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19 November 2019
A General Chart of New Holland published in An Historical Narrative of the Discovery of New Holland and New South Wales, London, Fielding and Stockdale, November 1786.

Griffith historian explores concept of race in new study

A new research study will explain why and how the Enlightenment concept of race hardened into categories of racial hierarchy at the same time as the notion of prehistory also began to take hold in European scientific thought before 1850.

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20 November 2018

Top humanities honour for Griffith historian

Internationally-renowned historian Professor Fiona Paisley has been elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

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21 June 2018

Keeping the past alive earns Griffith historian high honour

A commitment to research spanning four decades has seen a Griffith University history expert awarded a high honour by the Professional Historians Association (Qld) Inc.

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10 July 2014
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13 February 2024
Taylor Swift Mathematics

A mathematical exploration of Taylor Swift’s music

Dr Nathan Garland highlights the intriguing intersections between mathematics and pop culture.

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29 January 2024
Wivenhoe Dam at sunset

Is the Wivenhoe Dam really the guardian of the River City?

In the aftermath of recent cyclones, South-east Queensland residents should remain alert - especially the catchments downstream of Wivenhoe Dam says Griffith University’s Dr Margaret Cook.

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26 January 2024
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28 June 2023
Pacific Islands

Why Australia needs to partner with the Pacific to fight climate change

Senator Penny Wong, Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs, has been actively engaging with Pacific Island countries to address climate change, which is seen as the greatest threat to the region. However, doubts remain about whether this engagement can be sustained and deepened to strengthen relationships. Australia's engagement in the Pacific needs to extend beyond climate and security issues and focus on understanding the region and fostering a genuine partnership.

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23 May 2023

Why was Brisbane’s 2022 flood different?

11 years on from the devastating 2011 flood, why was the Brisbane 2022 flood different? Why did it inundate areas untouched since 1974?

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15 February 2023
Toby Walsh

From the heart with Rachel Perkins

Acclaimed filmmaker and producer Rachel Perkins is best known for her work promoting and showcasing Indigenous stories and culture through film and television. But, born into a culture of Indigenous activism, her reach and impact extend well beyond the screen.

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