Partnerships are vital to our mission of fostering our research excellence

Exchanging knowledge and expertise with other stakeholders in the field of human evolution helps expand our current understanding. If you’d like to partner with us on a project or tap into our research expertise, contact us to explore the possibilities.

Below are just some examples of our ongoing partnerships.

Community partnerships

Our work in Australia is conducted in partnership with Indigenous communities. We offer opportunities for Aboriginal people to become involved in our scientific research, educating the next generation of candidates and young researchers. Studies carried out in our Palaeoanthropology and Genomics research themes work closely with Aboriginal custodians in investigating fossil remains.

Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana

In 2017, we signed a Memorandum Of Understanding with the Centro Nacional de investigación sobre la Evolución Humana, Burgos, Spain. The MOU establishes a framework for cooperation between our two research institutions, focused on the study of human evolution. The partnership encourages:

  • the exchange of candidates and academic staff
  • joint research activities, including seminars, conferences and public lectures
  • exchanges of publications, academic materials and other information.

Brisbane Geochronology Alliance (BGA)

The three Brisbane-based universities Griffith University, University of Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology have combined their dating facilities to form the Brisbane Geochronology Alliance. The facilities presently comprise the ESR and OSL dating laboratories at Griffith, the Radiogenic Isotope Facility and Argon Geochronology Laboratory at UQ, and the Central Analytical Facility at QUT.

Mithaka partnership

The Mithaka People are the Native Title owners of the Channel Country of southwest Queensland, incorporating vast areas of the lower Diamantina River, with claims over large areas of Cooper’s Creek and Georgina River. The Mithaka - Griffith University Research Framework - Ngali Wanthi - (we search together) was initiated by the Mithaka Traditional Owners and officially launched in July 2017. It is seen as the foundation for a long lasting research agenda to gain insights into past Mithaka culture.

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If you’d like to collaborate with us, get in touch