Renowned researcher returns home to FNQ

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
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One of Australia’s foremost researchers into Parkinson’s disease, Professor George Mellick from the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD), returns home to North Queensland next week to encourage locals into future scientific study. And it should come as no surprise that the former Mareeba boy will reinforce a strong belief that many jobs in the […]

App maps geography of crime fear

Arts Education Law
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People are more worried about being attacked in places they think lack a sense of community rather those perceived as having high levels of social cohesion, a Griffith University study has found.  The pilot study published online in Applied Geography, led by PhD candidate Michael Chataway from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, used mobile […]

West Side Story opens in Brisbane

Arts Education Law
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Love and death. Romance and rivalry. Welcome to West Side Story, the Queensland Conservatorium’s main stage musical for 2017. The show, which turns 60 this year, headlines the Queensland Conservatorium’s 60th anniversary line-up. Hailed as ‘the greatest musical of all time’, the show features a Grammy-winning score by legendary composer Leonard Bernstein and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, including […]

Griffith to introduce new social science degree in 2018

Arts Education Law
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Economics, environmental sustainability, global security threats, media communication and social change, politics in Asia, and social justice are not only some of the biggest issues facing the world today—they’re also the majors offered in Griffith’s new Bachelor of Social Science. According to a recent article in ScienceNordic, social scientists are key to tackling global challenges, […]

Challenges facing tourism industry – and how to tackle them

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
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Training opportunities and clear career paths are essential to improving productivity in the tourism sector. Dr Andreas Chai, from Griffith Business School, contributed to the June 2017 CEDA report into the economic consequences of Australia’s productivity performance in the service sector. He suggests that more can be done to boost labour productivity in tourism by […]

My GC2018 Internship Journey

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
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Written by Brittany Bell What can I expect? My name is Brittany Bell and I am currently in my second year of a Bachelor of Public Relations and Communications/Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing. I’m really excited to be joining the Spectator Experience and Customer Service Integration team, which works on providing the best experience […]