Griffith Beacons

Post-fire logging removes tree hollows vital for wildlife recovery

An expert review on logging after bushfires found it removes tree hollows which are vital in the recovery of more than 225 native species.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Using whales to study Antarctica’s changing environment

Humpback whales across the southern hemisphere are being used as indicators of environmental and climatic change in Antarctica through Griffith University led research.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith’s Gold Coast campus ecosystem flourishes

The biodiversity of Griffith’s Gold Coast campus continues to bloom, with a recent survey revealing an increase in wildlife species on site to more than 130 different types.
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Cities Research Institute

Green rental housing policy saves money and the environment

A shift towards green building standards will unlock environmental, economic and social benefits in the affordable rental housing sector new Griffith University research has found.
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Griffith Health

Potential vaccine to prevent deadly Strep A infection

Griffith University Institute for Glycomics researchers are closer to the development of a new vaccine aimed at preventing the deadly Streptococcus A (Strep A), which kills more than 500,000 people globally per year.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Australian Rivers Institute named number one global water security think tank

Griffith University’s Australian Rivers Institute has been named the number one global water security think tank by the ‘2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report’.
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Australian Rivers Institute

2011 Brisbane flood reveals trees are a key to clean drinking water 

2011 Brisbane Floods shows that the revegetation of riverbanks can reduce the sediment load entering drinking water supplies during large floods.
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Arts Education Law

A new era of engagement for Griffith

Griffith’s new Vice President (Industry and External Engagement) says the Australian university sector is a critical resource for the nation but could certainly improve its engagement with community and industry.
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Griffith Beacons

Logging and thinning of forests can increase fire risk

Logging can make native forests more flammable and lead to greater fire severity for decades.
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Cities Research Institute

Graduate certificates to tackle impact of climate change

Rising to the challenge of a rapidly changing environment, Griffith University has developed new Graduate Certificates in Climate Change Adaptation and Renewable Energy Engineering.
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Arts Education Law

Students to benefit from $1.4m in New Colombo mobility funding

More than $1.4 million in funding from the New Colombo Plan Mobility Program will allow 413 Griffith students to participate in projects across the Indo-Pacific over three years.
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Centre for Quantum Dynamics

Researchers test new quantum theory of time

Do clocks run slower the closer they are to a nuclear reactor? Griffith University researchers are aiming to find out as they test a revolutionary new theory.
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Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)

New method shows promise in identifying disease-fighting drug targets

A new method of identifying molecular targets to fight disease could help accelerate future drug development new Griffith University research has found.
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COVID-19

How will COVID-19 and climate change affect the whale-watching industry?

Griffith University research predicts it will take years for the whale-watching industry to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Alumni

Griffith celebrates recipients of 2021 Australia Day honours

2021 Australia Day honours have been bestowed upon a number of Griffith University staff, associates and alumni. 
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Griffith Beacons

The tricks Australian forests use to survive bushfires

A review by The Bushfire Recovery Project has confirmed how it is that Australian eucalypt forests survive and regenerate after devastating wildfires like the 2019-20 Black Summer fires.
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Alumni

Computer science grads create community tech solutions

Four Griffith University computer science graduates are creating meaningful technology solutions with a burgeoning Gold Coast-based startup.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Hook, line and sinker: Is your fishing trip injuring coastal raptors?

Fishing equipment is the deadliest threat faced by coastal birds of prey a new study published in the Journal of Raptor Research has found.
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