Alumni

Graduate Vanessa explores UN peacekeeping in Lebanon

Based in Beirut, Griffith University graduate Vanessa Newby offers rare insight in a book examining the day-to-day challenges facing United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon.
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Business and government

The Beijing Factor: How China could shape President Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-un

“The North Koreans ... demonstrated actually that they recognise that they might need the Chinese."
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Business and government

Griffith Fellow takes up two-year secondment sponsored by Rio Tinto

Professor Jennifer Corbett will take on the role at the University of Tokyo's School of Engineering from April.
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Business and government

ASEAN’s ‘Dynamic Digital Citizens’ meet at social entrepreneurs workshop

Social entrepreneurs from the ASEAN region and Queensland gathered in Brisbane March 14-15 for the workshop, ‘Dynamic Digital Citizenship: Young Social Entrepreneurs in ASEAN and Australia’ at Griffith University South Bank campus. Griffith Asia Institute Director, Professor Caitlin Byrne, and Griffith Asia Institute member, Dr Luis Cabrera, hosted the participants who travelled from Vietnam, Indonesia, […]
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Arts Education Law

Regionally Speaking: Cultural Advocacy, Diplomacy and Leadership from ASEAN to Australia

In mid-February 2018, Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) Director Professor Caitlin Byrne and Professor Ruth Bereson, Dean (Academic) Arts, Education and Law group, designed and led the project “Regionally Speaking: Cultural Advocacy, Diplomacy and Leadership from ASEAN to Australia”. The five-day Regionally Speaking project, made possible with funding from the Australia-ASEAN Council (Department of Foreign Affairs […]
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Griffith researcher partners with Taiwanese institutions to inform economic policies

Griffith Senior Lecturer, Dr Byung Min travelled to Taipai last month to commence his research project ‘Family firms and research and development’ as part of his Taiwan Fellowship 2018. The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) is the largest think-tank for Taiwanese economic policy and is the designated partner organisation for the project.   Fellow […]
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Business and government

ASEAN young social entrepreneurs to meet in Brisbane

Griffith will host local and international movers and shakers at a two-day workshop.
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Business and government

Griffith Asia Institute ranked top university-affiliated regional studies centre in Australia

With a top-20 result worldwide.
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Business and government

Griffith lecturer drives research collaboration with India’s Rajalakshmi School of Business

The partnership will last for at least the next two years.
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

Debating China and International Order

By Diego Leiva, School of Government and International Relations On 17th and 18th of January 2018, the Griffith Asia Institute, with generous support of the The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, hosted a conference on “Debating China and International Order: Contending Perspectives on the Rise of China”. Leading scholars from Australia, mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, […]
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Business and government

Indo-Pacific security in focus at Griffith Aus-India-Japan trilateral event

The workshop will cover everything from the acceleration of nuclear proliferation region to increased acquisition of new weapons and beyond.
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

DFAT Pacific Banking Fellowship highlights Griffith’s capacity for positive, lasting impact

The three-week program brought eight Fellows from around the South Pacific to Griffith in service of developing research and policy formulation in the region.
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Business and government

UN Industrial Development Organisation draws on Griffith lecturer’s research in new report

Dr Andreas Chai has contributed two chapters to the 2018 UNIDO Industrial Development Report.
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Sustaining livelihoods in an Indonesian dryland environment

Living in a remote area has many disadvantages, especially in dryland regions where poor access to water means households are not growing food at home, drinking insufficient water, and paying less attention to personal and public hygiene. During her Griffith University PhD research fieldwork in rural West Timor, Dr Yenny Tjoe experienced this challenge first-hand […]
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Business and government

Student’s China internship gives her career a head start

Ini Akinsanmi has taken full advantage of domestic and global work placements to give her an edge in the job market.
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Business and government

Griffith-led conference aims to understand China’s changing global role

Leading international and local scholars will come together in January for a conference that will cast an analytical eye on the rise of China and its impact on global politics. Titled Debating China and International Order, the two-day conference will be held from 17-18 January at the Royal on the Park Hotel, and is the first […]
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Arts Education Law

International career beckons New Colombo Plan scholar

New Colombo Plan scholar Nicholas McLean has a dream to forge a career as a dispute resolutions specialists in the Asia Pacific region.
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Arts Education Law

Hong Kong study for New Colombo Plan scholar

A fascination with how people behave led 2018 New Colombo Plan scholar Kimberley Bates to a double degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice and Psychology.
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