Top Australia Day honour for Griffith science leader

Professor Jennifer Martin AC experienced a memorable 2017 with numerous honours, awards and accolades for her leading role in protein crystallography research, promoting women in science, and science communication. But just weeks into the new year, the Director of Griffith University’s Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) has been recognised again with one of the highest […]

End of 457 Visa program may be bad news for Australia’s STEM field

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
While the Turnbull government’s recent announcement that they are axing the 457 Visa program has federal officials calling it a victory for Australian workers, Associate Professor Mohan Thite of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing believes the decision is short-sighted. “Cracking a whip to make sure businesses only hire locals is more of a […]

GRIDD Director honoured with Wunderly Oration Medal

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery’s (GRIDD) Director Professor Jennifer Martin is the second woman to receive the prestigiousWunderly Oration Medal in its 27 year history for her work promoting women in science. Professor Martin was awarded the medal when she delivered the oration at the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) Annual Scientific […]

Griffith enhances gender equity in STEMM as Athena SWAN member

Dr Kate Seib in a laboratory
Griffith University is championing gender equality in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM), ensuring women are best positioned to reach their full potential. Today Griffith officially launches its participation in the accreditation process to qualify for an Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Griffith commenced the two-year program in August 2015, which involved a comprehensive […]