Human rights advocate inspires next generation

Arts Education Law
Dr Shahram Dana is using the lessons he learnt at the United Nations to inspire the next generation of crusading legal eagles. A deeply personal passion The senior law lecturer is a lifelong advocate of international human rights, a passion instilled at an early age. As members of the Baha’i Faith, Dr Dana’s parents fled […]

UN report highlights impacts of COVID-19 on gender equality

The global impact of COVID-19 on women’s wellbeing has been highlighted in a new UN Women report co-authored by Griffith University academic Professor Sara Davies. Women’s access to education and health services has already been compromised by the pandemic, according to the report Spotlight on Gender, COVID-19 and the SDGs: Will the pandemic derail hard-won […]

Griffith Research Fellow to join panel with ex-president of Costa Rica on US sojourn

Business and government
Griffith University Research Fellow Dr Ferran Martinez i Comais set to find himself in internationally esteemed company when he travels to the United States on a speaking trip this month. Dr Martinez i Coma has been invited to speak at both the Organisation of American States and the US Department of State Bureau of Intelligence […]

Waste management recognised by the United Nations

Architecture, construction and planning
Griffith University has been recognised by the United Nations as an expert in waste management. The UN has shown the university is one of the top in Australia in this area, hosting a workshop on waste management at the Nathan campus in a first for Queensland. A 15-member Vietnamese delegation from the country’s Ministry of […]