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That Sugar Film's dramatic depiction of how taking things to the extreme can be harmful might well have entertainment value, but it has a Deakin University health scientist asking if it is casting sugar in the right light.
Deakin's scientist Dr Desley Whisson responds to reports about the management of koala populations in Victoria
4 March 2015
Transcript of interview with Deakin University School of Life and Environmental Sciences lecturer Dr Desley Whisson.
The fact that fish choose their food based on what colours they can see, as opposed to how it tastes, is an inherited trait that could have implications for the evolution in the animal kingdom, new Deakin University research has found.
The Deakin Cats Community Centre at the Geelong Football Club has welcomed its 30,000th visitor since opening its doors in June 2013.
International health experts are calling on governments to take a stronger regulatory stand on the use of energy drinks and curb the growing harm caused by their consumption.
Thousands of new Deakin students will have the opportunity to take a worldly view of campus thanks to an innovative combination of a selfie stick and GoPro cameras.
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.
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.
Deakin University researchers will show the world how they are redefining innovation at this year's Australian International Airshow.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.