Seagrass study key to ecosystem success

Australian Rivers Institute
Declining seagrass meadows in Moreton Bay will be studied by an international team of researchers to overcome the largest remaining barrier to effective management of the world’s marine resources. The team, led by researchers from the Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University and funded by the Australian Research Council, will develop new software tools that […]
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Australian Research Council success for Griffith

Arts Education Law
Griffith University has been awarded more than $7.5 million for research into everything from frogs to disease in plants and batteries. The Australian Research Council announced the outcomes from the Discovery Programmes schemes today (November 10), with Griffith receiving 13 ARC Discovery Projects, one Discovery Indigenous, five Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) and one Linkage […]
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Griffith aviation graduates flying high

Alumni
The airlines are back recruiting cadets – and Griffith University has secured three through Virgin Australia.
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Alumni

After university comes a place by the pool

Architecture graduate designs bright future with new coaching role
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Environment, planning and architecture

Waste management recognised by the United Nations

Griffith University has been recognised by the United Nations as an expert in waste management. The UN has shown the university is one of the top in Australia in this area, hosting a workshop on waste management at the Nathan campus in a first for Queensland. A  15-member Vietnamese delegation from the country’s Ministry of […]
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Cities Research Institute

Planning experts take home major award

They are some of the biggest campaign issues during the State Election and Griffith University’s experts have been recognised for them at the recent Planning Institute Australia (PIA) Awards – Queensland. Urban issues are what everyday Queenslanders are concerned about so it’s no surprise Associate Professor Jason Byrne and Dr Tony Matthews’s radio show Urban […]
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Environment, planning and architecture

Bachelor of Environmental Science accreditation shows complex degree

Griffith University is the first in Australia to be accredited by the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) for its Bachelor of Environmental Science. The accreditation recognises the content and teaching and Head of School Professor Chris Frid said it was a remarkable achievement. “This shows a maturing of the profession” he said. […]
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Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)

GRIDD researcher combatting antibiotic resistance

A Griffith University researcher says we urgently need to safeguard current antibiotics and discover new ones to avoid what has been described recently by England’s Chief Medical Officer, Prof Dame Sally Davies as a “post-antibiotic apocalypse.” Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) scientist Dr Róisín McMahon has just been awarded a $150,000 Ramaciotti Health Investment […]
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Griffith School of Engineering

That’s gold! Griffith finds cheap way to detect cancer

Griffith University scientists have developed a new class of nanomaterials that could detect early cancer. The inexpensive, non-invasive diagnostic tool can deliver sensitive and specific results that are easily and quickly interpreted with less reliance on laboratory equipment. Working with the team from the University of Wollongong (UOW), the researchers have developed a new class […]
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Cities Research Institute

Local farmers creating value from waste

A sugar cane farming family on the Gold Coast has found a way to do well by doing less. As the farming community shrinks along the South East Queensland corridor, the Keith family, who are based at Woongoolba and own Rocky Point, were constantly wondering ‘what next’ to keep their land and turn a profit. […]
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Alumni

‘Inspirational’ eight from Griffith to carry Queen’s Baton

Australian of the Year among group handed QBR honour
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Alumni

Where’s that bus? Wonder no longer

Ian Murnane never waits more than a minute for a bus. 
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Alumni

Murphy’s lore: fate, family and fortitude behind brothers’ banter

Behind their brotherly banter, Griffith University graduates Jack and Aaron Murphy have an inspiring story to tell about fate, family and fortitude.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith expert warns of more flooding if ecosystems aren’t remedied

A leading Australian rivers expert warns flooding will continue to impact our rivers and coastal waterways because our catchments are no longer resilient to extreme weather events. As parts of South-East Queensland experience flooding after a heavy rainfall band crossed the coast, rivers and water catchments are being pushed to the brink. Professor Stuart Bunn […]
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Features

Institute for Glycomics’ fight flu through pioneering collaboration with Fraunhofer

Griffith University is taking on the deadly flu virus through an innovative partnership with German research institutes. Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine (ITEM) have teamed up with the Hannover Medical School (MHH) and Griffith’s Institute for Glycomics on the Gold Coast for the project called ‘iCAIR – Fraunhofer International Consortium […]
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Centre for Quantum Dynamics

Quantum light makes better measurements

Scientists at Griffith University have made a breakthrough in measurement precision, achieving a result that has been a major goal of the scientific community for the last 30 years. Published in Nature Photonics, researchers from Griffith University’s Centre of Quantum Dynamics have demonstrated that certain optical measurements using photons – or single particles of light […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Sport technology experts share innovations

The most important sport engineering conference in the world is coming to Brisbane. Timed with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018), and hosted by GC2018 Official Partner, Griffith University, the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA) 2018 Conference will run from March 26 to 29 with the Australian Sports Technologies Network. Bringing together world leading […]
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Engineering and IT

Optimising Australia’s Future Water Resources

In an age of growing concern surrounding shortages in the world’s water supplies, a Griffith University researcher is using historical insights to create a more sustainable, forward thinking future. Civil engineer, Dr Edoardo Bertone is using ‘big data’ tracked from agencies such as Seqwater, the Bureau of Meteorology and Queensland’s Department of Science, Information Technology […]
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