Australian Rivers Institute

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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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

The eureka moment that could help save the Great Barrier Reef

A Griffith University research team are finalists in the 2017 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes for their work aimed at improving Great Barrier Reef water quality. The team, led by Associate Professor Andrew Brooks of the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management, has transformed how sediment sources are identified and targeted, resulting in a significant shift in government policy […]
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Atmospheric Environment Research Centre

Australia’s carbon-rich mangroves need protection

The thin green strip of mangrove wetlands around the tropical coastlines of Australia and the world are the most carbon-rich forests on earth but they are at risk. Professor Rod Connolly, a marine scientist from Griffith University’s Australian Rivers Institute, is the co-author of new research that shows the vast reserves of carbon being sequestered […]
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Cities Research Institute

City experts tackle world’s challenges

As cities and urban populations continue to grow and present vigorous new challenges, Griffith University is answering the call by establishing Australia’s largest research facility to tackle the issue. The leading Cities Research Institute, which began as the Urban Research Program in 2004, has drawn in expertise from several disciplines and grown to have 70 […]
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Cities Research Institute

What did TC Debbie do?

The tragic loss of human life and subsequent emotional torment still being experienced by Queensland and New South Wales communities characterises the catastrophe that was Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Director of Griffith University’s soon-to-be launched Cities Research Institute, Professor Paul Burton, will lead a panel discussion delving into the aftermath of the disaster. Over the past […]
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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

Building knowledge to adapt to climate change – celebrating NCCARF’s success

Knowledge of how to adapt to climate change in Australia is celebrated this week as NCCARF comes to the end of its second phase of operation and officially launches CoastAdapt, a resource to support coastal managers as they seek to respond to climate risks. NCCARF is the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, which has […]
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Cities Research Institute

After back-to-back bleaching, Cyclone Debbie sludge hits Reef waters

Ex-Cyclone Debbie dumped rain in an erosion hot spot in the Burdekin catchment estimated to generate nearly a third of all the sediment that flows to the Great Barrier Reef.
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Cities Research Institute

Gold Coast Centre for Coastal Management studies cyclone ravaged region

Griffith University researchers have travelled to north Queensland to assess the impacts of Cyclone Debbie for vital coastal resilience modelling. A team from the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management, which sits within the new Cities Research Institute, has looked at the impact of storm surge on coastal communities and will now use the data to […]
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Architecture

A celebration of remarkable science, engineering and technology

Each year the Pro Vice Chancellor (Sciences) recognises the remarkable achievements of the group’s alumni, academic and professional staff. This year the group also applauded its industry partners and high schools that have contributed to its achievement. The 2016 Griffith Sciences Awards were held at the Southbank Campus’s Webb Centre and featured school themed test tube cocktails. […]
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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

Wave power key to Australia’s renewable energy plans

A Griffith University study has found that wave power along the southeast coast of Australia is a viable source of renewable energy.
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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

$600,000 boost for beach protection research

Protection of the Gold Coast’s beaches and coastal zones have been given a $600,000 boost from an Australian Research Council grant making it the focal point for national beach management strategies.
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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

Griffith invites community to care for beach

The Griffith Centre for Coastal Management has organised a BeachCare event this Saturday from 9am to 11am at North Burleigh with Gold Coasters encouraged to lend a helping hand..
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Tahlia’s double degree already taking her places – like Heron Island

A fairytale and university study may seem an unusual pairing but for Griffith student Tahlia Rossi a Heron Island field trip was just that.
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Arts Education Law

Applications open for placements in Chinese technology incubators

Queensland researchers and entrepreneurs will be able to access expertise and investment opportunities in China through a new State Government program offering up to $20,000 for placements in key Chinese technology incubators.
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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

BeachCare joins world coast cleanup day

Gold Coast residents are being encouraged to do their part for International Coastal Cleanup Day on September 17 and make the city’s beaches pristine as part of this month's community event, which is being cordinated by BeachCare.
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Architecture

The future of our cities is in good hands

The building of great cities will be boosted with the launch of Griffith University's new Cities Research Centre.
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Architecture

ARC Linkage Projects strengthen Griffith’s research profile

Griffith University has been awarded six Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants worth more than $1.3 million for a variety of research studies.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Advance Queensland funding for Griffith researchers

Five Griffith University scientists have been awarded Advance Queensland Research funding.
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