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Griffith University has been recognised as a leading institution in the field of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. Congratulations to all staff in the discipline of Humanities, Arts and Literature involved in this achievement.
Congratulations to centre member Dr Harry Van Issum on being the recipient of the Australian Academy of the Humanities’ inaugural John Mulvaney Fellowship. The Fellowship provides funds to an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early career humanities researcher to undertake research or fieldwork in Australia or overseas. Dr Van Issum will travel to the United Kingdom to assist in the repatriation of Woppaburra skeletal remains presently held in the collections of the Natural History Museum in London.
Congratulations to our Resident Postdoctoral Fellows, Dr Poppy de Souza and Dr Laura Rodriguez Castro who have been awarded an Australian Academy of the Humanities Travelling Fellowship which allows them to undertake research overseas. Only 12 were awarded nationally.
Histories of Australian Rock Art Research
Gold Coast, 8 - 9 December 2019. This symposium aims to bring together people to reflect upon unique events, ideas and trajectories in the history of Australian rock art.
Griffith appoints distinguished academic to DVC Research
03 Oct 2019
A highly regarded chemical biologist with a distinguished record in championing research across several continents, Professor Mario Pinto, has been...
Researcher skates into Swedish conference
16 Aug 2019
A Griffith University research fellow will carve her way into an international skateboarding conference this week.
More than just history, rock art is key to modern Indigenous well-being
26 Jun 2019
New papers written and co-written by Griffith researcher Professor Paul Taçon highlight emerging challenges to conservation efforts.
Young people shift the ‘soft stigma’ of alcohol abstinence in Finland and Australia
02 May 2019
A new study of young Finnish and Australian non-drinkers has uncovered new ways of social belonging.