Alumni

Education leader acknowledged in Australia Day Honours

A former Deputy Vice Chancellor, scientist and leading educator is one of several members of the Griffith University community acknowledged in the 2023 Australia Day Honours. Professor Emeritus Debra Henly received a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) award for significant service to education administration and science. A Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic, 2016-2019) and […]
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Why backpackers and seasonal migrants matter to regional Australia

 Griffith research confirms the essential contribution of backpackers and seasonal migrant workers to regional Australia is undervalued.
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Half-century of cyclone data puts researchers on track to explore future risks

Fifty years of BOM data reveals unusual characteristics and trends of tropical cyclones from Coral Sea. 
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Griffith University welcomes new Professor of Practice – Disaster Management

Griffith University’s disaster management credentials have been boosted following the appointment of renowned expert Professor Iain MacKenzie to the role of Professor of Practice – Disaster Management.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Are we breathing airborne microplastics; the exposure lurking inside our homes?

People are exposed to thousands of airborne microplastics a year indoors, a Griffith-led study has found.
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Centre for Mental Health

Improving lives of Parents Under Pressure

Families with substance-misusing parents typically experience multiple adversities that can lead to detrimental child outcomes, but a Griffith University-led program has been creating positive change.
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Biospine

Vale: Griffith farewells Alan Mackay-Sim, a titan of science

Griffith University is paying tribute to one of its finest in Professor Emeritus Alan Mackay-Sim AM known to many as a pioneering stem-cell research scientist and former recipient of the Australian of the Year award. Professor Mackay-Sim passed away early in the new year at the age of 71. In 1987, Professor Mackay-Sim came to […]
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Griffith Health

Vale: In memory of Professor Emeritus Allan Cripps AO

Griffith pays tribute to distinguished leader in immunology, academia and research.
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Griffith Sciences

Brushstroke of genius: intersecting science and creativity a fine art

Scientific dreams could become reality for creative Griffith nanotechnology researcher.
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Academic Administration

Triple treat: Griffith celebrates new graduates, new Honorary Doctors and new Chancellor

Five new Honorary Doctorates, 4,904 graduating students and Griffith’s first alumnus Chancellor, Andrew Fraser, have all been acknowledged in ceremonies across Brisbane and the Gold Coast this week. In ceremonies taking place between November 12-15, students received their Bachelor, Masters, and Doctorate degrees across all four academic groups of Arts, Education and Law, Griffith Business […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

The real-world isn’t static: Understanding how fluctuating stressors affect wetlands

Griffith University research reveals that when combinations of human-caused stressors fluctuate, replicating more realistic environmental conditions, it vastly changes their impact on wetland habitats.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

True giant wombat gives Diprotodon podium a wobble

Griffith researchers shed light on extinct large species related to modern-day wombat family. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

Tidal restoration to coastal wetlands reduces greenhouse emissions

Restoring tidal flow to enclosed freshwater wetlands is key to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and helping reach Australia's carbon reduction targets
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Griffith Asia Institute

Griffith helps Vietnamese dragon fruit growers and traders build capacity to export to Australia

Griffith University has been helping farmers and co-operatives in Binh Thuan Province train for export expansion to Australia. The province has historically concentrated on the export and distribution of dragon fruit across South-East Asia, but key stakeholders are now looking to expand to wholesalers and supermarkets in Melbourne, Australia. Associate Professor Robin E Roberts, from […]
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Terri Butler brought in to bat for Griffith’s Climate Ready Initiative

Former Federal MP, Terri Butler has joined Griffith’s Climate Ready Initiative (CRI) board, putting her sharp political faculties toward climate readiness and resilience.  
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Griffith Business School

2022 Australian Election Study

Almost one in three voters cast their ballot for minor parties or independent candidates in the 2022 federal election, the highest number in almost 100 years, Australia’s largest and longest-running study on elections has found.  The 2022 Australian Election Study (AES), prepared in partnership with Griffith University and The Australian National University (ANU), found Anthony […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

Achieving a nature- and people-positive future

For biodiversity to thrive, conservation efforts must be ‘Nature and People Positive’, a recent study has found.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith Honours College students awarded New Colombo Plan Scholarships

Eleven Griffith students are headed on overseas adventures after being awarded scholarships to work and study internationally under Australia's New Colombo Plan. 
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