What will Queensland’s coast look like in 50 years? That’s the big question posed by a coastal science and engineering conference held on the Gold Coast this week. The 7th Queensland Coastal Conference, hosted by the Australian Coastal Society, will explore this future-focused theme over two days, 21-22 August, at Mantra Legends Surfers Paradise. The […]
Researchers determine how much waves are likely to change around the globe due to climate change.
One-quarter of oceanic shark habitat is actively fished, leaving sharks with few places to hide from longlines they get caught in.
Griffith Coastal Management Centre celebrates 20 years of protecting and enhancing iconic Gold Coast shoreline.
The value of the 53km of open beaches on the Gold Coast can be found in the 13 million visitors that the city welcomes each year. While the Gold Coast’s famed sandy shores and surf breaks are enjoyed by tourists and locals alike, the work undertaken by the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management (GCCM) over […]
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 […]