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Deakin's Vice-Chancellor Prof Jane den Hollander; Minister for Regional Development, the Hon Jaala Pulford; Quickstep Chairman, Mr Tony Quick; Quickstep Managing Director, Mr David Marino; and Geelong MP Ms Christine Couzens.

Quickstep brings global R&D to Geelong

Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:21:00 +1000
Deakin's 'carbon cluster' will gain a major boost with Quickstep's high tech centre. Read more
Research Degrees Information Sessios

Interested in PhD or Masters by Research opportunities in 2016?

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:51:00 +1000
Come along to a Research Degrees Information Session at the Burwood or Waurn Ponds Campus. Read more
Deakin's 2014 3MT winners - Michael Do, Morgan Burcher and Jane Wilcox.

Three Minute Thesis

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:57:00 +1000
Audience required for the final on Thursday 13th August. Read more
Deakin's Pro Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Partnerships) Professor Peter Hodgson.

Metals dynamo to forge new links for Deakin

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 09:38:00 +1000
Prof Peter Hodgson is set to build large-scale collaborations for Deakin. Read more

Membrane research gains poster award in Poland

Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:41:00 +1000
An IFM PhD student has received the prize for best poster at a prestigious international conference. Read more

New polymers offer flexible alternative

Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:05:00 +1000
Deakin researchers have developed a new polymer material that could extend the life of automotive components and provide a way to manufacture components without moulding. Read more

Research reveals transport mechanism in new electrolytes

Thu, 09 Jul 2015 13:46:00 +1000
IFM researchers have shown how lithium and sodium ions move through plastic crystal electrolytes - a significant discovery for new battery design Read more
Professor Jeong Yoon.

Double ARC success for metals research

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:31:00 +1000
Deakin has been awarded two Australian Research Council Linkage Scheme awards. Read more
SEM images of carbon nano-pillars.

Graphene coatings make steel corrosion-resistant

Fri, 05 Jun 2015 16:23:00 +1000
IFM researchers have grown graphene flakes directly onto stainless steel, improving the metal's resistance to corrosion. Read more
Deakin's Dr Paul Collins and Dr Alessandra Sutti with HeiQ Australia Chief Executive Officer Dr Murray Height.

Short fibre technology gets boost with manufacturing partnership

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:48:00 +1000
The new Innovative Manufacturing CRC is set to benefit Australian industry. Read more
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19th February 2015