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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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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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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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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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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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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Business and government

Griffith University teams up with South Pacific central banks in ongoing research agreement

Griffith University has signed three new Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in recent weeks with South Pacific central banks, formalising the institutions’ commitment to work together in pursuit of positive, lasting change in the region. Griffith’s South Pacific Centre for Central Banking program convenor, Dr Parmendra Sharma, met with representatives of the Bank of PNG, Central Bank of Solomon Islands […]
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Architecture, construction and planning

Six Griffith students named 2018 New Colombo Plan scholars

Bachelor of Engineering student to be China Fellow.
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Arts Education Law

Music is the best medicine

Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre Professor Don Stewart believes that music can be the best medicine. Professor Stewart’s latest project uses an innovative mix of music and traditional shadow puppetry to help combat parasitic infections and break the poverty cycle in rural Indonesia. The project is one of 17 new grants funded by the Australia-Indonesia Institute, which promotes […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

Griffith Asia Institute in Cambodia

The Griffith Asia Institute recently hosted a successful workshop in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on the theme of Contemporary Research Challenges in Southeast Asia. The workshop was for early career researchers and PhD students working on the region to build collaborative linkages and research capacity in both Australia and Cambodia within their discipline. Participants included Griffith […]
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Griffith Asia Institute

Challenges facing digital diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific region

In 2017, a simple tweet or status update can have far-reaching consequences for a country’s foreign policy and the geo-political dynamic of a region. Digital technologies and new media are at once disrupting and transforming the nature, conduct and intensity of political dialogue in today’s world, in ways that impact directly and profoundly on all […]
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Arts Education Law

Regionally speaking – cultural leadership and advocacy from ASEAN to Australia

Griffith Asia Institute Director, Professor Caitlin Byrne and Professor Ruth Bereson, Dean (Academic) Arts, Education and Law Group have recently been awarded a grant through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Australia-ASEAN Council for their project Regionally Speaking – cultural leadership and advocacy from ASEAN to Australia. This project builds on a unique model […]
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Alumni

GBS prize honours memory of the late Professor Russell Trood

For the next 10 years, the Russell Trood Prize for International Relations will support high-achieving Griffith Business School students and honour the memory of the former Director of the Griffith Asia Institute, Professor Russell Trood
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Alumni

Asia Business Challenge Students Network To Success

Hong Kong competition exposes students to networking opportunities with top alumni and businesses.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Griffith University collaborations with the Healthy China project

Griffith’s Centre for Environment and Population Health (CEPH) hosted a noteworthy visit by the Chinese Center for Health Education (CCHE) on 28-30 June 2017. The visit, hosted by Professor Cordia Chu AM, Director CEPH, was an important step for Griffith University to become involved in Healthy China, a nationwide Chinese project central to the Chinese […]
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Griffith lecturer Dr Tapan Sarker wins Queensland Day award

The senior staff member has been commended by Hon Leeanne Enoch for his community work.
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