Perfect pitch: young engineers impress at awards

From left, Lucy Nitschinsk, Federal Member for McPherson Ms Karen Andrews MP, Student Category winner Bianca Ivak and Lee Flueckiger
Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment
At a time when girls are being encouraged to consider tertiary study for careers in engineering, Griffith University student Bianca Ivak is an ideal example of what can be achieved. The fourth-year student has been working with global mining and metals company Rio Tinto through Griffith’s Industry Affiliates Program and last week won the Student […]

Building strong foundations in Mumbai

Griffith Sciences Partnerships
Traveling from the sheltered western world to Asia’s poorest slum, fourth year Griffith Civil Engineering student Giovanni Rapana put down his iPhone, rolled up his sleeves and got to work. With the assistance of the Industry Affiliate Program and a Griffith University Scholarship, Giovanni completed a six week project in the Shivaji Nagar slums of […]

Jonathan sporting his engineering dream

Jonathan Shepherd at Old Trafford, home ground of Manchester United
Centre for Wireless Monitoring and Applications
It’s many a football fan’s dream to tread the hallowed turf at Old Trafford, home ground of Manchester United. Griffith University student Jonathan Shepherd has lived that dream. However, Jonathan wasn’t there in the name of football, but science. The experience was all part of Jonathan’s journey towards becoming a sports engineer, one enabled by […]