Producing relevant research outcomes to inform policy and provide solutions

Griffith Business School is home to several world-class research facilities. It is internationally recognised for its strengths in the fields of Asian business, sport management, tourism, work and employment relations, as well as governance and public policy.

Working with industry, government and partner institutions within Australia and globally, we produce relevant research outcomes to inform policy and provide solutions for a range of business problems.

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Our Academic Centres

Griffith Centre for Sustainable Enterprise

The Centre was setup to inform and assist the development of sustainable enterprise through innovative research, teaching and engagement activities.

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Griffith Centre for Personal Finance and Superannuation

Producing leading research in personal finance and superannuation, for both academic and external impact.

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Social Marketing @ Griffith

Working together with government, academia and commercial and not-for-profit industry, the Centre is able to achieve sustainable social behaviour change.

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Yunus Social Business Centre Griffith University

Providing social business education and access to micro-loans that will enable individuals to set up and start their own social business ventures.

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We support our Higher Degrees Research students through a range of activities and programs, complementing University and faculty-level initiatives. Together with our staff, Departments, and Research Centres we work hard to ensure our HDR students get the best possible support for their studies.

We have an Higher Degrees Research Program Director who focuses specifically on our students' needs. The Higher Degrees Research Program Director is responsible for nurturing and fostering a research culture, and for developing cohort experiences in collaboration with Departments and Research Centres.

Our 'cohort experience' programs are designed to enhance the experiences of our HDR students. These include our showcase event and poster competition - which is a celebration and a display of the diversity and impact of our current PhD and Master of Philosophy research, as well as recognising, rewarding and celebrating excellence amongst our Higher Degrees Research scholars.

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A trio of Griffith Business School researchers has been awarded significant funding through the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Program, collectively attracting more than $890,000 in grant money for their projects.

GBS academic Dr Kerry Bodle and the Centre for Governance & Public Policy’s Dr Lee Morgenbesser and Professor Renee Jeffery will be conducting projects on a diversity of topics, from Indigenous financial literacy to sociopolitical issues in southern Asia.

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Research at Griffith

Griffith researchers are driven to better understand our world and improve people's lives. Discover the latest research, search for an expert or become a research student.

Griffith Enterprise

Griffith Enterprise is the University's dedicated office for business and government engagements, innovations and new ventures. It provides expert advice and support for commercial contracting, tenders, sponsored research and development, industry partnerships, intellectual property licensing and venture formation.

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November 28, 2018

Defining Best Practice Gender Equality: Global Report Women in Tourism

In 2017 three countries in the Asia-Pacific were amongst the world’s top spenders on outbound tourism, China (1st), Australia (6th) and Korea (9th). For in-bound tourism, Asia and the Pacific is the second most visited region in the world after Europe, according to the UNWTO/GTERC Annual Report on A...

August 16, 2018

Australia Awards Fellowship – Macroeconomic Management for effective governance in Sri Lanka

Sound economic analysis for macroeconomic management arising from evidence-based fiscal policies are underway in Sri Lanka, with the support of the education and training provided by Professor Jay Bandaralage and colleagues in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, and the efforts of t...

August 08, 2018

Make it Count during The Brisbane Ekka to boost organ and tissue donor registrations

Dr Kathy Knox from Social Marketing @ Griffith is pleased to announce the launch of their latest research project Make it Count sponsored by the Organ and Tissue Authority. The project, funded by a Community Awareness Grant, aims to raise awareness about organ and tissue donation and increase regist...

June 29, 2018

Building Capacity with Central Banks – Research based policy formulation program

Griffith Business School is playing a key role in the fiscal policy development of the South Pacific Central Banks, with an impressive research program involving the highest standards of academic rigor from multiple Australia Awards Fellowships, 15 joint working papers, journal publications, symposi...

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