An undergraduate degree focusing on industrial relations (IR), public policy and politics, coupled with previous management and [IR] practitioner experience combined to reveal for Associate Professor Keith Townsend, just how complicated working life can be. Spending his life talking to others about their workplace complications has set him on a path; and the destination is […]
Griffith University has been awarded six Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants worth more than $1.3 million for a variety of research studies.
A 2011 survey of 8737 Australian academic staff and the alignment and differences between their expected and actual workloads, was the subject of a Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing seminar delivered by Professor David Peetz on Tuesday (5 April). The duties of academics are traditionally made up of teaching, research, and service to their […]
Two new research projects will launch shortly - one aimed at musicians and their careers and the other at how arts can assist in regional development.
For over 20 years, Professor Paula Brough’s research has focussed on evaluating and enhancing the psychological health of workers. She is the leader of the Behavioural Basis of Health (research centre’s) Social and Organisational Psychology Research Unit, and WOW’s newest academic member. We spent five minutes with (a very busy) Paula to learn a little […]
Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW) Regulation and Institutions Programme Director, Professor Glenda Strachan will use new funding from theUniversities Australia Executive WomenGroup (UAEW) to produce a report in the first part of 2014 on the state of gender equity in Australian universities. The major source of research for the report comes from the […]
Marine reserves located in areas where mangroves and reefs are close together help to successfully increase fish numbers. This is according to an extensive study by scientists at the Australian Rivers Institute which has shown that connectivity between coral reefs and mangroves can improve the performance of marine reserves(green zones) in the Moreton Bay Marine […]