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IFM news

Winning research

Alfred Deakin
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:50:00 +1000
'Improving the world' was a key motivator for the four Alfred Deakin Thesis Medallists this year.

Bio-nano research proves a winner

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:32:00 +1000
Two researchers in IFM's Bio/Nanomaterials group have been recognised by their peers for their research and communication skills.

'Eco' partnership grows

Professor Lee Astheimer and Professor Xuliang Zhuang exchange gifts at the signing of an MOU between Deakin and RCEES.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:37:00 +1100
Chinese environmental researchers have visited Deakin to discuss collaboration and sign an MOU.

Putting tiny diagnostics to the test

Professor Lingxue Kong with a prototype of his diagnostic device.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:09:00 +1100
A portable device that uses 'smart matter' could transform medical diagnosis in developing countries.

Seeing a future in the pipeline

Deakin’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer and Professor Valerie Linton, CEO of the Energy Pipelines CRC, open the National Facility for Pipelines Coating Assessment.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:15:00 +1100
New National Facility for Pipelines Coating Assessment launched at Waurn Ponds.

Deakin hosts top Indian scientists

Workshop organisers, Professor John Hamill and Professor Lingxue Kong.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:22:00 +1100
Indian and Australian scientists recently converged at Waurn Ponds for agriculture and health workshops.

A safer ride

Dr Chris Hurren
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:15:00 +1100
Deakin's jeans research strengthens safety below the belt.

Workshops lead to knowledge sharing with India

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:57:00 +1100
Collaborative research on new materials to address global issues in the fields of health and agriculture will be the focus of two workshops being held at Deakin University next week.

Novel sensor to detect pipeline corrosion

Researcher standing next to pipeline.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:20:00 +1100
A new corrosion sensor developed by IFM researchers offers a way to prevent dangerous corrosion in underground pipelines.

Softening the impact

Dr Wren Greene
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:58:00 +1100
Cracking the cartilage riddle, Deakin scientists synthetically mimic the body's most complex lubrication system.

ACES scholarships now available

Thu, 06 Feb 2014 15:37:00 +1100
ACES has just been awarded $25 million Australian Research Council funding and offers you the chance to join the team at this exciting time as a PhD Candidate.

Scattering methods for soft matter workshop

Soft Matter journal cover
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 11:42:00 +1100
IFM is holding a workshop to help researchers improve their knowledge and ability to design and analyse measurements.

Nanobiotech investment headlines new wave of India agreements

TERI Director General Dr RK Pachauri and Deakin Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander.
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:40:00 +1100
The Nanobiotechnology Research Centre will have more resources for global issues such as food security.

Deakin showcases 3D sheet metal forming at Numisheet 2014

Professor Jeong Yoon stands at the podium to address delegates at Numisheet 2014.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:51:00 +1100
Deakin's Professor Jeong Whan Yoon chaired the organising committee for Numisheet 2014.

Funding success for electromaterials researchers

Professor Maria Forsyth, Associate Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES).
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:51:00 +1100
Deakin to be part of a cutting edge new ARC Centre of Excellence.

Timely announcement

Professor Peter Hodgson Director of the Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM).
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:31:00 +1100
ARC Industry Transformation Research Hub for transforming Australia's Manufacturing Industry through High Value Additive Manufacturing.

2013 - The year that was

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:10:00 +1100
Reflecting on a year of growth and achievement.

Caterpillar spins a silky sunscreen

Jasjeet Kaur examines cocoons from domestic and wild silkworms.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:18:00 +1100
IFM researchers show that compounds in silk cocoons have UV-protecting properties.

Cameca LEAP 4000 HR Atom Probe

Cameca LEAP 4000 HR Atom Probe
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:10:00 +1100
State-of-the-art atomic-scale analysis capabilities for Deakin.

Ground-breaker reaps another prize

Dr Weiwei Lei
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:38:00 +1100
The Smart Geelong Researcher of the Year Awards for 2013 recognise Weiwei Lei.

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

29th March 2011