Engineering and IT
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 […]
Centre for Governance and Public Policy
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.
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 […]
Australian Rivers Institute
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.
Five graduates are in line for the prestigious magazine awards celebrating women in the workplace.
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 […]
Australian Rivers Institute
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 […]
Griffith Centre for Coastal Management
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 […]
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 […]
Cities Research Institute
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 […]
Teacher knowledge of autism-related behaviour is a key factor in successful classroom outcomes.
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.
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 […]
Centre for Clean Environment and Energy
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 […]
Business and government
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 […]
Engineering and IT
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, […]
Griffith Business School
Dog owners rejoice – if your fur friends are inclined to ignore your pleas and commands, help could be at hand.
Torch project could lead to innovative industry collaborations.