Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith water science expert named ‘Earth Commissioner’ 

Professor Stuart Bunn among leading scientists named to identify risks, guardrails and targets for the planet.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

An ecological island in suburbia: Toohey Forest crucial to Brisbane biodiversity

“It’s a completely suitable place for koalas to live. There’s no reason why they won’t stay here for a long time," says Professor Darryl Jones.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Griffith undergrad describes colourful new gecko species

New species Cyrtodactylus manus is smaller than most geckos with distinctive colouration and scalation
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Griffith Health

First Nations students awarded Arrow Energy scholarships

Five Australian First Nations Griffith University students have received the Go Further Indigenous Tertiary Scholarship. The scholarship, awarded by Arrow Energy, provides $5000 for part-time students and $10,000 for full time students, to support better educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Second year Bachelor of Pharmacy student Georgina Morris (above) is a […]
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Compounds Australia

Acoustic tech grant a win for Griffith biomedical research

Grant to fund technology that uses sound waves to vibrate chemical samples from acoustic microtube into assay-ready formats.  
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Corporate

Peta perfect in 3MT Final

Pitching an 80 thousand or so word doctoral thesis with a three minute spiel was all in a night's work for Peta Zivec, who won Griffith's annual Three Minute Thesis Final at South Bank.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Decline in tiger shark population defies expectations

New Griffith University research has revealed a 71% decline in tiger sharks across Queensland’s coastline.
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Alumni

Our Outstanding Alumni Award winners

A former carpenter turned remote medico and founder of not-for-profit organisation ‘The Hands of Rescue’ (THOR) has been recognised with this year’s Outstanding Alumnus Award.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

It’s time to break the deadlock over Africa’s ivory trade: here’s how

A new approach is needed to develop workable solutions in a less confrontational manner.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Algae’s evolutionary background key to future climate change protection

Reef-building algae have a unique molecular makeup that could help future coral reefs to withstand climate change, a world-first study published today in Scientific Reports has found.
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Corporate

Griffith medical research to benefit from $5m funding 

NHMRC funding for Griffith researchers totals $5,167,963.
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Business and government

Griffith to offer brand new Business Innovation degree in 2020

Griffith’s Logan campus is expanding in 2020 to offer a new Business Innovation degree, which can be completed in just two years.
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Griffith Enterprise

Conference explores the future of Queensland’s coastline

What will Queensland’s coast look like in 50 years? That’s the big question posed by a coastal science and engineering conference held on the Gold Coast this week. The 7th Queensland Coastal Conference, hosted by the Australian Coastal Society, will explore this future-focused theme over two days, 21-22 August, at Mantra Legends Surfers Paradise. The […]
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Cities Research Institute

Wave climate projections predict risks to coastlines

Researchers determine how much waves are likely to change around the globe due to climate change.
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Arts Education Law

Award-winning research uses power of sound to preserve waterways

A Griffith researcher who harnessed the power of sound to help preserve the planet's waterways has been recognised at the APRA Art Music Awards.
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Griffith Enterprise

Funding to maintain Queensland’s innovation in research

Griffith University’s Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC) will share in $4.59 million in Queensland Government funding to build on its innovative research and industry projects such as clean energy technology and sensors for harsh environments. Minister for Science and Environment Leanne Enoch MP announced the funding for the Australian National Fabrication Facility – Queensland […]
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Features

Open Day ‘a remarkable success’

Griffith's Open Day was a huge success, with around 14,000 people visiting Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses.
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Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)

Inspiring the next generation of scientists…that’s RAD!

Professor Kathy Andrews will launch the latest in a series of books designed to inspire the next generation of female science stars.
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