Griffith is one of Australia's leading research universities

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. Griffith researchers are at the forefront of discovery.

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

Highly regarded

Analysis of Excellence in Research for Australia 2018 found 99% 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.

New Research and Innovation Plan 2021-2025

A Plan designed to support researchers to strive for greater heights

Research with impact

Delve deeper into our discoveries and find tangible examples of how our research is tackling real challenges to change our world for the better.

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Research Impact Hub

Resources to help you understand, plan and extend the societal impact of your research

Griffith Graduate Research School

The Griffith Graduate Research School supports research study candidates with:

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

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.

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.

Giving to Griffith

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.

Research Study Scholarships

We offer scholarship programs that can cover tuition fees, living allowances, relocation and publication assistance