3,100 people tune in to a webinar about living with autism

Have you ever thought about live streaming a webinar about your research findings to engage and inform a public audience? The Autism Centre of Excellence team did just this, and were inundated with viewers. Read More

Advanced Queensland Fellowship awarded to GIER Research Fellow

Griffith Institute for Educational Research Fellow Dr Yoriko Kikkawa has been awarded an Advance Queensland Fellowship that aims to prepare frontline healthcare professionals working with infectious patients during pandemics such as COVID-19. Read More

Webinar: Quantifying the qualitative

Watch a video recording of Professor Stephen Billett and Dr Anh Hai (Leah) Le present about generating quantitative measures from qualitative data. Read More

New study to highlight teacher needs in non-traditional education

Investigating the work of teachers in Australia’s flexible and non-traditional schools is the focus of a new Griffith University study. Read More

Tailored approach to teaching reading may help lift literacy rates

Griffith University researchers have collaborated on a research project to help reading professionals lift literacy rates in students. Read More

‘Tokenised, silenced’: New research reveals Indigenous public servants’ experiences of racism

The Morrison government has just announced a plan to boost the number of Indigenous Australians in the top ranks of the Australian Public Service. Read More

Unmasking the Racial Contract: New book

First Nations GIER researcher Dr Debbie Bargallie, descendent of the Kamilaroi and Wonnarua peoples, has published her new book, Unmasking the Racial Contract: Indigenous voices on racism in the Australian Public Service, with Aboriginal Studies Press. Read More

Honorary doctorate award: Prof Peter Grootenboer

Professor Peter Grootenboer, a leading scholar in practice theory and action research and Acting Director of the Griffith Institute for Educational Research, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Education at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Read More

Indigenizing Education: New book

This new edited collection, published by Springer, is co-edited by GIER scholar, Dr Sue Whatman. Read More

“It’s hard to think with all that noise”

Responding differently to sensory information has long been observed in individuals on the autism spectrum. So much so, this is now identified as an item in the current diagnostic criteria. However, not everyone on the spectrum demonstrates differing responses, nor are these responses experienced the same by all individuals. Read More

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