Challenge on for Griffith Sport Toohey Trail Run

Corporate
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It’s billed as a test of physical endurance in the heart of the city, and this year the Griffith Sport Toohey Trail Run is aiming to put more than 1000 competitors to task over three challenging courses. The trail run, now in its second year, will also go down as the next big race for […]

Public lecture explores changing face of terrorism

Griffith Asia Institute
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How social media is changing the way terrorists operate will be explored in a public lecture presented by Australia’s Counter Terrorism Ambassador, His Excellency, Bill Paterson today. “Despite a significant record of counter-terrorism success, jihadist terrorism has endured and has diffused and dispersed,” Mr Paterson said. He said social media were increasingly key terrorist communications […]

Eskitis scientist scoops QLD Museum Medal

Griffith Enterprise
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The development of an anti-infective agent and also an analgesic pain relief from an Aboriginal plant remedy are just two of the potential drugs that Professor Quinn has discovered by extracting compounds from native species such as sponges and plants. Professor Quinn, director of Griffith’s Eskitis Institute, began his program of biodiscovery work at Griffith […]

Students pitch in for 1-minute journalist competition

Arts Education Law
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Southport State High students were journalists for a day recently when they helped film a 60-second video clip for the Griffith University 1-minute journalist competition. The budding journalists helped Humanities lecturer Dr Peter McAllister film a story about New Zealand students’ welfare on the Gold Coast as a pilot for the competition]. Held by the […]

Take care of what goes into our waterways

News articles
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After the big wet, spare a thought for the health of our waterways and the substances that wash into them. This is the call from Professor Peter Pollard from Griffith University’s Australian Rivers Institute, who has been researching the health of our urban creeks and rivers and the role that microbes, such as bacteria, play […]