Upper body strength key factor in men’s bodily attractiveness

Arts Education Law
What makes a man’s body attractive?  In many mammalian species, females evolved to prefer the strongest males.  According to research from Griffith University, the same is true of humans.
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Alumni

Using art to tackle stigma of mental illness

Meryl Keioskie has used her Honours thesis to tackle the stigma surrounding mental illness, producing an arresting graphic novel about her life with Asperger's Syndrome. The Queensland College of Art student has just graduated from a Bachelor of Digital Media degree with Honours.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith launches acting degree in 2018

The Queensland Conservatorium's new acting degree has received a stamp of approval from Academy Award winning actress, Dame Judi Dench.
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Arts Education Law

3D technology brings history to life

A Queensland College of Art PhD candidate is using cutting-edge 3D technology to preserve the country's oldest human footprints.
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Arts Education Law

New youth program framework to enhance young lives

A new strengths-based approach to youth development programs is set to revolutionise youth programs practice in Australia.
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Alumni

Griffith film graduate wins AACTA Award for work on ‘Lion’

Griffith alumnus and respected film producer Angie Fielder and her crewmates on Lion have taken out the Best Film prize at the 2017 AACTA Awards. The Best Film AACTA was one of a dozen awards, from as many nominations, claimed at the event by the critically lauded Australian produced film, which stars Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman. The accolade […]
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Arts Education Law

High anxiety in young children with autism – study

A new Griffith University study has found young children with autism display high levels of anxiety symptoms.
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Arts Education Law

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games gives journalism students entrée into broadcast world

Griffith University students will hone their journalism skills when they work with NEP Host Broadcast during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).
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Arts Education Law

Tenancy law reform urgently needed to help domestic violence victims

Tenancy law reform is vital in reducing further domestic violence trauma
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Griffith Enterprise

Research partnership with NRL to improve sports participation

Research into sports activity in Australian children suggests that non-elite participants are losing interest in sport more rapidly and disengaging, not just from sport, but all physical activity. While the leading sports keep growing, their supporting communities are struggling. It once seemed the sporting fields of suburban and rural Australia churned out world champions at […]
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Alumni

Griffith filmmakers bring Christmas spirit to Lady Cilento

Griffith Film School has launched a short film that will screen at the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital throughout the festive season. LiveLab Creative Director Richard Fabb said the inspiration for the project was the annual short films produced by global retail giants like John Lewis and H&M.
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Griffith Film School takes home ATOM double

Griffith Film School has been lauded for its continued outstanding excellence in the creative arts with two major wins at this year’s Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) awards.
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Arts Education Law

Leading poet and Griffith lecturer wins Prime Minister’s Award for Poetry

Award-winning poet and Griffith University lecturer Dr Anthony Lawrence has won the 2017 Prime Minister’s Award for Poetry for his anthonlogy Headwaters. Dr Lawrence, who teaches poetry at the Gold Coast campus, was awarded the prize for his 14th poetry collection published by Pitt Street Poetry, at the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards held in Canberra on December […]
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Griffith Film School scores record nominations at awards

Griffith Film School has scored a record 10 nominations at this year’s Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) awards. The awards, established in 1982, recognise the best Australian and New Zealand screen content from film schools and screen industry professionals. Acting Head of Griffith Film School,  Professor Trish FitzSimons, said the strong showing reflected the calibre of talent nurtured […]
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Griffith grad Katie Noonan appointed musical director for GC2018

Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Katie Noonan has been appointed director of music for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games’ opening and closing ceremonies – an epic production destined to be viewed by a global television audience of up to 1.5 billion. Noonan, a five-time ARIA Award-winner and a former Arts, Education and Law Outstanding Alumnus of the Year, was […]
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Arts Education Law

Breaking down barriers to women and sport – symposium

How to increase women's participation in sport across is the focus of a Griffith University symposium.
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Alumni

Griffith filmmakers recognised on international stage

Griffith filmmaker Claire Randall has won an award for Best Documentary at the Uni Shorts Film Festival in New Zealand with her film, Wolfe. The documentary continued its dream run, beating out entries from film schools in the US, Switzerland, China and New Zealand.
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Griffith grad Kate Miller-Heidke to headline Festival 2018

Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Kate Miller-Heidke has been announced as the first headline act for Festival 2018. The multi-platinum selling artist will be a major drawcard at the multi-arts festival, which will run alongside the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games from 4-15 April.
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