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Deakin welcomes report on demand driven system

Deakin University Vice-Chancellor Jane den Hollander today welcomed the report into the Demand Driven Funding System, while cautioning that any changes must continue to protect the reputation of Australian universities here and overseas, where they actively compete against other jurisdictions, most particularly the United Kingdom and America.

Visual tricks may aid male great bowerbird’s mating success

New research has uncovered the visual tricks male great bowerbirds employ to enhance their chances of mating.

New research makes migrant species a conservation priority

Global conservation could be bolstered by new research that maps migratory species’ impacts on eco-systems, food web dynamics and community processes.

Consumers pay more to insure against mobile phone bill shock, research finds

Mobile phone customers are paying more for their plans than they need to and may need the skill of an accountant or maths honours student to properly unpick the detail of telco plans, Deakin University researchers have found.

Deakin celebrates 40 years and looks to the future with confidence

Deakin University today marked the official beginning of its 40th anniversary, at its Geelong headquarters, with a travelling exhibition celebrating the public identity and achievements of its namesake, three-time Australian Prime Minister Alfred Deakin.

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