Arts Education Law

Professional and support staff celebrated at VC Awards

Remarkable Griffith University staff members have been recognised at the 2020 Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Professional and Support Staff Service.
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Cities Research Institute

Queensland’s electorates with the most to lose

The social and economic performance of Queensland electorates has been indexed by a Griffith University researcher.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

High-profile board to drive new approach for climate action

Growing concern about climate change has led to the appointment of an Australian-first board to help develop new strategies, partnerships and investment for climate action.
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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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Business and government

Experts say Binna Burra is a stellar example of disaster recovery

As Binna Burra Lodge reopens to guests, Griffith tourism and climate adaptation experts say tourism operators can learn a lot from its journey back from devastating bushfires a year ago.
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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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Cities Research Institute

Planning expert says CBD downsizing will have major implications for cities

Dr Tony Matthews says there is building evidence of a mass exodus from commercial office space in the Brisbane CBD and it will have major implications for all cities in a variety of ways.
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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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Centre for Clean Environment and Energy

New eco-friendly nanomaterial could energise electric storage

Griffith University researcher wins $860,000 Australian Research Council Future Fellowship grant to develop an environmentally friendly method to produce 2D nanomaterials for energy storage devices.  
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Global warming and pollution have similar impact on coral reef fish

Human-caused stresses of global warming and pollution affect coral reef fish development and survival via disruption of the same pathway in the endocrine system.
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Alumni

Class of 2020 graduating with a difference

Graduating Griffith students are celebrating their academic milestone virtually this year as COVID-19 mass gathering restrictions move the ceremonies online.
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Griffith School of Environment and Science

New group of trapdoor spiders discovered in eastern Australia

A new group of trapdoor spiders that builds burrows hidden by camouflaged doors has been discovered in eastern Australia. One of the almost 20 new species found in this group occurs in the suburbs of Brisbane.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

The number of lions in Africa may be lower than we thought

Two Griffith-led collaborations published this week indicate that Lion populations in Africa may be lower than current estimates suggest.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Discovery of oldest bow-and-arrow technology outside Africa

New archaeological research demonstrates earliest projectile technology in the tropical rainforests of Sri Lanka.
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Griffith Enterprise

New velvet gecko discovered on one of Australia’s northern islands

Scientists from Griffith University, the Queensland Museum, University of Melbourne and the Northern Territory Government have described a colourful new velvet gecko in the Northern Territory. This species only occurs in the top end on Groote Eylandt, Australia’s third largest offshore island in the Gulf of Carpentaria. The Groote Eylandt Velvet Gecko, Oedura nesos, is […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Prioritising the protection of global eco-regions to meet international biodiversity targets

A Griffith University-led collaboration has called for a more strategic protection of land to meet biodiversity targets, set out in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). In findings published in One Earth, Dr Alienor Chauvenet from the School of Environment and Science  and colleagues from the University of Oxford, The Nature Conservancy, the Wildlife Conservation […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

COVID-19 recovery can benefit biodiversity

Griffith University researchers have 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 […]
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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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