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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10 Reduced Inequalities

Protecting high value water sources in central Queensland

Griffith University researchers are taking a novel approach to understanding and protecting water sources in central Queensland’s Great Artesian Basin
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Griffith-led CRC attracts $140 million to tackle plastic waste

Griffith's first CRC to unite industry, government and research to enhance plastics value chain.  
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Translating global theories of change into tangible steps for conservation of ecosystems

Developing a framework for global ‘theories of change’ that coordinate local and global actions to secure a future where humans live in harmony with nature
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Climate-induced loss is impeding human rights in the Pacific

Climate change is impeding the human rights of a large group of people living in the Pacific, a recent report in Nature reveals.
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13 Climate Action

Study indicates majority of endangered greater glider habitat in QLD unprotected

Majority of critical habitat and movement pathways for southern greater gliders outside of protected areas.
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Green & Blue by ’32 – restoring catchments & rivers in SEQ for the 2032 Olympics

Can we turn our catchments and cities green, and make our waterways blue by 2032, and if so, how?
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Surfers, artists, leaders explore climate impacts at SWELL

Event asks what the future holds for coastal communities and much-loved beaches.
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

South East Queenslanders called to count koalas

Griffith is leading the SE QLD Koala Count and asking all citizens to participate and report koala sightings through the QWildlife or iNaturalist app.
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1 No Poverty

Griffith selected to host 2023 UN Millennium Fellowship Class

Griffith University is one of two Australian universities selected to host a United Nations (UN) 2023 Millennium Fellowship Class (MFC), designed to foster student-led projects which support Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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1 No Poverty

Forest regeneration project puts tools in community hands

Griffith works with communities on use of forests and what they want and need from future forests.
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15 Life on Land

Fingerprinting metabolism across the Animal Kingdom

Griffith-led research is revealing metabolic strategies that are consistent across the rich diversity of life in the animal kingdom
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10 Reduced Inequalities

VR Dreaming transports students 20,000 years to teach traditional health and healing

Set fireside beneath a magnificent celestial tapestry, a new virtual reality experience from Griffith University’s First People’s Health Unit invites you to listen and learn hands-on about knowledge from 20,000-years ago. Professor James Charles, Director of Griffith’s First People’s Health Unit (FPHU), is honouring the wisdom and work of his Elders this NAIDOC week as […]
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Inspiring the future of conservation at Griffith Family Koala Fair

Griffith University hosted budding young scholars at the Family Koala Fair, sparking a passion for conservation and lifelong love of koalas.
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Griffith backs progress for para-athletes in the Pacific with first visit to Palau

Griffith University’s Director of Games Engagement and Partnerships, Dr Caroline Riot, has recently returned from a trip to “pristine” Palau in the western Pacific, having been invited to support the program delivery of a Paralympic committee. The highly positive engagement with Palau shows Griffith’s commitment to delivering on inclusion, diversity, equity and sporting excellence within […]
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13 Climate Action

Funding boost creating a buzz for insect research

A study looking into the effects of climate change on insects within Lamington National Park is set to go international following a funding injection of $470,000.
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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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