Research news

Symposium targets regional health inequities

Professor David Ashley, the Executive Director of Western Alliance and Chair of Medicine at Deakin University and Barwon Health.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:25:00 +1100
Western Alliance is set to host its first Annual Symposium.

HuNI pot of cultural data launched

Deakin Vice-Chancellor, Professor Jane Den Hollander, HuNI Project Director, Professor Deb Verhoeven and Deputy Director of NeCTAR, Dr Nigel Ward.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:35:00 +1100
A new platform will provide a hive of activity for humanities and creative arts researchers.

Jamie's recipe a success

Ready to give Jamie's Ministry of Food the thumbs up - Ms Jessica Herbert and Ms Anna Flego.
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:08:00 +1100
Researchers find Jamie's Ministry of Food is improving eating habits.

Concrete outcome for carpets

GT Recycling's Brett McLean, Business Development Manager; Trevor McLean, General Manager; and Doug McLean, Business Advisor; with Godfrey Hirst's Environmental Engineer, Robert Lunardelli (2nd left); and Professor Lingxue Kong.
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:25:00 +1100
A Deakin-industry partnership will give new life to textiles waste that was headed for landfill.

Nomadic shorebirds: finding water in the desert

Banded Stilts enjoy a desert salt lake.
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.

When a Bushfire Plan Isn't Enough

Gardens of Fire book cover image
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:14:00 +1100
Robert Kenny's 'Gardens of Fire' wins History Publication Award.

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.

The Sound of the Not-So-Silent

Image of Jews at Auschwitz
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:18:00 +1100
Holocaust exhibitions and the 'myth of silence'.

NHMRC Outcome Success

One of the five NHMRC Project Grant Awards will be led by Professor John Toumbourou.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:44:00 +1100
Deakin University has been awarded five NHMRC Project Grant Awards and two NHMRC Fellowships.

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.

Multiplying factors

Alfred Deakin Medallist Ms Grace Jefferson, with Sacred Heart specialist maths students, Renee Demeo (left) and Meave Miller-Stawyskyj.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:20:00 +1100
Alfred Deakin Medallist Grace Jefferson takes to the classroom to share her passion for maths.

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.

Woman of influence

Making a difference in India - Ms Jennifer Star and some of her students.
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:14:00 +1100
Deakin PhD student Jennifer Star named in '100 Women of Influence' listing.

Novel approach to cancer treatment looks promising

Dr Luke Henderson
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:47:00 +1100
Chemists develop a new range of cancer therapeutics.

Julia Gillard visits Deakin

Former Australian Prime Minister Ms Julia Gillard and Deakin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander.
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:25:00 +1100
Geelong residents came out in force to hear Australia's former Prime Minister.

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

20th August 2012