New wave of engineering students look to Griffith

The effect of a government push to boost numbers of females graduating with STEM-related degrees is evident at Griffith's School of Engineering.
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For soon-to-be Griffith engineering student, Kiarna Broomhead, the decision was easy. On receiving an early offer to study at Griffith School of Engineering, the 17-year-old instantly called her dad who reminded her it was exactly the result for which she had hoped. She accepted in an instant and immediately breathed a sigh of relief and […]

New science lab for Mt Gravatt campus

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It was an exciting day on Thursday 3 March as we officially opened the new science labs and associated teaching rooms. Members of the school were joined by PVC Paul Mazzerole and other official guests on this important occasion and were treated to fun-filled science tours to showcase these fantastic learning spaces. Dr Harry Kanasa […]

Minister joins call for more women in STEM

Hon Karen Andrews MP, Assistant Minister for Science visits first year engineering students at Gold Coast campus, Griffith University.
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In the lead up to International Women’s Day the Hon Karen Andrews MP, Assistant Minister for Science, visited young  engineering students on Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus on Friday 4 March 2016. Assistant Minister Andrews, herself a qualified engineer, is a strong advocate for making Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) a priority in schools […]

New website strengthens links between science and teachers

Australian Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb with Dr Alison Sammel Australian Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb with Dr Alison Sammel at the 2015 Science meets Parliament event in March
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Strengthening links between science and teachers in Australia is the aim of a new website created by the School of Education and Professional Studies. The Teaching with Apps website focuses on strengthening communication networks between science and education by linking to Australian apps, developed to support the communication of scientific information, to the Australian Curriculum. […]