Department of Marketing

Experts gather to address the biggest election in the world

The world’s single largest election day will take place next month, as Indonesians head to the polls. With more than 190 million eligible voters, 800,000 polling stations, 300,000 candidates and 20,000 seats, the numbers are mind-boggling. Nearly as confounding as the politics. To help navigate election complexity, pivotal think-tank Griffith Asia Institute, and key business […]
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Witoelar Dialogue responds to the region’s climate change challenges

The two-day event was part of the Collaborative Australia-Indonesia Program on Sustainable Development and Climate Change (CAIPSDCC).
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Griffith Asia Institute

Inaugural ‘Witoelar Dialogue’ to deepen regional cooperation on climate change and sustainable development

The dialogue is part of a wider Collaborative Australia-Indonesia Program on Sustainable Development and Climate Change led by Griffith University.
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Griffith Asia Institute

Global Internships: A trip down memory lane

Enhancing networks, expanding cultural horizons, discovering amazing places and forming lifelong memories, Global Internships provide an opportunity for students to apply the knowledge and practice the skills of their profession in another part of the world, while immersing themselves into a different culture, language, lifestyle and people. To celebrate the completion of the Trimester 3, […]
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Department of Business Strategy and Innovation

India-Queensland partnership: Internationalising Indian women entrepreneurs

Dr Dhara Shah and Professor Michelle Barker from the Department of Business, Strategy and Innovation (BSI), and the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) are leading researchers in the area of Indian women in IT. They are currently working on a project that addresses the needs of women entrepreneurs in India to develop their careers through capacity-building […]
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Business and government

Global Internships – passport to the world of work

Global Internships offer high-achieving Griffith Business School students nearing completion of their degree the opportunity to increase employability by gaining practical exposure to a professional environment in an international setting. Supported by the Australian Government New Colombo Plan Mobility Program, 36 students recently returned from one of four internship destinations in Asia – Hong Kong, […]
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Business and government

Getting a sweet return on mangoes

A suite of five ACIAR small research activities (SRAs) is bringing together mango supply chain stakeholders and researchers from seven countries in a mango agribusiness program designed to understand the lucrative Chinese mango market and improve livelihoods for smallholder mango producers. Robin Roberts is a professor in agribusiness at Griffith University, and the mango agribusiness […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

Australian sports diplomacy strategy launched with a strong message of partnership

Last week Senators Marise Payne (Minister for Foreign Affairs), Senator Bridget McKenzie (Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government & Decentralisation), and Senator Anne Ruston (Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific) launched Sports Diplomacy 2030, outlining the soft power value of sport. In 2015 Australia became a world-first in bringing sport and diplomacy […]
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Alumni

Griffith Business alumnus named new Trade and Investment Commissioner for China

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement early this month.
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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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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Inaugural South Pacific Central Banking Research Conference opens in Suva

The inaugural South Pacific Central Banking Research Conference was opened today by the Deputy Australian High Commissioner, Ms Amy Crago, at the Holiday Inn, in Suva. The two-day conference is being co-hosted by Griffith University (Australia), the Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF), Bank of Papua New Guinea (BPNG), Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

Connectivity and regional security: Implications for Australia and Japan

On 12 November 2018 the Griffith Asia Institute held its annual Australia-Japan Dialogue in the port city of Yokosuka, Japan, home to both a sizable contingent of the Maritime Self-Defense Force and to a major United States naval base. It was the eighth time GAI has convened the Dialogue, an initiative begun by Associate Professor […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

More trade and collaboration needed between Indonesia and Australia

The Australia Indonesia Business Council 2018 conference was held on the 11–13 November at the Gold Coast. Under the theme of “partnering for prosperity in a world of change”, the conference urged both countries to increase collaboration and trade partnerships. The conference was attended by several Ministers from Indonesia and Australia, including Tom Lembong (Indonesian Minister […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

China celebrates its economic success in an international forum on poverty reduction

Griffith Asia Institute was invited by the National Institute for Global Strategy of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) to participate in an international forum that was dedicated to the celebration of China’s ‘opening up’ and ‘stunning success’ in reducing extreme poverty. The forum was hosted by the Publicity Department of the CPC Central […]
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Australian foreign policy shift aligns with central banks capacity building program in the South Pacific

On 8 November 2018 Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that his “Government was returning the Pacific to where it should be—front and centre of Australia’s strategic outlook, our foreign policy, our personal connections, including at the highest levels of government”. This will happen at multiple levels, including defence, police, infrastructure loans and grants via the […]
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Business and government

Indonesia’s former Foreign Minister to deliver 2018 Griffith Asia Lecture

Dr Marty Natalegawa will share insights on the challenges and prospects for leadership in Southeast Asia.
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Arts Education Law

Photography lecturer recognised for work in Cambodia

For Griffith students studying abroad, the destination isn't a place, but a new way of seeing things. One of the university's most successful short-term mobility programs is the annual photography in-field trip to Cambodia, where students spend time on assignment with local NGOs to capture the country's untold stories. Queensland College of Art Photography Program Director Dr Heather Faulkner has been recognised with a Griffith Internationalisation Award for her leadership of the program over the past eight years.
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Alumni

Film production builds a bridge to Asia

Griffith has collaborated with film schools in China and South Korea to make a screen trilogy that bridges language barriers, cultural clashes and the tyranny of distance. In a world-first collaboration, post-graduate filmmakers from Griffith Film School, the Beijing Film Academy and Dankook University Film School have created a three-part adaptation of the classic Chinese novel, Rickshaw Boy.
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