Australian Research Council success for Griffith

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Griffith University has been awarded more than $7.5 million for research into everything from frogs to disease in plants and batteries. The Australian Research Council announced the outcomes from the Discovery Programmes schemes today (November 10), with Griffith receiving 13 ARC Discovery Projects, one Discovery Indigenous, five Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) and one Linkage […]
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Griffith medicine grad named Queensland’s 2018 Rhodes Scholar

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Improving the human condition by reducing health inequality is the goal for Dr Elizabeth Hamilton, a Griffith Medicine graduate just announced as this year's 2018 Rhodes Scholar.
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Griffith aviation graduates flying high

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The airlines are back recruiting cadets – and Griffith University has secured three through Virgin Australia.
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Using art to tackle stigma of mental illness

Meryl Keioske has used her Honours thesis to tackle the stigma surrounding mental illness, producing an arresting graphic novel about her life with Asperger's Syndrome. The Queensland College of Art student has just graduated from a Bachelor of Digital Media degree with Honours.
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Griffith launches acting degree in 2018

The Queensland Conservatorium's new acting degree has received a stamp of approval from Academy Award winning actress, Dame Judi Dench.
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Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games gives journalism students entrée into broadcast world

Griffith University students will hone their journalism skills when they work with NEP Host Broadcast during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).
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Griffith filmmakers bring Christmas spirit to Lady Cilento

Griffith Film School has launched a short film that will screen at the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital throughout the festive season. LiveLab Creative Director Richard Fabb said the inspiration for the project was the annual short films produced by global retail giants like John Lewis and H&M.
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Leading poet and Griffith lecturer wins Prime Minister’s Award for Poetry

Award-winning poet and Griffith University lecturer Dr Anthony Lawrence has won the 2017 Prime Minister’s Award for Poetry for his anthonlogy Headwaters. Dr Lawrence, who teaches poetry at the Gold Coast campus, was awarded the prize for his 14th poetry collection published by Pitt Street Poetry, at the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards held in Canberra on December […]
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Griffith Film School scores record nominations at awards

Griffith Film School has scored a record 10 nominations at this year’s Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) awards. The awards, established in 1982, recognise the best Australian and New Zealand screen content from film schools and screen industry professionals. Acting Head of Griffith Film School,  Professor Trish FitzSimons, said the strong showing reflected the calibre of talent nurtured […]
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Griffith filmmakers recognised on international stage

Griffith filmmaker Claire Randall has won an award for Best Documentary at the Uni Shorts Film Festival in New Zealand with her film, Wolfe. The documentary continued its dream run, beating out entries from film schools in the US, Switzerland, China and New Zealand.
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Griffith NDS Roadshow a resounding success

Providing industry relevant employment for Griffith Health students was the aim last week (13 November) when Griffith teamed up with National Disability Services (NDS) and WorkAbility Queensland in a Jobs Roadshow.
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Griffith musicians set to bowl over cricket fans at the Ashes

The Queensland Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra will play on hallowed turf this week – bowling over cricket fans from around the world on the opening day of the Ashes series at the Gabba. The 70-piece student ensemble will play both national anthems and get fans on their feet with a stirring rendition of Jerusalem for the Barmy Army and […]
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Education the key to a better life for Griffith grad

When Barat Ali strode across the stage to receive his Bachelor of Animation this month, it marked the end of a long and difficult journey. That journey has taken him from his home in war-torn Afghanistan, where he left behind everyone and every thing he knew in search of a better life.
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Global opportunities for fine arts graduate

Bachelor of Fine Art graduate Zoe Long recently returned from a 3-month study tour in Indonesia after winning a sought after scholarship. Zoe was one of 60 young people from more than 40 different countries who won the prestigious Indonesian Art and Cultural Scholarship.
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Griffith artists dominate prestigious prize

All four Queensland finalists in this year’s Churchie Prize are students and alumni from the Queensland College of Art. The prestigious national art award recognises emerging artists and is now in its 30th year. Queensland College of Art Director Professor Derrick Cherrie said the strong showing illustrated the breadth of talent at the QCA. “We […]
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Griffith musical theatre grad in the spotlight

Griffith Bachelor of Musical Theatre graduate Jackson McGovern is stepping into the spotlight with a lead role in a new production at the Brisbane Powerhouse. Nineteen is a black comedy about four young men living in a share house. From the outside they seem like lovable larrikins but underneath the bravado lurks something more sinister. The play […]
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Health Group honours outstanding alumni at 2017 awards

Seven Griffith University Health graduates have been honoured for their contribution to the health sector at the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Awards
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Women are ‘awesome’ but where does balance lie for them in the workforce?

Women are “awesome” but there can still be an unconscious bias in the recruitment of them to senior leadership positions.
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