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17 November 2021
Yugambeh Aboriginal Dancers performing at a NAIDOC Week event at Griffith University Gold Coast Campus.

Indigenous languages and cultural connection may help lower First Nations young peoples’ suicide

Greater engagement and involvement with cultural events is associated with lower suicide mortality rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Queensland.

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21 October 2021
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30 October 2019

Griffith languages student in national speech finals

Griffith Japanese language student, Tyalla Williams, travelled to Sydney to compete in the 50th Anniversary of the Australian Japanese Language...

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8 March 2024
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15 February 2024
digital phonics

Sound strategies for reading

Australian Curriculum English mandates phonics teaching from a child’s foundation year. For best results, reading should entail phonics, comprehension, and critical reading skills which are all developed concurrently. Professor Beryl Exley recommends retaining this balanced approach that delivers positive reading outcomes.

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14 January 2024

Preparing for extreme weather

The Australian summer is frequently accompanied by extreme weather risks. Residents must understand their risks, stay informed through warning systems, and have disaster plans tailored to specific threats says Professor of Disaster Management, Iain MacKenzie.

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2 August 2023
Ever wondered why some songs get stuck in your head? Dr Tim Byron is researching 'earworms' and how our brains engage with music

Griffith students podcast not lost in translation

A language and linguistics podcast, the brainchild of three Griffith University students, is kicking goals after reaching nearly 1000 downloads in just a few months.

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21 July 2023
Women's football

Will gender equality be the legacy of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup?

The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand has generated excitement but also highlighted the slow progress towards gender equality in sports. The Matildas, Australia's national women's soccer team, are using this event to advocate for improved governance, pay equity, and representation for women in sports.

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29 March 2023

Navigating Artificial Intelligence with Toby Walsh

In this instalment of Griffith University’s Better Future for All series, journalist Kerry O’Brien explores the future and impact of AI with leading global thinker Professor Toby Walsh.

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28 September 2022
Seven Sisters

Marra Wonga’s Seven Sisters story

Marra Wonga is a large sandstone rock shelter and art site near Barcaldine, central Queensland. There are estimated to be at least 15,000 petroglyphs, mostly animal tracks, lines, grooves and drilled holes, as well as 111 hand-related and object stencils spread across 160 metres.

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