Protective Behaviours Program

Griffith Health
Supported by an Australian Research Council Linkage grant, researchers from Griffith University School of Applied Psychology and the Menzies Health Institute of Queensland are part of a team who are evaluating a school-based protective behaviours program for young children. The research team includes principal investigators: Professor Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck, Griffith University Dr. Dianne Shanley, Griffith University […]

GELI wins English Australia ‘Action Research Award’

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Griffith English Language Institute
Building on Griffith English Language Institute’s (GELI) 2012 Award for Innovation for its Independent Learning Centre Program, English Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment have presented GELI with the 2014 Award for Action Research in ELICOS. The Action Research initiative gives teachers the opportunity to examine and investigate the teaching practices within their own workplaces […]

Effective climate change data management highlighted at UN SIDS 2014

The Honorable James Bule, Minister for Climate Change and Natural Disasters, Government of Vanuatu, with Dr Netatua Pelesikoti, Director, Climate Change, SPREP and Professor Brendan Mackey, Director, Griffith Climate Change Response Program at Griffith University as well as other delegates from SPREP, Vanuatu, Tonga, Fiji and Griffith University.
Griffith Climate Change Response Program (GCCRP)
Good climate change data and information management practices are critical for supporting decision-makers, researchers and practitioners to undertake more effective adaptation and resilience planning was a key topic discussed at the 3rd International United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States (UN SIDS 2014) held in Samoa in September 2014. The dialogue was part of […]

Combating gender violence in Bangladesh

Griffith International
Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Women’s and Children’s Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Asma Jahan, spent three months in Australia gathering data on domestic violence (DV) laws, policies and practices around Australia towards assisting the Government of Bangladesh combat gender violence. Dr Jahan was offered a Department of Foreign Affairs and […]

Capacity building for Vietnamese government

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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Griffith University’s leading economics experts are helping shape Vietnam’s rapidly growing economy. Twenty three Vietnamese government officials from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) have recentlyreturned home with fresh ideas on developing robust planning and investment strategies, after participating in a seriesof workshops, seminars and discussions in Brisbane. The three week intensive program, conducted […]