Outstanding Griffith research excellence honoured

Architecture
Leading Griffith University researchers have been honoured at the Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards held at Nathan campus.
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Griffith Health

Plant compounds found to activate cells used in transplants for spinal cord repair

Natural compounds derived from Australian plants have been found to stimulate cells that are useful for transplantation to repair spinal cord injuries.
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Griffith reaps more than $1.1 million in federal funding for 2019 New Colombo Plan projects

More than 200 students will benefit from new opportunities across the Asia-Pacific.
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Timber buildings set to reach new heights

Researchers put timber to the test to see if tall wooden buildings are the way forward for our cities. 
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Study sheds light on origins of ancient populations

Researchers help put to bed the long-held and debated theories into the origins of populations within the South East Asia regions.
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Features

Bright young mind in drug discovery bound for nation’s capital

A new, national fellowship scheme has put one of Griffith University’s brightest young minds in drug discovery on the road to Canberra. Early career researcher Dr Roisin McMahon from the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) is among the nine fellows to have been awarded a fellowship by the Federal Government that will see her […]
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Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)

Variable malaria-causing parasite behaviour puts findings in the spotlight

Can slight variations in lab environments affect the malaria-causing parasite (Plasmodium) and its tolerance to anti-malarial drugs? Griffith University’s Sandra Duffy believes it’s possible.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

How 70,000 years of human interaction have shaped an icon of wild nature

The critically endangered orangutan - one of humankind’s closest living relatives - has become a symbol of wild nature’s vulnerability in the face of human actions and an icon of rainforest conservation.
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Griffith earns top-50 result in Times Higher Education Asia-Pacific rankings

The university has maintained its position for a second year running.
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Arts Education Law

The entrepreneurial life of the musician

“I didn’t grow up in a musical house, but we did own a record store. We never really sat around the table talking about music, the family talked about business. I had an absolute passion for music and loved playing, but I wasn’t surrounded by it, my environment was other stuff.” Teacher, researcher and woodwind […]
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Health

Griffith plays host to international health and science early career researchers

Oncology, neuroscience and infectious disease are among the research topics to be presented by 52 early career researchers from five countries who are staying at the Gold Coast for the International Student Research Forum (ISRF) this week.
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Griffith Enterprise

Improving medication management in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Equitable access and effective use of medicine is critical to closing the gap in health and life expectancy between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and other Australians.
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Business and government

Tourism industry has long way to go on road to equality

Out of 64 UN World Tourism Organisation events in 2017 examined by researchers, only one achieved gender parity.
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Architecture

Art and architecture unite to offer a bold vision

Vivid artwork and architecture have intertwined in a Griffith Master of Architecture student’s research project, which aims to “connect people to place without four walls and a pitched roof”.
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Alumni

Keeping the past alive earns Griffith historian high honour

A commitment to research spanning four decades has seen a Griffith University history expert awarded a high honour by the Professional Historians Association (Qld) Inc.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith makes Australian top 10 on research publication rankings

Griffith University is in the top ten of Australian institutions according to a new performance measure ranking universities on a range of published research criteria.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Kakadu crocodiles mostly dine out

Large crocodiles in the Alligator Rivers region of north Australia do much of their dining not within their rivers or estuaries, but on feral pigs and other terrestrial animals visiting the waterways, a new study has revealed. The work, published in PLOS ONE, forms part of a larger study of river and floodplain food-webs led […]
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Griffith study finds stress can be contagious

The old adage of not bringing your work troubles home with you has even more significance according to a new study by a leading Griffith researcher.
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