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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Business and government

Policy-makers to feel the energy at Griffith symposium

Industry experts and academics will meet to discuss Australia’s future this week.
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Arts Education Law

East meets West through arts partnership

Griffith art and design students are studying alongside their counterparts at Shandong University of Arts this month, as part of a 20-year partnership between the two universities. Shandong University of Arts (SUA) in China is celebrating its 60th anniversary and also marking a two decade partnership with the Queensland College of Art and Griffith University. […]
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Business and government

Griffith academic to attend regional high-level IMF dialogue

The University's influence in the South Pacific continues to grow.
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Pacific challenges: Toward a sustainable future

Pacific island countries show a unique combination of geographical, biological, cultural and economic characteristics. However, many of the Pacific island countries are extremely vulnerable to climate change. The islands are undergoing rapid urbanisation and the resulting increased population density magnifies the effects of events caused by climate change. Thus, developing a regional strategy for pacific […]
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Arts Education Law

National recognition for Griffith research

Griffith University continues to ride the wave in being recognised as a rising star in academic research. One week after being named in Nature, the world’s leading multidisciplinary science journal, as Oceania’s Nature Index Rising Star 2018, Griffith has made the list of leading research institutions in The Australian newspaper’s special Research supplement. The research […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith showcases talent at Beijing Design Week

From laser-cut seaweed creations to 3D print tableware and augmented reality installations, Griffith University is set to showcase the talent of its design staff and students at Beijing Design Week. Griffith was the only Australian university invited to exhibit at Beijing Design Week, which provides a platform for cutting-edge work by the world’s most exciting […]
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Business and government

Alumni awards highlight the best and brightest of Griffith Business

The four individuals are in the running for overall awards to be bestowed in September.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith showcases creative arts on world stage

Griffith University will showcase its creative arts offerings at the George Town Festival in Penang, Malaysia next month. The Arts, Education and Law Group (AEL) are presenting The Griffith Creative Arts Room as part of the month-long celebration of arts and culture, which attracts more than a million visitors from around the world.
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Arts Education Law

Queensland research initiative to enhance employability of HDR graduates 

International PhD students from eight universities across Queensland are set to come together in Brisbane for an initiative to enhance the experience and employability of researchers of the future.  The ‘Equipping Queensland International Postgraduate’ (EQUIP) Researchers Conference will take place from 9am to 5pm at Customs House on Monday, July 30, followed by a ‘Connecting Queensland’s Researchers’ networking function (5pm-7pm).  Register for […]
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Business and government

Award-winning journalist joins Griffith Asia Institute

Rowan Callick will take up a role as the centre’s new Industry Fellow this month.
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