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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.
A Deakin University tax expert has called on the Government to strengthen existing double tax treaty agreements to curtail the practice of foreign companies siphoning untaxed profits from Australia.
Diet and nutrition essential for mental health
28 January 2015
Evidence is rapidly growing showing vital relationships between both diet quality and potential nutritional deficiencies and mental health, a new international collaboration led by the University of Melbourne and Deakin University has revealed.
They can wipe out an entire commercial fish farm overnight, terrify open water swimmers throughout the world and disable power stations, but Deakin University's top marine scientist is part of a global team which could have the solution to the sting of the jellyfish bloom.
Deakin University, the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria, today announced a unique partnership with Australia's only regionally based bank, Bendigo Bank.
A month on from Christmas and mums and dads around the country are only now feeling the credit card bill hangover – and for many the blow is made all the worse by imminent back-to-school costs.
Slow and steady doesn't just win the race between a tortoise and a hare, with new Deakin University research showing sluggish, shy and slow-growing underwater creatures have a better chance of avoiding death by fishing hook than their bigger and bolder counterparts.
From Geelong to Montpellier, researchers hope animals hold key to better human cancer outcomes
20 January 2015
A Deakin University biologist is collaborating with French scientists to unlock the secrets to the animal kingdom's ability to fight cancer in an attempt to help human medicine better prevent and cure the disease.
Hoarding is a debilitating disorder that can have a devastating impact on those with the condition, their families and the community.
Research finds caffeine increases soft drink consumption
13 January 2015
Researchers from Deakin University's Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) have found that caffeine increases the consumption of soft drinks.
A Melbourne study has found that incidental physical activity from active transport, such as walking to catch the train to work or cycling to the shops, can save lives and money.
Twelve great new year's money resolutions
12 January 2015
Many of us are not so great at keeping New year's resolutions, but Deakin University financial planning senior lecturer Dr Adrian Raftery suggests we are more likely to find success when we set goals to reduce debt or save more rather than trying to lose weight or give up smoking.
Deakin University nutritionist Associate Professor Giovanni Turchini has been recognised for his outstanding research in aquaculture and nutrition, receiving the Nutrition Society of Australia's annual medal.
A Deakin University marine scientist is asking coastal Victorian and Tasmanian locals and summer holidaymakers to help save one of the ocean's biggest yet most elusive endangered creatures.
Viral video gives front-row seat as students discover ATAR
17 December 2014
A Deakin University video capturing the moment 30 school students discover their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) has gone viral with more than 189,000 views in one day.