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Paralympic basketballer joins Griffith academics 

As captain of Australia’s National Wheelchair Basketball team at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, Georgia Munro-Cook saw first-hand how inequalities can aggregate, manifesting in unfair outcomes that cut across gender and ability.  She is now putting that understanding into practice by being appointed a Research Fellow at Griffith University’s Inclusive Futures: Reimagining Disabilities Beacon.  “I’m passionate […]
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Disability and Rehabilitation

Thinktank to increase disability access to sport, recreation and tourism

Griffith's Inclusivity in Play Pitch Festival convened close to 100 experts from a variety of knowledge backgrounds to co-create solutions that will increase participation and access to sport, recreation and tourism for Queenslanders with disability.
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Griffith Sports College

Sports night of nights for Griffith elite at Blues Awards

The water sports dominated the Griffith University Sports Blues Awards with swimming champion Zac Stubblety-Cook and world champion paddler Jess Fox jointly taking out the Most Outstanding Sporting Achievement of 2022 award.
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2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Griffith’s Gold Coast campus to host key talks on paralympic sport

Focusing on the sustainability of ParaSport within the Pacific region and developing the skills of para-athletes will be a key focus of the Oceania Olympic and Paralympic Network being hosted at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus from 17-19 September. The three-day strategic workshop will see key stakeholders come together including the Vice President and Board […]
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Business and government

Daniel Gschwind a gift for Griffith tourism

Queensland tourism heavyweight Daniel Gschwind has joined Griffith Institute for Tourism as a Professor of Practice.
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Corporate

Brisbane kicks off countdown to Olympics 2032

Brisbane is in the grip of Olympic fever as the 10-year countdown to the 2032 Games officially kicks off.
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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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Business and government

Sporting excellence recognised at 2021 Blues Awards

Emma McKeon was named Overall Athlete of the Year at Griffith University’s Blues Awards for Sporting Excellence while Zac Stubblety-Cook was awarded Academic Athlete of the Year.
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Alumni

Proactive para alumnus takes his second shot at life

Griffith University industrial design graduate and Paralympian Matt McShane has combined his qualifications with lived experience to forge a path building custom wheelchairs and mobility products.
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Disability

Curtis McGrath flies high after successful Tokyo campaign

Following a winning Paralympic campaign, with two Gold medals in the Canoe-sprint, defence veteran and Griffith Aviation student Curtis McGrath says it feels pretty good to be home.
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Alumni

Talented students, alumni and staff in Paralympic team

Griffith University is excited to announce the students, alumni and coaching staff who will represent Australia at the upcoming Paralympics.
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