Eight Griffith students head to Hungary for world championships

Business and government
Elite athletes take the plunge on global stage.
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Dating expert ages oldest modern human

Griffith School of Environment
A Griffith University geochronologist’s state-of-the-art dating methods push back the origins of our species by an unprecedented 100,000 years, uncovering the oldest modern human and our deep biological history in Africa. Professor Rainer Grün, director of the leading Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution (ARCHE), was among an international research team that dated fossils discovered […]
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Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)

Griffith scientists show research leadership in Women in Technology awards

Three female Griffith University scientists have cleansweept a category in the Women in Technology (WiT) awards. Professors Kathy Andrews, Sally-Ann Poulsen and Dr Lara Herrero are finalists in the Life Sciences Research Leader Award. The category recognises a research Leader with more than than 7 years’ postdoctoral experience, making a recognised contribution to the field […]
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Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)

Scientist shares insight in new kid’s book about bugs!

When 11-year-old Emma has her mum along to netball games, little do her teammates know that her mum is working to tackle one of the world’s deadliest diseases. Professor Kathy Andrews is a leading biomedical scientist working to save millions of lives by finding new treatments for malaria, but when she leaves the Griffith Institute […]
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Alumni

Pilot Dan takes aviation degree sky high

Aviation graduate and now Virgin Australia pilot Dan Lang is flying high thanks to a Griffith University degree that has the world not so much at his feet, but 10,000m below
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Engineering and IT

Lab on a chip: The future for drug discovery

A leading micro and nano technologist has revealed a new way to drug screen, saving the health system money and time. With the lab-to-market timeframe of a new drug being up to 20 years, Dr Say Hwa Tan of Griffith University’s Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre hopes his new technology and methods will slash that […]
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Corporate

Make science a priority this National Science Week

Science leaders have issued a call to action ahead of National Science Week – make science a priority and prepare for jobs of the future. Queensland Science Minister Leeanne Enoch and 2017 Australian of the Year, Griffith University Professor Emeritus Alan Mackay-Sim, have both sent strong messages to the community urging them to embrace STEM […]
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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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Engineering and IT

Fly into your future with engineering this Griffith Open Day

Griffith University is further equipping students for jobs of the future with the introduction of a new Unmanned Aerial Vehicles major. The major in Electronics and UAV will begin in the Griffith School of Engineering next year as part of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree program, giving students specialist knowledge in aviation and avionics […]
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Alumni

Sea World educator shares Griffith vision

Combining Griffith University’s marine research efforts with Sea World’s is the perfect fit for alumna Erin Wyatt. The Marine Education Supervisor, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Marine Biology (Honours) in 2006, oversees all aspects of the marine-park’s educational initiatives and programs. The exciting new Sea Jellies Illuminated exhibit is one of […]
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Corporate

Griffith’s world-leading drug research institute’s new direction

Creating knowledge that transforms lives. With a new purpose, direction and name, the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery’s vision to be a world-leading hub targeting the most devastating global diseases with outstanding people and resources is on its way. Officially unveiled by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, who has generously visited the Institute twice in two months, […]
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Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)

Antimicrobial Science Superstar smashing stereotypes

A young female Griffith University scientist is among 30 in the country recognised as the first Superstars of STEM. Ready to smash stereotypes and forge a new generation of role models for young women and girls, the scientists and technolgists will receive training and development to use social media, TV, radio and public speaking opportunities […]
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Registrations open for historic sustainability leadership program

Griffith University has announced the opening of registrations, along with the first cohort of prominent program faculty members for next year’s Executive Education in Sustainability Leadership Program (EESLP). The EESLP is an internationally renowned sustainability program to be hosted by the Griffith University EcoCentre from the 6th to the 9th of March 2018, currently delivered […]
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Centre for Quantum Dynamics

Electron caught in the act

Australia’s fastest camera has revealed the time it takes for molecules to break apart. The experimental research, conducted by Griffith University’s Centre for Quantum Dynamics, aims to help in the design of new molecules for materials science or drug discovery. The Centre is the only place in the country to have the machine in its […]
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Alumni

A ‘refugee’ beams life into cancer research

Griffith becomes a safe home for Syrian student
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Environment, planning and architecture

Organic waste or wasted gold?

The country’s first symposium on recycled organics will tackle their potential to create an industry worth more than $1 billion. Australia produces 20 million tonnes of wasted organics – garden organics, forestry residues, municipal solid wastes, agricultural residues, biosolids, green waste and timber – each year. Professor Chengrong Chen of the Griffith School of Environment, said […]
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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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