10 Reduced Inequalities

Five Griffith students awarded scholarships with Nation’s peak swimming body

Five Griffith students have been awarded coveted scholarships with the Nation’s premier body for swimming, Swimming Australia.
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4 Quality Education

Excelling in Education

Griffith University has again had its commitment to teaching excellence acknowledged, collecting three Australian Awards for University Teaching at this year’s ceremony.
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15 Life on Land

Shiyu discovery reveals Eastern Asia’s early human migrations

In a thought-provoking discovery, an international team of researchers have unearthed evidence shedding light on the ancient migration of Homo sapiens into eastern Asia around 45,000 years ago. 
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Projections reveal the vulnerability of freshwater to climate change

Climate and land use changes are causing significant alterations in global terrestrial water storage, impacting extreme weather events like floods and droughts, a Griffith-led study has found.
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10 Reduced Inequalities

New views to restoring spinal function

A state-of-the-art livecyte microscope at the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery is leading the Spinal Injury Project team toward human clinical trials.
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17 Partnerships for the Goals

New Griffith University site for the Translational Science Hub brings global vaccine research and development to the Gold Coast

Sanofi has progressed its partnership with Griffith by officially opening its latest research site at the university’s Gold Coast campus.
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4 Quality Education

Griffith’s Outstanding Alumni Award 2023 winners

Five winners named at Griffith's prestigious Outstanding Alumni Awards 2023 with Professor Bronwyn Harch and Jasmina Joldić PSM jointly taking out the top gong.
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Building diversity in STEM & freshwater science

In the lead up to the Freshwater Sciences Downunder conference in Brisbane, Griffith University hosts minority students from the United States as part of the Society for Freshwater Science Emerge Program
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Researcher’s giant feat defending native forest and prime koala habitat

Dr Timothy Cadman has successfully secured the protection of local hardwood areas once primed for logging, including native forest belonging to the proposed Great Koala National Park along the Mid North Coast of New South Wales. Thanks to the support of extensive fieldwork, satellite mapping software and historical imagery, Dr Cadman led effective negotiations with […]
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Engaging the disengaged through physical activity gets kids STEMfit

In the very remote schools of the Northern Territory, researchers and educators have discovered exploring the impressive physical capabilities of students may be key to enhancing performance in the classroom. Multidisciplinary scientist Dr Charlene Willis from Griffith University’s School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences is part of the passionate team behind the sport-STEM hybrid program […]
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10 Reduced Inequalities

International Women’s Day Spotlights Innovation and Inclusivity at Griffith

From social justice leaders to health scientists, high achievers in aviation and tech entrepreneurs, Griffith University celebrates its bold and brilliant women this International Women’s Day. This year’s theme from United Nations Women Australia, ‘Cracking the Code’, honours those accelerating gender equality through inclusive innovation, research discoveries and digital technologies. Recipient of the Athena SWAN […]
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Survival of the hottest: Lessons from sweltering Birdsville 

How will we cope as the summers get longer and hotter? Who will suffer the most? How will we find solutions?Following the launch of the Climate Justice Observatory, Professor Susan Harris Rimmer travelled to Birdsville to listen and learn about how the community experiences heat and adapts to heat in rural areas.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Partnership trio join forces to tackle methane emissions

A new targeted research program to address landfill methane emissions saw the partners involved unite during a recent visit to Griffith University’s Nathan campus.
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Academic Administration

Triple treat: Griffith celebrates new graduates, new Honorary Doctors and new Chancellor

Five new Honorary Doctorates, 4,904 graduating students and Griffith’s first alumnus Chancellor, Andrew Fraser, have all been acknowledged in ceremonies across Brisbane and the Gold Coast this week. In ceremonies taking place between November 12-15, students received their Bachelor, Masters, and Doctorate degrees across all four academic groups of Arts, Education and Law, Griffith Business […]
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Terri Butler brought in to bat for Griffith’s Climate Ready Initiative

Former Federal MP, Terri Butler has joined Griffith’s Climate Ready Initiative (CRI) board, putting her sharp political faculties towardclimate readiness and resilience.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith Honours College students awarded New Colombo Plan Scholarships

Eleven Griffith students are headed on overseas adventures after being awarded scholarships to work and study internationally under Australia's New Colombo Plan.
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Biodiversity

World-first innovation accelerates process to safeguard environment and wildlife

World-first data analysis platform, EcoCommons has been launched, transforming our ability to understand the impacts of the climate crisis on Australia’s environment and native species.
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Academic Administration

New Dean of Sustainability for Griffith University

Associate Professor Jennifer Boddy has been appointed as the University’s Dean of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Performance.
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