Arts Education Law

Massive outback rock art site reveals ancient narrative

Researchers have shed light on the story behind a large sandstone rock art site in Central Queensland that features seven star-like designs, large snake-like designs, six-toed human feet and even a penis. Professor Paul Tacon and Dr Andrea Jalandoni from the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research and Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution […]
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Arts Education Law

Researchers discover earliest known stone-age surgery

A team of Indonesian and Australian archaeologists co-led by Griffith University academics has unearthed the skeletal remains of a young hunter-gatherer whose lower left leg was amputated by a skilled prehistoric surgeon 31,000 years ago. The discovery, published in Nature, is thought to be the earliest known evidence for a complex medical act, pre-dating other […]
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Arts Education Law

Fossil ape teeth open a new window into ancient seasonal climates

Fossilised teeth of ancient mammals from a 17-million-year-old Kenyan site reveals climate variability.
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Arts Education Law

‘Rare honour’: Griffith archaeologists win top Indonesian award

Award recognises Griffith's ground-breaking research into rock art dating in Indonesia.
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Arts Education Law

Rock art detection via machine learning model a breakthrough

New method alleviates access issues and expense involved in rock art expeditions in remote locations.
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Griffith Beacons

Satirical obituary for the Great Barrier Reef undermines climate action

A tongue-in-cheek editorial about the death of the Great Barrier Reef undermined efforts to build action on climate change and amplified conflict a new study has found.
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Arts Education Law

17 ARC Discovery Projects greenlit for Griffith researchers

Researchers have received grants worth over $6.96 million from the Australian Research Council.
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Architecture, construction and planning

2021 Vice Chancellor’s Gala Award winners celebrated

Griffith has recognised its best and brightest researchers, professional and support staff plus teaching excellence at a gala event in Brisbane.
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Arts Education Law

Best global university ranking result celebrated

Griffith University has achieved its highest global ranking result ever, rated 201st in the US News Best Global Universities Ranking 2022.
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Arts Education Law

Keeping First Nations languages alive through song

Candace Kruger has been commissioned to create a song in language for the country's largest virtual orchestra.
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Arts Education Law

Early career researchers awarded $2.6m in ARC funding

Griffith University has received funding for six research projects through the ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award scheme.
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Arts Education Law

ARC awards five Future Fellowships and Linkage funding

Griffith University has been awarded Five ARC Future Fellowships.
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Aerospace

Griffith Spotlights – research for a brighter future

Griffith Spotlights encompass a broad range of research that aim to bring benefits to communities locally and globally.
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Arts Education Law

Philippines cave art becomes first directly dated in Southeast Asia

Griffith led research has carbon dated cave art found in an archaeological hotspot the Peñablanca Caves.
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Arts Education Law

Climate change could erase ancient Indonesian cave art

Findings indicate deterioration of globally significant artworks accelerating in step with climate change. 
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Alumni

Six Griffith affiliates named Fulbright scholars

Prestigious Fulbright scholarships have been awarded to six talented members of the Griffith University community.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Experts imagine cities of 2060 at World Science Festival

With Australia’s population set to hit 40 million by 2060, Griffith University cities experts say it is time to get serious about long term planning.
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Arts Education Law

Study to uncover history of racial slurs against Mediterranean migrants

New research into how Mediterranean migrants to Australia embraced and resisted racial stereotyping.
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