Griffith Institute For Tourism (GIFT)

Pacific island can adapt to climate change if locals take the lead

A collaboration between Queensland-based universities and Pacific Island communities has found climate change adaptation programs are only sustained if they develop local ownership.
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Arts Education Law

How Qld delivered Scott Morrison’s ‘Miracle Election’

Dr Paul Williams analyses Queensland's unique political culture for a new book on the 2019 Australian federal election.
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COVID-19

Griffith health expert leads QLD COVID-19 event plan

Griffith mass gathering expert Dr Jamie Ranse has led the development of Queensland's framework outlining how we start holding mass gatherings and events again.
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Alumni

Art graduates selected for national exhibition

Three Queensland College of Art graduates are in the running for a $50,000 prize as part of the Hatched National Graduate Show.
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Alumni

Griffith Business School alumnus named Young Accountant of the Year

A Griffith Business School graduate has been named Young Accountant of the Year (30 years under 30) at the 2020 Australian Accounting Awards.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Australian reptile research needs to move beyond university backyards

A team of Griffith University researchers found the strongest predictor of study sites for reptile research in Australia is proximity to universities. Published in Nature Scientific Reports, the study is the first continent-wide investigation of factors that influenced the location research was conducted on terrestrial reptiles in Australia.
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Griffith School of Environment and Science

New group of trapdoor spiders discovered in eastern Australia

A new group of trapdoor spiders that builds burrows hidden by camouflaged doors has been discovered in eastern Australia. One of the almost 20 new species found in this group occurs in the suburbs of Brisbane.
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Griffith Asia Institute

2020 Global Internships: Adapting to the new world of work

The Griffith Asia Business Internship (GABI) re-imagines ‘Asian Studies’ for the contemporary business context. The transformational work integrated learning (WIL) initiative places students in one of six Asian business destinations, including Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo, and is led by the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI). The aim of the program is […]
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Arts Education Law

Children on the autism spectrum tell researchers about their strengths– and it may not be what you think

An Australian-first study explores the self-reported best attributes and strengths of 83 children on the autism spectrum.
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COVID-19

COVID-19 unmasked – exploring the emotional effects of a pandemic

Understanding the emotional impact of COVID-19 on children, young people and their families is the focus of a new Griffith University-led study.
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Corporate

Meals support international students during COVID-19

Griffith University international students impacted by COVID-19 have been given a helping hand with the provision of more than 3200 free meals each week.
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ADaPT

Valuable community sporting partnerships continue

Griffith has renewed two key community sporting partnerships to ensure grass roots collaborations continue.
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Business and government

From Australia to Sri Lanka: Exchange of knowledge in sustainable tourism

Griffith University’s Griffith Institute for Tourism, in coordination with Griffith’s International Business Development Unit and the University of the Sunshine Coast, has facilitated the second delivery of this Australia Awards Short Course, funded by the Australian Government.
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Academic Administration

Griffith game changers highlight the impact of COVID-19 on women around the globe

Griffith University game changers spoke at the WOW Global 24 Festival about how COVID-19 has impacted women.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Banning trophy hunting amid COVID-19 threatens African wildlife and livelihoods

Griffith University scientists have revealed the devastating effects a trophy hunting ban will have on wildlife conservation and livelihoods in Africa. Although controversial, the practice of trophy hunting conserves land that wouldn’t otherwise be protected.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

New fossil family of giant wombat relatives discovered in Australia

A group of Australian and international palaeontologists have identified a giant wombat-like animal so unique they had to create an entirely new family of marsupials.
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Alumni

Film graduate wins spot in star-studded mentoring program

Griffith Film School alumnus Henry Boffin has been selected for a mentoring program run by Hollywood power players Ron Howard and Brian Grazer.
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Corporate

Coronavirus media reputation recognised

Griffith researchers are among Australia’s most prominent voices of the pandemic.
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