Outstanding Griffith research excellence honoured

Architecture
Leading Griffith University researchers have been honoured at the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards held at Nathan campus.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Cities stand to benefit from new infrastructure in 2018 Qld Budget

The budget strikes a reasonable balance between the encouragement of growth and measures to help manage it.
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Cities Research Institute

Griffith helps turn GC2018 trash into garden treasure

A pair of Griffith University researchers have investigated the application of lean and green thinking to turn food waste from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) into a super dynamic compost.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith STEM Showcase bound for Mackay and Rockhampton

Some of the best names in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) research will offer valuable insight into various fields of study when Griffith University’s STEM Showcase touches down in Mackay on May 29 and Rockhampton on May 30. Griffith University experts with expertise in wide-ranging STEM industries including engineering, environmental science, aviation, IT and urban […]
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Architecture

Toowoomba the next stop for Griffith University’s STEM Showcase

Some of the best names in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) research will offer valuable insight into various fields of study when Griffith University’s STEM Showcase arrives in Toowoomba on May 15.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith urban planning experts notch up more prestigious awards

Two of the best names in urban planning took out high honours at a national awards night held in Perth recently, and both are from Griffith University.
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Business and government

Budget 2018: More planning needed to secure our cities’ futures

The problem with funding for cities is that it’s everywhere and nowhere. 
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith’s STEM Showcase hits the road again

Griffith will take some of their best names in STEM research (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) on the road to highlight the exciting career opportunities to students who study STEM disciplines.
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Architecture, construction and planning

What it takes to make the Gold Coast ‘greater’

As the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games draw to a close, marking a turning point for the Gold Coast, Griffith University’s leading cities expert says Australia’s emerging global city will ‘grow greater’ by staying true to its uniqueness, even as its persona constantly evolves. Cities Research Institute Director Professor Paul Burton predicted the Gold Coast […]
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Cities Research Institute

Leading local technology saving water from Torres Strait to the Gold Coast

Water has long been acknowledged as Australia’s most precious resource, but it doesn’t stop us from wasting it. While poor infrastructure or a poor understanding of personal use can be major factors in excess water use Griffith research has revealed that water use in remote communities can dwarf urban use. Providing water to remote and […]
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Architecture

Urban experts band together to launch new podcast

When trying to make sense of all around us and how we interact with our urban environment, six heads are better than one. Joining forces to launch a new podcast platform The Urban Broadcast Collective (UBC)  the gathering of the sharpest urban studies minds will look at a range of topics from city shaping to […]
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Cities Research Institute

Why Gold Coast is the ideal host city

Griffith experts to explore at public forum.
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Alumni

School of Environment celebrates 40 years of graduating students

Martin Taylor is doing his first mammal survey. He’s an excited student in Griffith University’s brand new School of Australian Environmental Studies. As part of the environmental studies foundation program – the first in the country for a university – nothing was off limits. Dr Taylor set his traps in the forest. He had no […]
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Cities Research Institute

Institute tackles population growth and challenges to develop smart cities

As our cities and urban populations continue to grow, Griffith University’s Cities Research Institute is bringing considerable expertise to a challenging issue. Previously the Urban Research Program, the Cities Research Institute launched in May 2017 and is capitalising on knowledge and experience from several disciplines. With around 70 academic members, 35-plus adjunct members and more […]
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Architecture, construction and planning

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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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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Australian Rivers Institute

Environmental pollution researchers hit the Gold Coast

The chemicals you use in your daily life, which end up running off your garden or flowing down the sink, can have serious consequences for the wildlife that live in our rivers, lakes and oceans. Those are just some of the issues that hundreds of scientists will be discussing when they gather for an environmental […]
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Architecture, construction and planning

Eureka! Griffith University team prize for Great Barrier Reef research

A Griffith University research team have taken out a prestigious 2017 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for their work trying to save the Great Barrier Reef.
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