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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Arts Education Law

Protection of whistleblowers vital during COVID-19

A Griffith public integrity expert says COVID-19 demonstrates an increased demand for strong public accountability and the importance of whistleblower protection.
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Alumni

Alumnus appointed first resident Australian Ambassador to Palau

Bachelor of International Business graduate Richelle Turner looks forward to broadening and deepening Australia's ties in the Pacific in her new role.
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Business and government

Work-life interface: Experiences of Indian IT women repatriates

Increased growth within India’s Information Technology (IT) sector has made way for skilled Indian women to enter the workforce and undertake projects for International clients. Despite the growing trend, very few studies have focused on Indian women in the industry. Dr Dhara Shah, and Professor Michelle Barker from Griffith University’s’ Department of Business Strategy and […]
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Cities Research Institute

Griffith researchers join RACE for clean energy

RACE for 2030 CRC to drive the development of stable and economically viable clean energy solutions.
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Business and government

Global Intern photo competition: A picture paints a thousand words!

Increasing competitiveness in the international market place by strengthening skills and broadening a global citizen outlook, Global Internships develop the ability to work in diverse groups, listen to different points of view, and be open and flexible to change.  The experience also boosts confidence and adaptability while providing the opportunity to build professional connections and […]
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Department of Business Strategy and Innovation

Scholarship collaboration in focus for Australia and Indonesia

With the Indonesian Government focused on strengthening the competitiveness of its workforce, international scholarships present ideal opportunities for people to upskill and meet workforce needs. In a collaboration between Griffith University’s International Business Development Unit, the Griffith Business School’s Griffith Asia Institute and the Australian National University in Canberra, 27 participants recently completed ‘International Scholarship […]
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Business and government

Global Internships: Unlocking a world of opportunities

Together with economic and political ties, people to people linkages are an integral way to raise awareness and understanding of different cultures and traditions in Australia’s neighbourhood.  A key priority for Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) is to foster future Asia-Pacific leaders, driving their mission to cultivate the knowledge, capabilities and connections that will inform and enrich Australia’s […]
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Mongolian officials visit Griffith University to progress emergency medical services

Limited by a lack of resources, funding and training, emergency management in Mongolia is faced with a series of challenges recognised by policy makers and medical leaders including the Mongolian Society for Emergency Medicine. A delegation of four senior medical officials from the Mongolian Society of Emergency Medicine visited Griffith University’s Nathan campus last week […]
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Business and government

Putting development first: Getting the most out of the Pacific ‘step-up’ on infrastructure

A new report launched in Canberra this week, written by Griffith Asia Institute Adjunct Research Fellow, Dr Wesley Morgan, PhD Candidate, Rebecca McNaught from the Department of Business Strategy and Innovation, Sally Baker, Fulori Manoa and Jope Tarai argues that the Australian Government’s push to finance infrastructure in the Pacific must ensure positive and lasting […]
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Department of Business Strategy and Innovation

Australia-Indonesia scholarship collaboration builds goodwill between education providers

The International Scholarship Collaboration (ISC) program was a joint effort by Griffith University and Australia Award Indonesia, aimed at building collaboration between Indonesian education scholarship providers, as well as enhancing international partnerships with Australian education providers. The program ran from September 2019 to February 2020, with pre-course, on-course, and post-course elements. Participants were able to […]
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Department of Business Strategy and Innovation

Developing a global entrepreneurial mindset among Indian and Queensland women

Despite increasing numbers of Indian women becoming entrepreneurs, knowing how and when to ‘go global’ can prevent them from achieving greater business success. A group of 10 women entrepreneurs from across India completed an intensive week-long bootcamp as part of Griffith University’s program titled ‘Going Global – Enhancing the Intercultural Business Capabilities of Queensland and […]
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Griffith signs PhD MoU with South Pacific central banks!

The South Pacific Centre for Central Banking (SPCCB) facilitated capacity building program reached a new milestone in late 2019.  The central banks of Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Timor Leste signed a PhD Memorandum of Understanding with Griffith University to take the capacity building program to the next level—to build a credible […]
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

International anti-corruption leaders join new Integrity School

Two world-leading figures in anti-corruption will join Griffith University as speakers and instructors in the inaugural Asia-Pacific Integrity School to be hosted in March 2020. The Integrity School is a 5-7-day intensive program operating thanks to a partnership between Transparency International Australia and Griffith University’s Graduate Certificate in Integrity & Anti-Corruption program. The new program will equip professionals and […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith experts wrap up key climate conference

Griffith COP25 delegates report on the climate conference's highs and lows.
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Business and government

GBS researcher leads government study to identify consumer attitudes towards new mango varieties

The National Mango Breeding Program is a collaborative research agenda commenced in the early 1990s between CSIRO, and the governments of Western Australian, Northern Territory and Queensland. This month a study initiated by the Western Australian government and led by Associate Professor Robin Roberts from the Griffith Business School and Associate Professor Alec Zuo from […]
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