1 No Poverty

SDG focus elevates Griffith in Times Higher Ed 2023 sustainability impact rankings.

Griffith University ranked second overall in Queensland in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2023 and ranked 72 overall, out of 1591 institutions globally, highlighting Griffith’s commitment to the values of sustainable development. The 17 UN SDGs provide a framework for tackling climate change, providing health and […]
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1 No Poverty

Social networks the key to water management & sanitation in the Pacific

A Griffith-led study has found traditional and digital social networks are key to improving community water management & sanitation in the Pacific
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Revolutionising ACL research and recovery for female athletes will be Bourne’s legacy

For a professional athlete, an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is not just a painful blow to the knee, but often their career and quality of life. Despite much of the research around ACL tear being male-centric, Dr Matthew Bourne from Griffith’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland said ACL ruptures occur 3-6 times more frequently in […]
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Project investigates migrating humpbacks in busy bay

Researchers, government and stakeholders take proactive approach to understand the behaviour of whales in Moreton Bay.
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Why was Brisbane’s 2022 flood different?

11 years on from the devastating 2011 flood, why was the Brisbane 2022 flood different? Why did it inundate areas untouched since 1974?
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Scientists call for chemical pollution monitoring in Antarctica to support global chemical policy

Research highlights chemical pollution monitoring frameworks lacking in Antarctic and Southern Ocean region.
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13 Climate Action

Digital Technologies for a Climate Resilient Water Sector

The International WaterCentre is helping the water sector understand the digital technologies needed to build a climate resilient future
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13 Climate Action

Sediment run-off modelling tool could be gamechanger for GBR

Project to develop catchment gully erosion model for healthier Great Barrier Reef.
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Agriculture future has arrived with launch of hi-tech farm

Griffith an partners launch Australia’s first Korean technology-driven Smart Farm.
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Griffith aviation student wants to fly for a higher purpose

Since climbing into the cockpit of an F1-11 as a child, Ethan Taege has dreamt of a career in the sky – but now he hopes to fly for a higher cause. The 20-year-old Griffith University Bachelor of Aviation student recently won a private tour of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) at its Brisbane […]
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Griffith Sciences

Micro/nano research makes big impact on life-changing technology

Biosampling through the separation of nanoparticles and wearable technologies a step closer thanks to novel research.
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Coastal and Marine Research Centre

Whales stop by GC for day spa fix with full body scrubs

Whales observed rolling in up to 49m water depth on the sea floor lined with fine sand or rubble.  
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Australian Rivers Institute

Recovering & restoring threatened species in Moonaboola

Research helps ensure river restoration in Mary River targeted to benefit threatened species.
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Bushfire fighting chemicals extinguish frog development

A new Griffith study has found that bushfire fighting chemicals commonly marketed as environmentally friendly can severely affect frog development
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3 Good Health and Well Being

Concussion prevention front of mind for Griffith researchers

Griffith University researchers are working to improve education and prevention around concussion without deterring young people’s passion and participation in sport. Concussion-related injury accounts for the majority reported in collision sports such as rugby union. Dr Felix Leung, a clinical and research physiotherapist at the School of Health Sciences and Social Work, has worked with […]
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Got milk? The ancient Tibetans did, according to study

Study finds dairying began on the Tibetan plateau by ~3500 years ago and supported expansion into non-farmable highlands.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Researchers get the drop on new frog species

Frog resembling 'bird poo' among new species.
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Coastal and Marine Research Centre

Voyage into sub-zero temps yields rare data capture for whale scientist

Griffith whale expert's Antarctica journey yeilds better understanding on climate impacts on whales.  
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