Griffith Health

TikTok doc wins a spot at the top

Griffith University researcher Dr Kristyn Sommer has been named among Australia’s leading young and innovative researchers becoming a recipient of a Universities Australia (UA) ‘Pitch it Clever’ award. Dr Sommer, who holds a PhD in child development, was awarded the UA award for her research in to how robots can positively assist children’s learning and […]
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Underwater cave fossil site gains state protections

Now protected underwater cave site contains the only known extensive underwater vertebrate fossil deposits in Australia.
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Tax tweaks needed to fast-charge EV take-up

74 per cent of Norway’s new cars are electric. Australia? Just 0.7 percent.
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Arts Education Law

Rock art detection via machine learning model a breakthrough

New method alleviates access issues and expense involved in rock art expeditions in remote locations.
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Features

High school students to get a taste of uni life at Griffith

Year 11 and 12 students can get a taste of university life early and immerse themselves in their area of study before embarking on their tertiary education journey. Head of Student Recruitment Katy Cuskelly said the Griffith Experience Day will be held from 5-8 July 2022 at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses. “This provides […]
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Alumni

Introducing the 2022 academic group Outstanding Alumni Award winners

Griffith University has announced the winners of the 2022 academic group Outstanding Alumni Awards, with a diverse mix of outstanding recipients from across the world.
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Corporate

Scholarship turns struggle into realising potential

The call is out for donations to give students in need a helping hand through Griffith’s Annual Appeal to support the Brighter Futures Scholarship Program. The program is an important initiative which helps fund scholarships for students in need, like Jade Eaves. Jade is the walking embodiment of how a scholarship can help a student […]
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Cities Research Institute

Public art in regional cities is a Gogh

Regional cities in Queensland are fast becoming the perfect canvas to integrate public art into their built environments.
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Arts Education Law

Multi-million-dollar donation to transform lives of incarcerated women and families

Mothers in the corrections system will benefit from a Griffith University led pilot project designed to support their wellbeing and social inclusion, thanks to a multi-million-dollar donation. Griffith University’s Professor Susan Dennison, Griffith Criminology Institute and School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, welcomed the generous contribution from the Paul Ramsay Foundation. “Mothers in prison are […]
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Alumni

2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours for Griffith

Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University teachers Oleg Stepanov OAM and Natasha Vlassenko OAM head a number of Griffith staff, former staff and alumni recognised in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Mr Stepanov and Mrs Vlasssenko, considered world class pianists and teachers, were awarded an Order of the Medal of Australia for their service to the […]
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Corporate

Griffith focused on Brisbane 2032 with new appointment

Griffith Sport Management senior lecturer Dr Caroline Riot will spearhead the University’s engagement strategy leading up to Brisbane 2032. 
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Alumni

Griffith alumni take their seats in new ALP Government

Growing up in Logan, newly appointed Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers said he only had a ‘vague’ idea about what he wanted to do with his life when he decided to study at Griffith.
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Domestic Violence

MATE and QMusic to create safe spaces at gigs

Griffith University’s MATE Bystander program and QMusic are partnering on a new initiative to create a better culture around consent.
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Business and government

Griffith initiative bridging the GAPS for Pacific athletes

Athletes from across the Pacific have gathered on the Gold Coast for training opportunities at Griffith ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
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Corporate

Griffith gains Silver Tier status at national LGBTIQ+ inclusion awards

Griffith is building on its reputation as an LGBTIQ+ inclusive organisation by achieving Silver Tier status for the first time in the Australian Workplace Equity Index.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Architecture student holds the Golden Key to affordable housing

Griffith University Architectural Design student Paula Calixto Egues will receive a 2022 Golden Key Scholarship to help fund her studies.
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Alumni

Griffith swimmers flood the World champs and Commonwealth Games squads

Incredible performances at the 2022 Australian Swimming Championships have secured places for 18 Griffith student athletes and Griffith swim team members on the Commonwealth Games team.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Scientists honoured for contributions to sustainability research

Two Griffith researchers dedicated to creating a more sustainable world have been recognised for their contributions as elected Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
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