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 School of Environment

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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Australian Rivers Institute

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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Features

Dazzling gift for a shining star of drug discovery

An ‘heirloom’ piece of jewellery has been bestowed to Griffith Research Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) Director Professor Jennifer L Martin AC to honour her inspiring achievements in the field.
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Cities Research Institute

Griffith helps turn GC2018 trash into garden treasure

A pair of Griffith University researchers have investigated the application of lean and green thinking to turn food waste from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) into a super dynamic compost.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Griffith adds climate change expertise to world-leading report

Two Griffith University academics are among the world’s best in climate change research to be named as authors in the next report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Remains confirmed as the oldest known species of human fossil found in Western Europe

New dating research led by Griffith University has confirmed the great antiquity of fossil remains attributed to a species of human called Homo antecessor found in Spain.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Award marks a lifetime of ground-breaking ecological research

One of Griffith University’s brightest minds in ecology has been awarded a prestigious award to mark a lifetime of achievement in biological diversity research discoveries.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith expertise improving vital fresh water management in SE Asia

Nowhere else in the world is there a greater need for investment to address water management issues than the Indo-Pacific region, and especially SE Asia. The region represents the confluence of outstanding freshwater biodiversity values, high societal dependence on fisheries (and other ecosystem services that healthy rivers and wetlands provide), and a high level of […]
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Environment, planning and architecture

So – just how dirty is your tea towel?

Two Griffith University academics have put a breakfast radio team's tea towels under the microscope to reveal just how many germs like to call them home.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Turn over a new LEAF at the 2018 Logan Eco Action Festival

Glossy black-cockatoo research and an innovative native plants app will be on show when Griffith University hosts the 2018 Logan Eco Action Festival, also known as LEAF.
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Aviation

Griffith STEM Showcase bound for Mackay and Rockhampton

Some of the best names in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) research will offer valuable insight into various fields of study when Griffith University’s STEM Showcase touches down in Mackay on May 29 and Rockhampton on May 30. Griffith University experts with expertise in wide-ranging STEM industries including engineering, environmental science, aviation, IT and urban […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

New book hopes to slow down the ‘Fantasia’ of harmful algal blooms

Smelly, murky water. Damage to the Great Barrier Reef. Toxic build-up in fish that can be deadly when eaten.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Does your cat walk on the wild side?

A Griffith University student has put the call out to cat owners in the Brisbane and Gold Coast regions to get the scoop on their cat’s poop in the hope of better understanding their impact on wildlife.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Pictures paint a thousand words on how Gold Coasters value The Spit

Do the photos we take and share using social media paint a picture of how we use and value when we visit parks and other open areas in our cities?
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Alumni

Environmental crusader joins 2018 Annual Appeal to change students’ lives

One of Griffith University’s most successful alumni whose conservation missions have taken her to some of the coldest places on earth is returning to where it all began to help change the lives of students. After blazing trails in Mongolia, jagging prestigious scholarships, and being profiled in the upcoming edition of Griffith’s digital magazine, Emma […]
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Centre for Quantum Dynamics

Sip while you slip into the world of science

Some of Griffith University’s biggest names in science will trade the lab for the pub when fun and informative evening sessions kick off at pubs around the country in May. From May 14-16, the Pint Of Science festival will give Gold Coasters the opportunity to sit at the cutting edge of science with a beer […]
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Architecture

Toowoomba the next stop for Griffith University’s STEM Showcase

Some of the best names in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) research will offer valuable insight into various fields of study when Griffith University’s STEM Showcase arrives in Toowoomba on May 15.
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