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16 April 2018
As this year's NAB AFL Auskick season kicks off, kids with disabilities are being encouraged to take the field with the support of an innovative program from Deakin University's Child Study Centre.
26 March 2018
A new Deakin University report that ranks the nutrition policies of Australia's biggest food and beverage manufacturers found only half received a passing grade, identifying they could all be doing far more to address Australia's serious obesity problem.
23 March 2018
Victoria's maternal and child health nurses will be trained to help protect young children from trauma, thanks to a new program to be delivered by Deakin University in partnership with the Royal Womenospital, announced today by the State Government.
13 February 2018
A Deakin University relationship expert is urging couples to tone down the elaborate romantic gestures this Valentine's Day and instead share the simple things they admire about their partner.
5 February 2018
A world-first Deakin University trial is aiming to address a big issue faced by most children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) - a lack of sleep.
23 January 2018
New Deakin University research is shining a spotlight on the growing number of adult children caring for their ageing parents, and the health issues it can exacerbate for older people and caregivers alike.
22 January 2018
As the 2018 school year fast approaches, a Deakin University parenting expert has offered her advice on the best habits for mums, dads and carers to start now to make their children's transition as smooth as possible.
16 January 2018
For those longing for love, the dawn of a new year often brings with it hope that 2018 may be the one in which they find their soulmate, but a Deakin relationship expert is urging singles not to hold onto ideas of romantic destiny.
15 January 2018
New Deakin University research shows 'baby brain' does exist, but scientists say more research is needed to determine its effect on expecting mothers.
12 January 2018
Australian teenagers are reporting far lower drinking rates than their peers two decades ago, mostly because alcohol is now harder for them to access, a new Deakin University study has found.
18 December 2017
Almost half of carers experiencing low levels of wellbeing believed their conditions improved after five weeks of using a new mobile phone app, designed by Deakin University researchers in partnership with Australian Unity.
15 December 2017
As nervous school leavers receive their ATAR rankings this week, a Deakin Psychology expert and student support staff have teamed up to offer timely advice for the next generation of tertiary students.
15 December 2017
Deakin's psychology simulation team has been recognised for Teaching Excellence in the field of social and behavioural sciences at the Federal Government's Australian Awards for University Teaching.
24 November 2017
A Deakin University academic has been added to Victoria's Multicultural Honour Roll in recognition of her tireless work serving Geelong's Iranian community.
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