Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Researcher dates last known Homo erectus remains

Last known remains of modern human ancestors dated by Griffith archaeologist. 
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Arts Education Law

Indonesian cave art overturns thinking on the roots of human spirituality

Figurative depiction of hunters may be oldest evidence of human ability to imagine supernatural beings.
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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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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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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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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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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Study to increase understanding on animal tolerance to infectious disease

Frog research could hold the key to animal defence strategies against infectious diseases.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Help in store for bats this Halloween

Griffith ecologists and students gather to make fruit kebabs to help embattled flying foxes.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Study explores how to make nature conservation ‘go viral’

Study models how conservation initiatives are adopted until they reach level where they can have real impact on conserving or improving biodiversity.  
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Architecture, construction and planning

Geography and tech key to sustainable development

Learning how to use technology and geography to aid in creating sustainable developments was the aim when Griffith University STEM students Martin Juncal and Jacob Breslin traveled to Thailand last month on a scholarship.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

An ecological island in suburbia: Toohey Forest crucial to Brisbane biodiversity

“It’s a completely suitable place for koalas to live. There’s no reason why they won’t stay here for a long time," says Professor Darryl Jones.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Griffith undergrad describes colourful new gecko species

New species Cyrtodactylus manus is smaller than most geckos with distinctive colouration and scalation
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

It’s time to break the deadlock over Africa’s ivory trade: here’s how

A new approach is needed to develop workable solutions in a less confrontational manner.
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Architecture

Griffith scientists celebrate National Science Week 2019 

National Science Week will see a range of events celebrate Griffith's scientific expertise.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Dog owners could take the lead on dingo conservation with a ‘Fido fund’

Researchers suggest an inexpensive 'dingo conservation levy' on domestic dog costs could fund more ethical management of dingoes.
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Arts Education Law

Vice Chancellor awards recognises research excellence

Griffith University’s leading researchers have been recognized at the 2019 Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

DNA could enable repatriation of ancient Aboriginal remains

First ancient nuclear genomes of Aboriginal Australians show repatriation of unprovenanced remains possible.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Frog discoveries have scientists hopping

Frog trio discovered in New Guinea so rare scientists have only seen each species once.
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