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HDR Careers Week is nearly here

HDR Careers Week is from 18 to 22 October. This year’s program is packed full of sessions to assist candidates in exploring and preparing for the… Read More

World Habitat Day 2021

Today, 4 October 2021, is World Habitat Day.  When you hear the term ‘habitat’ you most likely think of natural habitats with diverse plant and animal life, such… Read More

Enhance your research with our October workshops 

Are you a researcher or higher degree by research candidate looking to further your education and development? Our upcoming online workshops this October will provide you… Read More

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste Reduction

As children many of us come to understand food waste when we were told some version of ‘children in need in far off places would appreciate the food we can’t or won’t eat’ as we… Read More

Dementia Action Week 2021—A little support makes a big difference

September 20 to 26 is Dementia Action Week. This year’s theme is ‘A little support makes a big difference.’ Griffith University supports positive outcomes… Read More

Light a candle for World Suicide Prevention Day

The following contains references to suicide which may be upsetting to some readers. Read More

Are they really OK? Ask them today

Today is R U OK? Day and this year the message is: Are they really OK? Ask them today. Do you know how the people… Read More

Today is National Threatened Species Day

On 7 September 1936, the last Tasmanian tiger died in Hobart Zoo, signaling the extinction of the thylacine species.   Sixty years later in 1996, 7 September was declared… Read More

Get involved—It’s Social Sciences Week!

6 – 12 September 2021 is Social Sciences Week, a week-long series of events that brings together experts from professional associations and universities across Australia to offer… Read More

Uni Mental Health and Wellbeing Week

It’s Uni Mental Health and Wellbeing Week! From 6 — 10 September, Griffith will be hosting a range of fun activities across the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses and online to promote mental health… Read More

Boost your research career with our upcoming workshops

Which workshops are being offered? Are you a researcher or higher degree by research candidate looking to further your education and development? Our upcoming online workshops… Read More

Celebrate stories and language this Indigenous Literacy Day

Today, Wednesday 1 September 2021, is Indigenous Literacy Day! This day is an initiative from the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF), an organisation dedicated to lifting literacy levels in remote Indigenous communities… Read More

Gold Coast Show holiday

Library opening hours at the Gold Coast campus will be reduced to 10 am – 4 pm on Friday 27 August 2021 for the Gold Coast show holiday.  … Read More

Skill Up for Research

Are you interested in developing new research skills? Would you like to meet researchers from other universities who may be researching in the same field or… Read More

Strengthen your study skills this O Week

Welcome to O Week! Is this your first trimester at university? Or are you a returning student wanting to strengthen your study skills?  The Library has… Read More

Library Plus turns one

June 2021 brings with it the first anniversary of our Library Plus newsletter—your one-stop shop for research support services. So, what type of information… Read More

Everything you need to know about Mabo Day

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this post mentions and contains images of deceased peoples. Today, 3 June, is the final… Read More

Take action this National Reconciliation Week

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this post may mention and contain the images of deceased peoples. National Reconciliation Week is… Read More

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and Transphobia

Today is IDAHOBIT! The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and Transphobia. This is a day to celebrate LGBTQIA+ people and to continue to… Read More

Griffith Review 72: States of Mind

The latest edition of Griffith Review is States of Mind, a collection of works showcasing deeply personal interrogations of discovery, resilience, loneliness,… Read More

Anzac Day 2021

‘Lest we forget’  Today, 25 April, is Anzac Day, the national day of remembrance for our … Read More

It’s World Book and Copyright Day!

The Library invites you to join us in observing World Book and Copyright Day on 23 April 2021.  The United Nations Educational, Scientific and… Read More

Harmony Week: Everyone belongs!

Harmony Week, 15 – 21 March 2021, is a time dedicated to celebrating Australia’s cultural diversity—it’s about… Read More

First day of teaching at Griffith University

Foundation science students during biology studies. Image from the Griffith Archive collection. ‘First, here’s an exercise for you…’ These were Professor Emeritus David Pegg’s… Read More

We can all play a part in reducing energy consumption this World Energy Conservation Day

Did you know that in 2015, on average, each person in Australia caused the emission of 22 tonnes of carbon pollution?   … Read More

International Day for Tolerance 2020

The Library invites you to join us in observing the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November.   The United… Read More

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day falls on the 11th of November each year.    On the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month,… Read More

HSV Research Festival: Actualising equity, inclusion and social justice

Griffith University’s School of Human Services and Social Work are pleased to invite you to the HSV Research Festival: Actualising equity, inclusion… Read More

NAIDOC Week 2020—Always Was, Always Will Be

NAIDOC Week 2020 is from 8 – 15 November and the theme for this year is Always Was, Always Will Be. … Read More

Everyone can play a part for Men’s Health this Movember

Whether they be patchy, lopsided, itchy or epic, Movember is responsible for the increase in men sporting moustaches in Australia and… Read More

The Library recognised for exceptional service provision

The Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Professional and Support Staff Service are an opportunity for the University to recognise and honour outstanding… Read More

‘Let us send poverty to the museum.’

