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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

Looking back, 50 years on: A new university for Brisbane

Did you know that Griffith University was meant to be part of the University of Queensland (UQ)?   Originally, Griffith University College was going… 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

Keep the conversation going this Wear It Purple Day!

Today, 27 August 2021, is Wear It Purple Day! This day is an opportunity to show our support for LGBTIQ+ young people and… 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

Acute pain or chronic pain—Can you tell the difference?

When we experience pain, we’re often more preoccupied with alleviating it—or ignoring it—rather than acknowledging what we’re feeling.   Acute pain is your body’s normal reaction to injury 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

NAIDOC Week 2021—Heal Country!

With the growing conversations around climate change and environmental sustainability, this year’s NAIDOC Week theme Heal Country! seems to have arrived at just the right time.  … Read More

Discover the powerful potential of Unity this Refugee Week

The Library invites you to join us in observing Refugee Week, which runs from Sunday 20 June (World Refugee… Read More

It’s World Oceans Day!

Did you know that the ocean covers 70% of the planet and produces at least 50% of our oxygen?   Those are some impressive statistics! How about these:… 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

International Day of the Midwife 2021

Did you know, in 2020 Griffith’s School of Nursing and Midwifery was ranked 1st in Australia and 2nd in the world… Read More

Privacy Awareness Week: Do you know if you’re oversharing?

Privacy Awareness Week 2021 runs from 3 – 9 May, and this year’s campaign is a timely reminder to make privacy a priority and… 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

Text as data—new researcher workshops enable digital scholarship

Many disciplines use written texts as source material for their research, including journalism, history, political science, cultural and literary studies, business, law and education. 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

The Library—45 years of offering more than just books

Take a trip down memory lane. To showcase the changing face of Griffith’s campus libraries across the last five decades, Griffith… 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

Be lean and green this World Soil Day, 5 December 

By focusing on food waste, we can all contribute to improved soil, plant and planet health. Every year in Australia over five million tonnes… Read More

International Day of People with Disability 2020

International Day of People with Disability is held on 3 December each year and promotes awareness, understanding and acceptance of people who… 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

World Diabetes Day—Studying the silent diabetes, type 2

In Australia, 280 people develop diabetes every day—that is one person every five minutes. Diabetes Australia calls it the epidemic of the 21st century… 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

Open Access Week 2020

Open Access Week is from 19 – 25 October this year. Open access to information—the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research,… 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

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

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

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