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October 09, 2018

Eco-artists turn trash into treasure

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidates Claire Tracey and Annique Goldenberg have created a stunning sustainable artwork to celebrate the natural wonders of Moreton Bay. ‘Flock’, is made from plastic bottles formed into aerodynamic shapes that represent a flock of birds in flight. ...

September18, 2018

Turning trash into treasure a swell idea

Queensland College of Art student Ronda Sharpe enlisted the help of Griffith University's IT team to help create her entry for this year's Swell Sculpture Festival - using hundreds of old data cables to create part of a stunning collaborative work.

September05, 2018

Sip and save your cup from the tip

Think you’re doing the right thing by throwing your coffee cup in the recycling bin? Think again. 

August 29, 2018

Week-long festivities highlight Griffith’s commitment to sustainability

Griffith University campuses will play host to Sustainability Week 2018 from September 3-7 with talks, displays and markets on offer. 

June 22, 2018

Environmental mission spreads from remote village to the world

Only the third person from his Nepali village to receive a PhD, Griffith University alumnus Dr Hum Gurung has dedicated his professional life to environmental conservation, becoming a global leader in the field

May 23, 2018

Griffith Business School represents University at Hult Prize Challenge

A team of four undergraduate students represented the University at the regional stages of the 2018 Hult Prize Challenge.

Sustainability week events

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Events calendar

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Sustainability week

Come along to Griffith's Sustainability Week 3-7 September 2018. During the week you will find an exciting array of workshops, activities and stalls at the Sustainability Fair on the Gold Coast campus and Enviro events on Nathan, Logan, Mt Gravatt and South Bank campuses.

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Staff sustainability awards

Griffith's Sustainability Awards for staff recognise innovative and effective sustainable practice at Griffith University. The awards program covers the broad categories of Learning and Teaching, Research, Sustainable Practice and Community Engagement. Applications open: Monday 14 May 2018, Applications close: 5.00pm Friday 22 June 2018.

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Nomination form - Sustainability Awards for Staff

Nominations for the Staff Sustainability Awards are either self-nomination or group nomination. Staff should address the criteria, detail initiatives and provide supporting evidence where possible, using this online nomination form.

Nomination form

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Griffith Sustainability Room 0.03, Building N23, Griffith University, 170 Kessels Road, Nathan QLD, 4111