Former US Ambassador opens Integrity20 in style

Alumni
With a healthy dose of humour and insightful observations, Jeff Bleich delivered a memorable keynote address to launch Griffith University’s annual Integrity20 event at the Queensland Conservatorium. The former US Ambassador to Australia, whom former Prime Minister Paul Keating described as the best to have held the post, Mr Bleich spoke on issues from integrity, technology, […]
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Centre for Mental Health

Improving lives of Parents Under Pressure

Families with substance-misusing parents typically experience multiple adversities that can lead to detrimental child outcomes, but a Griffith University-led program has been creating positive change.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith Honours College students awarded New Colombo Plan Scholarships

Eleven Griffith students are headed on overseas adventures after being awarded scholarships to work and study internationally under Australia's New Colombo Plan. 
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Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research

Artificial intelligence not trusted for financial advice

We trust Siri to give us directions, are happy to use a self-checkout at the supermarket, and the introduction of driverless cars is eagerly awaited by many, yet it seems bank customers are not yet ready to accept investment advice from artificial intelligence bots.
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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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Alumni

Climate adaptation scientist wins Young Tall Poppy Award

Griffith University climate change adaptation scientist Dr Johanna Nalau has been recognised at the prestigious 2020 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith expands reputation in global research rankings

Griffith University has moved into the top 250 in the CWTS Leiden Rankings (2015-2018) which ranks the world's top research intensive universities.
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Business and government

Charity donations in spotlight with O-it campaign

The first community trials being carried out as part of a progressive Griffith University research project into improving the quality of charity donations have been hailed a success.
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Business and government

Conference drives Change with sold-out crowd

A sold-out crowd gathered to hear from industry experts at Griffith University’s Change Conference.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Griffith appoints distinguished academic to DVC Research

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).
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Arts Education Law

Researcher skates into Swedish conference

A Griffith University research fellow will carve her way into an international skateboarding conference this week.
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Griffith Graduate Research School

Indigenous Griffith students present at World Congress

Two of just three Australian students chosen to present at the World Congress of Undergrad Research were from Griffith.
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Business and government

‘Just listen…!’: employee voice, Bundaberg Hospital & robo-debt recovery

In 2005, Bundaberg Base Hospital (BBH) made world news after Surgeon Jayant Patel was arrested over the deaths of patients on whom he operated as Director of Surgery at the Hospital. Patel was alleged to have caused at least 18 deaths through negligence.  While medical staff making mistakes is not a new phenomena this was […]
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Five minutes with…Amanda Biggs

Understanding the relationship between employee-employer interactions, employee health and employer-level mechanisms such as policies, leadership style and culture, underpins Dr Amanda Biggs’ research. We spent five minutes with Amanda to learn a little more… In what area/s do your current research interests lie? In addition to examining the mechanisms underlying the [aforementioned] relationships, I am […]
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Business and government

Post-doc research continues to break down employee voice

After wrapping up her PhD dissertation on the management of employee voice, the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing welcomes Dr Paula Mowbray as Griffith University’s newest Postdoctoral Research Fellow. “It’s fantastic. It’s the ideal opportunity!” said Mowbray. “It’s brilliant to continue with the flow of what I have been doing [as a PhD candidate] […]
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

The undiscovered value of Indigenous workers

Despite well-intentioned engagement programs, some Australian businesses are underestimating the value of human capital within the Indigenous workforce, according to Griffith University PhD candidate Lorraine Tulele.
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Introverts and extroverts: how should companies be training both?

When managing a diverse workforce full of distinct personalities, it may be a challenge to create a one-fits-all training solution, especially if your industry relies on the creativity of your employees. Now a new study is shedding light on this problem and says what may be best for extroverts may not be the same for […]
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Business and government

Five minutes with…Kaye Broadbent

WOW’s Dr Kaye Broadbent wants to shine a light on the employment conditions of those who are vulnerable and oppressed. Her research works towards affecting positive change by highlighting the ways in which people’s lives can be improved through equitable and just employment conditions. We caught up with Kaye to learn a little more about […]
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