute
In 2017, a simple tweet or status update can have far-reaching consequences for a country’s foreign policy and the geo-political dynamic of a region. Digital technologies and new media are at once disrupting and transforming the nature, conduct and intensity of political dialogue in today’s world, in ways that impact directly and profoundly on all […]

‘Oh my goodness you’re a girl!’: Women engineers and informal networking in Australia

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
After finishing high school in 1974, Kim Ball applied for to become a cadet hydrographer. She was accepted into the program, but her excitement was soon turned into disappointment when she was asked to call back to arrange details. “I remember that day, I rang the office, and a woman answered, and I said this […]

GRIDD researcher combatting antibiotic resistance

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
A Griffith University researcher says we urgently need to safeguard current antibiotics and discover new ones to avoid what has been described recently by England’s Chief Medical Officer, Prof Dame Sally Davies as a “post-antibiotic apocalypse.” Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) scientist Dr Róisín McMahon has just been awarded a $150,000 Ramaciotti Health Investment […]