Griffith awarded over $8 million in research funding

Arts Education Law
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Four Griffith University researchers have been announced as 2018 Australian Research Council Future Fellows. The University has also been awarded funding for one 2018 ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub. The projects form part of the $180.4 million worth of national funding announced today by Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham. Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor […]

Bird expert tweeting to the world on bird feeding

Architecture, construction and planning
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As Australia reveals its bird of the year, Griffith University’s resident bird expert has shed light on the other issue the country is always torn on – feeding them. Professor Darryl Jones, of the Environmental Futures Research Institute, has released the first ever book on a topic that almost everyone has tried. Hailed as the […]

Ice Age children toys to be discovered

Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution
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Griffith researchers are uncovering more about the “archaeologically invisible” – children of the Ice Age and their toys. Archaeologists have believed it near impossible to find toys from the deep past of Europe — the Palaeolithic, which dates to between around 45,000 to 11,000 years ago. Looking for children from this period is a relatively […]

Griffith researchers have you covered – umbrellas to protect against dingoes on Fraser Island

Architecture, construction and planning
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The best way to shoo away a dingo might be carrying around an umbrella. Griffith University researchers have studied the least invasive methods to keep the well-known Australian animal on Fraser Island at bay since spates of incidents from 2001 prompted calls for more effective management interventions. PhD student Rob Appleby, of Griffith’s Environmental Futures […]