Study finds Antarctic krill turn microplastics into nanoplastics

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A groundbreaking Griffith University study has found Antarctic krill which ingest microplastics are able to turn them into nanoplastics through digestion.
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Environment, planning and architecture

So – just how dirty is your tea towel?

Two Griffith University academics have put a breakfast radio team's tea towels under the microscope to reveal just how many germs like to call them home.
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Environment, planning and architecture

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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Aviation

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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Australian Rivers Institute

New book hopes to slow down the ‘Fantasia’ of harmful algal blooms

Smelly, murky water. Damage to the Great Barrier Reef. Toxic build-up in fish that can be deadly when eaten.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Does your cat walk on the wild side?

A Griffith University student has put the call out to cat owners in the Brisbane and Gold Coast regions to get the scoop on their cat’s poop in the hope of better understanding their impact on wildlife.
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Environment, planning and architecture

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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Alumni

Environmental crusader joins 2018 Annual Appeal to change students’ lives

One of Griffith University’s most successful alumni whose conservation missions have taken her to some of the coldest places on earth is returning to where it all began to help change the lives of students. After blazing trails in Mongolia, jagging prestigious scholarships, and being profiled in the upcoming edition of Griffith’s digital magazine, Emma […]
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Centre for Quantum Dynamics

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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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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Business and government

Budget 2018 may not go far enough to save the Great Barrier Reef

The natural wonder will need more than a modest cash injection to avail itself of its woes.
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Aviation

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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Griffith School of Environment

Lending a helping hand to graduates pays off for Professor

Griffith University’s Professor Cordia Chu from the School of Environment and the School of Medicine has been awarded a Special Commendation for Excellence in Graduate Supervision at the annual Australian Council of Graduate Research (ACGR) Awards, held in Adelaide on Monday night. Professor Chu was one of two recipients of the special commendation chosen from a […]
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Griffith School of Environment

Opening Ceremony to crown students’ architecture project

Carrara model a 3D feat
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Griffith School of Environment

Sea Jellies and bursting bubbles make for Street Science fun at World Science Festival

Calling all fans of science, old, and particularly young, to join in the fun of Griffith University’s Street Science (24 -25 March) at World Science Festival Brisbane. Science lovers will get a sneak peak of the Sea Jellies Illuminated exhibition that is set to open at Sea World later this year, in a unique partnership […]
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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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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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Alumni

First encounter leads to three degrees in family affair

Mother reflects on daughters' Griffith experience
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