“Because of her, we can,” say Griffith Indigenous women

Alumni
With NAIDOC week upon us, three of Griffith’s most prominent indigenous students share their personal stories.
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Arts Education Law

Film school’s first Indigenous PhD student follows in father’s footsteps

Griffith Film School's first Indigenous doctoral candidate is writing a TV comedy series as part of her research into Aboriginal cultural perspectives on humour.
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Alumni

Indigenous alumnus receives health professional accolade

Clinton Schultz was named the recipient of the Indigenous Allied Health Professional of the Year Award at the National Indigenous Allied Health Awards last month.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Griffith appoints distinguished academic to DVC Research

A highly regarded chemical biologist with a distinguished record in championing research across several continents, Professor Mario Pinto, has been announced as Griffith University’s new Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research).
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Griffith Health

First Peoples Health Unit partner in cultural safety training

Griffith University First Peoples Health Unit has been announced as a partner in cultural safety training for Australia’s regulators of registered health practitioners.
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Arts Education Law

First Nations scholar wins prestigious award

First Nations Griffith University researcher Dr Debbie Bargallie has been named the 2019 winner of the prestigious Stanner Award for her analysis of racism in The Australian Public Service.
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Arts Education Law

Students design educational games for Indigenous museum

Games design students at Griffith are helping keep Indigenous language and stories alive, creating a series of interactive games for the Yugambeh Museum, south of Brisbane.
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Griffith Graduate Research School

Indigenous Griffith students present at World Congress

Two of just three Australian students chosen to present at the World Congress of Undergrad Research were from Griffith.
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Arts Education Law

The sound of healing

The act of listening can help Indigenous prisoners reconnect with their culture and benefit their health and wellbeing, according to a new project by creative arts and health researchers at Griffith.
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Corporate

New VC receives stirring welcome by Elders and Kombumerri

New Vice Chancellor and President Professor Carolyn Evans has been given a spectacular welcome to Griffith by the University's Council of Elders and traditional owners of the lands where Griffith's campuses reside.
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Arts Education Law

Oh Carol! What a job you’re doing!

Dedicated and passionate Gumurrii Learning Assistance Officer (LAO) Carol Edwards is inspiring Griffith University (GU) Indigenous students to achieve academic success. Edwards, mother of two and grandmother of three, a descendant of the Turrbal people commenced working at the GU Indigenous Support Unit Gumurrii in 2012. In 2017 Gumurrii, with Edwards assistance, helped 137 indigenous […]
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Alumni

Awards showcase outstanding Health alumni

From paediatric palliative care and humanitarian dental work to a passion for astrophysics and groundbreaking scientific research into Malaria, the 2018 Alumni Awards showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Health and Science alumni.
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Alumni

Griffith artist debuts new work at Liverpool Biennial

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Dale Harding has unveiled a stunning new work at the Tate Liverpool, as part of the tenth Liverpool Biennial. Dale joins more than 40 artists from 22 countries at the UK's largest contemporary art festival, which opened over the weekend and attracts more than a million visitors during its 15 week run.
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Griffith College

Harmony Week is for everyone at Griffith

Harmony Day may fall on March 21 each year but at Griffith University there is a full week of activities celebrating our diverse range of culture and recognising and valuing diversity. March 21 is United Nations Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and across Australia this is recognised and celebrated as National Harmony Day. The theme […]
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Alumni

GUMURRII officer participates in Queen’s Baton handover

Griffith University’s John Graham  has formally received the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Queen’s Baton for the final international leg of its journey in the lead up to the Games in April. John, a senior learning assistance officer with the GUMURRII Student Support Unit, represented the Yugumbeh people with the traditional Maori owners of […]
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