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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Cities Research Institute

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 Clean Environment and 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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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

Griffith Centre for Coastal Management and Sea World Cruises announce humpback whale research partnership

Griffith Centre for Coastal Management and Sea World Cruises are launching a new partnership to further our understanding of whales and their role in marine ecosystems.
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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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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

Warmer, shallow GC waters becoming calving habitat for humpbacks

Humpbacks calving more than 1000km south of primary calving grounds off Great Barrier Reef.  
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Cities Research Institute

Wave climate projections predict risks to coastlines

Researchers determine how much waves are likely to change around the globe due to climate change.
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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

Sharks under threat from fisheries across the globe

One-quarter of oceanic shark habitat is actively fished, leaving sharks with few places to hide from longlines they get caught in.
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Alumni

Graduate’s sustainable Lady Elliot Island design wins national architecture award

Griffith University graduate Sobi Slingsby recognised for being at the forefront of architecture and climate change.
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Cities Research Institute

Griffith marks two decades of coastal resilience expertise

Griffith Coastal Management Centre celebrates 20 years of protecting and enhancing iconic Gold Coast shoreline. 
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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

Big Bird’s take-off escalates GC climate change research

Buoy to help planners ‘future proof’ Gold Coast’s beaches and waterways against climate change and extreme storms. 
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Arts Education Law

Griffith lends expertise to $329m marine research centre

Seafood, marine renewable energy and offshore marine engineering experts unite for Blue Economy Coorperative Research Centre.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith delivers high research impact

The Australian Government’s first Engagement and Impact (EI) assessment results confirm Griffith University’s position as a leader in delivering high-quality research with impact/
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