Free dental clinic in Cherbourg

Griffith Health
  A group of university students are helping to combat the poor dental health at Cherbourg. Four times a year Griffith University dental students travel to the town and set up a free dental clinic at Barambah Health Centre. This week 10 students, with help from their supervising dentist, saw to more than 100 patients and performed 350 separate procedures. The group behind the clinic is Hope 4 […]

Griffith sharpens focus on G20

Centre for Governance and Public Policy
Griffith University’s Centre for Governance and Public Policy hosts a two-day workshop on the evolving role of the G20 this week. Academic experts from Griffith University will be joined by scholars from the United States, Denmark, Northern Ireland and across Australia to consider the G20 in the context of the Global Financial Crisis, and as […]

New degree offers insight, inspiration

Arts Education Law
A degree convened by Griffith University’s Dr Alison Sammel is addressing both the shortage of mathematics and physics teachers in Australia and the reality of the 21st century classroom. Newly offered at the Gold Coast campus in 2013, Dr Sammel said the Bachelor of Education – Secondary embraced a holistic approach to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge […]

Ford closures inevitable in fuel efficient world

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
A researcher at the Griffith Business School has described Ford Australia’s closures, announced yesterday, as tragic but inevitable. Anna Mortimore says the importance of the international global shift towards fuel efficiency and low carbon emission standards does not appear to have been acknowledged, leading to short-term decisions that have ultimately exposed Australia’s motor manufacturing industry. […]

Students set to excel with Arrow Energy Scholarships

Inside Griffith
Three high achieving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students have received Arrow Energy scholarships to support their studies at Griffith University this year. Arrow Energy unveiled its first Indigenous Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) this week in its push to become an employer of choice for Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The RAP was […]