Optimising Australia’s Future Water Resources

Architecture, construction and planning
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In an age of growing concern surrounding shortages in the world’s water supplies, a Griffith University researcher is using historical insights to create a more sustainable, forward thinking future. Civil engineer, Dr Edoardo Bertone is using ‘big data’ tracked from agencies such as Seqwater, the Bureau of Meteorology and Queensland’s Department of Science, Information Technology […]

Mackay’s Mechanical Engineering Marvel

Engineering, IT and aviation
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Final year Griffith University Mechanical Engineering student, Analeigh Angus will embark on stage one of her professional mining career, after securing a coveted role with mining company, Rio Tinto. A highly successful three-month tenure with Rio Tinto to fulfil course requirements of her Industry Affiliates Program (IAP) was more than enough time for the 21-year-old […]

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 […]

GovHack calls on Griffith Entrepreneurs

Griffith School of Engineering
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The Gold Coast’s reputation as a technological innovator is reinforced by Griffith University’s status as a five-year node member of the national GovHack initiative. This event seeks to optimise publicly accessible data to improve or facilitate a societal need or want, by calling on interested individuals from within a community to develop ways which showcase […]

International Exchange for Downs Student Scientist

Griffith Sciences
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An early childhood relocation from Brisbane to the Darling Downs has had a pivotal influence on 21-year-old, Griffith University student Tim O’Dea. The Millmerran and Pittsworth State High School graduate has maintained numerous friendships and remains grateful for the highly supportive, community orientated upbringing he had. As a forensic science student he’s now poised for […]

Griffith Graduate Architects Off-Grid in Lismore

Alumni
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Completing a Griffith University degree in architecture has created the catalyst for 21 year-old Masters student, Courtney Villegas to conceptualise a totally off-the-grid, 120-acre property, just outside of Lismore, in northern New South Wales. The initiative has evolved through necessity, with entrepreneurial vigour and creativity a hallmark of the project. This complete undertaking is seeing […]