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Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, Professor Maria Forsyth.

Science Academy honour for Maria Forsyth

Mon, 25 May 2015 10:06:00 +1000
Australian Laureate Fellow Prof Maria Forsyth has been elected to the Australian Academy of Science. Read more
A model of a metallic nanoparticle

Modelling gives insights for better molecule design

Thu, 21 May 2015 14:00:00 +1000
Researchers are using a combination of molecular simulation and experimental techniques as a way towards rational design of metallic nanoparticles. Read more
Director of the IFM, Professor Xungai Wang.

Green light for fibres Industrial Transformation Research Hub

Wed, 20 May 2015 13:08:00 +1000
A $4.7 million future fibres Research Hub is to be established at Deakin. Read more
From left: Vice-General Manager of Donfang Turbine Company, Hu Jun; Professor Qipeng Guo; Vice-Mayor from the city of Deyang, Qian Shumo; Professor Lee Astheimer; and Mr Lin Zhang.

Deakin contributes to China's wind energy sector

Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:43:00 +1000
Deakin has signed an agreement with the Dongfang Turbine Company, one of China's largest state-owned enterprises. Read more
Deakin's Plasma Research Laboratory features state-of-the-art plasma technology.

'Father' of plasma research has visited Deakin

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 11:16:00 +1000
Prof Riccardo D'Agostino has shared his knowledge, as Thinker-in-Residence, with Deakin researchers and local industry. Read more
The sensors will not only provide continuous monitoring, but will predict when and where corrosion is likely to occur in years ahead.

New research to realise the sensor 'pipe dream'

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:40:00 +1000
A novel sensor is set to help extend the operational life of energy pipelines by decades. Read more
Dr Wren Greene, with a microfluidic chip.

Big breakthrough for tiny diagnostics

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 12:08:00 +1000
Biophysicist Wren Greene has uncovered the unique properties of the protein lubricin. Read more

Open letter to women in science

Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:03:00 +1100
Australian Laureate Fellow Professor Maria Forsyth offers sage advice, to mark International Women's Day. Read more
The Carbon Fibre Future Directions conference will feature 44 speakers, including 19 from industry and 16 from overseas.

Future directions for carbon fibre

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:32:00 +1100
The third biennial Carbon Fibre Future Directions conference will give a unique insight into significant global developments in innovation of composite materials. Read more
Dr Chris Hurren.

A safer ride

Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:07:00 +1100
Jeans research strengthens safety below the belt. Read more
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27th February 2015