World Water Day: balancing the needs of humans and nature

Australian Rivers Institute
We all know water is important, but have you ever thought about how our consumption of this precious resource affects the environment around us? Leading water experts will tackle complex issues associated with a resource 1.2 billion people lack access to when World Science Festival Brisbane launches next week coinciding with World Water Day. Professor Stuart […]
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Griffith grad raising mental health awareness in world of work and study

A passion for improving mental health in the workplace has been the fuel behind the successful career of Griffith University graduate Ingrid Ozols.
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Alumni

CommBank recruits promising Griffith University student before graduation

Bachelor of Commerce student Alexander MacInnes got the call that would change his career during final exams.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Trachoma: Still a problem for a developed country like Australia

Australia is the only developed country in the world where children are suffering from trachoma, an endemic bacterial eye infection.
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Arts Education Law

Where music meets science

The Queensland Conservatorium will play host to a series of weird and wonderful sonic experiments as part of the World Science Festival this month. The series of free events are part of an exciting program called 100 Ways to Listen, which explores the crossroads where music meets science and celebrates the innovative music-making of the Conservatorium’s all-star faculty and students.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Scientists mobilise as bleaching resumes on Great Barrier Reef

Griffith University researchers will further their fight to protect the Great Barrier Reef after new research revealed its resilience is rapidly waning. The collaborative study between institutions across the world, published in the prestigious journal Nature today, examined whether past exposure to bleaching in 1998 and 2002 made reefs any more tolerant in 2016. Sadly […]
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Features

Gold Coast a new Australian hub for clinical trials

From Phase 1 human trials for a Malaria vaccine, to studies aimed at treating osteoporosis and a number of trials into innovative life-saving stroke treatment, the Gold Coast Health & Knowledge Precinct is fast gaining a reputation as a leading location for clinical trials.
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Features

Queen’s Baton Relay has Griffith flavour

Griffith University graduate Elise Appleton has her design work on display across the world, after the Queen launched the 2018 Commonwealth Games Baton Relay at Buckingham Palace this week. Elise’s colourful design was chosen for the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) emblem. Elise, who works in Griffith’s Office of Marketing and Communications, created the emblem to […]
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Features

Griffith Health First Peoples Health Plan launched

Closing the gap in health outcomes between Australia’s First Peoples and other Australians is the aim of the Griffith Health First Peoples Health Plan 2016-2022.
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Global exchange nets student the job of a lifetime… and a fiancee

Griffith University alumnus Hugh Hurst is proof that a global exchange can change your life.
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Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention

Self harm on the increase in young people

Self harm amongst young Australians is on the increase, however more needs to be done to understand and address the problem.
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Arts Education Law

‘Comprehensive’ Griffith rises up QS rankings

Griffith ranked number one in Australia for Hospitality and Leisure Management.
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Features

Kathleen Baird: A champion against domestic and family violence

Increased reporting. Heightened campaigns. A commitment by the state government to combat the problem, domestic violence specialist courts and a domestic violence death and homicide review board. Dr Kathleen Baird leads the charge.
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Business and government

Nobel Laureate to present Griffith Lecture

Nobel Peace Prize recipient Professor Muhammad Yunus will present the 2017 Griffith Lecture at the Queensland Conservatorium on Tuesday, April 11.
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Features

Duncan Free inducted into Gold Coast Sporting Hall of Fame

New sporting accolade for Director of Griffith Sports College.
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Features

New pool making a splash on Gold Coast campus

Staff and students returning to the Gold Coast campus for the 2017 academic year will note an exciting and welcome addition to life at Griffith.
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Business and government

Political donation reform needed to regain public trust

With Queensland's new political donation disclosure system now online, a new international survey shows strong Australian support for banning businesses from making political donations.
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Features

Child sex abuse grooming markers aid detection

Understanding the grooming behaviours of child sexual abusers can lead to strategies for better detection and prevention a new report has found.
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