Category Archives: Griffith University

QCA student wins $25k commission to create epic 90m mural at BNE

Queensland College of Art student Michael Phillips has won a $25,000 commission to create an epic 90 metre floor to ceiling art work for the expansion of Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal. Believed to be the most lucrative student art prize ever offered in Australia, Brisbane Airport’s competition was open to QCA students across all disciplines, with applicants invited to submit concepts for the… Read More »

Business School’s eCareerCoach lands student a prized internship

The advice leapt from online to real life for Tori Macklin, a Griffith Student who scored an internship through using eCareerCoach. “The eCareerCoach platform is so beneficial for students because it allows us to easily connect with professionals willing to share their knowledge gained from years of experience in their industry. Coaches also get the opportunity to mentor future… Read More »

Students gain insight into life of man wrongly convicted

Imagine being accused of a murder you didn’t commit and imprisoned for more than 20 years. This is what happened to Adelaide man Henry Keogh who was convicted in 1995 of killing his fiancé Anna-Jane Cheney and sentenced to a minimum of 25 years jail. Freed in 2014 after his conviction was quashed, Mr Keogh is dedicating his life to showing others… Read More »

Key representatives from Vietnam visit Australia for hands-on study tour

Key representatives from Vietnam are taking part in a study tour as part of the “Promoting Industry Linkages with Vocational Education and Training (VET)” professional development activities funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. On 5 March, the first group of Vietnamese logistics business managers, VET colleges and Government of Vietnam high-ranking officials arrived in Australia for… Read More »

Griffith experts present insight into Games’ legacy on Coast

The potential for a ‘city changing’ legacy to sweep across the Gold Coast region in the aftermath of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be explored before a public audience at Robina Library on Wednesday night (March 14). The final edition of 2018 Inside Scoop, hosted by City of Gold Coast Libraries, will bring Griffith University experts Professor… Read More »

Beating the bugs at World Science Festival – time for a new class of antibiotics?

Stubborn bacteria and so-called super-bugs are in the sights of researchers worldwide, and just a decade out from the centenary of the discovery of penicillin, World Science Festival Brisbane (WSF) will explore whether a whole new approach is needed. Leading discussions at the Bugs & Drugs – The Resistance Wars Toowoomba event (16 March) will be Griffith University Microbiologist and Institute for… Read More »

Study finds Antarctic krill turn microplastics into nanoplastics

In the global war against plastics contamination, a groundbreaking Griffith University study has found Antarctic krill which ingest microplastics are able to turn them into nanoplastics through digestion. The study, which formed the PhD research of Dr Amanda Dawson, was published in Nature Communications this week. The work was conducted under Associate Professor Susan Bengtson Nash’s Southern Persistent Organic Pollutants Program (SOPOPP)… Read More »