Drawing International Brisbane 2015

Arts Education Law
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For many, drawing invokes whimsical memories of childhood. Few may realise, however, that drawing is growing in popularity as a contemporary arts practice that cuts across a range of different industries. This week, Brisbane is to become the focal point for people who draw with the launch of the inaugural Drawing International Brisbane (DIB) 2015. […]

Five minutes with…Georgina Murray

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Inspired by Martin Nicolaus’ 1968 Fat-cat-sociology speech – ‘…the professional eyes of the sociologist are on the down people, and the professional palm of the sociologist is stretched toward the up people…’ – Sociologist, Associate Professor Georgina Murray, has since her activist youth written on issues of gender inequality, class and issues associated with the […]

Benefits from harnessing salinity gradients energy

Griffith School of Engineering
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Harnessing the energy created from salinity gradients — for example, when freshwater meets the sea — could provide a renewable source of power able to mitigate climate change impacts, reduce reliance on fossil fuels and improve processes within the desalination industry, according to new research from Griffith University. In a paper published in the journal Renewable […]

Preparing the Queensland labour force for the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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A multi-disciplinary team of researchers from Griffith University’s Departments of Employment Relations and Human Resources; Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management; Accounting, Finance and Economics; the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing; and the Griffith Institute for Tourism recently completed a labour force skills audit and gap analysis for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. The […]

Cruise terminal design sends Matthew to Paris

Architecture
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If Griffith architecture student Matthew Boyle has any say on the Gold Coast’s controversial cruise ship terminal, it will look a lot like this. Matthew’s proposed design, to be situated on Wavebreak Island, focuses on the spatial qualities of the Gold Coast in an attempt to reveal the city’s landscape to visitors in an abstract way. […]