Research news

Viral outbreak

Zooplankton expert, Dr Ben Roennfeldt.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:31:00 +1000
A Deakin researcher has discovered a new zooplankton virus that could affect aquatic food chains.

Winning research

Alfred Deakin
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:50:00 +1000
'Improving the world' was a key motivator for the four Alfred Deakin Thesis Medallists this year.

Remembering war

Historian and author, Dr Tony Joel.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:26:00 +1000
War is the theme of two new ADRI books, one examining the Cold War, the other exploring the Dresden firebombing.

Speaking for the bandicoot

Sarah Maclagan with an endangered southern brown bandicoot.
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:15:00 +1000
Deakin student Sarah Maclagan has embarked on a mission to save an endangered bandicoot.

'Eco' partnership grows

Professor Lee Astheimer and Professor Xuliang Zhuang exchange gifts at the signing of an MOU between Deakin and RCEES.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:37:00 +1100
Chinese environmental researchers have visited Deakin to discuss collaboration and sign an MOU.

Putting tiny diagnostics to the test

Professor Lingxue Kong with a prototype of his diagnostic device.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:09:00 +1100
A portable device that uses 'smart matter' could transform medical diagnosis in developing countries.

New life for the Colorado

Water returns to the Colorado River Delta.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:02:00 +1100
Two Deakin researchers witness the historic restoration of the Colorado River Delta in Mexico.

Sowing the seeds of resurrection

Professor John Hamill
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:19:00 +1100
Can some inconspicuous Australian grasses be the key to improving crop drought tolerance?

Beyond the impasse

Professor Lord Krebs spent several hours with Deakin University students at Waurn Ponds.
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:33:00 +1100
Eminent UK ecologist and climate change expert Professor Lord Krebs visits Deakin.

A lifetime of science

"Lifetime achievement" for Professor Andrew Sinclair
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:59:00 +1100
Deakin nutritionist Professor Andrew Sinclair has received a lifetime achievement award.

It's an honour

Professor Trisha Dunning has been admitted to the Victorian Honour Roll for Women.
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:43:00 +1100
Diabetes expert Professor Trisha Dunning joins the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.

The right balance

VID scholarship winner Neha Rathi completed her Masters in infant nutrition.
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:18:00 +1100
Victoria India Scholarship winner Neha Rathi has chosen Deakin for her doctorate in adolescent nutrition.

Voices of Pacific Children with Disabilities

Image of ADRI staff in Vanuatu
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 11:15:00 +1100
Researchers investigate the experiences of children with disabilities living in Vanuatu and PNG.

NHMRC scholarship coup for Deakin

Dr Shu Fen Wong received an NHMRC scholarship to work on cancer treatment preferences.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:27:00 +1100
Four researchers from the Faculty of Health have received NHMRC scholarships.

Deakin has its own "Monuments Men and Women"

Ms Di Siebrandt and Dr Ben Isakhan
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:55:00 +1100
A Deakin archaeologist has been named a "Monument Woman of Today" for her work in preserving Iraq's archaeological resources.

Sports concussion in the spotlight

Dr Alan Pearce
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:36:00 +1100
Three TV appearances in one week have helped Alan Pearce to educate the public about the dangers of serious concussion.

Seeing a future in the pipeline

Deakin’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer and Professor Valerie Linton, CEO of the Energy Pipelines CRC, open the National Facility for Pipelines Coating Assessment.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 11:15:00 +1100
New National Facility for Pipelines Coating Assessment launched at Waurn Ponds.

Deakin hosts top Indian scientists

Workshop organisers, Professor John Hamill and Professor Lingxue Kong.
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:22:00 +1100
Indian and Australian scientists recently converged at Waurn Ponds for agriculture and health workshops.

Adapting to change

Professor Lord Krebs
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +1100
UK expert Professor Lord Krebs talks climate change with the ABC's Robyn Williams.

A safer ride

Dr Chris Hurren
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 10:15:00 +1100
Deakin's jeans research strengthens safety below the belt.

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

20th August 2012