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Current edition of d magazine

Issue 2, 2012


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WELCOME

From the Vice-Chancellor

ALUMNI NEWS

Deakin Alumni Community award winners

Deakin Alumni Community authors

Prize winners announced

Alumni postgraduate fee subsidy

Upcoming networking events

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FEATURES

 

THE FUTURE OF LEARNING

A radical new approach to learning is a cornerstone in Deakin’s new strategic agenda.

Words by Sally Holt

 



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NOTHING TO SEE HERE

From 1 December it will be illegal to sell cigarettes in Australia in anything other than a drab, olive-green package, adorned only with graphic public health warnings. But will plain packaging of cigarettes really deter people from buying them?

Words by Katie Hyder





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WHERE DO THE CHILDREN PLAY?

Urban density, shrinking backyards and changing lifestyles are impacting on the amount of time children spend outdoors. Associate Professor Mardie Townsend, from Deakin’s School of Health and Social Development, warns it is a trend that comes with health and environmental costs.

Words by Sally Holt



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THE NEWS REVOLUTION

The industrial revolution brought wonders and advancements to humanity. But for those living through it, there were also casualties. Alongside the child labourers and the poor – who were forced to work long hours in unspeakable conditions – there were the highly-skilled craft workers and the agricultural labourers who suddenly found themselves struggling to compete with new technology. Sound familiar?

Words by Katie Hyder

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PRIORITISING PATIENT SAFETY

Deakin’s first Bhutanese PhD student hopes to improve the understanding of patient safety issues in Bhutan and inform the development of solutions for nations around the world.

Words by Danielle Crisp


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