Top Australia Day honour for Griffith science leader

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Professor Jennifer Martin AC experienced a memorable 2017 with numerous honours, awards and accolades for her leading role in protein crystallography research, promoting women in science, and science communication. But just weeks into the new year, the Director of Griffith University’s Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) has been recognised again with one of the highest […]

GRIDD Director honoured with Wunderly Oration Medal

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Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery’s (GRIDD) Director Professor Jennifer Martin is the second woman to receive the prestigious Wunderly Oration Medal in its 27 year history for her work promoting women in science. Professor Martin was awarded the medal when she delivered the oration at the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) Annual Scientific […]

Griffith Uni stars at World Science Festival

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From tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges to acknowledging the unsung women in science and getting kids to become eco-warriors, Griffith University is sharing its expertise across all areas at this year’s World Science Festival Brisbane. Held from March 22-26, the festival brings together great minds from around the world  in an annual week-long celebration and […]

Griffith enhances gender equity in STEMM as Athena SWAN member

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Griffith University is championing gender equality in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM), ensuring women are best positioned to reach their full potential. Today Griffith officially launches its participation in the accreditation process to qualify for an Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Griffith commenced the two-year program in August 2015, which involved a comprehensive […]

Leading scientist to head Griffith’s Eskitis Institute

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Griffith University has attracted a scientist with expertise in antibacterial discovery and insulin signalling to head its world-renowned Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery. New Director, Professor Jennifer Martin, with a 20 year career in research, is an ARC Laureate Fellow and Queensland Smart Women Smart State Award Winner. She says she is very proud to […]