Griffith Beacons

Post-fire logging removes tree hollows vital for wildlife recovery

An expert review on logging after bushfires found it removes tree hollows which are vital in the recovery of more than 225 native species.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Using whales to study Antarctica’s changing environment

Humpback whales across the southern hemisphere are being used as indicators of environmental and climatic change in Antarctica through Griffith University led research.
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Alumni

Queensland Conservatorium launches 2021 season

The Queensland Conservatorium has unveiled its 2021 concert season, featuring epic symphonies, movie musicals, theatre classics and contemporary opera.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith’s Gold Coast campus ecosystem flourishes

The biodiversity of Griffith’s Gold Coast campus continues to bloom, with a recent survey revealing an increase in wildlife species on site to more than 130 different types.
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Business and government

Chinese consumers optimistic on post-COVID travel

Beaches, scenic cities and natural and cultural world heritage sites top the list for post-COVID travel.
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Health

New research discovery may help fast-track drug development for neurodegenerative disorders

A Griffith University-led research team has discovered how a therapeutic target common among debilitating neurodegenerative disorders is activated, which could help accelerate drug development.
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Business and government

Griffith and Lysn partner in digital mental health research

Important research into the use of digital mental health tools and resilience during and post COVID will be the focus of a new partnership between Griffith and Lysn.
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Alumni

Hats off for Class of 2020 as grad ceremonies return

Students, family and friends attended the first in-person ceremonies to be held in more than a year.
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Alumni

Kate Miller-Heidke receives Honorary Doctorate

Acclaimed musician Kate Miller-Heidke has been awarded the title Doctor of the University (DUniv).
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Corporate

Rewards for outstanding contributions to student learning

Several highly regarded Griffith educators have been awarded Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning in the 2020 Australian Awards for University Teaching round. 
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COVID-19

COVID-19 toolkit to boost vaccine development and research

An international collaboration of researchers from Griffith University’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, the University of Tartu, the University of Glasgow and the University of Dundee have developed a COVID-19 laboratory research toolkit for sharing with researchers across the globe. Designed to expedite SARS-CoV-2 vaccine development, drug discovery and fundamental research, particularly in laboratories unaccustomed to […]
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Alumni

Magnificent Seven: our inaugural Griffith Sporting Hall of Fame inductees

Griffith University has inducted its first group of graduates into its Sporting Hall of Fame, recognising the achievements of some of Australia's elite sporting names from the past 30 years.
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Griffith Health

Qld Academy of Health Sciences graduates choose Griffith

Two of 2020’s top high school graduates, one of whom has already completed an exciting cancer research project at Griffith, are now on a fast-track to exciting careers in medicine.
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Cities Research Institute

Green rental housing policy saves money and the environment

A shift towards green building standards will unlock environmental, economic and social benefits in the affordable rental housing sector new Griffith University research has found.
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Alumni

Queensland Conservatorium maestro to helm QSO 

Griffith University Professor Johannes Fritzsch been named Principal Conductor of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO).
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Arts Education Law

Study into links between traumatic childhood experiences and sexual violence launches

Griffith researchers have commenced an Australian first study into sexually violent behaviour.
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Business and government

Business School Award Winners Rise Above 2020 Challenges

Griffith Business School awards their 2020 Co-Curricular Awards to students who went above and beyond in a tough year.
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Griffith Health

Potential vaccine to prevent deadly Strep A infection

Griffith University Institute for Glycomics researchers are closer to the development of a new vaccine aimed at preventing the deadly Streptococcus A (Strep A), which kills more than 500,000 people globally per year.
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