The AEL group encompasses creative and performing arts, law, education, criminology, social science and humanities
We are the largest and most diverse academic group in the University, and our presence across all six Griffith University campuses focuses on developing programs to prepare students for a changing world. We are proud to foster an environment where research intensity can flourish, with our academic community undertaking outstanding scholarship and research that makes a major contribution to society.
Professor Scott Harrison, Acting Pro Vice Chancellor
Arts, Education and Law Research
Our Arts, Education and Law researchers undertake outstanding scholarship and ground-breaking research that makes major contributions to society. Their work supports social change and development across the world. Professor Paul Taçon is leading a national campaign to save Australia's rock art, which has been dated back to 39,000 years ago.
The AEL group has Australia's best teachers
Our teachers have won more Australian Government awards, citations, fellowships and grants than any other university, including two Arts, Education and Law staff being named Australian University Teacher of the Year.
Associate Professor Halim Rane
Associate Professor Halim Rane developed the University's unique suite of Islamic Studies with a contemporary, secular focus on Islam-West relations. He is Griffith's third recipient of the prestigious Australian University Teacher of the Year award, acknowledging the quality teaching and outstanding contributions made to student learning at Griffith.
Queensland Conservatorium graduate, renowned vocalist and composer Katie Noonan is synonymous with Australian music. Explore some of our remarkable Arts, Education and Law Alumni.
Visualising data in an age of institutional complexity
19 Jul 2019
By Tim Cadman Research Fellow, Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law The title of this blog, and the research projects described below, are a...
Young professionals explore cities of the future
19 Jul 2019
A record number of emerging young leaders took part in the Griffith University Young Professionals’ Forum last week.
Griffith alumnus goes global with Pub Choir
18 Jul 2019
Queensland Conservatorium graduate Astrid Jorgensen is teaching the world to sing with her wildly successful project, Pub Choir.
Taylor helps shape global blockchain policy as OECD intern
17 Jul 2019
Griffith law graduate Taylor Henderson has landed a paid internship working on the future of blockchain public policy with the OECD in Paris.
Meet the composer behind Australia’s best-loved TV shows
16 Jul 2019
Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Joff Bush is the man behind the music on hit series like Bluey and The Family Law.