Top Australia Day honour for Griffith science leader

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Professor Jennifer Martin AC experienced a memorable 2017 with numerous honours, awards and accolades for her leading role in protein crystallography research, promoting women in science, and science communication. But just weeks into the new year, the Director of Griffith University’s Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) has been recognised again with one of the highest […]
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Arts Education Law

Conservatorium launches 2018 concert season

The Queensland Conservatorium has unveiled its latest concert season, promising yet another blockbuster year of performances. Queensland Conservatorium Director Professor Scott Harrison, who will officially launch the season this Friday, said audiences can expect a diverse program that showcases the talent of students, staff and alumni.
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Alumni

Three of a kind

When Nick Woodhead starts at the Queensland Conservatorium next week, he will be following a family tradition. Nick's older brother Dominic graduated from the Bachelor of Musical Theatre in 2014, and his older sister Miriam is in her final year of the same degree.
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Alumni

Griffith musical theatre star rockets up the Billboard charts

Queensland Conservatorium musical theatre alumnus Ash Waterman has cracked the US Billboard charts with her debut single – scoring a top 20 position with her dance anthem Too Late. Ash recorded the track in Nashville, teaming up with Bryan Todd, a Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter who has worked with artists like Miley Cyrus and Snoop […]
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Arts Education Law

All the world’s a stage for new acting students

This week marks the launch of Griffith University's new Bachelor of Acting, and the first intake of students can't wait to get started. Peter Irankunda said he was "head over heels" about being accepted into the course. "To think that I get to spend the next three years studying acting gets me excited," he said.
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Alumni

QCA grads nominated for top design award

Queensland College of Art graduates Neil Arnett and Troy Baverstock have been nominated for the Design Institute of Australia’s Queensland Graduate of the Year Award. The graduate designers submitted a portfolio of cutting-edge designs, ranging from a 3D printed prosthetic limb to a minimalist music system. Troy Baverstock, whose innovative limbU design was featured in Griffith’s […]
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Summer school nurtures future Indigenous researchers

Does the traditional bush medicine Gumby Gumby actually work? What part does cultural safety play in physiotherapy graduates? How does the lack a birth certificate or registration affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander incarceration rates? These are just some of the research projects undertaken by 20 Indigenous students as part of the Kungullanji Indigenous Summer Research Symposium. […]
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Griffith Health

Psychologist sets example for young women

Dr Megan Oaten will embark on an all-female research leadership expedition to Antarctica this month.
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Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Architecture students play part in design of Games ceremony

Architecture student Sarah Paige was at university during the holidays when lecturer Karine Dupre approached her with a project that would enhance and invigorate her studies in a way she could never have anticipated.
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Griffith Film School animator making her mark

Griffith Film School student Samantha Zaleski dreams of making her mark in the world of animation, film and design. The 19-year-old go-getter is hard at work making those goals a reality. The Bachelor of Animation student has exhibited work at GOMA, illustrated a children’s book, worked on a short film in Sydney, was named ‘Aspiring Young […]
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Features

Focus sharpens on Games as final interns commence

The final group of Griffith University students undertaking unprecedented internships at Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) have taken up their positions as the countdown to the Games gets a full head of steam. One hundred and thirty new recruits arrived for duty at the Ashmore offices of GOLDOC early on a warm January […]
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Alumni

Lia kicking goals in the house of the rising Suns

Business graduate Lia Ferguson is on the ball in her senior marketing role with the Gold Coast Suns AFL franchise. She is also proving her versatility and initiative through her own business endeavour.
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Alumni

Special vehicle to make life easier for Izzy and carers

A rare muscular condition has made life very difficult for little Izzabelle Burns and her carers. Now a Griffith graduate and two international students have taken her cause to heart
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Alumni

Policy and performance drive James in UK Fast Stream

Invited to join the UK Civil Service's Fast Stream graduate program, Griffith University alumnus James Boyle is part of a fascinating era for British politics
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Alumni

Jacqui has the good oil on health with Cobram Estate

With a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics from Griffith University, Jacqui Plozza's career with leading olive oil brand Cobram Estate is all about healthy food and health education
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Alumni

Griffith filmmaker living the dream

Griffith Film School graduate Samuel Keene has had the year of his life. He has just been awarded a Talent Development Grant from Screen Queensland and secured a job with local games developer Halfbrick.
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Centre for Quantum Dynamics

Quantum “spooky action at a distance” becoming practical

Scientists from Griffith University have overcome a major challenge in applying a strange quantum effect to real applications.
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Arts Education Law

UN talks focus on long-term refugee action plan

How countries can best implement a sustainable refugee action plan was the focus of recent UN talks in Geneva.
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