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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Australian Rivers Institute

Unique ocean chemicals slip through the net

The search for new natural products from the ocean is overlooking unique and potentially beneficial compounds, a Griffith University study has found.
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Coastal and Marine Research Centre

Pandemic workaround – researcher keeps eyes on Pacific water quality from afar

Griffith researcher trains Vanuatuan partners to gather water quality data after COVID-19 restricts travel.
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Coastal and Marine Research Centre

Impacts of coastal protection structures take place over decades

Researchers find impacts of coastal interventions to manage erosion and sand build-up can take years to eventuate.
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Alumni

Griffith launches Australia’s first marine wildlife cell bank

Researchers from Griffith University are looking to collect cell samples of every marine species on the planet with the launch of Australia’s first Marine Wildlife Cell Bank.
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Coastal and Marine Research Centre

Weather and waves driving sand to bypass headlands 

Understanding link between sand bypassing and large-scale climate drivers key for future coastline management.
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Coastal and Marine Research Centre

GPS suction tracker puts whales on the radar

First deployment of cost-effective, non-invasive suction cup tag a success.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith subjects secure top spots in 2021 ShanghaiRanking

Griffith has again been recognised as a leader in Nursing and Midwifery education and research, securing second position globally in the prestigious ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021.
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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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Coastal and Marine Research Centre

How will COVID-19 and climate change affect the whale-watching industry?

Griffith University research predicts it will take years for the whale-watching industry to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

Gold Coast Bay an oasis for humpback whales with calves

One third of all humpback whales in the Gold Coast Bay are mother-calf pairs making the location almost as important as breeding grounds for whales with calves.
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Alumni

Diving headfirst into a dream career

Marine biology graduate Rachel Janes has channeled her passion into a dream job.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Research dives deep to understand climate impacts on whales

A world-first research project aims to understand how ocean changes influence the recovery of whale populations in the southern hemisphere.
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Centre for Catalysis and Clean Energy

Griffith boosts its sustainability credentials with solar energy deal

The University has entered into an agreement with CS Energy which will ensure 50 percent of its electricity needs are provided by renewable power sources from next year.
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Cities Research Institute

Griffith researchers eavesdrop on Humpback whales

For the first time Griffith University researchers will deploy a ‘hi-tech whale phone’ in Gold Coast waters to better understand the tail of the whale migration season.
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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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Alumni

Climate adaptation scientist wins Young Tall Poppy Award

Griffith University climate change adaptation scientist Dr Johanna Nalau has been recognised at the prestigious 2020 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
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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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