Shaping a better and more just future

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 16 promotes peaceful societies, justice for all and accountable institutions.

Griffith’s strength in social sciences and government and public policy in both teaching and research aligns closely with SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.

Our new social science degree (2018) is tailored to the world’s current needs and those of the next 25 years.

Sustainable Development Goals Explained

Peace, justice and strong institutions


Our Law, Governance and Global Change program links to research with the Griffith Criminology Institute and Centre for Governance and Public Policy. Our Centre for Social and Cultural Research offers a particularly wide range of research expertise on international migration. Through collaboration and innovation our research is helping find answers and solutions to universal problems.

Research Centres and Institutes

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Griffith to introduce new social science degree in 2018

Economics, environmental sustainability, global security threats, media communication and social change, politics in Asia, and social justice are not only some of the biggest issues facing the world today – they’re also the majors offered in Griffith’s new Bachelor of Social Science.

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AJ Brown Griffith Research Awards 2016

Griffith expert joins Transparency International board

Griffith University expert Professor AJ Brown has been elected to the board of directors of Transparency International, the peak global organisation working against corruption. Professor Brown is uniquely qualified to support Tis strategies for ensuring government and business organisations behave in ways that maintain public confidence in their honesty and integrity.

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