2014 Media releases archives

International students surfing

Barrels not ballots for Deakin’s international students at surf school
29 November 2014

Deakin University's international students are set to make a splash when they swap laptops and lecture rooms for Speedos and surfboards at surf school this weekend.


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Master of Teaching brings up to 100 to Warrnambool
27 November 2014

Up to 100 new student teachers from across Australia will spend four weeks in Warrnambool in a new partnership designed to attract inspirational teachers to disadvantaged areas.


Kate Fitz-Gibbon

Deakin University criminologist Kate Fitz-Gibbon wields a pen over a sword to protect women victims of violent crime
12 November 2014

A new book by influential Deakin University criminologist Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon is set to put further pressure on calls to tighten up laws covering crimes of domestic violence that result in homicide.


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Rural and regional Victorian women more likely to experience violence, less likely to get justice: Deakin research
7 November 2014

Women in rural and regional Victoria can be up to three times more likely to experience family violence than some metropolitan women, yet their postcodes can also inhibit the chances they have of receiving justice, new Deakin University research has found.


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Success for Deakin in latest round of ARC Discovery, DECRA and LIEF grants
5 November 2014

Deakin University has had some excellent results in the ARC scheme outcomes announced today.


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Deakin University celebrates 20 years in India
5 November 2014

Deakin University has marked 20 historic years in India by announcing it will expand its operations into South Asia.


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Winner of Deakin’s Contemporary Small Sculpture Award pushes boundaries
31 October 2014

Sydney artist Mikala Dwyer has received the 2014 Deakin University $10,000 Contemporary Small Sculpture Award at a special event at the Burwood campus.


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New anti-bullying computer game a Safekeeper thanks to Deakin research
30 October 2014

A partnership between Deakin University researchers and a Melbourne-based community organisation have created a computer game designed to prevent bullying.


Jamie's Ministry of Food Ipswich

Back to basics approach to home cooking the key to turning around Australia’s poor eating habits
28 October 2014

The back to basics approach to home cooking taught through Jamie's Ministry of Food Australia program is successfully changing the eating habits of Australians, Deakin University research has found.


Deakin Alumni award

Deakin University announces its 2014 Alumni Award winners
22 October 2014

Two captains of industry join an altruistic lawyer and an Aussie sports star honoured in the 2014 Deakin University Alumni Awards.



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