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Researchers reveal Gallipoli toll on Turkish children

Researching the tragic toll of Gallipoli on Turkey - Dr Mehmet Ulubasoglu and Dr Cahit Guven (right).
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:02:00 +1000
Deakin economists have studied the effect of WW1 on Turkey's civilians.

Australian Anzac biscuits win Trans-Tasman taste challenge

Anzac biscuits are a part of Australia's food heritage.
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:30:00 +1000
Researchers have compared the recipes of the iconic Anzac biscuit.

What's Pozible in 2015?

The four projects that make up the first 2015 cycle of Research My World.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:51:00 +1000
Deakin's latest round of crowdfunding projects has been launched, with four new projects now seeking support.

A prescription for better health: exercise after prostate cancer

Dr Melinda Craike and Prof Trish Livingston.
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:58:00 +1000
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed male cancer in Australia, with around 20,000 cases detected each year.

Lower prices gets more fruit and veg in the shopping basket

Professor Kylie Ball
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:49:00 +1000
Researchers from C-PAN have highlighted the importance of lower prices as a mechanism to promote the purchase and consumption of fruit and vegetables.

New research to realise the sensor 'pipe dream'

The sensors will not only provide continuous monitoring, but will predict when and where corrosion is likely to occur in years ahead.
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:40:00 +1000
A novel sensor is set to help extend the operational life of energy pipelines by decades.

Exploring the Legacy of the Anzacs

An acorn - now a silver-plated brooch - is one poignant reminder of a Gallipoli soldier.
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:29:00 +1000
To mark the centenary of Gallipoli, ADRI-CG has hosted an international symposium.

Prisons policy is turning Australia into the second nation of captives

The human and financial costs to Australia of following America's lead in imprisoning more and more people are huge.
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:43:00 +1000
The human and financial costs to Australia of following America's lead in imprisoning more and more people are huge.

Researchers develop gait test for early autism

Professor Nicole Rinehart.
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:36:00 +1000
A simple method might improve detection rates of autism in children as young as two.

Big breakthrough for tiny diagnostics

Dr Wren Greene, with a microfluidic chip.
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 12:08:00 +1000
Biophysicist Wren Greene has uncovered the unique properties of the protein lubricin.

Get the whole family moving!

C-PAN’s Associate Professor Kylie Hesketh.
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 17:35:00 +1100
Enjoy World Day for Physical Activity with some great tips to help get the whole family moving.

Ancient monuments gone forever

Dr Benjamin Isakhan inspects a cuneiform tablet found lying on the ground at the ancient city of Babylon.
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:07:00 +1100
Dr Benjamin Isakhan is documenting the tragic, 'industrial scale' heritage destruction occurring in Iraq and Syria.

Social media - a powerful tool against terrorism

Director of the Alfred Deakin Research Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Alfred Deakin Professor Fethi Mansouri.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:18:00 +1100
UNESCO Chair, Deakin's Prof Fethi Mansouri has called for a multi-faceted approach in the fight against terrorism.

The General Sir John Monash Scholarships - Information Session

The General Sir John Monash Foundation is a charitable organisation in Australia, incorporated in 2001.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:20:00 +1100
The General Sir John Monash Scholarships are one of Australia's most prestigious postgraduate scholarship programs.

Improving fish quality

Deakin has teamed up with Australia's largest commercial provider of high performance animal nutrition solutions, Ridley Corporation, to improve the quality of food available to fish in commercial farms, while reducing their impact on the marine world.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:12:00 +1100
Deakin scientists partner with Ridley to improve fish quality and reduce impact on environment.

Making every drop count

New CeRRF researchers: Dr Wendy Quayle and Dr John Hornbuckle.
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:39:00 +1100
Two of Australia's leading water management experts have joined Deakin.

What's new in Bipolar Disorder research?

IMPACT researchers are working on the recovery phase of Bipolar Disorder.
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 12:59:00 +1100
On World Bipolar Day, IMPACT hosted a public seminar to outline the latest research.

Deakin empowers high-tech wireless partnership

From left: Deakin Research Fellow Quan-Zen Ang, Mpower's Mr Edin Bektasevic and Mr Randy Low, and Deakin's Associate Professor Abbas Kouzani.
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:24:00 +1100
A Deakin-industry collaboration has made the first batch of Research Connections grants.

Deakin researchers target global health

Authors of the Health Literacy Toolkit: Dr Suvajee Good (WHO), Dr Sarity Dodson and Professor Richard Osborne.
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:23:00 +1100
A promising new approach to health literacy has been developed with the World Health Organisation.

Birds could hold secret to lasting relationships

The work focussed on the Australian zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata), which pairs for life and is very faithful.
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 23:13:00 +1100
The more offspring a couple raise the more closely together they work to feed them, contradicting years of scientific belief, new Deakin research has found.

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27th February 2015