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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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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