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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Australian Rivers Institute

Messy streams are healthy streams

Research conducted in Rocky Mountain streams has found that streams full of dead trees were healthier than clean streams.
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Shark ecologists take important message into the deeps of Splendour

Griffith University marine scientists are taking their research work from the ocean to the sprawling fields of Splendour in the Grass.
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Griffith Health

Plant compounds found to activate cells used in transplants for spinal cord repair

Natural compounds derived from Australian plants have been found to stimulate cells that are useful for transplantation to repair spinal cord injuries.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

Study sheds light on origins of ancient populations

Researchers help put to bed the long-held and debated theories into the origins of populations within the South East Asia regions.
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Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)

Variable malaria-causing parasite behaviour puts findings in the spotlight

Can slight variations in lab environments affect the malaria-causing parasite (Plasmodium) and its tolerance to anti-malarial drugs? Griffith University’s Sandra Duffy believes it’s possible.
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Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution

How 70,000 years of human interaction have shaped an icon of wild nature

The critically endangered orangutan - one of humankind’s closest living relatives - has become a symbol of wild nature’s vulnerability in the face of human actions and an icon of rainforest conservation.
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Health

Griffith plays host to international health and science early career researchers

Oncology, neuroscience and infectious disease are among the research topics to be presented by 52 early career researchers from five countries who are staying at the Gold Coast for the International Student Research Forum (ISRF) this week.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Brainiacs and ExSTEMinators crowned STEM Cup champions

Brainiacs and ExSTEMinators crowned winners on the final day of the STEM Cup.
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Alumni

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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Architecture, construction and planning

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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Architecture, construction and planning

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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Architecture, construction and planning

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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Architecture, construction and planning

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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Architecture, construction and planning

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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Architecture, construction and planning

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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