A Griffith University research team have taken out a prestigious 2017 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for their work trying to save the Great Barrier Reef.
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 […]
Griffith University researchers have travelled to north Queensland to assess the impacts of Cyclone Debbie for vital coastal resilience modelling. A team from the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management, which sits within the new Cities Research Institute, has looked at the impact of storm surge on coastal communities and will now use the data to […]
A Griffith University study has found that wave power along the southeast coast of Australia is a viable source of renewable energy.
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.
The Griffith Centre for Coastal Management has organised a BeachCare event this Saturday from 9am to 11am at North Burleigh with Gold Coasters encouraged to lend a helping hand..