Conference examines strategic actions of United States and China in the South China Sea

Griffith Asia Institute
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In October 2015, the United States Navy conducted a well-prepared freedom of navigation (FON) operation within 12 nautical miles of the Subi and Mischief reefs off the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea (SCS). As The New York Times put it, the major purpose was to “challenge Beijing’s ambitions in the South China Sea,” […]

New opportunities for students from Guangxi

Griffith English Language Institute
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On Thursday 17 December, Professor Ian O’Connor, Vice Chancellor and Professor Sarah Todd, Pro Vice Chancellor (International), hosted a meeting led by Professor Hong Liang, President of Guangxi Normal University. The delegation visited Griffith to sign a memorandum of understanding and discuss potential new opportunities for joint programs and articulations. It is expected that students […]

Professor Ian O’Connor, Vice Chancellor and President, visits Sun Yat-sen University, China

Griffith Asia Institute
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On the afternoon of September 22, 2015, a three-member delegation led by Prof. Ian O’Connor, Vice Chancellor & President of Griffith University, Australia, visited Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU). Members of the delegation also included Prof. Sarah Todd, Pro Vice Chancellor (International) of Griffith University and Mr. Sherman Xia, Regional Director (Greater China), Griffith University. Prof. […]

Crowdfunding water quality solutions

Griffith Asia Institute
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Article by Leighenne Pang, Griffith Asia Institute Intern. Griffith Asian Studies graduate Alexis Wagner inspires many locals in China and Australia to join her campaign in improving China’s water quality. Her Everyday Hero online campaign raised over $1000 in its first week of fundraising towards a post-graduate scholarship to research into China’s water health at […]

Innovative Research Universities Research Collaborations in Asia

Griffith Asia Institute
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Griffith University will be represented at the Innovative Research Universities’ event ‘IRU in Asia: Meet the Researchers’ at Parliament House Canberra on Tuesday (23 June). Innovative Research Universities (IRU) is an organisation actively engaged in integrating Australia’s education and research with the world around us, particularly Asia, improving outcomes both domestically and for partner institutions. Griffith will […]