Griffith Enterprise

Meningococcal vaccine may reduce gonorrhoea incidence

A world-first trial for a promising gonorrhoea vaccine will be led by Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics and the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney. The $2.7 million study incorporates five Australian universities and three health districts and providers, and will test whether a meningococcal B vaccine protects against gonorrhoea in gay and bisexual men. “Gonorrhoea […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Griffith research receives close to $6.8m in NHMRC funding 

Griffith University research projects have received more than $6 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council
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Australian Rivers Institute

World-first HydroATLAS maps Earth’s river and catchment systems to enhance understanding and protection

Hi-tech atlas can assists researchers and practitioners address gaps in protection methods and understand the human impact on freshwater ecosystems. 
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Arts Education Law

Griffith’s commitment to sustainable development shines in high profile film

Griffith’s EcoAdapt project and Griffith Centre for Coastal Management highlighted in BBC-produced film.
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Griffith Enterprise

Study identifies single gene behind gene network linked to autism

Three-year project finds single gene that regulates a network of genes linked to causing autism and intellectual disability.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith awarded $3.3 million in funding for ARC Discovery and Linkage projects

Griffith University has been awarded $3,376,073 for ARC Discovery and Linkage Projects.
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Cities Research Institute

Project co-develops water savings approaches in regional and remote communities

Five-year project demonstrates how water management tools can yield significant water savings. 
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Alumni

Griffith graduate named Australia China Alumnus of the Year

Global health crusader and Griffith University graduate, Professor Qiyong Liu, has been named the 2019 Alumnus of the Year at the Australia China Alumni Awards (ACAA) in Beijing. Professor Liu won the award in recognition of his remarkable achievements and sustained successes in public health, and particularly working with poor and vulnerable communities. “I was […]
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Architecture, construction and planning

Joergen Smoergen and Algebrains take out Griffith’s STEM Cup Super Final

Joergen Smoergen and Algebrains took out Griffith's first ever STEM Cup Super Final.
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Arts Education Law

COP25 Madrid – Griffith delegation to share expertise at key UN climate conference

Griffith climate, business and social scientists to present and liaise with leaders and organisations at UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Convention of Parties 25th meeting in Madrid.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Study identifies climate change threat to fish diversity in Murray-Darling Basin

Loss of biodiversity due to climate change could result in further decline in the health of Murray-Darling Basin.
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Griffith Enterprise

Researchers use deep learning method to delve into predicting RNA structures in world first

Method to better predict RNA secondary structures could become tool to better understand implication in various diseases such as cancer. 
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Arts Education Law

Nine Griffith undergrads named as New Colombo scholars

Griffith University has more New Colombo Plan Scholarship recipients than any other university this year, with nine students to receive the prestigious scholarship.
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Griffith Enterprise

Immune ‘checkpoint switch-off’ enables destruction of cancer cells

Researcher hopes findings can lead to treatments for lymphomas and blood cancers.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Genetic analysis suggests ‘wise’ bin chickens tamed and sacrificed to Egyptian God

Genetic diversity suggests priests and villagers able to tame wild ibises each year for mummification by the millions.  
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Griffith Enterprise

Griffith a key partner in new Fragment-Based Design training centre

Griffith researchers will play a key role in the new ARC Training Centre for Fragment-Based Design (ARC CFBD).
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Research estimates value of impact national parks have on mental health

Researchers estimate annual health services value of Australia’s national parks to be $145 billion a year.
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Alumni

Griffith Innovation Centre heralds a new era of collaboration and entrepreneurship

Griffith has opened a vibrant new innovation space at the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct.
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