Professor Ian O’Connor, Vice Chancellor and President, visits Sun Yat-sen University, China

Griffith Asia Institute
On the afternoon of September 22, 2015, a three-member delegation led by Prof. Ian O’Connor, Vice Chancellor & President of Griffith University, Australia, visited Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU). Members of the delegation also included Prof. Sarah Todd, Pro Vice Chancellor (International) of Griffith University and Mr. Sherman Xia, Regional Director (Greater China), Griffith University. Prof. […]

Lime a zesty key to drought tolerant crops

Dr Sarah Ashmore with collaborators
Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security
You might think a lime is simply a zesty addition to your favourite drink. But Griffith researcher Dr Sarah Ashmore knows for a fact it holds the key to so much more. Citrus is one of the most significant fruit crops in the world, yet seeds from many of the wild species of Citrus have not […]

Thales soars to those in need

Aviation student Thales Calil is using his own plane to help those in need while working towards his commercial pilots licence.
Thales Calil has a novel way to obtain his commercial pilots licence; by helping those in cyclone ravaged areas. The Griffith Bachelor of Aviation student joined forces with the recently established charity CareFreight as a way to help clock up his mandatory flying hours. “I see this as a way to use our hours and […]