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18 October 2018
17 October 2018
Global warming growing taller, bigger plants in arctic and alpine areas A new paper co-authored by nearly 130 scientists around the world, including a Deakin University botanist, has shown that global warming is having a significant effect on one of our most delicate ecosystems.
10 Oct 2018
Deakin launches $1.5m facility for next-gen metal fabrication A first-of-its-kind $1.5 million facility dedicated to advanced metal development and 3D roll forming has been launched at Deakin's Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM), supported by the Federal Government through the Australian Research Council (ARC).
24 Sep 2018
Deakin University announces new Vice-Chancellor Deakin Chancellor John Stanhope AM has announced the appointment of Professor Iain Martin as the University's next Vice-Chancellor. Professor Martin will become Deakin's seventh Vice-Chancellor and President when he succeeds Professor Jane den Hollander AO in May 2019.
21 Sep 2018
Deakin Geelong to host StartCon Pitch for $1 Million competition Future tech titans and young entrepreneurs will battle for the chance to win $1 million in investment opportunities when Deakin University hosts the Asia Pacific's largest startup pitch competition next month.
14 Sep 2018
World first Transform-Us! program to make moving the norm throughout the day at Victorian primary schools From today, every Victorian primary school will be able to register to have free access to a new online program, called Transform-Us!, that uses fun, innovative strategies within the classroom, school and home settings to give children more opportunities to move throughout the day.
13 Sep 2018
New Deakin study shows cycling may be good for your spine In a world-first study, published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Melbourne researchers investigating potential risk factors for spinal pain have found that cycling may in fact be associated with beneficial changes at the spine.
4 Sep 2018
Deakin gives students access to technology that replicates human brain Deakin's electronics students will be the first at an Australian university to use emerging artificial intelligence (AI) hardware, enabling them to graduate ready to help solve technology's most relevant global problems.
3 Sep 2018
Victorian rail link plan a game-changer for higher education: Deakin The Victorian Government's pledge to create an underground train stop at Burwood as part of its new suburban rail project will be part of a game-changing plan for higher education in Victoria, Deakin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander said today.
World first trial good news for coronary heart disease patients A new study published today has found that real-time remotely monitored exercise programs could be an effective way to reach more adults with coronary heart disease, especially those living in regional and rural areas.
Seven things small businesses must do to prevent cyber-attacks Australia's small and medium sized businesses are increasingly under threat of cyber-attack, but most are unaware of the risk or are doing almost nothing to prevent it, according to a Deakin University cyber security expert.
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