By Dr Anna Mortimore Griffith Business School The Australian Government’s annual emission report for the year to December 2018, showed transport emissions increasing 2.8%, offsetting the reduction in emissions in the Energy-Electricity sector of 3.5%. Nor did the Federal Government lead by example, acquiring only 1 (one) electric vehicle (EV) in 2017 and 2018; and the average […]
When Sharing Your Virus is a Good Thing: The Flawed International Agreement Governing Influenza Virus Access and Benefit-Sharing
By Michelle Rourke Griffith Law School Return readers of the LFC blog will already be aware that the international legal regimes for accessing genetic resources for scientific research and development are constantly evolving and extremely complex. This is certainly the case for a uniquely dangerous subset of genetic resources: influenza viruses with human pandemic potential. […]
A highly regarded chemical biologist with a distinguished record in championing research across several continents, Professor Mario Pinto, has been announced as Griffith University’s new Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research).
By Professor Poh-Ling Tan Griffith Law School Friday 20 September’s rallies across the world call for climate action, but some Australians are still asking questions. Are we going through a drought or has the climate flipped to a “new normal”? Is this climate change or a climate emergency? Are climate scientists just beating things up […]
A Griffith University research team led by Dr Hamish McLean is changing the way Mongolia deals with medical emergencies.
Griffith-Waseda research collaboration in disaster risk reduction and resilience in the Asia Pacific
Griffith Asia Institute and the Department of Business Strategy and Innovation welcomes Visiting Fellow, Dr Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary from the School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University, Japan. Dr Taghizadeh-Hesary has published on a wide range of topics, including energy economics, green finance, small and medium-sized enterprises finance, monetary policy, and banking. His credits include […]
By Fran Humphries Law Futures Centre More than 60% of the world’s ocean biodiversity is legally unprotected. These are the areas beyond national jurisdiction, which include life in the high seas (international waters) and in the ocean floor below the high seas water column. In August 2019, the United Nations held its third negotiating session […]