Crowdfunding water quality solutions

Griffith Asia Institute
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Article by Leighenne Pang, Griffith Asia Institute Intern. Griffith Asian Studies graduate Alexis Wagner inspires many locals in China and Australia to join her campaign in improving China’s water quality. Her Everyday Hero online campaign raised over $1000 in its first week of fundraising towards a post-graduate scholarship to research into China’s water health at […]

Innovative Research Universities Research Collaborations in Asia

Griffith Asia Institute
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Griffith University will be represented at the Innovative Research Universities’ event ‘IRU in Asia: Meet the Researchers’ at Parliament House Canberra on Tuesday (23 June). Innovative Research Universities (IRU) is an organisation actively engaged in integrating Australia’s education and research with the world around us, particularly Asia, improving outcomes both domestically and for partner institutions. Griffith will […]

Developing Indonesian Business Leaders’ Capabilities through Sustainability Management

Griffith Asia Institute
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Dr Ki-Hoon Lee from the Griffith Asia Institute and the Department of International Business and Asian Studies has been awarded a grant for his upcoming project “Developing Indonesian Business Leaders’ Capabilities through Sustainability Management”. “Since the impact of sustainability on business and society can be enormous in short- and long-term, it is important to shift […]

Indonesia Alumni Event in Jakarta

Griffith Asia Institute
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Griffith University Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International), Professor Sarah Todd, and Griffith Asia Institute Director, Professor Russell Trood, led a delegation to Jakarta in early May to strengthen institutional partnerships. Professor Todd hosted an alumni event (pictured) at the Pullman Hotel attended by Griffith alumni, partners and friends. Griffith has graduated a significant number of alumni who now […]

First Prize win sends Griffith student soaring to China

Griffith Asia Institute
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Shannon Dyer looked out over a sea of chaos as nearly a thousand Chinese middle school students enthusiastically participated in a made-up game of ‘English hot-potato’. It was a game she had created with a friend while volunteering as an English teacher in Yunnan province in 2012. The rules were simple – you throw the […]

Griffith visits Parahyangan University, Indonesia

Griffith Asia Institute
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Russell Trood and Colin Brown were invited speakers at an international conference organised by the International Relations Students Association of Parahyangan University, in Bandung, Indonesia on 8 May. The primary theme of the conference was “G-Zero : The Absence of Global Leadership”. Russell Trood’s paper addressed this theme, looking at the idea of G Zero, […]

Transforming the Philippine workforce through Leadership Development

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Griffith human resource (HR) and leadership experts Professor Adrian Wilkinson and Dr Jeanne McConachie are among prominent international speakers at this year’s Philippine national HR Symposium held in Cebu City, from 27-29 May. Sponsored by the Australian Government through the Philippines-Australia Human Resource and Organisational Development Facility (PAHRODF), the event has attracted 2,000 HR practitioners […]