4 Quality Education

Excelling in Education

Griffith University has again had its commitment to teaching excellence acknowledged, collecting three Australian Awards for University Teaching at this year’s ceremony.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Biosolids containing microplastics used on farm lands

Study reveals 1-17kg of microplastic per biosolid tonne could be used on agricultural lands.
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Griffith Sciences

Prostate cancer treatment given new hope with MRFF win

New anti-cancer agents to treat advanced prostate cancer aim of MRFF grant.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Microplastics present in muscles, intestines of SEQ sharks

Queensland white, scallop hammerhead, tiger and bull sharks not immune from plastic contamination.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Scientists gather for first-of-kind human origins research

International gathering highlights ambitious aim to understand human origins and future lessons.
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12 Responsible Consumption and Production

Assessing impacts of drought, water extraction on groundwater from space

ARC project to identify groundwater availability and risks associated with groundwater extraction.
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14 Life Below Water

Floating algae a raft for juvenile pelagic fish

Floating macroalgal acts as a raft that provides habitat for a diverse array of juvenile oceanic fish
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Alumni

Griffith PVC and AEL Director awarded with 2024 Australia Day Honours

A senior Griffith University executive and noted scientist and a distinguished education leader are among the many honoured in the 2024 Australia Day Honours List. Professor Neal Menzies, Pro Vice Chancellor (Sciences) and Professor Donna Pendergast (AEL) have been acknowledged with a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) award. Professor Menzies, who moved to […]
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15 Life on Land

Shiyu discovery reveals Eastern Asia’s early human migrations

In a thought-provoking discovery, an international team of researchers have unearthed evidence shedding light on the ancient migration of Homo sapiens into eastern Asia around 45,000 years ago. 
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Protecting high value water sources in central Queensland

Griffith University researchers are taking a novel approach to understanding and protecting water sources in central Queensland’s Great Artesian Basin
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Projections reveal the vulnerability of freshwater to climate change

Climate and land use changes are causing significant alterations in global terrestrial water storage, impacting extreme weather events like floods and droughts, a Griffith-led study has found.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Australian Atlantis: Ancient submerged landscapes reveal a mosaic of human habitation

Nnow submerged north Australian region existed as an extensive archipelago for early human migration.
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Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct

Griffith researchers draw more than $9m NHMRC funding

Advanced bionic limb development, malaria drug mechanisms, skin immune response to mosquito-borne infections among new Ideas Grants.
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Alumni

Bali bombing victim’s academic success lives on in university awardees

Award celebrates 20th anniversary of students emulating high achievements.
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Griffith-led CRC attracts $140 million to tackle plastic waste

Griffith's first CRC to unite industry, government and research to enhance plastics value chain.  
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Corporate

Griffith Honours College students awarded New Colombo Plan Scholarships

Six Griffith University students are headed on an overseas adventure after being awarded scholarships to work and study internationally.
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Cities Research Institute

Griffith planners and students scoop up industry awards

Clean sweep continues at the Minister's Planning Awards.
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Putting the Master of Integrated Water Management into practice

“As a natural resource manager working in catchment management, the International Water Centre’s Master of Integrated Water Management supported my professional mission to improve land and water management for thriving communities,” – Louise Duff, graduate of the Master of Integrated Water Management.   “On my first day of the Master of Integrated Water Management, surrounded […]
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