This quote from Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus perfectly encapsulates the message behind International Day for the Eradication of Poverty… Read More

Building your researcher profile 

This week is HDR Careers Week and a great time to consider your researcher profile.   Building your Researcher profile and… Read More

It’s LGBTIQ History Month!

LGBTIQ History Month was founded in 1994 by Missouri high-school history teacher Rodney Wilson to commemorate the first and second marches on Washington… Read More

This week—Queensland Mental Health Week, Study and Exam Week

Queensland Mental Health Week (October 10 – 18) is this week and coincides with T2 Study and Exam Week, so remember to take some… Read More

Tune in to mental wellbeing this World Mental Health Day

Over the last year, our daily lives have changed significantly due to the global COVID-19 health crisis.  As a result of… Read More

Higher Degree Research Careers Week—12 – 16 October

Higher Degree Research (HDR) Careers Week is next week (12 – 16 October) and brings together a broad range of professional development webinars and online… Read More

Uni Mental Health and Wellbeing Week

This week 7 – 11 September is Uni Mental Health and Wellbeing week and includes World Suicide Prevention Day and RUOK Day. … Read More

Wear it Purple Day is this Friday

The 10th anniversary of Wear it Purple Day is coming up this Friday 28 August 2020 – so put on… Read More

Sustainability Week webinars

Sustainability Week is from 31 August – 4 September 2020 and this year our theme is Towards 2025: Meeting Griffith’s Green Goals. Griffith will… Read More

It’s On All Of Us Week 2020

Next week, 24-28 August is It’s On All of Us Week 2020.   It’s On All of Us Week promotes Griffith Universit… Read More

Visit the Library Booth at Griffith Virtual Open House 2020

This year Griffith University are doing Open Day a little differently with the Griffith Virtual Open House 2020. Explore Griffith’s degrees, student life and… Read More

National Reconciliation Week: In this together

Wednesday 27 May marks the start of National Reconciliation Week with the theme In this together. Reconciliation Week encourages us all to take… Read More

Privacy Awareness Week 2020

“Be smart about privacy” is the key message for this year’s Privacy Awareness week. With a range of technologies reaching into our lives through… Read More

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day!  International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also… Read More

Celebrating Open Data Day

Today we celebrate Open Data Day by highlighting uses of open data shared by government and research organisations.  Many Australian government… Read More

F.A.I.R Open Data

In the lead up to  Open Data Day we explore how researchers can make data open and F.A.I.R.  F.A.I.R is a set of guiding principles to… Read More

Open Data Day

On Saturday 7 March 2020, the world celebrates Open Data Day.  This international event connects data enthusiasts with the general community,… Read More

Prepare for study

A little preparation before you start university and assignments can make your study experience a whole lot easier – get off to a smart start… Read More

Assistive Technology Drop-ins

Digital Solutions and Student Disability and Accessibility are hosting assistive technology drop-in sessions at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses this O Week and Week… Read More

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

According to UNESCO, less than 30 per cent of scientific and technological researchers are women.  This International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Griffith… Read More

The year of the Rat

Not only is Chinese New Year an opportunity to learn more about Chinese culture and custom, it’s a celebration of our nation’s cultural diversity. Australia… Read More

The light ascending: Creativity unites us all

“No one gives a creative rules, we make rules for ourselves.” Vanessa Tomlinson. The final Lightning Talks of the year was all kinds of… Read More

Lightning Talks: The Light Ascending

Are you a creative? Starting out in a creative industry? Or simply fascinated by the creative? Griffith Review and Griffith Library are delighted to announce… Read More

International Games Week

International Games Week 2019 kicks off next week and will run from 3-9 November. What is this you ask? International Games Week is a… Read More

Data-lovers rejoice, we have the Lightning Talks for you!

Finally, the Lightning Talks for all the data-loving librarians among us is here! Advance Australia F.A.I.R. is happening on the Thursday 24 October at the… Read More

Who you gonna call? Goal Busters!

Assoc Prof Jim Smart, Prof David Peetz, Assoc Prof Susan Harris Rimmer, Prof Rebecca Ford, and Riley Theidecke GOAL BUSTERS – Transforming Our World… Read More

Mental Health Week at Griffith

At Griffith Library we know how stressful it can be balancing studies with every-day life. Take Time during Mental Health week – 9 to 13… Read More

Lightning Talks: Crimes and Punishments

Exploring the darker side of human nature Since the appropriation and settlement of Australia’s mainland to the present time, much has changed in our approach… Read More

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