Australian Rivers Institute

New Griffith-backed alliance to deliver sustainable climate-ready national economy

An alliance of business leaders, industry and community groups has committed to a five-year collaboration to plan and deliver a sustainable economic transformation for the nation.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

EcoCommons – mapping the future in environmentally challenging times

Griffith University is driving the construction of EcoCommons, a world-first collaborative platform for analysing and modelling ecological and environmental challenges.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Asia-Pacific leaders to share post-pandemic plans

Leaders from across the Asia-Pacific will gather at a Griffith University-led forum today to share visions for their cities in the wake of a global pandemic.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Experts say everyone needed to battle climate change

From baristas to barristers, Griffith University experts insist it will require the efforts of people from all walks of life to fight climate change.
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Cities Research Institute

Rideshares and cashless payments impact older Queenslanders

Limited options means older Queenslanders are increasingly isolated or resort to risky behaviours.
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Business and government

Social housing liveability framework tackles Australia’s critical shortage

Higher density urban solutions designed around liveability and accessibility are the future of social housing.
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Cities Research Institute

Tourists on e-scooters spend more money in cities

Visitors on e-scooters spend more, do more sightseeing and help to clear up traffic congestion.
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Cities Research Institute

Cities expert forecasts bold future for the Gold Coast

The future of many Gold Coast golf courses could lie in productive parks where food crops are grown and technologies created, according to a Griffith University cities researcher.
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Architecture, construction and planning

School students look to Griffith for STEM based solutions

Queensland primary and high school students explored the limits of science and technology at recent Griffith University Science on the GO! conference and challenge days.
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Cities Research Institute

Party capital a hit with humpback lads while new mums prefer relaxing bayside vibes

Research finds bay areas on East Australian Coast favoured by whales for playing and staying.
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Cities Research Institute

Communities set to be hardest hit by COVID stimulus wind down

Over 25% of Federal electoral divisions have extreme or high exposure to the withdrawal of COVID wage subsidies.
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Architecture

Hope for future rises from ashes of bushfire devastation

First building to be erected since 2019 Binna Burra bushfires inspired by community-led research.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Experts imagine cities of 2060 at World Science Festival

With Australia’s population set to hit 40 million by 2060, Griffith University cities experts say it is time to get serious about long term planning.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith showcases art and science at Curiocity Festival

Lecturers have created the world’s largest acoustic guitar – a mind-blowing multi-disciplinary collaboration that will take centre stage at Curiocity Festival this month.
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Cities Research Institute

Australian research institutes lead the way in climate change adaptation

Griffith University, CSIRO and Australian National University are all in the top five institutions globally for publishing climate change adaptation research a new study has found. From more than 11000 papers (published during 1978-2020), Griffith University researchers identified the top five key institutions as Wageningen University, Chinese Academy of Science, CSIRO, Griffith University, and Australian National […]
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Cities Research Institute

Green rental housing policy saves money and the environment

A shift towards green building standards will unlock environmental, economic and social benefits in the affordable rental housing sector new Griffith University research has found.
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Cities Research Institute

Graduate certificates to tackle impact of climate change

Rising to the challenge of a rapidly changing environment, Griffith University has developed new Graduate Certificates in Climate Change Adaptation and Renewable Energy Engineering.
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Cities Research Institute

New funding to make life for aged care residents cooler

Life in aged care could become a whole lot cooler thanks to an innovative new research project led by University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) and Griffith University.
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