Growing older healthier and happier

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Growing older healthily will be the focus of the Prime Times: Ageing Well and Quality of Life conference at South Bank on Tuesday, December 4 and Wednesday, December 5. The conference will bring together experts on ageing to discuss how people can live better as they get older by reducing the risk of illness and […]

Luxury companies fail the global citizen test

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Consumers are becoming more concerned about social and environmental issues, and want the products they buy to reflect these concerns – but new research shows most luxury brands fail. A new report, co-written by Griffith Business School Associate Professor Jem Bendell and launched by WWF examined the environmental and social record of some of the […]

Stunning sculptural work steals the Thiess show

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Master of Visual Arts graduate Angela Rossitto has won the annual Thiess Art Prize for her labyrinthine installation Mind Maze announced last night at the Queensland College of Art. Rossitto’s work entailed cutting up thousands of pieces of material and then spending over a thousand hours putting them back together again. She used objects from […]

Businessman boosts drug discovery

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Vice Chancellor Professor Ian O’Connor said he was delighted to accept the donation on behalf of the University. “Through the Triguboff Foundation, Mr Triguboff has become well-known for his philanthropy and we are pleased to benefit from this generosity,” Professor O’Connor said. “The important work the Institute for Glycomics does in their quest to help […]

Exploring musical meetings in the Asia-Pacific

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The interaction between Australia and the rich cultural heritage of the Asia-Pacific region will be explored by Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University researchers and visitors in Encounters II: Musical meetings in the Asia-Pacific from November 22-25. Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre (QCRC) Director Huib Schippers said the event traced the lines of influence through musicians and composers […]

Asia-Pacific economic research program launched

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With the economic power of the world set to shift to the Asia-Pacific region the Griffith Asia Institute is launching a new strategic research program to help Australia make the most of the change. The Asia-Pacific Business Economic (APBE) Strategic Research program will explore and address important issues relating to international investment, trade, demography and […]

Local high school students demonstrate legal nous

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Legal studies students from Gold Coast High Schools have been demonstrating their legal nous through an essay competition run by the Griffith Law School (GLS) and local firm Short Punch Greatorix (SPG). Open to all high school students on the Gold Coast, the legal essay competition invited students to submit one of their school essays […]