GNN Griffith News Now

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Find out about all the latest news and what is happening at Griffith in GNN. The Bachelor of Human Services graduate is now back on campus to tackle her Masters and has also taken up a volunteer role with the Australian Red Cross to provide relief to the many victims of Queensland’s natural disasters. Read […]

Campaign to save Australia’s rock art

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A national campaign to protect Australia’s rock art led by Griffith University’s Professor Paul Tacon was today launched in Sydney. Professor Tacon, who is Australia’s first Chair in Rock Art, warned in less than 50 years, half of Australia’s valuable rock art sites could vanish. He said without a national heritage register of rock art, […]

Awards aplenty for Griffith’s creative campus

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Elly Hoyt, Queensland Conservatorium jazz vocal graduate, has won a Bell Award for Best Australian Jazz Vocal 2011 for her first self titled CD. Elly joins a growing list of recent national award winners, and nominees from the South Bank campus. Jazz is a highly complex and specialised music form and Elly’s natural affinity for […]

Masters program a new pathway to teaching

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A new Master of Teaching Professional Practice offered at Griffith University from 2011 aims to raise teaching standards. Education Dean Professor Claire Wyatt-Smith says the intensive 18-month program, the first of its kind in Queensland, addresses the priority of quality teaching graduates. “With the emerging national school curriculum and the need to improve literacy and […]

Desert stories of harmony

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Dr Brydie-Leigh Bartleet, from Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre, presents stories of music students who worked alongside Indigenous artists at the recent Desert Harmony Festival in Tennant Creek. The Tennant Creek Showcase will be held in The Boardroom, Queensland Conservatorium, South Bank on Wednesday, October 13 at 5pm. “The project aims to increase students’ understanding of […]

Experts present latest research on bullying prevention

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The Commissioner for Children and Young People and Child Guardian, Queensland Elizabeth Fraser will provide the opening address. Presenters include Professor Bruce Burton who initiated the Queensland-wide Acting Against Bullying program, Professor Paul Mazerolle, director of the Griffith University Violence Research and Prevention program, and Griffith University PhD scholar Roberta Thompson whose research is on […]

"My Griffith" – Social Media Challenge

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The challenge is to create an innovative, informative and entertaining audio-visual testimony of their experiences here at Griffith. There are 4 x iPads, 4 x Mini-HD Video cameras and 4 x $100 gift cards to be won. Winning submissions will be shared with students all over the world on the Web and at Study Expos. […]