Arts Education Law

How does volunteering in an orphanage encourage modern slavery?

Last week, the Attorney-General announced an Inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia, a great step forward says Kate van Doore
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Arts Education Law

Abortion law reform stymied again in Queensland

Fighting to change Queensland's laws regulating abortion will continue on says lecturer Zoe Rathus AM
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Arts Education Law

Law is the art of goodness and fairness

Dr Edward Mussawir delves into legal history to uncover the indispensable role that law students have to play
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

Trump presidency to impact Australian alliances

Leading international politics commentator Professor Andrew O'Neil analyses the impact of the Trump Presidency on Australia's alliances
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Arts Education Law

Are regional approaches to refugee protection really the best way forward?

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has often advocated for and been closely involved in regional arrangements for protection of refugees. Professor Pene Mathew and Tristan Harley take a closer look at the issue.
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Arts Education Law

Spotlight on Reporting Islam

Associate Professor Jacqui Ewart and Professor Mark Pearson from the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science answer key questions about their flagship Reporting Islam Project.  What is this project about? The Reporting Islam Project is developing user-friendly and readily accessible resources underpinned by research-based evidence to help journalists adopt more mindful practices in stories […]
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Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing

Women 20 Summit in China links gender equality to the innovative growth agenda

Griffith Law School’s Associate Professor Susan Harris-Rimmer looks at the implications from the recent Women 20 Summit in China and the potential for increased female labour participation.
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Arts Education Law

Qld Bill of Rights key to a just society

There is a compelling case for Queensland to have a Human Rights Act according Griffith Law School Dean.
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Griffith Health

Booze and driving don’t mix but a zero blood alcohol limit isn’t the answer

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians wants to see blood alcohol limits for Australian drivers drop from .05% to .02% and then zero.
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Arts Education Law

Innocence projects aim to uncover wrongful convictions

University-based Innocence projects contribute to the uncovering of wrongful imprisonment writes Lynne Weathered, Director of the Griffith University Innocence Program.
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Red Couch Blog

Starry campaign to end violence

The One Million Stars to end Violence project is an important initiative that should be considered this Harmony Day.
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Cities Research Institute

Memo to our latest cities minister: here’s what needs to be done

Professor Paul Burton, Director, Urban Research Program has written an open letter to the new assistant minister for cities and digital transformation.
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Arts Education Law

Students flourish in Vietnamese immersion

A three-week Vietnamese immersion program opens doors for Griffith students.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith’s women in science share their passion

Barbara Hadley has been a professional snooker player, a private investigator and a chief toilet cleaner in the Greek Islands. You name the job and she’s done it.  But the 51-year-old has happily given it all away to return to university to study science.  And it’s all in the name of “making a difference”. “I’ve […]
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Griffith Health

Legalising commercial surrogacy in Australia won’t stop people going overseas

A recent Conversation article that said our current laws prohibiting commercial surrogacy are not working was correct. Some states outlaw overseas commercial surrogacy, but people are working around the laws or simply ignoring them.
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Cambodia faces a development paradox

A halt to economic crime must come with Cambodia's economic growth.
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Griffith Sciences

Here’s why we don’t have a vaccine for Zika (and other mosquito-borne viruses)

By Suresh Mahalingam, Principal Research Leader, Institute for Glycomics As Zika fear rises, especially in the wake of the World Health Organization last night declaring a state of public health emergency, people are inevitably asking why we don’t have a vaccine to protect against the mosquito-borne virus. Zika is generally a mild illness, causing fever, […]
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Griffith Health

More than 20,000 stillbirths worldwide are avoidable

Around 20,000 late-pregnancy stillbirths could have been avoided globally, according to research published in The Lancet medical journal today.
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