New books to elevate science and reading for beginners

Griffith Sciences
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Helping parents improve their children’s reading in a fun way, while engaging them with the world of science, is the impetus behind Griffith’s launch of a new educational book series. Launched in early February the Suzie the Scientist  home-reader series is a new take on home-readers linking reading development directly to the Australian Curriculum: Science. The series has […]

Entrepreneurs of tomorrow take charge at GLO@Logan Innovation Challenge

Business and government
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Up to 70 year nine students from around the Logan and Redlands regions will take part in the second annual GLO@Logan Innovation Challenge this month, giving them the chance to hone their entrepreneurial abilities by drawing on the realms of both business and science in order to address topical health issues. Held from 28-30 November at Griffith’s […]

My Mum is a Parasite Scientist. That’s RAD!

Arts Education Law
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“My Mum is a Parasite Scientist. That’s RAD!” is the first of a series of books which was launched during Queensland National Science Week last month. The aim of That’s RAD! Science series is to inspire in children an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through engaging picture books written by Queensland women […]

Scientist shares insight in new kid’s book about bugs!

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
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When 11-year-old Emma has her mum along to netball games, little do her teammates know that her mum is working to tackle one of the world’s deadliest diseases. Professor Kathy Andrews is a leading biomedical scientist working to save millions of lives by finding new treatments for malaria, but when she leaves the Griffith Institute […]

Make science a priority this National Science Week

Architecture, construction and planning
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Science leaders have issued a call to action ahead of National Science Week – make science a priority and prepare for jobs of the future. Queensland Science Minister Leeanne Enoch and 2017 Australian of the Year, Griffith University Professor Emeritus Alan Mackay-Sim, have both sent strong messages to the community urging them to embrace STEM […]

Antimicrobial Science Superstar smashing stereotypes

Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD)
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A young female Griffith University scientist is among 30 in the country recognised as the first Superstars of STEM. Ready to smash stereotypes and forge a new generation of role models for young women and girls, the scientists and technolgists will receive training and development to use social media, TV, radio and public speaking opportunities […]

Griffith connects Indigenous culture with science

Griffith School of Engineering
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Up to 100 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will be able to immerse themselves in science when Griffith University hosts the inaugural Indigenous STEM Experience Day. To celebrate Dr Chris Matthews recent achievement as national winner of the CSIRO’s Indigenous STEM Professional Award, Griffith Sciences will host the event, themed Future Earth – Water, to encourage more First […]