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Deakin, Victorian Government to plan joint vision for Waterfront
29 July 2016

Deakin and the Victorian Government will work together to plan to develop the precinct surrounding the University’s Waterfront landholdings, the first steps in a joint vision to ensure Geelong’s north-facing bay becomes the jewel in regional Australia’s crown.


Why do so many Australians love feeding wild birds? Deakin research hopes to find out
28 July 2016

Deakin University scientists are wondering what the implications of so many people feeding birds might be and if the food being offered to them is potentially harmful to their health.


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Deakin graduates reunite to curate new art exhibition
26 July 2016

The latest exhibition at the Deakin University Art Gallery, What does this one do?, brings together two Deakin University graduates and four leading Melbourne artists.


Aussie ocean habitats to be valued as part of global mapping project
20 July 2016

Deakin researchers are set to put a value on southern Australia’s underwater habitats, as part of the Global Mapping Ocean Wealth Program.


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Sugar tax a minimal hit to hip pocket
14 July 2016

A tax on sugary drinks would have minimal impact on the hip pocket of low-income earners, a Deakin University study has found.


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Vice-Chancellor update on the future of Warrnambool campus
12 July 2016

Deakin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander today visited Warrnambool to update staff, students and the community on the future of the campus.


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Deakin University sport management program in world’s top 10
11 July 2016

Deakin University’s Master of Business (Sport Management) has been ranked in the word’s top 10, for the second year running.


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Tunisia's troubled path to democracy the focus of upcoming symposium
11 July 2016

Leading scholars and activists from Tunisia and Indonesia will gather to discuss the political future of Tunisia at a special symposium in Melbourne from 11 – 12 July.


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Chancellor's leadership honoured
11 July 2016

Do leaders who encourage ‘fun’ in their workplaces get the best results from their teams? Deakin’s new Chancellor, John Stanhope, certainly thinks so and now he’s helping a Business PhD candidate to put that notion to the test.


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Data shows people must move more, sit less
8 July 2016

Australians must move more and sit less with the latest Heart Foundation report providing further evidence that the prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors is lower among Australian who meet physical activity recommendations.


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Geelong experts join national battle against infectious diseases
7 July 2016

Geelong infectious disease experts will join a national research network designed to strengthen Australia’s response to the growing threat of infectious diseases.


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Time to remove barriers that stop girls being more active
30 June 2016

Adolescent girls are missing out on opportunities to be as physically active as boys and a Melbourne researcher says that schools and sporting clubs are the place to start to change this inequity.


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Three-university medical training partnership welcomes Coalition’s national rural generalist pathway announcement
27 June 2016

The Victorian Rural Medical Training Network welcomes Minster for Rural Health Fiona Nash’s announcement of a plan to develop pathways for rural medical practitioners to address the shortage of doctors outside major metropolitan centres.


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Deakin announces winner of 2016 Contemporary Small Sculpture Award
17 June 2016

Melbourne artist Geoffrey Bartlett has taken out the Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award for 2016 with a striking work titled Fusion Revisited.


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Deakin to deliver new STEM education initiative in Victorian secondary schools
15 June 2016

Teachers at 30 secondary schools across Victoria are set to receive a boost to their Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teaching credentials thanks to a new Victorian Government initiative delivered by Deakin University.


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