International Exchange for Downs Student Scientist

Griffith Sciences
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An early childhood relocation from Brisbane to the Darling Downs has had a pivotal influence on 21-year-old, Griffith University student Tim O’Dea. The Millmerran and Pittsworth State High School graduate has maintained numerous friendships and remains grateful for the highly supportive, community orientated upbringing he had. As a forensic science student he’s now poised for […]

Griffith Graduate Architects Off-Grid in Lismore

Alumni
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Completing a Griffith University degree in architecture has created the catalyst for 21 year-old Masters student, Courtney Villegas to conceptualise a totally off-the-grid, 120-acre property, just outside of Lismore, in northern New South Wales. The initiative has evolved through necessity, with entrepreneurial vigour and creativity a hallmark of the project. This complete undertaking is seeing […]

Inspiring STEM education in Ipswich

Griffith Sciences
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An overriding passion and interest in the functioning of the human body, combined with a decade of industry experience as a senior managing scientist, has established St Mary’s College Ipswich graduate, Alison White as a nationally awarded teaching professional. The Griffith University Program Director of Clinical Physiology is looking forward to instilling her scientific enthusiasm […]

Enhancing Future Employability in North Queensland

Griffith Sciences
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Australia’s Chief Scientist acknowledges that 70% of jobs in the future will require employees to have related skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The jobs forecasts in Queensland; by The Australian Institute (April 2016), suggest 20% growth by 2019, with particular emphasis around professional, scientific and technical services, equating to an additional 36,700 […]

How we escaped from the Big Bang

Associate Professor Joan Vaccaro, from Griffith's Centre for Quantum Dynamics, standing in front of a whiteboard covered in equations
Centre for Quantum Dynamics
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A Griffith University physicist is challenging the conventional view of space and time to show how the world advances through time. Associate Professor Dr Joan Vaccaro, of Griffith’s Centre for Quantum Dynamics, has solved an anomaly of conventional physics and shown that a mysterious effect called ‘T violation’ could be the origin of time evolution and conservation […]