Griffith School of Engineering

That’s gold! Griffith finds cheap way to detect cancer

Griffith University scientists have developed a new class of nanomaterials that could detect early cancer. The inexpensive, non-invasive diagnostic tool can deliver sensitive and specific results that are easily and quickly interpreted with less reliance on laboratory equipment. Working with the team from the University of Wollongong (UOW), the researchers have developed a new class […]
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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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Alumni

Murphy’s lore: fate, family and fortitude behind brothers’ banter

Behind their brotherly banter, Griffith University graduates Jack and Aaron Murphy have an inspiring story to tell about fate, family and fortitude.
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Griffith Enterprise

Sport technology experts share innovations

The most important sport engineering conference in the world is coming to Brisbane. Timed with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018), and hosted by GC2018 Official Partner, Griffith University, the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA) 2018 Conference will run from March 26 to 29 with the Australian Sports Technologies Network. Bringing together world leading […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Rapid 3D reality capture to provide security edge

The rapid and detailed scanning of metals is not new, however taking this technology into the field and away from highly controlled labs could help protect the integrity of everything from aeroplanes to military vehicles. Scientists from griffith University on the Gold Coast have refined a system involving high-resolution 3D scanning of moving metal assets […]
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Engineering and IT

Energy research the way of the future

Griffith University is taking on Tesla in developing powerful battery storage solutions that change the way we use energy. Researchers are developing low-cost and high performance energy storage systems that will allow people to sell power back to the grid when tariffs are the highest. Professor Eddie Zhang and Professor Jun Wei Lu have combined […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Griffith partners with BluGlass for power electronics

Australian technology innovator BluGlass Limited has invested $600,00 in Griffith University to develop power electronics. BluGlass will be leading the two-year cash investment – inclusive of a $300,000 grant from the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre – to develop next-generation GaN transistors, called High Performance Normally OFF GaN High Electron Mobility Transistors (HEMT). The technology promises a […]
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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 School of Engineering

Wireless sensor technology to monitor environments

Cash-poor local councils and developing countries don’t need huge budgets to obtain valuable, continuous environmental data to inform sustainable management policies, new research suggests. Griffith University’s Dr Jarrod Trevathan and the University of Queensland’s Associate Professor Ron Johnstone are refining a wireless sensor network technology known as SEMAT (Smart Environmental Monitoring & Assessment Technologies) that […]
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Corporate

Griffith to introduce drone-focused engineering major in 2018

Imagine applying the rapid advancement of drone technology to guide the future of aviation. That’s the opportunity for graduates of Griffith University’s new cutting-edge Electronic and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Engineering (UAV) major, according to Associate Professor Steven O’Keefe. The head of electronic engineering at Griffith’s Nathan campus says the major is offered at arguably the […]
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Engineering and IT

Mackay’s Mechanical Engineering Marvel

Final year Griffith University Mechanical Engineering student, Analeigh Angus will embark on stage one of her professional mining career, after securing a coveted role with mining company, Rio Tinto. A highly successful three-month tenure with Rio Tinto to fulfil course requirements of her Industry Affiliates Program (IAP) was more than enough time for the 21-year-old […]
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Aviation

Offering Exclusive Study Options for Darwin Students

Former Emmaus College Rockhampton student, Claire Cranitch is leading the charge to have more and more Queensland schoolgirls involved in Physics, in her role as Griffith University’s event coordinator of the national Growing Tall Poppies program.
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Corporate

Make science a priority this National Science Week

Science leaders have issued a call to action ahead of National Science Week – make science a priority and prepare for jobs of the future. Queensland Science Minister Leeanne Enoch and 2017 Australian of the Year, Griffith University Professor Emeritus Alan Mackay-Sim, have both sent strong messages to the community urging them to embrace STEM […]
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Engineering and IT

Engineering students get global perspectives for sustainable infrastructure

Human survival depends on safe, secure and sustainable access to important resources such as food, fresh water and energy. However, with less than 3 per cent of the earth’s total water volume being fresh water, this essential resource is relatively scarce. Many people in the developed world take for granted their access to fresh water […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Vaxxas biomedical expertise to boost Griffith microtech

Queensland Biotechnology startup, Vaxxas has formed a new partnership with Queensland Micro and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC) at Griffith University to help boost nanotechnology commercialisation. Vaxxas hold patents over one of the world most exciting biotechnology products, the Nanopatch™, which is a safer, more reliable and durable delivery system for vaccines than needles. QMNC is one […]
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Features

Improving the quality of life for amputees

A revolutionary technology in complex reconstructive and robotic surgery is offering amputees a significantly improved quality of life, providing them with far greater mobility and comfort.
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Engineering and IT

Fly into your future with engineering this Griffith Open Day

Griffith University is further equipping students for jobs of the future with the introduction of a new Unmanned Aerial Vehicles major. The major in Electronics and UAV will begin in the Griffith School of Engineering next year as part of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree program, giving students specialist knowledge in aviation and avionics […]
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Griffith School of Engineering

GovHack calls on Griffith Entrepreneurs

The Gold Coast’s reputation as a technological innovator is reinforced by Griffith University’s status as a five-year node member of the national GovHack initiative. This event seeks to optimise publicly accessible data to improve or facilitate a societal need or want, by calling on interested individuals from within a community to develop ways which showcase […]
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