Architecture, construction and planning

Asia-Pacific leaders to share post-pandemic plans

Leaders from across the Asia-Pacific will gather at a Griffith University-led forum today to share visions for their cities in the wake of a global pandemic.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Experts say everyone needed to battle climate change

From baristas to barristers, Griffith University experts insist it will require the efforts of people from all walks of life to fight climate change.
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Cities Research Institute

Cities expert forecasts bold future for the Gold Coast

The future of many Gold Coast golf courses could lie in productive parks where food crops are grown and technologies created, according to a Griffith University cities researcher.
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Alumni

Key disaster resilience discussions facilitated by Griffith

As Australia and global communities increasingly endure multiple disasters, often simultaneously, disaster management for resilience should be a core concern for leaders, according to experts.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Experts imagine cities of 2060 at World Science Festival

With Australia’s population set to hit 40 million by 2060, Griffith University cities experts say it is time to get serious about long term planning.
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Griffith launches digital STEM site for kids at home

Unique weekly science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) challenges are now available for students learning from home as part of Griffith's STEM Mania program.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Pandemic won’t Hult students’ international competition

A scheme to build rooftop community gardens will spearhead a Griffith undergrad team's efforts against some of the world’s brightest in the Hult Prize Regional Finals.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Joergen Smoergen and Algebrains take out Griffith’s STEM Cup Super Final

Joergen Smoergen and Algebrains took out Griffith's first ever STEM Cup Super Final.
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Cities Research Institute

Private schools growth worsens traffic congestion

The rising number of students in Queensland’s private secondary school system is contributing greatly to traffic congestion particularly in school drop-off and pick-up times. A first-of-its-kind study by academics at Griffith’s Cities Research Institute shows more students travel by car to private secondary schools with the car trips almost twice as long as those students […]
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Alumni

Awards showcase outstanding Health alumni

From paediatric palliative care and humanitarian dental work to a passion for astrophysics and groundbreaking scientific research into Malaria, the 2018 Alumni Awards showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Health and Science alumni.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Public health workers in the spotlight in new Griffith film

A uniquely Queensland story of strong disaster management in the context of climate change is the focus of a new Griffith University produced film.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith urban planning experts notch up more prestigious awards

Two of the best names in urban planning took out high honours at a national awards night held in Perth recently, and both are from Griffith University.
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Business and government

Budget 2018: More planning needed to secure our cities’ futures

The problem with funding for cities is that it’s everywhere and nowhere. 
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Alumni

School of Environment celebrates 40 years of graduating students

Martin Taylor is doing his first mammal survey. He’s an excited student in Griffith University’s brand new School of Australian Environmental Studies. As part of the environmental studies foundation program – the first in the country for a university – nothing was off limits. Dr Taylor set his traps in the forest. He had no […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith expert warns of more flooding if ecosystems aren’t remedied

A leading Australian rivers expert warns flooding will continue to impact our rivers and coastal waterways because our catchments are no longer resilient to extreme weather events. As parts of South-East Queensland experience flooding after a heavy rainfall band crossed the coast, rivers and water catchments are being pushed to the brink. Professor Stuart Bunn […]
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Alumni

Adam revelling in vital Commonwealth Games role

Planning graduate Adam Jarrett is living a career dream with his role for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
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Business and government

Top tips to get the most out of an internship

Internships are a great way to gain valuable industry experience while you complete your degree. At Griffith, each academic area manages targeted work-integrated learning opportunities to ensure students receive appropriate course credits for their efforts. Here, two of our Workplace-Integrated Learning (WIL) program managers share their top tips on making an internship work for you. Don’t get […]
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Griffith Sciences

Pace of renewable energy shift leaves city planners struggling to keep up

Renewable energy is driving profound changes in cities. It’s happening much more quickly than was expected even five years ago.
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