Rehabilitation needs to ramp up to improve lives and save money

Features
In a year when the World Health Organisation (WHO) has demanded action to lift rehabilitation services globally to improve patient lives and save money, Australia’s leading rehabilitation research group, the Hopkins Centre, is arguing that rehabilitation represents both value for money and better outcomes.
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Griffith academic receives prestigious award for fight against child trafficking

Arts Education Law
Child rights lawyer and Griffith Law School academic Kate van Doore has been recognised at this year’s prestigious Anti-Slavery Australia Freedom Awards after more than a year working to increase awareness around the insidious problem of child trafficking through orphanages in developing countries.
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Seagrass study key to ecosystem success

Australian Rivers Institute
Declining seagrass meadows in Moreton Bay will be studied by an international team of researchers to overcome the largest remaining barrier to effective management of the world’s marine resources. The team, led by researchers from the Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University and funded by the Australian Research Council, will develop new software tools that […]
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Australian Research Council success for Griffith

Arts Education Law
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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Alumni

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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Arts Education Law

Symposium explores a new way to listen

How does sound help us chart the health of the environment? Researchers from around the world will explore this question at “Perspectives on Listening”, an international symposium hosted by the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre and Biosphere Soundscapes next month. The three-day symposium features live performances, immersive installations, sound walks and field trips across the rainforests of […]
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Arts Education Law

Research into women in contact sport set to be a game-changer

The incredible surge in popularity of women’s contact sport is a key discussion topic and for a Griffith University academic, it forms the framework of the next phase of her research career. In November’s Australian Research Council Discovery Programmes Scheme funding outcomes, Dr Adele Pavlidis was awarded $317,185 for the project “Women and the rise of contact sport”, […]
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Business and government

MBA students excel at Global Business Challenge finals

A team of students from Griffith University’s five-star MBA program has enjoyed remarkable success at this year’s Global Business Challenge finals, taking second place among an overall competitive field comprising 98 teams from 38 universities across 14 countries. This year hosted by Griffith and administered by the Queensland University of Technology, the fourth Global Business […]
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Alumni

After university comes a place by the pool

Architecture graduate designs bright future with new coaching role
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Business and government

Griffith Business School attracts over $850,000 in research funding through ARC Discovery Program

A trio of Griffith Business School researchers has been awarded significant funding through the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Program, collectively attracting more than $890,000 in grant money for their projects. GBS academic Dr Kerry Bodle and the Centre for Governance & Public Policy’s Dr Lee Morgenbesser and Professor Renee Jeffery will be conducting projects on a […]
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Business and government

Griffith MBA achieves five-star GMAA ranking for another year

Griffith University has again been recognised for its commitment to delivering outstanding educational experiences and outcomes following the unveiling of the Graduate Management Association of Australia (GMAA) five-star rankings for 2017. Building on the success of last year’s result, the University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has once more attained one of the GMAA’s […]
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Environment, planning and architecture

Waste management recognised by the United Nations

Griffith University has been recognised by the United Nations as an expert in waste management. The UN has shown the university is one of the top in Australia in this area, hosting a workshop on waste management at the Nathan campus in a first for Queensland. A  15-member Vietnamese delegation from the country’s Ministry of […]
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Alumni

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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Features

Griffith launches first health-related free MOOC to improve global maternity care

‘Maternity Care: Building Relationships Really Does Save Lives’ is open for enrolment now and enables learners to see how quality relationships between mothers, midwives and other health professionals transforms maternity care and saves lives.
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Cities Research Institute

Planning experts take home major award

They are some of the biggest campaign issues during the State Election and Griffith University’s experts have been recognised for them at the recent Planning Institute Australia (PIA) Awards – Queensland. Urban issues are what everyday Queenslanders are concerned about so it’s no surprise Associate Professor Jason Byrne and Dr Tony Matthews’s radio show Urban […]
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Understanding the cognitive decline health care journey

The final report for the Cognitive Decline Health Care (CDPC) project, “Understanding the Journey Better: an investigation of the current ‘state of play’ of the health care journey experienced by people living with cognitive decline and their carers”, proposes a dementia wellness plan to enable consumers to live as well and independently as possible, and […]
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Business and government

‘Innovative’ MBA shortlisted for Reimagine Education Award

Recognition on global education stage.
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Alumni

Griffith grad goes for gold

The Commonwealth Games may still be several months away, but Griffith University alumnus Delvene Cockatoo-Collins already feels like she has won gold. The North Stradbroke artist was selected to design the artwork for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games medals  which were unveiled at the weekend. Griffith University Games Champion Cameron McEvoy and alumnus Domonic Bedggood were among […]
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