Alumni

Griffith music alumni sweep Green Room Awards

Queensland Conservatorium alumni Kate Miller-Heidke, Keir Nuttall and Georgina Hopson have been recognised at the prestigious Green Room Awards. The long-running performing arts industry awards recognise the best local productions, from musicals to opera, dance and theatre. The 37th annual awards ceremony was held online this year, with the winners announced on YouTube. Dream team […]
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ADaPT

Griffith 3D print experts create PPE for frontline workers

Staff and students are working together to manufacture PPE supplies to help frontline staff in the fight against COVID-19.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Ensuring student success in online studies

As university students transition to studying online in the wake of coronavirus, experts say two key activities will make the difference between success and failure.
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Alumni

Oscar-winner nurtures next generation of filmmakers

Aspiring documentary maker Kate-Marie Boylan-Ascione has won a scholarship to complete her Masters of Screen Production at Griffith Film School.
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Corporate

Celebrating nurses and midwives on World Health Day

Global events have highlighted the importance of critical healthcare workers, including nurses at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic and the midwives who continue to serve the community.
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Arts Education Law

Protection of whistleblowers vital during COVID-19

A Griffith public integrity expert says COVID-19 demonstrates an increased demand for strong public accountability and the importance of whistleblower protection.
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Centre for Clean Environment and Energy

Griffith researchers a step closer to eco-friendly hydrogen fuel production

Griffith University researchers are aiming to unlock a catalytic process that will enhance the breakdown of water, into hydrogen and oxygen and bring Australia a step closer to creating clean efficient hydrogen fuel. Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy (2019) aims to establish Australia’s hydrogen industry as a major global player by 2030. In new research published […]
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Griffith Sciences

Griffith offers free acclaimed e-reader books for homeschool carers

As home schooling and online education become our new norm for the next few months, Griffith University is assisting parents and teachers by making available a teaching resource to help young children in reading, mathematics and science. Two highly acclaimed home-reader series, Millie the Mathematician and Suzie the Scientist can now be downloaded free of […]
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Business and government

Businesses must do more than just ‘bounce back’ after COVID-19

Businesses are being warned there will be no ‘back to normal’ following the COVID-19 pandemic and the idea of simply ‘bouncing back’ isn’t feasible.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Fossil skull casts doubt over modern human ancestry

Griffith University scientists have led an international team to date the skull of an early human found in Africa, potentially upending human evolution knowledge with their discovery.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Fossil skull reveals ape-like brain but prolonged growth similar to humans

Three-million-year-old brain imprints in fossil skulls of the species Australopithecus afarensis (famous for “Lucy” and the “Dikika child’’ from Ethiopia) shed new light on the evolution of brain growth.
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Alumni

Griffith film alumni scoop International Emmy Awards

Two animation projects by Griffith Film School alumni have won International Emmy Awards.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith athletes adjusting their schedule after Olympics postponed

Several Griffith University athletes who had been officially selected for Tokyo 2020 will now hit the books after news the Olympics would be pushed to July 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Centre for Cell Factories and Biopolymers

GRIDD researchers take next step in COVID-19 vaccine development

Scientists at Griffith University are moving towards animal trials in testing a vaccine candidate for COVID-19
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Arts Education Law

Expert creates resource as teachers prepare to move online

A Griffith University education expert has created a free online resource to help teachers keep students engaged outside the classroom.
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Arts Education Law

Singing away the coronavirus blues: making music in a time of crisis reminds us we belong

Griffith experts say making music provides a means to regain control in a time of crisis.
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Alumni

Alumnus appointed first resident Australian Ambassador to Palau

Bachelor of International Business graduate Richelle Turner looks forward to broadening and deepening Australia's ties in the Pacific in her new role.
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Arts Education Law

Acting selfishly has consequences right now – why ethical decision making is imperative in the coronavirus crisis

As the country moves into lockdown mode in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are increasingly faced with serious ethical questions about what ordinary people should be obliged to do for others.
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