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25 July 2017
The legal battle over life-sustaining treatment for UK baby Charlie Gard could take the world into uncharted territory related to end of life decision making, according to a Deakin University law academic.
24 July 2017
Deakin University researchers are set to conduct the first infection survey of Australian hospitals in more than 30 years.
20 July 2017
A booming skincare start-up created by two Deakin graduates is the latest success story from the Universityntrepreneurialism accelerator program, which pits student teams with bright ideas against each other in a scenario reminiscent of television program rk Tankp>
19 July 2017
Deakin University Professor of International Politics, Damien Kingsbury, is leading the Australia Timor-Leste Election Observer Mission for the parliamentary elections taking place on Saturday 22 July.
19 July 2017
Melbourne's 'Bollart' represents the city's will to remain vibrant in the face of uncertainty, according to two Deakin University urban design experts, who argue community repurposing of the bollards is critical in restoring feelings of public safety.
14 July 2017
Controversial Netflix drama To the Bone has brought eating disorders into the spotlight, but a Deakin University clinical psychologist warns itmportant for parents to take the lead in discussing these issues with their children, rather than leaving it to Hollywood.
7 July 2017
An antibiotic used mostly to treat acne has been found to improve the quality of life for people with major depression, in a world-first clinical trial from Deakin University.
5 July 2017
Deakin University is partnering with the Australian Bureau of Statistics to help improve the public's interaction with the agency, including online.
4 July 2017
Deakin's innovative inclusion program ALLPlay has received a boost thanks to MECCA Brands' MECCA M-Power initiative, which aims to empower women and girls around the world by championing education, independence and entrepreneurship.
4 July 2017
A new review published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience has integrated evidence that engaging in lifelong physical activity can benefit brain health and may also be protective against cognitive decline and dementia in late life.
30 June 2017
Skin cancer costs Victoria's public hospitals more than $50 million a year and remains Australia's most common cancer, despite being largely preventable, new research from Deakin University and Cancer Council Victoria has found.
30 June 2017
Simply being Australian can be the first step to success for agile and adaptable entrepreneurs setting up small businesses in China, a Deakin University study has found.
29 June 2017
As the end of another financial year approaches, Deakin University financial planning expert Associate Professor Adrian Raftery (aka Mr Taxman) has some timely advice for avoiding the most common tax mistakes.
28 June 2017
A major criticism of the public health lobbyroposed sugar sweetened beverage tax - that it would unfairly punish disadvantaged groups - has been debunked by new research from Deakin's Global Obesity Centre.
27 June 2017
A world-first study from Deakin University has found that ecology labs are recording up to 10-fold differences in hormone levels across the same sample, raising questions about some currently published research conclusions.
26 June 2017
New Deakin University research has put a price on high-prevalence mental health conditions in Australia, with an estimated $12.8 billion attributed to depression, anxiety and substance-use related health and other societal costs.
22 June 2017
Deakin University has welcomed news the Federal Government has established the role of a National Rural Health Commissioner, with the Bill to create the position passed in the Senate today.
21 June 2017
Deakin University has paved the way to dramatically cut the cost of carbon fibre manufacturing, joining forces with LeMond Composites in a $US44 million deal to revolutionise its use across the world.
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