“Because of her, we can,” say Griffith Indigenous women

Alumni
With NAIDOC week upon us, three of Griffith’s most prominent indigenous students share their personal stories.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith Law School welcomes Judge Bradley Farr SC for a week

The Honourable Judge Bradley Farr SC from the District Court of Queensland recently visited Griffith Law School thanks to the unique Judge-in-Residence program.
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Arts Education Law

Two Griffith University staff recognised for online teaching excellence

Belinda Mulcahy and Dr Dean Biron are recipients of a new Open Universities Australia (OUA) teaching award, created to recognise course convenors who receive outstanding student satisfaction ratings. The awards covered six subjects in the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice degree available through OUA and delivered by Griffith University in 2018. Ms Mulcahy was […]
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Arts Education Law

Vice Chancellor awards recognises research excellence

Griffith University’s leading researchers have been recognized at the 2019 Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith excels in global academic rankings – achieving the best position of all Australian universities

Griffith has achieved the top spot of any Australian uni in the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019, ranked second globally for Hospitality and Tourism Management.
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Business and government

Candice and other emerging leaders ready to tackle today’s urban challenges at 2019APCS

Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of International Business student Candice Noring is fired up ahead of the 2019 Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors’ Forum.
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Arts Education Law

International corporate crime focus of Madgadalene-Schoch Fellowship

Professor Susanne Kastedt from the Griffith Criminology Institute has been awarded a prestigious 2019 Madgadalene-Schoch Fellowship from the University of Hamburg.
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Arts Education Law

Research finds majority of young workers face exploitation and harassment in their first job

The Griffith University study shows young workers may not understand workplace agreements and laws, and be more frightened to report incorrect pay or incidents.
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Arts Education Law

First year law student ‘disrupts’ legal industry

A team of university students including Griffith Law student Ethan Barr-Hamilton, have pitched their award-winning idea to senior lawyers at law firm McCullough Robertson.
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Arts Education Law

False rape claims have little impact on wrongful convictions – study

False rape allegations do not have a bearing on wrongful convictions a new study from Griffith University has found. Lead author Dr Katie Hail-Jares from the Griffith Criminology Institute with colleagues from American University in Washington DC, have concluded that false rape allegations reduce the odds of a wrongful conviction by nearly 10 times. In […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith law student boards the Ship for World Youth

Griffith Law student Lachlan Ryan will set sail next year after being selected to represent Australia alongside 12 other delegates for a unique international exchange funded by the Japanese Government.
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Arts Education Law

LGBTI+ law student mentoring program launched

Griffith Law School and McCullough Robertson launched a new mentoring program for LGBTI+ law students at the firm’s Brisbane office this week.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith ideal launching pad into top five emerging jobs

Griffith preparing students for fast-growth jobs with innovative technology degrees to address changing market trends
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Alumni

Alumni should be role models for younger lawyers

There has never been a more important time for lawyers to be leaders and role models for their younger counterparts entering the profession, said the Honourable Justice Andrew Greenwood in his recent address to Griffith Law School alumni at the Commonwealth Law Courts in Brisbane. “One of the most significant set of challenges now facing […]
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Guardians key in reducing sexual offences against women

Guardians are instrumental in helping to prevent sexual offending against women a new Griffith University study has found.
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Arts Education Law

Study aims to improve police/Muslim engagement

A new Griffith University Australian Research Council funded project will examine the engagement between police and Muslims to assist in terrorism prevention. Led by Professor Kristina Murphy from the Griffith Criminology Institute, the project aims to address a significant problem faced by police; that of encouraging Muslims to report terror threats. “Understanding how Muslims and […]
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Arts Education Law

Unique prison writing program provides voice for Indigenous men

A unique creative writing prison program at Junee Correction Centre (JCC) in New South Wales is helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men strengthen their connection to culture.
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Arts Education Law

Malaysian high schoolers judge Griffith’s mock trial competition a success

Nearly 100 budding lawyers from top high schools in the East Malaysian state of Sabah put their legal skills to the test
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