Australian Rivers Institute

New research determines high price of mangrove loss

Study compiles global data sets to project carbon emissions from mangrove loss.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Boomerangs return with greater insights into ample uses

Findings constitute first traceological evidence of hardwood boomerangs being used for shaping stone tools in Australia.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Bone tools found in arid landscape among oldest in Australia

Bone artefacts found in Kimberley cave site dated as being more than 35,000 years old by research team.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Experts imagine cities of 2060 at World Science Festival

With Australia’s population set to hit 40 million by 2060, Griffith University cities experts say it is time to get serious about long term planning.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Using whales to study Antarctica’s changing environment

Humpback whales across the southern hemisphere are being used as indicators of environmental and climatic change in Antarctica through Griffith University led research.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith’s Gold Coast campus ecosystem flourishes

The biodiversity of Griffith’s Gold Coast campus continues to bloom, with a recent survey revealing an increase in wildlife species on site to more than 130 different types.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Australian Rivers Institute named number one global water security think tank

Griffith University’s Australian Rivers Institute has been named the number one global water security think tank by the ‘2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report’.
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Cities Research Institute

Graduate certificates to tackle impact of climate change

Rising to the challenge of a rapidly changing environment, Griffith University has developed new Graduate Certificates in Climate Change Adaptation and Renewable Energy Engineering.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Hook, line and sinker: Is your fishing trip injuring coastal raptors?

Fishing equipment is the deadliest threat faced by coastal birds of prey a new study published in the Journal of Raptor Research has found.
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Griffith Sciences

New definition of sustainability reflects the interdependence of all life

An international collaboration reveals a new definition of sustainability that expands the concept to non-human species and their needs.
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Corporate

Student design to make Gold Coast school garden bloom

The garden of a Gold Coast primary school will be overhauled with a landscaping design created by a Griffith University botany student.
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Australian Rivers Institute

4000 chemicals found in Great Barrier Reef turtles raises concerns of contamination hotspot

Toxic chemicals are accumulating in Great Barrier Reef turtles and fish species popular with consumers, according to a new report by Griffith University and the World Wide Fund for Nature Australia.
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Arts Education Law

Nine students net New Colombo Plan Scholarships

A remarkable group of Griffith University undergraduate students have been named as 2021 New Colombo Plan scholars.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith data projects receive welcome boost

Griffith University’s unique FishID software project has been given a boost with the announcement of $211,000 in funding from the Australian Research Data Commons.
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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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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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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

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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