Search results for: department of environment and science

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23 April 2024

Researchers and cave divers bring megafauna secrets to the surface

Researchers dive into cave sites to learn more about Australia’s most mysterious animals – extinct marsupial megafauna. 

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26 January 2024
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22 November 2023
UsToo

Everyday sexism, gender discrimination and sexual harassment in Australian university systems​

Sexual harassment and gender discrimination plague Australian universities, with a rise in incidents over the past 5 years. Women, mostly affected, face everyday sexism, impacting careers and mental health. Despite efforts, reporting remains low. Griffith University's Gender Equality Research Network (GERN) research highlights these issues, advocating for broad, education-driven solutions, urging universities to commit to change and address these systemic problems head-on.

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21 August 2023

Is flood pollution causing turtle strandings? Griffith researchers look for answers in cell response

Researchers at the Australian Rivers Institute are investigating the role chemical pollution had in green turtle strandings on the Fraser Coast following flooding in early 2022.

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14 September 2022

Minjerribah’s changing wetlands

Blending science and indigenous knowledge to improve understanding of Minjerribah's wetland conditions and provide a means for their ongoing monitoring.

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31 August 2022

What can unions and the Albanese government offer each other at the jobs summit?

The Jobs and Skills Summit will attempt to lay the groundwork for several years of policy development. The unions and the government will both look for co-operation from the other over the long haul.

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21 July 2022

What does Brisbane 2032 mean for Queensland?

The eyes of the world are on Brisbane, Queensland and Australia, leading up to Brisbane 2032. There is an increasing...

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11 July 2022
Lakefield National Park, Cape York

Uncovering the changing rhythms of rivers and people

Rivers follow rhythmic changes; they flow with the seasons and respond to longer climatic shifts and often to the actions of people. In turn, people and their societies are shaped by the rhythm of rivers. This relationship where both nature and people’s social habits are synchronized with the rise and fall of river water over time is referred to as river rhythmicity, in a new paper that describes the important implications of this idea for river conservation and water management.

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13 July 2021
SDG

Crisis society and sustainable business

Eighteen months into the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are contending with a range of emergent challenges—chief among them their fight for survival.

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3 June 2021
After the Pandemic

In Conversation with Professor Nigel McMillan, Dr Rebecca Huntley and Mik Auckland

After the Pandemic: Imagining the Future Our response to coronavirus will shape Australia for decades to come. It has been...

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