Alumni

Pushing the boundaries of cinema

Griffith Film School PhD graduate Dr Daniel Maddock has been nominated for the Chancellor’s Medal for his research on virtual cinematography – a cutting-edge technique used in Hollywood blockbusters like Gravity and The Jungle Book. 
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Business and government

BSI Honours scholarship recipient to present at the Professional Futures Conference

Melissa Georgiou is a current Honours student with Griffith University’s Department of Business Strategy and Innovation (BSI). She is a Fellow of CPA Australia and has over 23 years commercial accounting experience across many industries. Mel took a leap of faith in 2016 and left a secure Executive Management role to study an MBA with […]
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Arts Education Law

Regional Journalism Scholarships Program fosters media talent

In a bid to help nurture the future of the journalism and media professions, Griffith University has been awarded five $40,000 Regional Journalism Scholarships funded by the Federal Government. The grants will assist students from regional or remote areas to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to become effective journalists in the contemporary news media industry. […]
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Law Futures Centre

Does the decision in Bell v Brisbane City Council [2018] QCA 84 make a difference?

By Dr Phillipa England Griffith Law School In 2018, the former ABC site at Toowong was the subject of a planning appeal to the Court of Appeal. In an unusual turn of events for Queensland, an application to build 555 residential units in three towers ranging from 24-27 storeys was rejected. The decision was made […]
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Arts Education Law

Conference explores professional futures

The challenges and opportunities facing today’s professions will be examined at a Griffith University conference at South Bank in February.
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Arts Education Law

Twice-exceptional children more at risk of bullying – study

Gifted children with a disability are more at risk of bullying than other children according to new research from Griffith University.
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Alumni

Griffith film grad generates industry buzz

Griffith Film School graduate Samuel Keene is generating serious industry buzz with his latest project – a black comedy shortlisted for development by local streaming platform Stan. Samuel’s script for Love Is Dead has been shortlisted to take part in the Screen Queensland + Stan Premium Drama Development Workshops, an initiative announced at last year’s Logies […]
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Arts Education Law

Film students score internship on new SBS series

Two Griffith Film School students have scored an exclusive internship on the set of a new SBS TV series shot in Alice Springs. Final year Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production students Daniel Patterson and Sean Abnett got the chance to work alongside AACTA-winning directors, writers and crew on Robbie Hood.  The new six-part live action reworking of […]
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Arts Education Law

From country life to world travel for law student

As a young girl growing up in Western Queensland, Cassie Heaslip dreamt of life beyond her small country town.    “I was always dreaming of bigger things,’’ the Griffith University student says.   With science as her first love, Cassie enrolled in a Bachelor of Science at Griffith.   “I never even considered studying law but on the first day of university was introduced to the […]
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Arts Education Law

Sports College students graduate with flying colours

Four members of the Griffith Sports College will end the year with new qualifications. Sport scholarship students Alyce Burnett, Tameka Butt, Ash Southern and Matt Bevilacqua are celebrating undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the close of Griffith graduation ceremonies in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast. Olympic kayaker Alyce Burnett (below) graduated with a Master […]
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Arts Education Law

On a mission to save Cambodia’s musical heritage

Griffith creative arts lecturers have collaborated on a stunning new book that documents Cambodia's musical heritage.
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Law Futures Centre

NGOs condemn COP 24 climate negotiations as “weak, unbalanced, and loophole-riddled”

By Dr Tim Cadman Griffith Law School Members of the Climate, Land, Ambition, and Rights Alliance (CLARA) are disappointed by the extremely weak outcome of the 24thConference of Parties (COP24).  The outcome represents a retreat from the necessary level of ambition needed to combat climate change, in line with the findings of the Inter-Governmental Panel […]
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Law Futures Centre

Case Study – An Insolvency Pracademic Experience

Dr Jennifer Dickfos Griffith Law School During February to April of 2018, as part of my approved study program,I engaged in a pracademic experience at Worrells Solvency Accountants. For those unfamiliar with the term, a pracademic may be narrowly described as a person who is dually recognised as an expert in both academic and professional […]
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Arts Education Law

South Bank internship fosters industry collaboration

Students at Griffith's South Bank campus are gaining hands-on, practical experience alongside creative arts and technology leaders, as part of a new industry internship program. Photography, design, fine art and film students from the Queensland College of Art (QCA) created a range of digital content for hub4101 - a community of creative, innovative and tech organisations based in Brisbane's South Bank precinct.
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Alumni

Griffith filmmakers scoop awards

Griffith Film School has landed two major wins at the prestigious Australian Teachers of Media Awards. The ATOM Awards, established in 1982, recognise the best Australian and New Zealand screen content from film schools and screen industry professionals. Two Weeks, helmed by Masters of Screen Production alumni Mary Duong  and fellow GFS graduate Rhiannon Steffensen, took out Best […]
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Alumni

Griffith music graduate wins Grant McLennan Fellowship

Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Danny Harley (The Kite String Tangle), has won the prestigious $25,000 Grant McLennan Fellowship. The grant, founded in honour of legendary Brisbane musician Grant McLennan of The Go-Betweens, will allow Danny to spend six months in Berlin honing his craft.
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Arts Education Law

NRL research aims to lift participation rates and promote junior players’ wellbeing

Dr Wayne Usher, from the School of Education and Professional Studies, has played a significant role in helping guide Australia’s Rugby League into an exciting new era.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith Health and Humanities unite to aid Mongolia

Griffith Humanities senior lecturer Hamish McLean joined forces with School of Medicine senior lecturer Duncan McConnell to train more than 60 doctors and nurses from across Mongolia‘s 21 provinces in the capital Ulaanbaatar. Hamish McLean is a Crisis and Disaster Management specialist, but found that even his 30 years experience in crisis communication was tested to the limit, […]
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