Australian Rivers Institute

COVID-19 recovery can benefit biodiversity

Griffith University researchers outlined in Science how the COVID-19 pandemic provides governments across the globe with an opportunity to correct our environmental trajectory and deliver a shot in the arm for biodiversity. The group of researchers from the Australian Rivers Institute (ARI) highlighted ways the choices societies take emerging from lockdown could have lasting effects […]
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Arts Education Law

Linkage Projects demonstrate research impact

Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants demonstrate Griffith University’s role in leading research initiatives.
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Alumni

Griffith PhD candidate masters the art of LEGO

Brick by brick, Griffith research assistant and PhD candidate Jennifer Campbell draws on her engineering experience as she competes on TV show LEGO Masters.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith pays tribute to leading scientist Lord Robert May

Griffith University ecologists have paid tribute to one of world’s leading scientists Lord Robert (Bob) May (DUniv) following his death on April 28.
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Business and government

Qld tourism recovery depends on thriving zoos and aquariums

Queensland’s zoo and aquarium tourism industry may end up dwarfing the Australian Government’s much-needed funding lifeline.
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Cities Research Institute

Aussie suburbs with jobs in the red under COVID-19

Researchers at Griffith University and University of Newcastle have mapped the Australian suburbs most at risk of COVID-19 job losses. The Employment Vulnerability Index (EVI) 3.0 uses Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census data to calculate an index score for towns and cities with a population of 10,000 people or more. Co-authors Professor Scott Baum […]
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Griffith launches digital STEM site for kids at home

Unique weekly science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) challenges are now available for students learning from home as part of Griffith's STEM Mania program.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Deeper dig into ‘giant wombat’ bone marks raises more questions than answers

First Australians co-existed with a giant ‘wombat-like’ creature for thousands of years – so why is there so little archaeological evidence for the hunting and use of these large animals?
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Architecture, construction and planning

Pandemic won’t Hult students’ international competition

A scheme to build rooftop community gardens will spearhead a Griffith undergrad team's efforts against some of the world’s brightest in the Hult Prize Regional Finals.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Portable rock art ‘social glue’ for early humans in Ice Age  

Small engraved rocks believed to have acted as a ‘social glue’ to unite early human societies. 
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Researchers discover six new gecko species

Widely found geckos in northern Australia undescribed by science, until now.
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Griffith Enterprise

Study of non-inherited changes to genes highlights environmental interplay in Parkinson’s

First large epigenome-wide study to compare changes between people with Parkinson’s and those without disease.
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Architecture

‘Aquatecture’ researchers unveil bold design for floating reef, diving and dining precinct

Griffith design team is bringing a bold research and development vision to life on the water.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Light study protects blooming underwater meadows

Research into light sensitivity of Gold Coast seagrass meadows to guide improved management.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Using ‘flagship’ species for fundraising campaigns benefits entire ecosystems – when backed by science 

Research addresses conflict between how conservation funding was raised and spent. 
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Griffith Enterprise

Researchers delve deep to produce key publication on marine natural products

Griffith marine biodiscovery experts compile prestigious compendium for burgeoning research field.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Funding boosts to propel Griffith trio’s research

Australian Rivers Institute researchers take home Advance Queensland Fellowships to help fund individual projects.
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Griffith School of Environment and Science

Scientists warn of worldwide insect decline

Urgent action is needed to stave off worldwide insect extinction say scientists in twin papers published in the journal Biological Conservation. 
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