Business and government

Destination North Queensland: Intercultural interactions between Indian and Indigenous Queensland entrepreneurs

A unique networking opportunity for intercultural interactions and business linkages between Indian and Indigenous women entrepreneurs was presented last month in Cairns. Dr Dhara Shah and Professor Michelle Barker from the Department of Business Strategy and Innovation, Griffith University led a delegation of 10 Indian women innovators who were selected to come to Queensland as […]
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Alumni

Griffith graduate named Australia China Alumnus of the Year

Global health crusader and Griffith University graduate, Professor Qiyong Liu, has been named the 2019 Alumnus of the Year at the Australia China Alumni Awards (ACAA) in Beijing. Professor Liu won the award in recognition of his remarkable achievements and sustained successes in public health, and particularly working with poor and vulnerable communities. “I was […]
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Business and government

Griffith convenes high level regional policy dialogue in the South Pacific

A high level regional policy dialogue was inaugurated at the November 2019 South Pacific central banking regional research conference in Port Vila.  The purpose of the dialogue was to create an atmosphere that promotes spirited interaction among participants and helps policy makers fine-tune their own approaches as they apply the lessons and details of SPCCB-supported […]
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Global internships: Supporting the next generation of Asia-Pacific leaders

Griffith Asia Institute’s 52 Global Interns, 43 supported by New Colombo Plan grants, are currently living, working and travelling in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan and Korea.  Prior to commencing a six-week internship, students completed a jam-packed week of in-country orientation activities and events – designed to increase knowledge and understanding, and acquire unique insights […]
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Business and government

Griffith signs research MoU with the Central Bank of Timor-Leste

Griffith University has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Central Bank of Timor-Leste (CBTL). This makes it the fifith agreement with the South Pacific central banks.  Existing MoUs are with the central banks of Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. The agreements are geared towards developing capacity for research and policy […]
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

When research meets policy: Second South Pacific conference kicks off in Vila!

Hosted by the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu, the second annual South Pacific central banking research conference kicked off in Port Vila yesterday with a keynote address by Governor Simeon Athy. Sponsored by Griffith University and the central banks of Vanuatu, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, the premier regional conference is attended by central […]
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Business and government

Dame Meg Taylor says the ‘Blue Pacific’ must work together

Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Dame Meg Taylor headlined this year’s Griffith University Asia Lecture 2019 at the Queensland College of Art.
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Business and government

Global internships: Developing work-ready graduates with a competitive edge

Helping to shape the next generation of Asia-Pacific leaders is a key priority for Griffith Asia Institute (GAI).  In support of 52 students undertaking a global internship during November/December, GAI Director Professor Caitlin Byrne, Work Integrated Learning supervisor Dr Andrea Haefner and Griffith Asia Institute staff developed the ‘Asia Ready Intern Program’.  Delivered across three […]
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Business and government

The circular economy: adopting a circular approach that focuses more on quality

It may be time to look past traditional methods and adopt a circular approach to the economy.
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Griffith Asia Institute

Griffith research tackles new ways to engage Asian communities

Griffith Business School researchers have teamed up with a Brisbane rugby club to investigate the impact of an innovative cultural participation program. Sunnybank Rugby Union Club has launched the Sunnybank Dragons Cultural Project, a ‘Learn to Play Rugby’ initiative involving children from the local Asian community. The social and sporting outcomes of the 6-week program […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

ARC awards Future Fellowship to human rights expert

Human rights expert Professor Renee Jeffery has been awarded an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship.
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Business and government

The state of our neighbourhood; challenges and opportunities

How well do you know your neighbours? That’s one of the questions posed by the Griffith Asia Institute’s (GAI) State of the Neighbourhood Report 2019.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Geography and tech key to sustainable development

Learning how to use technology and geography to aid in creating sustainable developments was the aim when Griffith University STEM students Martin Juncal and Jacob Breslin traveled to Thailand last month on a scholarship.
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Department of Business Strategy and Innovation

Griffith-Waseda research collaboration in disaster risk reduction and resilience in the Asia Pacific

Griffith Asia Institute and the Department of Business Strategy and Innovation welcomes Visiting Fellow, Dr Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary from the School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University, Japan. Dr Taghizadeh-Hesary has published on a wide range of topics, including energy economics, green finance, small and medium-sized enterprises finance, monetary policy, and banking. His credits include […]
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Business and government

Former PM Rudd warns Australia-China relationship must stay positive

Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd AC warned of the importance of a positive Australia-China relationship at a Griffith University public lecture on Wednesday night.
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Griffith Asia Institute

GAI welcomes new Advisory Council Chair Bruce Miller AO

The Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) is pleased to announce Bruce Miller AO as the new chair of its strategic Advisory Board.  Mr Miller will be taking over from John McCarthy AO who steps down after nine years in the position. Bruce Miller AO was Australian Ambassador to Japan from August 2011 until January 2017, and has […]
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Business and government

Welcome aboard 2019 global interns!

Trimester 3, 2019 will take off to a flying start, with more than 50 excited students departing Australia to participate in the Global Mobility Business Internship Program in one of the following Asian destinations: Hong Kong Jakarta, Indonesia Seoul, Republic of Korea Shanghai, China Tokyo, Japan Over the summer months, the supervised transformational learning experience will expose students to […]
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

International hub set to fight world health issues

An international hub bringing together researchers fighting current world issues like climate change and infectious disease outbreaks has opened at Griffith.
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