Australian Rivers Institute

New Griffith-backed alliance to deliver sustainable climate-ready national economy

An alliance of business leaders, industry and community groups has committed to a five-year collaboration to plan and deliver a sustainable economic transformation for the nation.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

EcoCommons – mapping the future in environmentally challenging times

Griffith University is driving the construction of EcoCommons, a world-first collaborative platform for analysing and modelling ecological and environmental challenges.
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Griffith Climate Action Beacon

Communicating deforestation a focus for PhD candidate

A Griffith University doctoral researcher will receive the prestigious Crawford Fund Student Award 2021 for a communications plan to positively influence sustainable soy farming in Brazil.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Experts say everyone needed to battle climate change

From baristas to barristers, Griffith University experts insist it will require the efforts of people from all walks of life to fight climate change.
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Arts Education Law

Disrupting Violence Beacon – creating understanding and offering solutions

Griffith University's Disrupting Violence Beacon will look at violence across interpersonal, family, community, state and global levels.
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Alumni

Griffith launches Australia’s first marine wildlife cell bank

Researchers from Griffith University are looking to collect cell samples of every marine species on the planet with the launch of Australia’s first Marine Wildlife Cell Bank.
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Griffith students unlock scholarships with Golden Key

Two deserving Griffith students have been named recipients of 2021 Golden Key scholarships.
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Alumni

Key disaster resilience discussions facilitated by Griffith

As Australia and global communities increasingly endure multiple disasters, often simultaneously, disaster management for resilience should be a core concern for leaders, according to experts.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Griffith helps create climate-resilient hospitals in Nepal

A team of Griffith environmental health experts is facilitating a national climate-resilient health care plan in the shadow of the world’s highest mountain.
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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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Giving

Fuel reduction burning effective for small targeted areas, but…

Prescribed burning can reduce house loss during bushfires so long as it is targeted close to houses.
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Griffith Beacons

Post-fire logging removes tree hollows vital for wildlife recovery

An expert review on logging after bushfires found it removes tree hollows which are vital in the recovery of more than 225 native species.
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Griffith Beacons

Logging and thinning of forests can increase fire risk

Logging can make native forests more flammable and lead to greater fire severity for decades.
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Griffith Beacons

The tricks Australian forests use to survive bushfires

A review by The Bushfire Recovery Project has confirmed how it is that Australian eucalypt forests survive and regenerate after devastating wildfires like the 2019-20 Black Summer fires.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith experts take leading role in national environmental research hub

Griffith University will host eastern node of a new environmental research hub providing leadership in threatened species and extreme events such as bushfires.
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COVID-19

G20 stimulus potential triple win for climate, biodiversity and pandemic prevention

A new report is calling on the G20 to fund ‘Nature-based Solutions’ that address three of the main risks to humankind: biodiversity loss, climate change and global pandemics. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith data projects receive welcome boost

Griffith University’s unique FishID software project has been given a boost with the announcement of $211,000 in funding from the Australian Research Data Commons.
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Cities Research Institute

New funding to make life for aged care residents cooler

Life in aged care could become a whole lot cooler thanks to an innovative new research project led by University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) and Griffith University.
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