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Griffith launches two cancer research centres with $4.6m ACRF funding

Griffith University has launched two cancer research centres backed by $4.6 million in funding from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation this month.
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2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

A Commonwealth Games medals bonanza for Griffith

Griffith University would have placed fifth just behind India and in front of New Zealand if it competed as country after its athletes won 48 medals in total at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Emma McKeon crowned Queen of the Commonwealth Games

Griffith University alumnus Emma McKeon has entered the history books becoming the most successful Commonwealth Games athlete of all time.
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Record Games representation for Birmingham

Griffith is sending a 'mini army' of athletes to the 2022 Commonwealth Para-sport Games with more than 50 current students and alumni making up team red in Birmingham.
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Griffith grads honoured with prestigious scholarships

A Griffith University doctor who hopes to prevent sight loss in rural and remote communities in Australia will head to Oxford University after winning a prestigious World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship.
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Introducing the 2022 academic group Outstanding Alumni Award winners

Griffith University has announced the winners of the 2022 academic group Outstanding Alumni Awards, with a diverse mix of outstanding recipients from across the world.
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2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours for Griffith

Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University teachers Oleg Stepanov OAM and Natasha Vlassenko OAM head a number of Griffith staff, former staff and alumni recognised in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Mr Stepanov and Mrs Vlasssenko, considered world class pianists and teachers, were awarded an Order of the Medal of Australia for their service to the […]
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Griffith alumni take their seats in new ALP Government

Growing up in Logan, newly appointed Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers said he only had a ‘vague’ idea about what he wanted to do with his life when he decided to study at Griffith.
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Griffith swimmers flood the World champs and Commonwealth Games squads

Incredible performances at the 2022 Australian Swimming Championships have secured places for 18 Griffith student athletes and Griffith swim team members on the Commonwealth Games team.
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Web 3.0 collaboration could transform the charity sector

A former Griffith student is combining forces with a senior lecturer on a game-changing project with the potential to transform the not-for-profit sector.
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Griffith alumnus premieres Hamlet opera at The Met

Internationally renowned composer, alumnus and Honorary Doctor of Griffith University, Brett Dean, is helming a modern production of Hamlet at the Metropolitan Opera.
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Student lends her voice to global issues with scholarship

Griffith University Master of Global Development student Hayley Payne has been selected as a 2022 Global Voices Scholar.
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Griffith welcomes new Chancellor

Griffith University will welcome its sixth Chancellor in October following the retirement of Henry Smerdon DUniv AM. After an extensive formal search process independently chaired by former Griffith Council Member and former Queensland Premier, The Honourable Rob Borbidge AO, the Deputy Chancellor and Griffith alumnus, The Honourable Andrew Fraser has been elected as incoming Chancellor […]
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Victims of wrongful conviction in the spotlight

QCA graduate Sky Parra has won the inaugural BMG Legal Art Prize, which raises awareness of wrongful convictions in Australia.
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Art graduate scores a hit with Rolling Stone cover

Work by QCA graduate Dylan Mooney has featured on Google, at the National Gallery of Victoria and graced the cover of Rolling Stone Australia magazine.
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Scholarship supports Indigenous women in the law

Alicia Smyth is the first recipient of a new scholarship that will provide opportunities for female Indigenous law students.
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All systems go for Fulbright scholars in 2022

Former Griffith Young Alumnus of the Year, Dr Elise Stephenson, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Griffith will also host an American Fulbright scholar in 2022.
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Student athletes chasing winter medals in Beijing

All three Griffith athletes competing in the Winter Olympics in Beijing have completed or are currently studying the same degree, a Bachelor of Communication.
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