Griffith Asia Institute

Livestreaming event attracts thousands of Chinese consumers to Australian macadamia exporter

Researchers from The University of Adelaide teamed up with Griffith University to conduct a buyer virtual engagement study for Chinese consumers at Macadamias Australia in Bundaberg. Over 43,000 participants logged in to the ninety-minute live-streaming event to watch Chinese social media and radio personality, Eric Ho, walk through the orchards, the visitor experiences, the on-site […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

Griffith helps place value on livestock disease in Indonesia

Researchers from the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) have teamed up with the Indonesian National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to pilot the Global Burden of Animal Diseases (GBADs) Framework in Indonesia. GBADs is a global health initiative, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which […]
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Business and government

Griffith Asia Business Interns are heading back to Asia again

The Griffith Asia Business Internship Program or ‘GABI’, started in early November, with 31 students kickstarting careers and establishing professional networks in the Asia-Pacific region. After two years of remote global internships, the large majority of interns are again travelling to the Asia-Pacific, including Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Convened by Dr Andrea Haefner, […]
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

Gendered food insecurity study informs recovery and preparedness in the Indo-Pacific

Academics from the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) collaborated with researchers from the Indo-Pacific to examine the risks related to economic hardship and food insecurity that women in the region experienced during the first and second years of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) funded project focused on low-income women working […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

Griffith walks the supply chain with mango farmers to improve trade outcomes

Griffith visit sheds light for farmers on what’s required to successfully supply a modern retailer.
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Business and government

Griffith researcher explores lost opportunities of temporary migrants from South East Asia in Australia

Griffith Asia Institute member and Head of School of Government and International Relations, Professor Juliet Pietsch’s latest research has just been published by Cambridge Elements as part of the Global Development Studies series.  Much of the scholarship in development studies focuses on developing countries. However, many of the same issues can be seen in developed […]
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Business and government

Inclusive Growth Hub targets inequality in the Asia Pacific

The Asia-Pacific region is often characterised by high levels of inequality with large disparities commonly found across multiple indicators such as income, gender, health care, or education. These gaps represent significant economic, social, and political challenges and are a major concern for governments across the region. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated inequalities in the region, […]
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Griffith Asia Institute supports APEC policy dialogue on the role of central bank digital currencies in financial Inclusion

The term ‘central bank digital currency’ or CBDC is an over-arching phrase currently used to describe a wide variety of potential future digital currencies. A unifying definition of a CBDC is not straightforward because it can be designed to deliver multiple functions and purposes. The potential implementation of a CBDC is currently being explored, to […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

Griffith signs MOU with ADBI to progress inclusive growth and development programs

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and Griffith University’s Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate on economic development research and capacity building in Asia and the Pacific. Each institution brings a depth of expertise and regional networks which will be leveraged to enhance outcomes across a variety of […]
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Business and government

Caitlin Byrne announced as new Pro Vice Chancellor (Business)

Professor Caitlin Byrne will start as Griffith University’s Pro Vice Chancellor (Business) in July.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith recognised as a leader in sustainable development

Griffith has been ranked in the global Top 100 (92) of universities globally in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022.
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Business and government

Griffith Asia Institute and Asian Development Bank examine how CBDC can impact financial inclusion

As digital transformation continues to accelerate across the Asia-Pacific region, the prospect of developing Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) is rapidly growing in interest. Driven by a range of potential benefits a CBDC could provide, including greater efficiency and resilience of the financial sector or ensuring monetary sovereignty over the growing use of alternative digital […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

Griffith Asia Business Internships open doors

Griffith undergraduate Campbell Jones contributed to two focal projects for the Reserve Bank of Fiji as part of an Asia-focused internship program offered by Griffith Asia Institute.
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Griffith Asia Institute

Pandemic no barrier to Griffith Asia Business Internship

Travel restrictions and global uncertainty didn’t stop Chaerin Lim from excelling in Griffith University’s Asia-centric business internship, where she worked for Tourism and Events Queensland in Seoul, South Korea.
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Griffith Asia Institute

Australian and Japanese universities collaborate on post-COVID-19 business education

COVID-19 not only brought about changes to business education in Australia, but it also accelerated changes within in the business sector itself. Universities are now faced with opportunities in how they respond.
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Alumni

All systems go for Fulbright scholars in 2022

Former Griffith Young Alumnus of the Year, Dr Elise Stephenson, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Griffith will also host an American Fulbright scholar in 2022.
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Business and government

Griffith Asia Business Internship program full steam ahead in 2022

The Griffith Asia Business Internship program has been awarded over $200,000 in New Columbo Plan grants for 2022.
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Arts Education Law

Student mobility rebounds with New Colombo funding

Griffith students will finally return to the Indo-Pacific after COVID-19 forced New Colombo Plan Mobility Program internships and exchanges online for two years.
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