World-class research focused on meeting current and future challenges

Our world-class researchers work in collaboration with industry, government and the community to tackle global challenges.

Focus areas

Climate change adaptation

The Griffith Climate Change Response Program leads Griffith University's research into climate change adaptation and mitigation.  The program promotes a multidisciplinary approach to climate change research inclusive of the environmental, social, economic and governance dimensions.

Environmental sciences

Environmental Science at Griffith is largely addressed through the activities of the Environmental Futures Research Institute.  The Environmental Futures Centre is trans-disciplinary, diverse in research expertise - combining fundamental, applied and social sciences, solutions oriented and locally active and globally engaged.

Research expertise

Sustainable tourism

Sustainable tourism is one of the University’s areas of strategic investment, bringing together two research programs:

Water science

Griffith's Australian Rivers Institute is home to more than 120 scientists and research students, making it the largest concentration of university-based water researchers in the country. The Institute plays a leading role in managing water resources with a focus on freshwater, estuarine and urban water.

Contact us

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