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25 July 2018
Professor Debra Henly

Discover your remarkable future at Griffith Open Day

For the first time, Griffith Open Day will offer visitors the chance to hear from two of the University’s senior leaders about how students are being equipped for the workplaces of the future. Griffith’s Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) Professor Debra Henly and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Engagement) Professor Martin Betts will discuss some of the latest developments and innovations, to global internship opportunities and career-focused learning.

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11 July 2018

Parents guide to Griffith University Open Day 2018

Griffith University’s Open Day on Sunday 12 August is the ideal opportunity for aspiring uni students to explore their options, get a feel for the campus, talk to lecturers and hear from students about what study at Griffith is like. To help we've provided a parents guide to getting the most out of Griffith University Open Day 2018.

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20 December 2016
Peter Crawley

Education pioneer Peter Crawley honoured

Griffith University has honoured St Hilda’s School principal Peter Crawley, one of the pioneers of using computers and tablets in the classroom, with an honorary doctorate for services to education.

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14 December 2016
Chief Justice Catherine Holmes

States top judges receive honorary doctorates

Two of Queensland’s top judges, Chief Justice Catherine Holmes and Judge Brendan Butler, have received honorary doctorates from Griffith University for distinguished service to the legal profession.

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13 December 2016
Rock art expert Professor Paul Taçon

Rock art expert honoured with national award

Griffith University’s rock art expert Professor Paul Taçon has capped a remarkable year being honoured with the Rhys Jones Medal for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Archaeology - the top archaeology award in Australia. Earlier this year he was awarded an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship worth $2.5 million to continue his rock art research.

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9 December 2016
Julieanne Alroe

Seven to receive honorary doctorates

Griffith will honour seven notable community members with honorary doctorates during graduation ceremonies in Brisbane and the Gold Coast over the next week. Almost 5000 graduating students are expected to attend.

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24 November 2016

Professor Alan Mackay-Sim named 2017 Queensland Australian of the Year

Griffith University’s Professor Alan Mackay-Sim has been named the 2017 Queensland Australian of the Year for his work with stem cells and how they can be used to help repair damaged spinal cords.

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1 November 2016
Professor Rodger Tomlinson

$600,000 boost for beach protection research

Protection of the Gold Coast’s beaches and coastal zones have been given a $600,000 boost from an Australian Research Council grant making it the focal point for national beach management strategies.

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19 July 2016
Anna Bligh with Griffith University Chancellor Henry Smerdon

Anna Bligh tells graduates to never fear failure

Former Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has told Griffith University graduates to never fear failure as it provides some of the most important lessons in life, and instead cited inertia as their biggest threat. Ms Bligh received an Honorary Doctorate from the University at a graduation in Brisbane on Monday.

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15 July 2016
Anna Bligh

Anna Bligh and Mao’s last dancer Li Cunxin to receive honorary doctorates

Former Queensland Premier Anna Bligh and the Artistic Director of the Queensland Ballet, Li Cunxwin, are among five people to receive honorary doctorates at Griffith University graduation ceremonies to be held next week.

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