Plenty to chew over at World Science Festival – the amazing tales teeth tell

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When Griffith Associate Professor Tanya Smith entertains the World Science Festival Brisbane audience with the many tales teeth tell, they’ll be pondering much more than what they’ve just eaten at the Brainfood Breakfast event (22 March). The Biological Anthropologist turns back time to reveal the secrets of ancient teeth and the stories they tell of human […]

Griffith research on show at the Smithsonian

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An interactive sound installation developed by a Griffith researcher to help tackle climate change is on show at the Smithsonian Museum this month, as part of the Earth Optimism summit. Queensland Conservatorium research fellow Dr Leah Barclay was the only Australian invited to present at the summit in Washington DC, which attracted 3,000 leading scientists, environmentalists and artists from around the world.

Where music meets science

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The Queensland Conservatorium will play host to a series of weird and wonderful sonic experiments as part of the World Science Festival this month. The series of free events are part of an exciting program called 100 Ways to Listen, which explores the crossroads where music meets science and celebrates the innovative music-making of the Conservatorium’s all-star faculty and students.

Griffith scientists take on budding apprentices

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Budding young scientists will get to collaborate with renowned researchers at this year’s World Science Festival. Provided as a chance for Queensland Secondary Schools to jumpstart their 2017 science programs, the World Science Festival Apprentice Programs, coordinated by Griffith University, may even provide the impetus and inspiration towards some award winning student projects. Held on March 22 […]

Griffith Uni stars at World Science Festival

Griffith University is a partner of the inaugural World Science Festival Brisbane. Photo credit: World Science Festival New York.
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From tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges to acknowledging the unsung women in science and getting kids to become eco-warriors, Griffith University is sharing its expertise across all areas at this year’s World Science Festival Brisbane. Held from March 22-26, the festival brings together great minds from around the world  in an annual week-long celebration and […]

Griffith’s women in science share their passion

PhD candidate Barbara Hadley is a finalist in FameLab
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Barbara Hadley has been a professional snooker player, a private investigator and a chief toilet cleaner in the Greek Islands. You name the job and she’s done it.  But the 51-year-old has happily given it all away to return to university to study science.  And it’s all in the name of “making a difference”. “I’ve […]