Research Services news

Nomadic shorebirds: finding water in the desert

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:10:00 +1100
Waterbirds have been tracked from space to understand their ability to find ephemeral desert wetlands.

Fathoming the Family Court

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:39:00 +1100
Researcher Ian Parsons has developed a resource booklet to demystify the Family Law Court.

Machines learn to pick up the cues

Professor Svetha Venkatesh (top) and Dr Truyen Tran.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:18:00 +1100
A new data pattern recognition program is pinpointing people most at risk of suicide.

Vale Gough Whitlam - a visionary Australian

Paying tribute to Gough Whitlam - Dr Margaret McKenzie.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:22:00 +1100
Deakin economics expert, Margaret McKenzie, reflects on the former Prime Minister's economic legacy.

Detecting the keys to wellbeing

New Director of the CMHWR, Professor Craig Olsson.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:10:00 +1100
New Centre Director, Craig Olsson, is spearheading large scale, multi-generational research.

Influencing the law

Woman of infuence - Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:14:00 +1100
Deakin criminologist Kate Fitz-Gibbon has been honoured in '100 Women of Influence' awards.

Ion man receives Alfred Deakin Medal

Alfred Deakin Medal winner Dr Anthony Somers (centre), with his supervisors Associate Professor Patrick Howlett and Professor Maria Forsyth.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:04:00 +1100
Materials engineering researcher Anthony Somers has been awarded an Alfred Deakin Medal.

Fractured lives

Dr Sharon Brennan
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:20:00 +1100
Men express less satisfaction with their quality of life after suffering a fracture.

Human rights focus for UNESCO lecture

President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs.
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:21:00 +1100
Human Rights Commission President, Prof Gillian Triggs, will tackle the ethical challenges of policy making at this year's lecture.

Three Minute Thesis

Award winners from last year Rebecca Lindberg, Kim Anderson and Gayathri Devi Rajmohan.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:10:00 +1000
Audience required for the final on Tuesday 12th August.

Opportunity to join the fellowship

2013 Alfred Deakin Research Fellow Clifford Liongue is using zebra fish to study lymphoma.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:31:00 +1000
New round of Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellowships now open.

Researcher in Profile

Liz Eckermann with villagers in Attepeu (Lao PDR)
Mon, 11 Jul 2011 15:11:00 +1000
Associate Professor Liz Eckermann looks back - and forward.

Should there be limits on the tenure of bank CEOs?

Three minute thesis logo
Mon, 11 Jul 2011 11:19:00 +1000
That's the question being posed - and answered - by Deakin's Three Minute Thesis winner, Toni Aburime.

Major Birds Australia prize to Christine Connelly

Eastern Yellow Robin
Mon, 11 Jul 2011 09:19:00 +1000
PhD student wins Professor Allen Keast Research Award.

Finally, the story of East Gippsland's forgotten hero

Three Minute Thesis logo
Mon, 04 Jul 2011 14:22:00 +1000
Alfred Howitt will finally have his life up in lights when Deakin University PhD candidate Jenny Herbert competes in the Three Minute Thesis competition final.

Moving with the times

Mon, 27 Jun 2011 09:32:00 +1000
The OzBot™ makes the frontline safer for Australian soldiers!

Bamboo research a catalyst for change!

Tanya Ha from Catalyst (left) with Tarannum Afrin
Fri, 24 Jun 2011 09:40:00 +1000
Deakin University PhD student Tarannum Afrin on ABC1's Catalyst

Supporting meaningful development in the Pacific

Signing the agreement
Wed, 22 Jun 2011 12:38:00 +1000
Alfred Deakin Research Institute and Sustineo enter partnership to ensure future growth.

Evaluating stress in the workplace

Stress free symbol
Mon, 20 Jun 2011 15:40:00 +1000
New project aims to trial the development of comprehensive prevention initiatives.

Most takeovers benefit shareholders

Dr Harminder Singh
Mon, 20 Jun 2011 11:44:00 +1000
They play a key role in ensuring management teams operate efficiently, says Dr Harminder Singh.

Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

21st February 2011