Griffith Graduate Architects Off-Grid in Lismore

Completing a Griffith University degree in architecture has created the catalyst for 21 year-old Masters student, Courtney Villegas to conceptualise a totally off-the-grid, 120-acre property, just outside of Lismore, in northern New South Wales. The initiative has evolved through necessity, with entrepreneurial vigour and creativity a hallmark of the project. This complete undertaking is seeing […]

Inspiring STEM education in Ipswich

Griffith Sciences
An overriding passion and interest in the functioning of the human body, combined with a decade of industry experience as a senior managing scientist, has established St Mary’s College Ipswich graduate, Alison White as a nationally awarded teaching professional. The Griffith University Program Director of Clinical Physiology is looking forward to instilling her scientific enthusiasm […]

Griffith connects Indigenous culture with science

Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment
Up to 100 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will be able to immerse themselves in science when Griffith University hosts the inaugural Indigenous STEM Experience Day. To celebrate Dr Chris Matthews recent achievement as national winner of the CSIRO’s Indigenous STEM Professional Award, Griffith Sciences will host the event, themed Future Earth – Water, to encourage more First […]

Smart windows for a more energy efficient future

Architecture, construction and planning
A Griffith University researcher will lead a $1 million research project into a new kind of low-cost, energy-saving ‘smart window’. Professor Huijun Zhao, director of Griffith’s Centre for Clean Environment and Energy, has been awarded $513,210 from the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council’s Linkage Projects scheme to develop the window that contains a glass that is able to […]