Griffith’s research repository Griffith Research Online (GRO) is celebrating its 30 millionth download! Contributing to the global culture of Open Research, an average of 95 thousand users access GRO every day. Making research freely accessible is of critical importance to reaching a global audience and contributing to academic knowledge. It also makes a broader contribution to enabling more equitable access to scholarly literature. 

Reflecting the diversity of Griffith’s research outputs, the most highly searched terms in GRO include:  

  • work-life balance 
  • indigenous rock art  
  • nutritive value of vermicompost 
  • dementia. 

Check out some of the most popular articles: 

One of the most in-demand and unique collections in GRO is Griffith’s Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) Theses; a portal to cutting-edge research from the academics of the future. Since becoming available through GRO five years ago, our HDR theses have had over two million downloads, with Australia and the United States being the top countries for searching and downloading this content. 

Over the past year another 9,000 new research outputs across a range of collections and disciplines have been made discoverable in GRO. So, get curious and start discovering some amazing research in Griffith Research Online!