Griffith Coastal Management Centre celebrates 20 years of protecting and enhancing iconic Gold Coast shoreline.
Water has long been acknowledged as Australia’s most precious resource, but it doesn’t stop us from wasting it. While poor infrastructure or a poor understanding of personal use can be major factors in excess water use Griffith research has revealed that water use in remote communities can dwarf urban use. Providing water to remote and […]
As cities and urban populations continue to grow and present vigorous new challenges, Griffith University is answering the call by establishing Australia’s largest research facility to tackle the issue. The leading Cities Research Institute, which began as the Urban Research Program in 2004, has drawn in expertise from several disciplines and grown to have 70 […]
The tragic loss of human life and subsequent emotional torment still being experienced by Queensland and New South Wales communities characterises the catastrophe that was Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Director of Griffith University’s soon-to-be launched Cities Research Institute, Professor Paul Burton, will lead a panel discussion delving into the aftermath of the disaster. Over the past […]
The first of three training camps held at Griffith University for elite athletes from Pacific Commonwealth nations and territories has been declared a success for regional sporting development by Griffith Sports College Director Duncan Free OAM. Griffith University hosted 40 athletes and 15 coaches on campus this month through the GAPS (Gather Adjust Prepare Sustain) […]
Griffith University is stepping up preparations for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) as another milestone was reached over the weekend for Australia’s biggest sporting event of the decade. Along with the 500-day countdown to the Opening Ceremony, the wraps were taken off the stunning Queen’s Baton design heralding the much anticipated relay that […]
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.