Griffith Sciences

Griffith offers free acclaimed e-reader books for homeschool carers

As home schooling and online education become our new norm for the next few months, Griffith University is assisting parents and teachers by making available a teaching resource to help young children in reading, mathematics and science. Two highly acclaimed home-reader series, Millie the Mathematician and Suzie the Scientist can now be downloaded free of […]
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Fossil skull casts doubt over modern human ancestry

Griffith University scientists have led an international team to date the skull of an early human found in Africa, potentially upending human evolution knowledge with their discovery.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Fossil skull reveals ape-like brain but prolonged growth similar to humans

Three-million-year-old brain imprints in fossil skulls of the species Australopithecus afarensis (famous for “Lucy” and the “Dikika child’’ from Ethiopia) shed new light on the evolution of brain growth.
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Centre for Cell Factories and Biopolymers

GRIDD researchers take next step in COVID-19 vaccine development

Scientists at Griffith University are moving towards animal trials in testing a vaccine candidate for COVID-19
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Arts Education Law

Singing away the coronavirus blues: making music in a time of crisis reminds us we belong

Griffith experts say making music provides a means to regain control in a time of crisis.
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Alumni

N79 showcases art inspired by science

Alumnus Renata Buziak has created the stunning artwork for the new Engineering, Technology and Aviation Building.
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Griffith Health

Griffith signs MoU with Bio manufacturer to assist COVID-19 vaccine development

Griffith University and Queensland-based Luina Bio has announced they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) targeting the development of a vaccine against COVID-19.  Luina Bio said it brings contract manufacture capabilities and experience to the collaboration as one of Australia’s most experienced biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing organisations.  Griffith University’s Centre for Cell Factories and […]
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Griffith Health

Injury to the nose increases risk of bacteria entering the brain – study

New research from Griffith University has shown that damage to the lining inside the nose increases the risk of bacteria sneaking into the brain via nerves, potentially causing long-term health issues. PhD candidate Heidi Walkden and her colleagues from the Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Institute for Glycomics and Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery, in collaboration with Queensland […]
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Portable rock art ‘social glue’ for early humans in Ice Age  

Small engraved rocks believed to have acted as a ‘social glue’ to unite early human societies. 
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Arts Education Law

New approach needed for conservation and ethical sharing of biological resources and science benefits

Researchers call for a new approach for sharing the benefits of biological resources, science and technology.
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Cities Research Institute

1 million rides and counting: on-demand services bring public transport to the suburbs

Griffith researcher says the technology-driven revolution in urban transport has completely missed the suburbs, which lack public transport services and shared micromobility devices.
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Griffith Health

Griffith University biomedical researchers take home top award

A team of Griffith University researchers has won the prestigious Marshall and Warren Innovation Award at the annual NHMRC Research Excellence Awards.
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Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)

GRIDD joins peak medical research body

Leading drug discovery institute announced new member of the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes. 
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Researchers discover six new gecko species

Widely found geckos in northern Australia undescribed by science, until now.
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Cities Research Institute

Griffith researchers join RACE for clean energy

RACE for 2030 CRC to drive the development of stable and economically viable clean energy solutions.
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Griffith Enterprise

Study of non-inherited changes to genes highlights environmental interplay in Parkinson’s

First large epigenome-wide study to compare changes between people with Parkinson’s and those without disease.
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Arts Education Law

Commitment to equality on International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, Griffith University acknowledges its role in creating a diverse and inclusive workforce.
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Alumni

Griffith post-grad vies for top timber prize

Master of Philosophy student Adam Faircloth is set to represent Australia after his research on timber panel testing was recognised at a national award ceremony.
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