Engineering and IT

Lab on a chip: The future for drug discovery

A leading micro and nano technologist has revealed a new way to drug screen, saving the health system money and time. With the lab-to-market timeframe of a new drug being up to 20 years, Dr Say Hwa Tan of Griffith University’s Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre hopes his new technology and methods will slash that […]
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Engineering and IT

Griffith Uni taps into big data

Imagine being able to track an emergency incident or monitor a natural disaster using people's tweets and Facebook statuses. Griffith University researchers are doing that in the Big Data and Smart Analytics lab, with students soon able to take a course in this emerging and powerful field.
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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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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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Engineering and IT

Cyber Security expert awarded prestigious honour

A Griffith University Adjunct Professor has become the first non-American to receive a distinguished award for services to cyber security education.
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Griffith School of Engineering

Griffith connects Indigenous culture with science

Up to 100 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will be able to immerse themselves in science when Griffith University hosts the inaugural Indigenous STEM Experience Day. To celebrate Dr Chris Matthews recent achievement as national winner of the CSIRO’s Indigenous STEM Professional Award, Griffith Sciences will host the event, themed Future Earth – Water, to encourage more First […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

That’s a wrap! Griffith at World Science Festival Brisbane

Thousands of people poured through this year’s stellar World Science Festival event – many of them enjoying Griffith University’s own inspiring and engaging programs. From the sounds of 84 pianos at the Queensland Conservatorium to tackling important environmental issues in main stage events and providing hands-on fun for budding scientists of the future, Griffith had all […]
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Griffith School of Information and Communications Technology

Robots: threat or friends?

Technology superstars like Bill Gates and Elon Musk have described Artificial Intelligence as “humanity’s biggest existential threat” with the potential to “destroy us all”. But Griffith University’s senior lecturer in ICT, Dr David Tuffley, doesn’t think we need to worry.  “The reality of it is if you can your head straight with this whole idea then there’s […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith Uni stars at World Science Festival

From tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges to acknowledging the unsung women in science and getting kids to become eco-warriors, Griffith University is sharing its expertise across all areas at this year’s World Science Festival Brisbane. Held from March 22-26, the festival brings together great minds from around the world  in an annual week-long celebration and […]
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Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

On Track to GC2018 Exhibition Opens

Griffith University has unveiled the first instalment of the On Track to GC2018 exhibition with a state-of-the-art virtual reality track cycling game utilising a Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. The exhibition is at the Red Zone at the Gold Coast campus.
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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 School of Information and Communications Technology

International robots battle it out in Australian challenge

Student robotic enthusiasts from around the world gathered to take their creations into competition for the 3rd Australian Robotics Challenge, hosted by Griffith University. About 200 participants took part in the impressive event, from China, Korea, the Philippines and Australia. Hosted by Griffith University’s Robotics Lab, the event ran across three days at the Gold Coast campus, […]
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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 School of Information and Communications Technology

Celebrate science and dance with a robot

National Science Week is celebrated this Sunday with the Gold Coast Schools Pop-Up Science Centre at Runaway Bay
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Aviation

See what’s possible at Open Day tech trail

Ever wanted to get down to Gangnam Style with a drone? See an intricate design come to life in the form of chocolate? Feel like you’re in Wall St in a world-class financial trading room? Griffith University’s Open Day will be buzzing with technology-themed activities across three campuses at the Gold Coast, Nathan (Brisbane) and […]
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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 Business School

Real time data analysis revolutionising the tourism industry

A Griffith research project is changing the way the tourism industry delivers the visitor experience through real time social media data analysis. Associate Professor Bela Stantic, acting Head of the School of Information and Communication Technology and Director of the Big Data and Smart Analytics lab in Griffith’s Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems, is […]
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Griffith Enterprise

From Studio 39, Griffith start-ups drive innovation

At the App Foundation on the Gold Coast, Griffith University students and investors are coming together to drive innovation and develop new digital products and services
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