Engineering and IT

Energy research the way of the future

Griffith University is taking on Tesla in developing powerful battery storage solutions that change the way we use energy. Researchers are developing low-cost and high performance energy storage systems that will allow people to sell power back to the grid when tariffs are the highest. Professor Eddie Zhang and Professor Jun Wei Lu have combined […]
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

Australia to lead world in protecting whistleblowers: Griffith expert

Australia can become a world leader in protecting whistleblowers if reforms recommended by a parliamentary inquiry are made law, according to a Griffith University expert.
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Griffith Enterprise

Griffith partners with BluGlass for power electronics

Australian technology innovator BluGlass Limited has invested $600,00 in Griffith University to develop power electronics. BluGlass will be leading the two-year cash investment – inclusive of a $300,000 grant from the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre – to develop next-generation GaN transistors, called High Performance Normally OFF GaN High Electron Mobility Transistors (HEMT). The technology promises a […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

Eureka! Griffith University team prize for Great Barrier Reef research

A Griffith University research team have taken out a prestigious 2017 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for their work trying to save the Great Barrier Reef.
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Alumni

Sarah Schoeller talks entrepreneurship ahead of Cosmopolitan awards

Five graduates are in line for the prestigious magazine awards celebrating women in the workplace.
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Corporate

Griffith’s VR bike to get GC2018 athletes ready

Griffith University will take part in a $100,000 project to develop its virtual reality training simulation designed to emulate track cycling at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.   Leigh Ellen Potter, Director of the Innovative Design and Emerging Applications Lab at Griffith University, said the introduction of this innovative technology would help coaches and athletes explore […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

Links between Gulf Rivers and aquatic productivity

With increasing interest in developing Gulf of Carpentaria catchments, a new Northern Hub project is improving our understanding of how water resource development could impact the health and productivity of floodplains, coastal areas and biodiversity (including fisheries) in the Gulf. The water that flows into the Gulf of Carpentaria along the Flinders, Gilbert and Mitchell rivers and […]
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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

The eureka moment that could help save the Great Barrier Reef

A Griffith University research team are finalists in the 2017 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes for their work aimed at improving Great Barrier Reef water quality. The team, led by Associate Professor Andrew Brooks of the Griffith Centre for Coastal Management, has transformed how sediment sources are identified and targeted, resulting in a significant shift in government policy […]
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Griffith Enterprise

Vaxxas biomedical expertise to boost Griffith microtech

Queensland Biotechnology startup, Vaxxas has formed a new partnership with Queensland Micro and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC) at Griffith University to help boost nanotechnology commercialisation. Vaxxas hold patents over one of the world most exciting biotechnology products, the Nanopatch™, which is a safer, more reliable and durable delivery system for vaccines than needles. QMNC is one […]
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Cities Research Institute

Big Data and Griffith analyses improve passenger picture

Over the last 40 years, global air travel has increased almost eight-fold and is set to rise further. This rapid growth is putting infrastructure strain on capital cities, but also putting pressure on airports to validate their future investment in terms of regional return on investment, not just increased capacity. Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) recently […]
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Alumni

Understanding autism traits key to classroom outcomes

Teacher knowledge of autism-related behaviour is a key factor in successful classroom outcomes.
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Education

Partnership leads Tasmanian schools to higher ground

The Griffith Institute for Educational Research has partnered with Tasmania’s Department of Education to improve literacy through the professional development of school leaders with Griffith’s Principals as Literacy Leaders (PALL) program.
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Alumni

Hacking through the problems of the city

When the international hacker community Angelhack decided to launch in Australia, they also decided to ramp up the expectations by partnering with the team from the CityConnect accelerator. Griffith graduate, founder and startup mentor, Ayla Soutar rose to the challenge. Collaborating with local startup accelerator, BlueChilli, the 2017 Brisbane hackathon demanded contestants start from scratch […]
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Centre for Clean Environment and Energy

Building tech investment networks in China

A temporary alliance to complete a design and manufacturing contest has fostered a deeper partnership between Griffith University scientists and Chinese manufacturers that may see new businesses brought to Queensland. Recently, GE Business Innovation Manager, Ty Ferretti, went to three Chinese cities with Professor Eddie Zhang to build up relationships with Chinese companies looking to […]
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Business and government

Logan ambitions get a touch of Texas

The technology revolution sweeping the business world has reached Australia’s university students, who are increasingly looking at starting their own businesses as an alternative to traditional career paths. Student’s from Griffith University’s Logan campus have just completed an intense weekend long workshop with Texas-based startup educators, 3 Day Startup (3DS). Their enthusiasm underlined by the […]
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Engineering and IT

Highly sensitive nanosensors to prevent potential catastrophes

Griffith University researchers are creating tiny high-tech chips that will detect problems in ageing gas and oil pipelines, preventing potential catastrophic events. A team from Griffith’s Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre is developing the novel, low-cost and highly sensitive compact sensors that will detect and monitor changes in harsh environments, such as strain, pressure, flow rate, […]
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Griffith Business School

Mutt as well go to DogFest

Dog owners rejoice – if your fur friends are inclined to ignore your pleas and commands, help could be at hand.
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Corporate

World-class research in sights of top Chinese entrepreneur program

Torch project could lead to innovative industry collaborations.
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