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Research excellence recognised at Vice Chancellor’s Awards

Griffith University’s leading researchers have been recognised at the 2020 Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Understanding nutrient runoff to help protect waterways

Griffith University researchers have been awarded a $640,000 Australian Research Council Linkage grant to develop an indicator of nutrient-runoff essential for accurate nutrient trading schemes.
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Arts Education Law

Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards nominees announced

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards will be held virtually this year on September 15.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith showcases commitment to sustainability

Griffith’s commitment to environmental sustainability remains as important as ever and is being showcased with the University’s Sustainability Week.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Gold Coast Bay Hope Spot embraces the harmony between city and sea

Gold Coast Bay is this week being declared a Mission Blue Hope Spot becoming part of a worldwide network that raises public awareness of marine protected areas.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Alarming inequity of Aboriginal water rights in NSW

Griffith University researchers found Aboriginal people have rights to only a tiny fraction of the available water in NSW.
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Australian Rivers Institute

COVID-19 recovery can benefit biodiversity

Griffith University researchers have outlined in Science how the COVID-19 pandemic provides governments across the globe with an opportunity to correct our environmental trajectory and deliver a shot in the arm for biodiversity. The group of researchers from the Australian Rivers Institute (ARI) highlighted ways the choices societies take emerging from lockdown could have lasting […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

Queensland fossils shed light on megafauna extinction

Griffith University researchers were part of a group of Australian palaeontologists who announced the discovery of new extinct Australian megafauna that lived until 40,000 years ago in tropical northern Australia and the reason for their demise. The research, led by the Queensland Museum, and including experts from Griffith University, and a host of other Australian […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith pays tribute to leading scientist Lord Robert May

Griffith University ecologists have paid tribute to one of world’s leading scientists Lord Robert (Bob) May (DUniv) following his death on April 28.
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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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Australian Rivers Institute

Light study protects blooming underwater meadows

Research into light sensitivity of Gold Coast seagrass meadows to guide improved management.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Funding boosts to propel Griffith trio’s research

Australian Rivers Institute researchers take home Advance Queensland Fellowships to help fund individual projects.
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Australian Rivers Institute

‘Fish Shazam’ – acoustic monitoring a window into health of waterways

Researchers lead major drive to kickstart acoustic monitoring in freshwater systems.   
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Australian Rivers Institute

Can trees control algal blooms? You’d be surprised

Researchers find trees play greater role in preserving water quality than previously thought.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Microsoft AI grant sharpens PhD’s eye on fish monitoring

PhD candidate awarded Microsoft grant to enhance FishID, which identifies and analyses fish species. 
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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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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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Australian Rivers Institute

Launch of $1m Griffith-led project to address impacts on catchments

Project to tackle problems at source in upper catchment regions impacted by extreme weather events.
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