Griffith to introduce drone-focused engineering major in 2018

Corporate
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Imagine applying the rapid advancement of drone technology to guide the future of aviation. That’s the opportunity for graduates of Griffith University’s new cutting-edge Electronic and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Engineering (UAV) major, according to Associate Professor Steven O’Keefe. The head of electronic engineering at Griffith’s Nathan campus says the major is offered at arguably the […]

Fly into your future with engineering this Griffith Open Day

Engineering, IT and aviation
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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 […]

Griffith engineering student awarded scholarship

Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment
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An Indigenous Support Scholarship will help Kiarna Broomhead focus on her studies alleviating the worry for part-time work as she settles into life as a Griffith University first-year engineering student. The 17-year-old has been awarded an Indigenous Support Scholarship as part of developer Grocon’s commitment to National Reconciliation Week and wants to become a role model […]

Power performance from Griffith Racing Team

Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment
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Griffith Racing Team is aiming for a big leap in the global rankings after a strong performance at this year’s Formula SAE Australasia Competition in Melbourne. The team, one of the smallest in the competition, tested its design and engineering skills on the Calder Park Raceway track this month with its custom-built, open-wheel race car developed over […]

Cold is the best way to catch crabs

Engineering, IT and aviation
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Fishermen have been thrown a line with new Griffith University research that has found they can catch more spanner crab in cooler waters. Previous studies thought catch rates were connected to warmer temperatures or had no relationship at all. PhD researcher David Spencer found that upwelling events that cause the water to become cooler could […]