Outstanding Griffith research excellence honoured

Architecture
Leading Griffith University researchers have been honoured at the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards held at Nathan campus.
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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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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

Research Impact: Protecting the Gold Coast’s most treasured asset

The value of the 53km of open beaches on the Gold Coast can be found in the 13 million visitors that the city welcomes each year. While the Gold Coast’s famed sandy shores and surf breaks are enjoyed by tourists and locals alike, the work undertaken by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management (GCCM) over […]
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Architecture, construction and planning

Australia Awards marine fellowship brings Vietnamese ministry reps Down Under

In March, 15 representatives from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in Vietnam travelled to Australia to take part in a two-week Australia Awards Fellowship focusing on human resource development in coastal and marine management in Vietnam. Funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the fellowship was designed to enhance the capacity […]
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Alumni

School of Environment celebrates 40 years of graduating students

Martin Taylor is doing his first mammal survey. He’s an excited student in Griffith University’s brand new School of Australian Environmental Studies. As part of the environmental studies foundation program – the first in the country for a university – nothing was off limits. Dr Taylor set his traps in the forest. He had no […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith expert warns of more flooding if ecosystems aren’t remedied

A leading Australian rivers expert warns flooding will continue to impact our rivers and coastal waterways because our catchments are no longer resilient to extreme weather events. As parts of South-East Queensland experience flooding after a heavy rainfall band crossed the coast, rivers and water catchments are being pushed to the brink. Professor Stuart Bunn […]
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Architecture, construction and planning

Eureka! Griffith University team prize for Great Barrier Reef research

A Griffith University research team have taken out a prestigious 2017 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for their work trying to save the Great Barrier Reef.
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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

The eureka moment that could help save the Great Barrier Reef

A Griffith University research team are finalists in the 2017 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes for their work aimed at improving Great Barrier Reef water quality. The team, led by Associate Professor Andrew Brooks of the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management, has transformed how sediment sources are identified and targeted, resulting in a significant shift in government policy […]
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Atmospheric Environment Research Centre

Australia’s carbon-rich mangroves need protection

The thin green strip of mangrove wetlands around the tropical coastlines of Australia and the world are the most carbon-rich forests on earth but they are at risk. Professor Rod Connolly, a marine scientist from Griffith University’s Australian Rivers Institute, is the co-author of new research that shows the vast reserves of carbon being sequestered […]
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Architecture, construction and planning

City experts tackle world’s challenges

As cities and urban populations continue to grow and present vigorous new challenges, Griffith University is answering the call by establishing Australia’s largest research facility to tackle the issue. The leading Cities Research Institute, which began as the Urban Research Program in 2004, has drawn in expertise from several disciplines and grown to have 70 […]
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Cities Research Institute

What did TC Debbie do?

The tragic loss of human life and subsequent emotional torment still being experienced by Queensland and New South Wales communities characterises the catastrophe that was Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Director of Griffith University’s soon-to-be launched Cities Research Institute, Professor Paul Burton, will lead a panel discussion delving into the aftermath of the disaster. Over the past […]
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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

Building knowledge to adapt to climate change – celebrating NCCARF’s success

Knowledge of how to adapt to climate change in Australia is celebrated this week as NCCARF comes to the end of its second phase of operation and officially launches CoastAdapt, a resource to support coastal managers as they seek to respond to climate risks. NCCARF is the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, which has […]
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