Deakin in the South Pacific

A measuring tape for obesity

The 23-strong team of international academics and public health experts at the Rockefeller Centre in Bellagio, Italy.
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:01:00 +1100
Deakin initiative will monitor governments and food industry, says Dr Gary Sacks.

Deakin Research Commercial enters a new world

It's time to take ourselves to the next level, which includes focussing more on the global opportunities as well as those here in Australia, says Gary Heyden, the new Director of Deakin Research Commercial.
Tue, 14 Aug 2012 09:36:00 +1000
Strategic global partnerships the way forward says Gary Heyden.

Developing PNG leaders

There is a broad consensus in Papua New Guinea that leadership is a critical issue requiring urgent attention, says Dr Ritchie said.
Wed, 18 Jul 2012 10:15:00 +1000
New centre will help show the way, says Dr Jonathan Ritchie.

Too Big To Ignore

Data collection systems and policy discourses about fisheries are centred on the large-scale fishing sector, while small-scale fisheries continue to be seriously understudied, says Dr Tanya King.
Mon, 28 May 2012 09:26:00 +1000
Dr Tanya King joins crucial global study of small-scale fishing communities.

Taking Deakin to the world

Professor Tes Toop
Mon, 14 May 2012 16:35:00 +1000
Exciting new challenge for Professor Tes Toop.

Fast track your research career

Alfred Deakin
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 16:35:00 +1100
Applications for 2013 Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Fellowships are now open.

End of a Colossus

Sir Michael Somare
Wed, 29 Jun 2011 16:25:00 +1000
Dr Jonathan Ritchie assesses the political career of Sir Michael Somare.

Food lobby holding up health improvements

Professor Boyd Swinburn
Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:24:00 +1000
The influence that industry has over government policy is probably the single biggest barrier to getting effective policies in place for obesity prevention, says Professor Boyd Swinburn.

University town extends its global reach

Professor Jane den Hollander
Wed, 22 Jun 2011 16:03:00 +1000
Research part of Deakin's interaction with community, says Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander.

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.

Papua New Guinea LNG revenue model underway

Professor Mark McGillivray
Tue, 21 Jun 2011 09:46:00 +1000
Deakin University's Professor Mark McGillivray helping PNG cope with expected windfall.

Top award to Dr Tania de Koning-Ward

Dr Tania de Koning-Ward
Mon, 13 Jun 2011 16:46:00 +1000
Deakin researcher wins Commonwealth Health Minister's Medal.

Mineral boom but PNG fails on Millenium goals

Professor David Lowe (left), Dr Thomas Webster and Richard Marles
Mon, 30 May 2011 11:16:00 +1000
We know Papua New Guinea is set for incredible economic growth but we also know that it's tracking very poorly in terms of Millenium Development Goals, ADRI's Professor David Lowe tells Radio Australia

Papua where?

Professor David Lowe (left), Dr Thomas Webster and Richard Marles
Tue, 17 May 2011 10:59:00 +1000
Symposium organised by Alfred Deakin Research Institute looks at Papua New Guinea now and into the future.

Deakin finds own space at Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library

Alfred Deakin Research Institute
Tue, 29 Mar 2011 09:36:00 +1100
The ADPML brings together, in a virtual space, some of the more important documents from the periods just prior to, and when, Deakin was in office, says Deakin University Librarian Anne Horn.

Minister officially opens Alfred Deakin Research Institute and Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library

Tue, 29 Mar 2011 09:30:00 +1100
Alfred Deakin Research Institute and Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library officially opened by the Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development, Local Government and Minister for the Arts the Honourable Simon Crean.

Obesity rates dropping in preschool children

Professor Boyd Swinburn
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 11:31:00 +1100
These results show promising signs that not only is overweight and obesity declining in some groups but that it may be possible to slow, even reverse, the wide-spread increase in obesity seen in recent years, says Professor Boyd Swinburn

Marine and Freshwater science at Deakin enters uncharted waters - "littorally" and otherwise!

Dr Daniel Ierodiaconou
Mon, 21 Mar 2011 13:51:00 +1100
"We have a long history of aquatic science at Deakin, especially at the Warrnambool Campus," says Professor Gerry Quinn.

Collaborative times nothing to sneeze at

Professor Peter Doherty in full flight
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:36:00 +1100
One of the great things about science at the moment is the way people from different areas of research are now working together, says Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty.

Deakin researchers to play leading role in PNG

Professor David Lowe, Dr Thomas Webster and Richard Marles
Fri, 12 Nov 2010 16:41:00 +1100
The head of ADRI, Professor David Lowe, signs MoU with the head of the NRI, Dr Thomas Webster.

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

2nd February 2011