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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 will host 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.

Open letter to women in science

Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:03:00 +1100
Australian Laureate Fellow Professor Maria Forsyth offers sage advice, to mark International Women's Day.

GFC has brought academics to the policy table, US expert

Professor Christopher Waller.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:10:00 +1100
Prof Chris Waller, a Senior Vice-President with the St Louis Federal Reserve, has shared his insights with Deakin.

Can rewarding activity make the difference?

Alfred Deakin Professor Kylie Ball.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 10:44:00 +1100
C-PAN's Professor Kylie Ball is tackling inactivity through an incentive approach.

Carbon Nexus to partner with global industry player DowAksa

Partnership with DowAksa cements Deakin's position as a world leader in carbon fibre research.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:20:00 +1100
Partnership cements Deakin's position as a world leader in carbon fibre research.

CPAN researchers gain inspiration at Young Scientists' Summit

Dr Lukar Thornton and Dr Nicky Ridgers reassessed their research thinking at the Young Scientists' Summit.
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:24:00 +1100
The Global Young Scientists' Summit provided a wealth of ideas for two researchers.

Silent mental health epidemic affects Australian workers

Professor Anthony LaMontagne.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:57:00 +1100
Deakin expert helps put the spotlight on work-related mental illness.

Future directions for carbon fibre

The Carbon Fibre Future Directions conference will feature 44 speakers, including 19 from industry and 16 from overseas.
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:32:00 +1100
The third biennial Carbon Fibre Future Directions conference will give a unique insight into significant global developments in innovation of composite materials.

A safer ride

Dr Chris Hurren.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:07:00 +1100
Jeans research strengthens safety below the belt.

Researchers put a new spin on nanofibre

Electrospinning uses an electrical charge to create tiny fibres from a liquid.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:53:00 +1100
Technology opens the way for a new generation of fibre products.

Get the motion

The Universal Motion Simulator can create the 'ultimate simulation.'
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:15:00 +1100
Deakin has developed the ultimate Universal Motion Simulator.

VR CAVE ushers in a virtual future for engineering

Mechatronics expert Dr Ben Horan has designed CADET's new VR cave.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:04:00 +1100
CADET's VR CAVE will offer endless research opportunities.

Researchers conquer ballistics armour

The helmet shells meet the highest safety standards - passing stringent ballistic and mechanical testing.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:40:00 +1100
Deakin scientists have 'cracked the challenge' of curving ballistics fibre - paving the way for a new generation of combat armour.

Aircraft recycling takes flight

Dr Thomas Dorin has found that copper is the key to recycling aluminium alloys.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:31:00 +1100
Deakin researchers have cracked the aluminium alloy recycling conundrum.

Bridging the gap - finding ways forward with Indigenous Australians

Associate Professor Emma Kowal.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:17:00 +1100
ASSA award for outstanding anthropologist, Associate Prof Emma Kowal.

Deakin to dazzle at 'White Night 2015'

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 10:58:00 +1100
Motion.Lab will transform Federation Square for Melbourne's 'night of nights.'

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

27th February 2015