The future of green infrastructure

Alumni
A new smart planter is set to provide a simple and efficient way to green buildings and surfaces where conventional planting is impossible
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Arts Education Law

Early career researchers secure more than $1.7m in ARC funding

Four Griffith research projects secure ARC funding.
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Arts Education Law

Climate impacts on beach lifestyle in the spotlight

Researchers ask what can we do to ready ourselves – and our weekends – for climate altered futures? 
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Alumni

Griffith’s Outstanding Alumni Award 2022 winners

Griffith University has named five winners at its prestigious Outstanding Alumni Awards 2022, with an acclaimed Aboriginal author taking out the top gong.
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Arts Education Law

Shaun voices his research on his way to 3MT glory

Topics ranging from developmental language disorders to understanding the role of colour in music notation and koala conservation were part of the 2022 instalment of Griffith University's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) presentation final.
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Arts Education Law

Researchers discover earliest known stone-age surgery

A team of Indonesian and Australian archaeologists co-led by Griffith University academics has unearthed the skeletal remains of a young hunter-gatherer whose lower left leg was amputated by a skilled prehistoric surgeon 31,000 years ago. The discovery, published in Nature, is thought to be the earliest known evidence for a complex medical act, pre-dating other […]
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

‘Stealth privatisation’ in national parks threatens mental health boosts

Research shows productivity gains of up to 11% for people who visit protected parks in Australia at least once a month.
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Arts Education Law

Fossil ape teeth open a new window into ancient seasonal climates

Fossilised teeth of ancient mammals from a 17-million-year-old Kenyan site reveals climate variability.
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Arts Education Law

‘Rare honour’: Griffith archaeologists win top Indonesian award

Award recognises Griffith's ground-breaking research into rock art dating in Indonesia.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Stone Age discovery shows Homo sapiens survived in the Kalahari

Researchers have traveled back in time to discover Homo sapiens did indeed live and survive in the Kalahari Desert more than 20,000 years ago.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Wood sharpens stone: boomerangs used to retouch lithic tools

Study highlights stone tool shaping among multiple uses of boomerangs.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Decreasing backyard bird diversity flies under the radar

'Common' Aussie bird species experiencing declines in prevalence in urban areas.
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Griffith Sciences

Ultra-thin but tough implantable material could treat spinal cord injury and Parkinson’s disease

Flexible implanted electronics a step closer towards clinical applications with innovative silicon carbide technology.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Climate change could lead to larger algal blooms

Griffith-led research has revealed that both the decrease in wind and the higher temperatures accompanying climate change can cause bigger algal blooms.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Elephant tweets highlight divide on conservation issues

Social media analysis highlights major threats to elephant conservation overshadowed.
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Alumni

Griffith launches two cancer research centres with $4.6m ACRF funding

Griffith University has launched two cancer research centres backed by $4.6 million in funding from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation this month.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Meeting of the waters: Aligning the traditional knowledge and science

Griffith University researchers partnered with Traditional Custodians to tell the story of how science interweaves with the Traditional Knowledge of the Mitchell River
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Australian Rivers Institute

Phil Duncan awarded doctorate for Indigenous water advocacy

Gomeroi man Mr Phil Duncan awarded an honorary doctorate by Griffith University in recognition of his work protecting waterways and preserving Indigenous knowledge
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