Business and government

Online education enables research and capability development project to continue through worst of COVID-19

For years now, there has been continued growth in the online education space. Online learning provides flexibility to enable those who may otherwise be unable to learn, gain knowledge and develop personal and professional skills. Digital learning provides time and reduces physical restrictions but at the beginning of 2020, no one could foresee just how […]
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Alumni

Graduate’s rise from no TV to senior Netflix role

A Griffith grad working for one of the most well known media brands in the world shows that humble beginnings don’t necessarily dictate your career trajectory.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith research and researchers acknowledged as leaders in their field

The spotlight continues to shine on Griffith University’s research excellence, with solid representation in The Australian newspaper’s special research supplement for 2020. Griffith research was acknowledged as being the national leader in six fields of research while individually, nine Griffith researchers were considered ‘leaders in their field’. The research leaders’ list is based on a big […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

Celebrating excellence: Griffith Industry Fellow takes out Queensland media award

The Queensland Clarion Awards are prestigious state-based awards promoting excellence in the media. The winners of the 2020 Queensland Clarion Awards were announced on Saturday September 19 at a cocktail event where Stefan Armbruster took out the award for multicultural reporting. Best known as Queensland and Pacific correspondent for SBS News, Stefan recently joined the […]
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Alumni

Incredible Griffith alumni recognised at 2020 Outstanding Alumni Awards

Sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapist, Adjunct Assistant Professor Nick Marshall, has been named Griffith’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2020, the University’s highest alumni honour.
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Business and government

Welcome 2020 Remote Global WIL Students! Re-Imagining a Rite of Passage

Amid the uncertainty regarding international travel and with border closures currently restricting mobility, Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) was quick to pivot to remote/online offerings, ensuring students are afforded the opportunity to participate in a Global Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experience as part of their degree program during 2020. This year, in lieu of an in-country work […]
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Arts Education Law

Human rights lawyer contributes to the winning Women’s World Cup bid

The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 bid was assisted by an unassuming Griffith University human rights defender.
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Business and government

Major General Adam Findlay AM joins GAI as Industry Fellow

One of the country’s most senior army officers has been appointed an honorary Industry Fellow of Griffith Asia Institute.
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Alumni

Class of 2020 graduating with a difference

Graduating Griffith students are celebrating their academic milestone virtually this year as COVID-19 mass gathering restrictions move the ceremonies online.
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Business and government

Measurement matters! There are more foreign firms than we think

What is a foreign firm in our complex, inter-connected world?
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Business and government

Griffith partners with technology company Everledger

Griffith has signed an MOU with award-winning independent technology company Everledger, founded by CEO Leanne Kemp, the current Queensland Chief Entrepreneur.
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Griffith Asia Institute

2020 Global Internships: Adapting to the new world of work

The Griffith Asia Business Internship (GABI) re-imagines ‘Asian Studies’ for the contemporary business context. The transformational work integrated learning (WIL) initiative places students in one of six Asian business destinations, including Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo, and is led by the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI). The aim of the program is […]
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Academic Administration

Griffith game changers highlight the impact of COVID-19 on women around the globe

Griffith University game changers spoke at the WOW Global 24 Festival about how COVID-19 has impacted women.
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COVID-19

COVID-19 tracker traces financial aid in Pacific

Griffith researchers are tracking grants, donations in kind, debt forgiveness and concessional finance offered to Pacific island countries.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Experts say climate action is needed to sustain healthcare

A panel of international experts brought together by Griffith University has warned there will be dire health consequences if action is not taken against climate change.
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Business and government

Training for Vietnam’s future leaders

2020 marks an important year for Vietnam’s diplomatic leadership. As of January the vibrant nation once labelled as the ‘reluctant middle power of Asia’ assumed its role as chair of ASEAN, while also taking up a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council table. These dual leadership roles matter, underscoring Vietnam’s evolving position, prestige […]
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Business and government

Australia should flex soft power in Asia Pacific ‘neighbourhood’

From North Korean missiles tests, Malaysian elections and President Trump’s TAIPEI Act, the geopolitical drama of Asia Pacific continues with the world in COVID-19 lockdown.
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Business and government

Griffith Indian Innovators program participant recognised by Forbes for creating a journey of hope

Alina Alam, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mitti Cafe has been recognised in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs list for her work in providing people with disabilities a space to be productive and showcase their potential. Mitti is a non-profit organisation that runs a chain of cafes which are completely managed by […]
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