Cities Research Institute

Microsoft AI for Earth win boosts green infrastructure carbon research

Duo will create and deploy model to predict below-ground carbon content based on above ground image data. 
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Architecture

What it takes to make a healthy, happy city in a tropical climate

Workshop offers insights into the key ingredients to create a livable city in warm environments.
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Wave energy – researchers examine influence of wave climate variability in power conversion

Wave energy advocates argue that consistency is an advantage in the mix of renewable energy technologies, particularly in a future low-emission society.   New research by Griffith University reveals seasonal and inter-annual variations in wave energy generation are considerable and should be factored into wave energy feasibility assessments.  Scientists from Griffith’s School of Engineering and Built […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

Carbon economy and wetland protection to benefit from new app

New app calculates carbon value of mangroves and their emissions if removed.  
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Griffith School of Environment

Research review bolsters nanoarchitecture material as quick, effective and inexpensive cancer detection

Team highlights low-cost cancer detection using new class of magnetic nanomaterials.
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Griffith Health

Gold Coast set to be medical software and device hub

World-leading additive manufacturing company Materialise will locate its Australian head-quarters in the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP) to create a hub for cutting-edge medical device innovation. The Belgium-based global company will switch operations from Sydney to the 200-hectare GCHKP to capitalise on Griffith University plans for an $80 million Advanced Design and Prototyping […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Diamonds and pencils – how investigating their relationship can support health and technology advances

Researchers now understand at what point the two compounds become more stable than the other, and it could mean big things for material developments.
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Arts Education Law

Conference explores professional futures

The challenges and opportunities facing today’s professions will be examined at a Griffith University conference at South Bank in February.
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Griffith Enterprise

Birds could be key in reducing spread of Ross River virus

Researcher digs deeper into how virus is spread and suppressed by our wildlife.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Listening in on wildlife to aid Murray Darling wetlands

Griffith researcher eavesdrops on ecosystems to monitor wetland restoration outcomes via water allocations. 
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Researchers find termites capable of mitigating drought impact on rainforests

New study reveals termites can lessen the effects of drought in tropical rainforests. 
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Arts Education Law

From country life to world travel for law student

As a young girl growing up in Western Queensland, Cassie Heaslip dreamt of life beyond her small country town.    “I was always dreaming of bigger things,’’ the Griffith University student says.   With science as her first love, Cassie enrolled in a Bachelor of Science at Griffith.   “I never even considered studying law but on the first day of university was introduced to the […]
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Civil engineering academic builds on success with journal appointment

Griffith academic takes on a lead role at a world-renowned civil engineering journal.  
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Australian Rivers Institute

‘Freshwater orchestra’ of singing fish and insects a new tool in river health monitoring

Researchers lead ecoacoustic study into river health monitoring by recording fish, insects and water flow. 
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Griffith Enterprise

Scientists make breakthrough in search for gonorrhoea vaccination

Public health problem takes on 'superbug' status
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

DNA research could enable repatriation of ancient Aboriginal remains

Advanced DNA technology to help return ancient remains to resting places.
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Arts Education Law

Sports College students graduate with flying colours

Four members of the Griffith Sports College will end the year with new qualifications. Sport scholarship students Alyce Burnett, Tameka Butt, Ash Southern and Matt Bevilacqua are celebrating undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the close of Griffith graduation ceremonies in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast. Olympic kayaker Alyce Burnett (below) graduated with a Master […]
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Griffith Sciences

Prof Debra Henly appointed to peak national science body

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) Professor Debra Henly has been appointed as a board member of the National Science and Technology Advisory Council.
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