Australian Rivers Institute

Tidal restoration to coastal wetlands reduces greenhouse emissions

Restoring tidal flow to enclosed freshwater wetlands is key to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and helping reach Australia's carbon reduction targets
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Terri Butler brought in to bat for Griffith’s Climate Ready Initiative

Former Federal MP, Terri Butler has joined Griffith’s Climate Ready Initiative (CRI) board, putting her sharp political faculties toward climate readiness and resilience.  
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Biodiversity

World-first innovation accelerates process to safeguard environment and wildlife

World-first data analysis platform, EcoCommons has been launched, transforming our ability to understand the impacts of the climate crisis on Australia’s environment and native species.
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Corporate

Griffith a bright spark with new solar farm

A new solar farm in regional Queensland will be a bright spark for the future of Griffith University’s power needs, a big step in the right direction. University Chief Operating Officer Peter Bryant said all five of Griffith’s campuses will use power from the Columboola Solar Farm near Miles, which will provide 50 per cent […]
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ADaPT

Paralympic basketballer joins Griffith academics 

As captain of Australia’s National Wheelchair Basketball team at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, Georgia Munro-Cook saw first-hand how inequalities can aggregate, manifesting in unfair outcomes that cut across gender and ability.  She is now putting that understanding into practice by being appointed a Research Fellow at Griffith University’s Inclusive Futures: Reimagining Disabilities Beacon.  “I’m passionate […]
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Disability

Griffith Health welcomes Dean (Academic) Linda Agnew 

Adversity comes in many forms and Professor Linda Agnew has overcome her fair share having grown up in rural Queensland, being first in her family to attend university and managing as a mature age student while caring for four children.  Losing her sight to a degenerative retinal condition in the middle of her PhD was […]
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Arts Education Law

17 ARC Discovery Projects for Griffith researchers in 2023

Griffith University researchers will lead 17 new Discovery Projects across a broad field of knowledge after being awarded over $7.735 million from the Australian Research Council.
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Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct

Griffith highlights role of employers to shift future for disabled workers 

Griffith promotes workforce diversity and inclusion during Disability Action Week and asks employers to ‘open-up to opportunity’.
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Clem Jones Centre for Neurobiology and Stem Cell Research

Griffith team start spinal cord injury rehabilitation trial

Griffith University is seeking five people living with spinal cord injury to be part of stage two of an innovative trial which will test intensive rehabilitation for those living with chronic spinal cord paralysis.
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Disability and Rehabilitation

Thinktank to increase disability access to sport, recreation and tourism

Griffith's Inclusivity in Play Pitch Festival convened close to 100 experts from a variety of knowledge backgrounds to co-create solutions that will increase participation and access to sport, recreation and tourism for Queenslanders with disability.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Can we meet basic human needs without destabilising the planet?

To meet basic human needs across the globe without breaching environmental limits will require a redistribution of resources and a transformation of society
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Arts Education Law

Griffith rises to the top of Australia’s research efforts

Griffith named in nation-wide research rankings.
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Arts Education Law

Action and accountability key for Griffith COP27 delegates

Griffith researchers in tourism, climate adaptation and climate science to present key reports and take part in global discussions.
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Taking his voice global for climate change

Griffith University electrical and electronic engineering student Angus Brawley has been selected as one of 13 new Global Voices Scholars.
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Interpreters: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Dr Riona Tindal Senior Disability Advisor – DSSP Student Disability and Accessibility, Student Success Student Life, Griffith University Relying on Auslan interpreters can be empowering and disempowering at the same time. You just must trust they will translate what you are saying correctly, and you are constantly monitoring what the audience is responding to the […]
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Building Inclusive Communities for All

This week, for our very first Inclusive Futures: Reimagining Disability Blog, we are joined by a selection of guests who represent the Deaf and hard of hearing community as part of the National Week of Deaf People (NWDP). An initiative of Deaf Australia, the National Week of Deaf People is a week-long national celebration of […]
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Arts Education Law

Climate impacts on beach lifestyle in the spotlight

Researchers ask what can we do to ready ourselves – and our weekends – for climate altered futures? 
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Alumni

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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