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

Public health workers in the spotlight in new Griffith film

A uniquely Queensland story of strong disaster management in the context of climate change is the focus of a new Griffith University produced film.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith adds climate change expertise to world-leading report

Two Griffith University academics are among the world’s best in climate change research to be named as authors in the next report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
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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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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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Architecture, construction and planning

Marine biogenic aerosols – the “Holy Grail” of climate science

Most people think of aerosols as something you’d get from a spray can but scientists are discovering more about how these atmospheric particles are protecting the planet. Research led by Griffith University and the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in the USA, recently published by the American Meteorological Society, has revealed the role marine biogenic […]
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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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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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Griffith Business School

How Paris climate change targets are being pursued

Former Kiribati president, Anote Tong, among distinguished speakers at Griffith conference.
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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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Centre for Clean Environment and Energy

Engineering students work on Vanuatu cyclone-proof housing

Griffith University engineering students have been helping rebuild a cyclone-devastated area of Vanuatu as part of a program designed to embed in them in real world construction. Griffith’s fourth-year civil engineering students completing their final year industry affiliates program (IAP) recently travelled to an area devastated by Cyclone Pam in 2015. It is part of […]
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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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Architecture, construction and planning

Tiny country of Niue hosts talks for Pacific’s biggest issues

Griffith University has presented two new on-line tools at a climate change meeting in Niue to help Pacific countries tackle climate change.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Horses, trains and climate change?

A Torres Strait islander, a horse organisation, a metropolitan train operator and a cross-Tasman environmental association have been honoured for their achievements in climate change adaptation at an awards ceremony this week. The Climate Adaptation Champions for 2015-16 were announced as part of the NCCARF CSIRO Climate Adaptation Conference 2016, held in Adelaide. The Director of […]
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Corporate

Conference turns up temperature on climate change solutions

Griffith University will host a two-day Climate Change for Good Conference on the Gold Coast this weekend, with health and welfare, tourism, conservation and food security all on the agenda.
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Griffith Climate Change Response Program (GCCRP)

Griffith helps in Pacific climate change battle

Griffith University experts in climate change and information management are helping Pacific island countries and territories to discover and manage the information they need to plan for climate change. While a number of projects are under way in the region to mitigate the effects of rising sea levels, finding the information to decide which of them will […]
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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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Griffith Climate Change Response Program (GCCRP)

Griffith role in Vanuatu cyclone restoration project

The Griffith Climate Change Response Program is contributing to a project bringing new resilience and essential services to Vanuatu's cyclone-ravaged Tanna Island
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