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11 December 2018
3 December 2018
New study examines ways to increase physical activity in children 0-5 years old Deakin University researchers have undertaken a comprehensive analysis of current research and developed recommendations for preschool and childcare industry workers and policymakers aiming to increase physical activity in young children aged 0-5 years old.
Deakin Business School hosts EntreprenHer program for girls Teenage girls in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth will have the opportunity to learn life-changing business and problem-solving skills over the next two weeks, with Deakin Business School hosting free seminars for the renowned EntreprenHer social enterprise program.
30 Nov 2018
Farm's dam good place to cut carbon emissions: World-first study A Deakin University study quantifying the greenhouse gas emissions from farm dams shows they are a significant contributor to manmade climate change, but emissions could be cut in half with targeted changes to farming practices.
21 Nov 2018
Gillian Triggs to Deakin forum: Society must 'stand up' for refugees Refugee rights advocate Gillian Triggs will tell a national sociology conference hosted by Deakin University this week that civil society must stand up for thousands of despairing asylum seekers caught in Australia's 'legal twilight zone'.
19 Nov 2018
Consider manslaughter charge for suicide incitement: Deakin experts Deakin criminal law researchers are calling for individuals who cause someone else to commit suicide to be charged with manslaughter, an offence that carries a maximum penalty of 20 years' to life imprisonment.
15 Nov 2018
Deakin Vice-Chancellor honoured with business leadership award Deakin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander AO has today been honoured with the Business Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) Ashley Goldsworthy Award for Leadership in Industry-University Collaboration.
Deakin Motion.Lab to showcase future of film at national screen event The high-tech future of animation, film and television will be showcased by Deakin University's leading movement, art and technology research centre, Deakin Motion.Lab, at this month's national screen industry professionals' event, SCREEN FOREVER.
Deakin study asks if 'baby brain' is really unique to pregnant women So-called 'baby brain' might affect more than just pregnant women, according to a group of Deakin University researchers who hit the headlines with research confirming the phenomenon's existence earlier this year.
One degree, two universities: Deakin and Coventry partner on global platform Two universities from different parts of the globe are set to offer a wholly-online, co-created degree, with Deakin University partnering with Coventry University in the UK to deliver a new postgraduate degree in Entrepreneurship.
8 Nov 2018
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