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Interpreters: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Dr Riona Tindal Senior Disability Advisor – DSSP Student Disability and Accessibility, Student Success Student Life, Griffith University Relying on Auslan interpreters can be empowering and disempowering at the same time. You just must trust they will translate what you are saying correctly, and you are constantly monitoring what the audience is responding to the […]
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Building Inclusive Communities for All

This week, for our very first Inclusive Futures: Reimagining Disability Blog, we are joined by a selection of guests who represent the Deaf and hard of hearing community as part of the National Week of Deaf People (NWDP). An initiative of Deaf Australia, the National Week of Deaf People is a week-long national celebration of […]
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Early career researchers secure more than $1.7m in ARC funding

Four Griffith research projects secure ARC funding.
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Massive outback rock art site reveals ancient narrative

Researchers have shed light on the story behind a large sandstone rock art site in Central Queensland that features seven star-like designs, large snake-like designs, six-toed human feet and even a penis. Professor Paul Tacon and Dr Andrea Jalandoni from the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research and Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution […]
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Climate impacts on beach lifestyle in the spotlight

Researchers ask what can we do to ready ourselves – and our weekends – for climate altered futures? 
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Griffith to make a splash at short course championships

A mini army of swimmers from Griffith University will descend upon Melbourne in December for the 2022 World Short Course Championships.
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Griffith’s Outstanding Alumni Award 2022 winners

Griffith University has named five winners at its prestigious Outstanding Alumni Awards 2022, with an acclaimed Aboriginal author taking out the top gong.
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Shaun voices his research on his way to 3MT glory

Topics ranging from developmental language disorders to understanding the role of colour in music notation and koala conservation were part of the 2022 instalment of Griffith University's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) presentation final.
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Change Conference is back with a bang

Behaviour experts will converge on Griffith University’s South Bank campus as the Change Conference makes its in-person comeback.
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Researchers discover earliest known stone-age surgery

A team of Indonesian and Australian archaeologists co-led by Griffith University academics has unearthed the skeletal remains of a young hunter-gatherer whose lower left leg was amputated by a skilled prehistoric surgeon 31,000 years ago. The discovery, published in Nature, is thought to be the earliest known evidence for a complex medical act, pre-dating other […]
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New research identifies a bacterial ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ molecule involved in immune responses

Griffith University researchers have played a key role in investigating a new molecule that protects bacteria against viruses and is associated with bacterial infection of plants.
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Griffith researcher explores lost opportunities of temporary migrants from South East Asia in Australia

Griffith Asia Institute member and Head of School of Government and International Relations, Professor Juliet Pietsch’s latest research has just been published by Cambridge Elements as part of the Global Development Studies series.  Much of the scholarship in development studies focuses on developing countries. However, many of the same issues can be seen in developed […]
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Trailblazing leadership shines for young women

Griffith VC hosts Dame Quentin Bryce AD and Julia Gillard for inspiring event.
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‘Stealth privatisation’ in national parks threatens mental health boosts

Research shows productivity gains of up to 11% for people who visit protected parks in Australia at least once a month.
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Sugar modifications the key to unlocking ovarian cancer secrets

The ability to identify unique sugars that decorate ovarian cancer cells could help prevent the spread of cancer and improve treatment options for women.
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Truckies using elite athlete technology to prevent fatigue

Special biometric vests normally used by elite athletes have been earmarked for a Griffith University study to monitor how fatigue can impact the driving behaviour of truckies.
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Fossil ape teeth open a new window into ancient seasonal climates

Fossilised teeth of ancient mammals from a 17-million-year-old Kenyan site reveals climate variability.
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Griffith alumnus honoured for oral cancer research

A Griffith University graduate has been honoured with a prestigious Sunstar Perio Research Award at a recent world conference in Copenhagen.
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