“Because of her, we can,” say Griffith Indigenous women

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With NAIDOC week upon us, three of Griffith’s most prominent indigenous students share their personal stories.
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West Side Story opens in Brisbane

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Love and death. Romance and rivalry. Welcome to West Side Story, the Queensland Conservatorium’s main stage musical for 2017. The show, which turns 60 this year, headlines the Queensland Conservatorium’s 60th anniversary line-up. Hailed as ‘the greatest musical of all time’, the show features a Grammy-winning score by legendary composer Leonard Bernstein and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, including […]
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Award-winning research uses power of sound to preserve waterways

A Griffith researcher who harnessed the power of sound to help preserve the planet's waterways has been recognised at the APRA Art Music Awards.
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Art and science unite: prestigious grants to propel ecoacoustics research 

Ecoacoustics recognised with two illustrious grants that will help propel the unique, interdisciplinary field.  
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The sound of healing

The act of listening can help Indigenous prisoners reconnect with their culture and benefit their health and wellbeing, according to a new project by creative arts and health researchers at Griffith.
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Creating a sonic playground

Music and design faculty are creating a sonic playground at the Brisbane Powerhouse this weekend as part of the Curiocity Festival.
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Artwork takes viewers on a sonic adventure

Music and design faculty from Griffith's South Bank campus have created a stunning sonic sculpture as part of the inaugural Curiocity festival.
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On a mission to save Cambodia’s musical heritage

Griffith creative arts lecturers have collaborated on a stunning new book that documents Cambodia's musical heritage.
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Griffith researchers harnessing the arts for social change

Professor Brydie-Leigh Bartleet (Director, Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre, Griffith University) has just been awarded a highly competitive Arts for Good Fellowship by the Singapore International Foundation.
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Art and science unite to showcase wetland ecosystems   

Wetland Wanders, a Griffith University project, unites art, science and technology in an exhibition exploring the rich diversity of Queensland’s wetlands. 
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AEL research shines in Three Minute Thesis Heats

Griffith Criminology Institute doctoral student Moses Amagnya took out first place in the Arts, Education and Law (AEL) heat of the annual Three Minute Thesis Competition held at Griffith’s South Bank campus yesterday. Moses was one of three finalists out of the eleven contestants who will now represent AEL at the university-wide final to be […]
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The entrepreneurial life of the musician

“I didn’t grow up in a musical house, but we did own a record store. We never really sat around the table talking about music, the family talked about business. I had an absolute passion for music and loved playing, but I wasn’t surrounded by it, my environment was other stuff.” Teacher, researcher and woodwind […]
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Sounds great as Griffith hosts International Ecoacoustics Congress

Researchers will explore ways that sound can deepen our understanding of the environment at the 2018 International Ecoacoustics Congress.
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Griffith musicians to play for country’s movers and shakers

Four young musicians from the Queensland Conservatorium are preparing for the gig of a lifetime after being chosen to perform for the Prime Minister and industry leaders on the eve of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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Griffith musical theatre star rockets up the Billboard charts

Queensland Conservatorium musical theatre alumnus Ash Waterman has cracked the US Billboard charts with her debut single – scoring a top 20 position with her dance anthem Too Late. Ash recorded the track in Nashville, teaming up with Bryan Todd, a Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter who has worked with artists like Miley Cyrus and Snoop […]
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Singing the key to improving life for Parkinson’s sufferers

Singing improves the lives of people living with Parkinson’s, according to an Australian-first study conducted by researchers from the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre, Griffith University. More than 70 people from around Queensland participated in the ground-breaking Griffith University study that looked at how singing could improve the health and wellbeing of people with Parkinson’s.
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Symposium explores a new way to listen

How does sound help us chart the health of the environment? Researchers from around the world will explore this question at “Perspectives on Listening”, an international symposium hosted by the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre and Biosphere Soundscapes next month. The three-day symposium features live performances, immersive installations, sound walks and field trips across the rainforests of […]
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Music is the best medicine

Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre Professor Don Stewart believes that music can be the best medicine. Professor Stewart’s latest project uses an innovative mix of music and traditional shadow puppetry to help combat parasitic infections and break the poverty cycle in rural Indonesia. The project is one of 17 new grants funded by the Australia-Indonesia Institute, which promotes […]
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