Outstanding Griffith research excellence honoured

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Leading Griffith University researchers have been honoured at the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards held at Nathan campus.
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Bird expert tweeting to the world on bird feeding

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As Australia reveals its bird of the year, Griffith University’s resident bird expert has shed light on the other issue the country is always torn on – feeding them. Professor Darryl Jones, of the Environmental Futures Research Institute, has released the first ever book on a topic that almost everyone has tried. Hailed as the […]
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Architecture, construction and planning

Remains confirmed as the oldest known species of human fossil found in Western Europe

New dating research led by Griffith University has confirmed the great antiquity of fossil remains attributed to a species of human called Homo antecessor found in Spain.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith expertise improving vital fresh water management in SE Asia

Nowhere else in the world is there a greater need for investment to address water management issues than the Indo-Pacific region, and especially SE Asia. The region represents the confluence of outstanding freshwater biodiversity values, high societal dependence on fisheries (and other ecosystem services that healthy rivers and wetlands provide), and a high level of […]
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Turn over a new LEAF at the 2018 Logan Eco Action Festival

Glossy black-cockatoo research and an innovative native plants app will be on show when Griffith University hosts the 2018 Logan Eco Action Festival, also known as LEAF.
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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, construction and planning

Pictures paint a thousand words on how Gold Coasters value The Spit

Do the photos we take and share using social media paint a picture of how we use and value when we visit parks and other open areas in our cities?
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Architecture, construction and planning

Sip while you slip into the world of science

Some of Griffith University’s biggest names in science will trade the lab for the pub when fun and informative evening sessions kick off at pubs around the country in May. From May 14-16, the Pint Of Science festival will give Gold Coasters the opportunity to sit at the cutting edge of science with a beer […]
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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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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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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Finger bone discovery believed to be from the oldest modern human found in Arabia

Griffith University played a key role in the team behind new research that describes the discovery of a fossil human finger bone at the site of Al Wusta, an ancient freshwater lake located in what is now the hyper-arid Nefud Desert, in Saudi Arabia.
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When feathered visitors fly in – it’s OK to give them a feed

Australia's leading expert on birds says it's OK to feed wild birds - if done correctly - at home, challenging a widely held attitude that feeding birds is all bad.
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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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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

From our vast past to extreme future – Griffith offers answers at World Science Festival

In its third year, the growing celebration of all things science and the only World Science Festival franchise outside of New York, WSF Brisbane promises to ignite debate and inspire discovery. Running from March 21-25, WSF Brisbane focuses on the theme of ‘humanity’, and will see Griffith University experts in the thick of discussions delving into […]
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Humans and their pets help parasitic worms spread around the world

New research sheds light on the alarming adaptability of tapeworms and friends.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

ARCHE helps rewrite timing for first humans out of Africa

Scientists from Griffith University have played a crucial role in helping an international team of archaeologists rewrite the timeline of human evolution and the migration of modern humans out of Africa. It had been widely accepted that Homo sapiens had moved out of Africa between 90,000 and 120,000 years ago but that has now been […]
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Architecture, construction and planning

End the ivory trade deadlock to protect elephants

A team of leading international researchers is working to break the stalemate on ivory trade policy.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Ice Age children toys to be discovered

Griffith researchers are uncovering more about the “archaeologically invisible” – children of the Ice Age and their toys. Archaeologists have believed it near impossible to find toys from the deep past of Europe — the Palaeolithic, which dates to between around 45,000 to 11,000 years ago. Looking for children from this period is a relatively […]
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