Gold Coast set to be medical software and device hub

Griffith Health
World-leading additive manufacturing company Materialise will locate its Australian head-quarters in the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP) to create a hub for cutting-edge medical device innovation. The Belgium-based global company will switch operations from Sydney to the 200-hectare GCHKP to capitalise on Griffith University plans for an $80 million Advanced Design and Prototyping […]

What it takes to make the Gold Coast ‘greater’

Architecture, construction and planning
As the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games draw to a close, marking a turning point for the Gold Coast, Griffith University’s leading cities expert says Australia’s emerging global city will ‘grow greater’ by staying true to its uniqueness, even as its persona constantly evolves. Cities Research Institute Director Professor Paul Burton predicted the Gold Coast […]

Sea Jellies and bursting bubbles make for Street Science fun at World Science Festival

Griffith School of Environment
Calling all fans of science, old, and particularly young, to join in the fun of Griffith University’s Street Science (24 -25 March) at World Science Festival Brisbane. Science lovers will get a sneak peak of the Sea Jellies Illuminated exhibition that is set to open at Sea World later this year, in a unique partnership […]

Life outside sport key to athlete success argues Griffith sports management researcher

Griffith Business School
When our local athletes enter competition at next month’s Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) the support systems they have in place should give them an edge, even allowing for home-soil pressure, according to Griffith University researcher Dr Caroline Riot. Joining a Brainfood Breakfast – Sporting Success, Nature vs Nature panel (23 March) for World […]

How humans won the race – evolutionary evidence at World Science Festival

Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution
If the human race had run differently, modern man might have descended from Neanderthals, or some other species of ancient hominin. Instead, Homo sapiens won world domination, and researchers from Griffith University’s Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution (ARCHE) are at the forefront of re-tracing that ancient ‘race’ to ultimate victory. Griffith University’s signature event […]

Plenty to chew over at World Science Festival – the amazing tales teeth tell

Griffith Sciences
When Griffith Associate Professor Tanya Smith entertains the World Science Festival Brisbane audience with the many tales teeth tell, they’ll be pondering much more than what they’ve just eaten at the Brainfood Breakfast event (22 March). The Biological Anthropologist turns back time to reveal the secrets of ancient teeth and the stories they tell of human […]