From our vast past to extreme future – Griffith offers answers at World Science Festival

Environmental Futures Research Institute
In its third year, the growing celebration of all things science and the only World Science Festival franchise outside of New York, WSF Brisbane promises to ignite debate and inspire discovery. Running from March 21-25, WSF Brisbane focuses on the theme of ‘humanity’, and will see Griffith University experts in the thick of discussions delving into […]
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Aviation

Griffith’s STEM Showcase hits the road again

Griffith will take some of their best names in STEM research (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) on the road to highlight the exciting career opportunities to students who study STEM disciplines.
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Griffith Enterprise

Griffith’s Compounds Australia facility secures new automated compound storage system

Compounds Australia has announced that it has finalised the purchase of the state-of-the-art Hamilton Verso M3 automated compound storage system.
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Griffith School of Environment

Lending a helping hand to graduates pays off for Professor

Griffith University’s Professor Cordia Chu from the School of Environment and the School of Medicine has been awarded a Special Commendation for Excellence in Graduate Supervision at the annual Australian Council of Graduate Research (ACGR) Awards, held in Adelaide on Monday night. Professor Chu was one of two recipients of the special commendation chosen from a […]
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Environment, planning and architecture

Coral reefs create their own ‘cloud umbrellas’ to stay cool

Our coral reefs are feeling the heat - and new research has found that corals are making ‘cloud umbrellas’ to stay cool.
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Features

Humans may have occupied Indonesian site earlier than previously thought

Renewed excavations at a limestone rock-shelter inhabited by ‘Ice Age’ hunter-gatherers on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi have revealed new evidence for earlier human occupation.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Finger bone discovery believed to be from the oldest modern human found in Arabia

Griffith University played a key role in the team behind new research that describes the discovery of a fossil human finger bone at the site of Al Wusta, an ancient freshwater lake located in what is now the hyper-arid Nefud Desert, in Saudi Arabia.
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Environment, planning and architecture

River’s evolution unfolds with a fresh mix of dating techniques

Griffith University has participated in the first international dating study of the fluvial terraces of the Lower Moulouya river in northeast Morocco.
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Environment, planning and architecture

When feathered visitors fly in – it’s OK to give them a feed

Australia's leading expert on birds says it's OK to feed wild birds - if done correctly - at home, challenging a widely held attitude that feeding birds is all bad.
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Corporate

New Access GC app elevates accessible tourism on the Gold Coast

Access GC is helping people with disabilities access venues, public transport and more on the Gold Coast.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Taking the ‘waste’ out of waste ponds

Griffith joins multi-institution project to improve efficiency of recycled water processes.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Eavesdropping on fish to measure river health

Researchers are using new technology to analyse the sounds of river inhabitants to understand the quality of their ecosystems.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Giving carp herpes may not yield desired effects, says Griffith expert

The Australian government’s plan to introduce the disease leaves many questions unanswered.
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Australian Rivers Institute

New projects to support ecologically sustainable development in Northern Australia

Griffith expertise adds value to cross-institutional research.
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Griffith Sciences

Ancient ‘giant’ handaxes raise questions about mobility of prehistoric European populations

A Griffith researcher has helped date a significant archaeological find in Spain.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Humans and their pets help parasitic worms spread around the world

New research sheds light on the alarming adaptability of tapeworms and friends.
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Centre for Quantum Dynamics

Bright sparks: How Griffith researchers are using light to build a better supercomputer

Griffith University researchers are building the next wave of supercomputers. Work published in Light: Science and Applications shows a new technique for a quick and reliable characterisation of integrated quantum chips that encode information using light instead of electrical current. In collaboration with ANU, RMIT and UTS in Australia and ITMO University in Russia, the researchers […]
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Arts Education Law

Griffith student accepts Queen’s Baton on Australian soil

Baton now on 100-day voyage around Australia.
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