Griffith is one of Australia’s leading research universities

From what could be the world’s first malaria vaccine—now at human trial stage—to the first photo of a single atom’s shadow, Griffith researchers are at the forefront of discovery. Working in our world-class research centres, institutes and schools, our researchers are driven to better understand our world and improve people’s lives. Our research strengths span a broad spectrum of areas, from chronic diseases to criminology and Asian politics to the arts.

Highly regarded

Analysis of Excellence in Research for Australia 2015 found 98% of our research outputs were returned in disciplines rated at world standard or above.

Research resources

Our researchers are provided with state-of-the-art facilities, support services and research environments that best accommodate their needs.

Experts at hand

We have more than 3,000 academics who engage in learning, teaching and research-related activities at Griffith.

Innovative links

Griffith researchers are well connected and collaborative, with over 5,000 national partners and over 200 international research agreements.

HDR scholarships

We offer a range of generous scholarship programs that can cover tuition fees, living allowances paid as stipends, relocation and publication assistance. Discover a scholarship that's right for you.

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Indigenous research at Griffith

Our Indigenous Research Unit supports and facilitates research relevant to and prioritised by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. The Unit also aims to influence policy to improve socio-economic conditions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and to further the aspirations of communities.

Indigenous Research Unit

Griffith Graduate Research School

The Griffith Graduate Research School supports Higher Degree Research candidates with:

  • HDR education and training
  • candidature and thesis management
  • scholarship opportunities and industry internships
  • other initiatives to enhance the graduate experience.

Learn more about Griffith Graduate Research School

Office for Research

Our Office for Research provides a range of vital support services to Griffith researchers, across areas including:

  • research grants
  • ethics and integrity
  • research development, data and reporting.

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Donate for research

There are many ways you can help us find solutions and support our ground-breaking research, through donations, bequests and sponsorships. Every donation helps make a difference.

Learn more about Giving to Griffith

Griffith student, raising funds for research

Volunteer as a research participant

You can contribute to the advancement of knowledge and new interventions through volunteering in our clinical trials. Find out more about current clinical trials and register your interest to participate.

Learn more about theClinical Trial Unit