Criminology graduate wins Charlie Perkins Scholarship

School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Published
Griffith University criminology graduate Krystal Lockwood will be awarded a prestigious 2012 Charlie Perkins Scholarship in Canberra today(May 30). Krystal is one of just three Australians awarded the scholarship to be presented by the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research Senator Chris Evans. The scholarships enable outstanding Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander graduates […]

Young mind at centre of cancer prevention

News articles
Published
One of the Gold Coast’s finest young minds, Griffith PhD student Prue Plummer has taken out the 2012 Rotary Gold Coast Young Achievers in Vocational Excellence Award. Prue’s prize, presented by former Griffith Vice Chancellor Graham Jones, was awarded for her exceptional work on the origins and development of tumours with a view to preventing […]

Griffith medicine students at health cutting edge

News articles
Published
The eleven-floor Griffith Health building will be completed in 2013, opening the doors to an interdisciplinary learning environment that will also give students the opportunity to use facilities at the new Gold Coast University Hospital across the road. The $1.76 billion hospital and health centre will reinforce teaching and research collaborations between Griffith and the […]

Griffith bids to prove "super plum" benefits

News articles
Published
A human dietary intervention trial conducted by Medical Laboratory Science Program researcher Abishek Santha Kumar is expected to show that natural antioxidant compounds found in the Queen Garnet Plum may have the potential to complement anti-clotting drugs such as aspirin. “We already know that increased platelet activity in the blood increases the risk of cardiovascular […]

The Schoolbag expands to East Timor

Arts Education Law
Published
Spurred on by overwhelming success in Haiti last year — where over 14,000 kits of school supplies were delivered to local children – The Schoolbag last night launched its expansion into East Timor. The not-for-profit organisation was co-founded by 21-year-old Griffith University law student Chris Eigeland, who will now lead the youth-run initiative as it […]

Creating images of the future

News articles
Published
A blind person empowered to catch the correct bus. A non-English speaking Chinese tourist navigating their way around Australian place names with ease. Getting rid of the office scanner in favour of a simple function on the Smartphone. All of these possibilities of the near future are the focus of current Griffith research to be […]

Design contest prestige for engineering students

News articles
Published
Griffith engineering students Micheal Berry and Robert Bartus are celebrating after achieving success at the 2012 International Capstone Design Contest on Renewable Energy Technology in South Korea. The third year Bachelor of Engineering students, who are specialising in civil engineering, took out the runner-up prize for their development of a methodology to measure the environmental […]