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For the first time, Deakinís School of Psychology has been ranked in the top 101Ė150 departments of Psychology in the world.
In 2013 the School made its first ever entry into the top 200. In just one year since then, it has substantially improved its standing, reflecting the strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research outcomes.
Deakinís School of Psychology is now the 3rd ranked psychology department in Victoria, after Melbourne and Monash, and the 3rd ranked (after Macquarie and Curtin) outside the Group of Eight universities in Australia.
The Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) had great success at the 2013 Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) Awards held on Tuesday 3 December. C-PAN were finalists in two of the nine award categories, and won one of the awards.
Professor Kylie Ball, Professor David Crawford and Dr Sarah McNaughton, in partnership with the National Heart Foundation and Coles Supermarkets, received the VicHealth award for Promoting Healthy Eating. The award was presented by the Minister for Health, the Hon David Davis.
In addition, Professor Tony Worsley was a member of a team led by RMIT that was a finalist for the VicHealth award for Preventing Harm from Alcohol.
As part of their Food Service Management placement in their Master of Dietetics program, Stephen Keenan and Claire Saundry put together a calcium flyer for the Geelong Meals on Wheels program.
The flyer includes information on calcium intake requirements for people aged 70+ and will be launched at the Geelong Meals on Wheels Meeting on Tuesday 25 March.