Alumni

Indigenous artists reach finals of national art prize

Three artists from Griffith have made the finals of the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA).
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Alumni

Chatting with the state’s first Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Officer

Griffith alumnus Haylene Grogan has described the first few months of her job as Queensland’s first Chief Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Officer as “coming home.” The proud Kuku Yalanji and Tagalaka woman started her career in health as a nurse in 1983 and said she was “loving” her new position, calling the new […]
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Alumni

Griffith acknowledges National Reconciliation Week

Griffith University acknowledges National Reconciliation Week and National Sorry Day with an enduring commitment to its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
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Alumni

Griffith honours a remarkable artist and teacher

The Queensland College of Art has paid tribute to acclaimed artist and teacher Uncle Laurie Nilsen, who passed away last week.
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Arts Education Law

Kungullanji conference showcases Indigenous research

Talented up-and-coming researchers from across Griffith University presented their findings at the Kungullanji Indigenous Student Research Conference.
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Alumni

Four Fulbright Scholars for Griffith

Four Griffith University representatives have been named recipients of the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
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Business and government

Griffith PhD candidate awarded grant to research ethical decision making in Indigenous financial markets

At the recent Australasian Business Ethics Network (ABEN), Clare Burns, PhD candidate and sessional academic in the Department of Business Strategy and Innovation was awarded an ABEN-Ecstra grant to research ethical decision making in financial markets. The grant allocation was competitive and underwent international peer review. Ecstra Foundation is a new not for profit organisation […]
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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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