Research news

Celebrating an exceptional year

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:05:00 +1100
Reflecting on Deakin's research accomplishments that will benefit our communities for years to come.

Institute to boldly explore new frontiers

Professor Xungai Wang.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:08:00 +1100
Professor Xungai Wang begins as new Director of the Institute for Frontier Materials.

Stretching the health dollar

Ms Rosemary Calder, Mr Bruce Bonyhady, Deakin University Vice-Chancellor Prof Jane den Hollander, Prof Rob Carter, Mrs Anne Kolbe and Prof Stuart Peacock (International Society on Priorities in Health Care).
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:42:00 +1100
An international conference has focused on the allocation of health care resources.

Racism proves hard to budge

Professor Yin Paradies.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:41:00 +1100
CCG researchers have found that racism against 'certain groups' is on the rise in Victoria.

All in the timing

Dr Michael Johnstone has helped ANSTO to streamline their processes.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:56:00 +1100
CISR researcher has used high tech modelling to find major savings for ANSTO.

Robots to test boundaries in national challenge

Contestants at last year's Autonomous Ground Vehicle Competition.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:16:00 +1100
Teams are set to converge in Geelong for the 2014 Autonomous Ground Vehicle Competition.

CRESP award for excellent paper

Dr Truyen Tran
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:42:00 +1100
Dr Truyen Tran has won the Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention (CRESP) Early Career Researcher Best Research Paper Award for 2014.

Metals community celebrates a brilliant career

Emeritus Professor Julian Mercer
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:40:00 +1100
Australian experts have paid tribute to retiring Professor Julian Mercer, a world authority on copper.

Salmon expert reels in top nutrition medal

Nutritionist, Associate Professor Giovanni Turchini.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:32:00 +1100
Giovanni Turchini has been awarded the annual medal of the Nutrition Society of Australia.

Deakin marks 20-year India milestone

Deakin PhD students and presenters from the special two-day research training workshop.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:54:00 +1100
Latest visit brings celebrations, workshops and new initiatives.

Geelong lawyer blazes new training trail

PhD researcher Kristoffer Greaves has received a 2014 ISSOTL award.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:39:00 +1100
A PhD student in Education is bringing innovation to practical legal training.

Breaking the fracture cycle

Dr Kara Holloway
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:39:00 +1100
Deakin researcher finds one fracture can lead to another.

Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Fellows announced

Alfred Deakin
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:03:00 +1100
Deakin will welcome 17 new postdoctoral research fellows in 2015.

Top award for smart parrot research

Justin Eastwood has won the CSIRO Award for Innovation in Infectious Disease Research or Prevention for his work with rosellas.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:26:00 +1100
Justin Eastwood has received a 'Researcher of the Year' award for his parrot disease research.

A calling to support the homeless

Committed to making a difference - 2014 Alumni of the Year (Community Service) Mr James Farrell.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:28:00 +1100
Alumni Award winner James Farrell uses the law to help the vulnerable.

Exploring 3D printing pozibilities

Dr George Aranda, with some objects made pozible by 3D printing.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:42:00 +1100
Successful crowd funding for project to explore 3D printing in primary schools.

Deakin researchers dazzle

Deakin University's Dr Luke Henderson and Professor Bronwyn Fox were awarded the top two awards at this year's Smart Geelong Researcher of the Year Awards.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:30:00 +1100
Stellar night for Deakin at this year's Smart Geelong Researcher of the Year Awards.

Disadvantaged missing out on knee replacements

Dr Sharon Brennan.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:47:00 +1100
Researchers find socioeconomic status affects joint replacement uptake.

Deakin makes finals in VicHealth Awards

The 'You the Man' writing team: Deakin's Dr Patrick van der Werf, Dr Virginia Murray and Professor Ann Taket (right). Ms Cathy Plourde, the play's orginator, from the Uni of New England, USA, is second from left.
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:24:00 +1100
Four entries have achieved a stand-out performance for Deakin.

Centre for Investigative Interviewing launched

Director of the Centre for Investigative Interviewing, Professor Martine Powell.
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:01:00 +1100
A new Centre is taking its expertise around the globe.

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

20th August 2012