If planners understand it’s cool to green cities, what’s stopping them?

Cities Research Institute
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By Associate Professor Jason Byrne, Griffith School of Environment and Dr Tony Matthews, Griffith School of Environment Our cities are getting hotter, more crowded and noisier. Climate change is bringing more heatwaves, placing pressure on human health, urban amenity, productivity and infrastructure. Urban residents naturally want to stay cool. Air conditioning is the usual choice, […]

Coastal Carbon Movement

Australian Rivers Institute
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The world runs on carbon, fueling human energy needs through hydrocarbons and driving food webs. Professor Connolly and his team from the Australian Rivers Institute investigate two key aspects of carbon movement. Transcript Professor Rod Connolly This is one of our projects on carbon in coastal wetlands. Carbon is the essential element of life it […]

Leading the way in industrial design innovation

Troy Baverstock working on speaker housing
Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment
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The Bachelor of Industrial Design is a new innovative program at Griffith that was written by Program Leader of Industrial Design and 3D design, digital media, Dr Jennifer Loy and Head of School, Griffith Engineering, Professor Geoff Tansley. “The program started in semester one of this year and is a really innovative program that works […]

Leverage for a successful engineering career

Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment
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Griffith Alumnus, Rachelle Willis, completed her Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) in 2006 and PhD in 2011 and now works in Western Australian for Western Power. Dr Willis chose to do her PhD at Griffith due to the offer of an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage PhD candidacy that saw the University lead a major smart […]

Practical study supports the next generation

Jack Anderson
Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment
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Third year mechanical engineering student Jack Anderson was accepted in to university through the Aptitude for Engineering Test towards the end of year 12. “I wanted to go to Griffith and the option of direct entry by sitting the aptitude test was too good to pass up. Once I started at Griffith I knew I […]

Making the transition to University life easier

Zach Quince
Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment
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Second year electronic and biomedical engineering student, Zach Quince has launched the Griffith Engineering Peer Mentoring Program at the Gold Coast Campus. “I started the peer mentoring program to give first year students a helping hand and to make the transition between school and or the workforce and into university as easy as possible. Students […]

Taking flight with work-integrated-learning

Bryce Davies
Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment
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Final year electronic and computer engineering student, Bryce Davies has just completed his six-month Industry Affiliates Program placement with the CSIRO at the Queensland Center for advanced technologies. “This is a placement I found on my own. About six months before my placement, I was speaking to my control systems lecturer about what sort of […]