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Australian health web sites too difficult to read
26 February 2015

A Deakin University study has found that Australian health web sites are too difficult for the average person to read.

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Deakin researchers showcase innovation at Australian International Airshow
24 February 2015

Deakin University researchers will show the world how they are redefining innovation at this year's Australian International Airshow.

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Deakin’s Carbon Nexus to partner with global industry player DowAksa
24 February 2015

Australia's carbon fibre industry growth strategy has been given a boost thanks to a new partnership between Deakin University and one of the world's leading science and technology companies.

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Vox Lumen ready to shine at White Night Melbourne
18 February 2015

Crowds at Federation Square during this weekend's White Night Melbourne will have the chance to influence and interact with a large-scale art installation, thanks to the cutting-edge work of Deakin University's Motion.Lab and Centre for Intelligent Systems Research (CISR).

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Students, industry to benefit from new Deakin partnership with global Indian-based engineering firm Cyient
17 February 2015

Deakin's ongoing relationship with India has been strengthened through a new partnership with global engineering firm Cyient, which will open cross-cultural doors for students in both countries.

Deakin scientists look at role of wetlands in battle against climate change
15 February 2015

The role rainforests play through storing carbon in the battle against climate change is well understood, but Deakin University scientists now believe the humble swamp, or freshwater wetland, could be up to 50 times more effective.

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Deakin's Head of School of Education responds to the Federal Government's review of teacher training
13 February 2015

Transcript of an ABC News 24 interview with Deakin University Head of School of Education, Professor Christine Ure, about the Federal Government's review of teacher training.

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Deakin Motion.Lab helps Flying Dutchman set sail for Palais
11 February 2015

Ground-breaking 3D scenery developed by Deakin University's Motion.Lab will light up the stage of one of Melbourne's most iconic venues when Victorian Opera's production of Richard Wagner'sThe Flying Dutchman opens on Saturday.

Health Literacy Toolkit

Health literacy key to improving health outcomes in South East Asia
10 February 2015

The South East Asia Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership with Deakin University, has today (10 February) launched a set of health literacy tools and resources created to improve health and reduce inequalities for much of the world.

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Fat found to be the new taste sensation
9 February 2015

There is conclusive evidence that there is a fat taste, according to Deakin University sensory science researchers.

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Carbon Nexus welcomes internationally-recognised quality certification
8 February 2015

Deakin University's globally unique carbon fibre research centre has added another feather to its cap with the award of an internationally-recognised quality management certification.

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Vox Lumen to light up White Night Melbourne at Fed Square
6 February 2015

A cutting-edge fusion of live performance and new technologies will light up the iconic Federation Square at the highly anticipated White Night Melbourne later this month.

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The AFL and junk food – it’s not just obesity we need to worry about
6 February 2015

Deakin University Associate Professor Felice Jacka warns that obesity is not the only health issue at play in the AFL's decision to partner with McDonald's.

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Founding Deakin staff member retires after 45 years of service
30 January 2015

Deakin staff, past and present, gathered at the University's Waurn Ponds Campus this week to farewell accounting systems manager Wayne Myers as he heads into retirement after 45 years of service.


Deakin University celebrates 2015 Australia Day honours
30 January 2015

Deakin University has congratulated members of its community who were recognised in this year's Australia Day Honours.

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