Research news

University honour for eminent engineering pioneer

Deakin Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander, Dr Babasaheb Neelkanth Kalyani and Deakin Deputy Chancellor Mr Peter Meehan.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:07:00 +1000
Mr Babasaheb Neelkanth Kalyani, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Deakin University.

Stemming the science 'brain drain'

Victoria's Lead Scientist, Professor Leonie Walsh, with Geelong Mayor, Mr Darren Lyons, and Professor Russell Tytler.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:40:00 +1000
Deakin seeks to reverse the flow away from maths and science in high schools.

Barry Jones Medal to honour Geelong innovation

The Hon Barry Jones AC
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:34:00 +1000
Entries are now open for the Geelong "Researcher of the Year" Awards.

New hope for autism

Director of Deakin's new Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Associate Professor Peter Enticott.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:53:00 +1000
Cognitive neuroscientists discover brain stimulation can improve autism.

Deakin in top 500 World Universities

40th Anniversary present for Deakin - a place in the top 500 in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:01:00 +1000
Deakin recognised by Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Far from being Happy Feet

Teaming up - the Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor).
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:30:00 +1000
Little penguins team up in deadly attacks on prey.

Geelong Wordfest hits horizon

Dr Cassandra Atherton will interview Tara Moss at the 'Word for Word' Festival.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:55:00 +1000
The 'Word for Word' non-fiction festival is set to draw hundreds of writers and word lovers to Geelong.

To co-author or not?

Deakin's Dr Cahit Guven and Professor Daniel Hamermesh.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:01:00 +1000
Leading US labour economist Prof Daniel Hamermesh shares his insights on academic co-authorship.

Terrorism prevention researcher wins 3MT

3MT winners - Michael Do, Morgan Burcher and Jane Wilcox.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:31:00 +1000
Presentation on social network analysis and crime intelligence wins the day.

Seeking inclusion for all

Inaugural Chair of Disability and Inclusion, Professor Susan Balandin.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:22:00 +1000
Inaugural Chair of Disability and Inclusion calls for greater inclusion of people with disabilities.

Fire management research up for Eureka

Eureka finalists - Professor Andrew Bennett (left), with La Trobe's Professor Michael Clarke.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:09:00 +1000
Bushfire researchers have been short-listed for a 2014 Eureka Prize.

Life examined

Sharing his passion for philosophy - Dr Patrick Stokes.
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 13:01:00 +1000
Deakin philosopher Patrick Stokes is taking philosophy to the people.

Fellowship targets active ageing

New ARC Future Fellow, Professor Ester Cerin.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:32:00 +1000
ARC Future Fellowship allows Professor Ester Cerin to facilitate active ageing.

A calling to help Australian birds

Associate Professor Kate Buchanan
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:18:00 +1000
ARC Future Fellow Kate Buchanan investigates how birds adapt to change.

Muscle or fat?

Concerned about the obesity epidemic - Professor Julie Pasco.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:06:00 +1000
Young men are less healthy than we thought - research shows an alarming increase in obesity.

Gems from a sporting legend

Kevin Sheedy AM recently delivered the second annual David Parkin Oration for Sport and Social Change at Deakin Edge in Melbourne's Federation Square.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:20:00 +1000
Kevin Sheedy has delivered the second David Parkin Oration for Sport and Social Change.

Up close and personal

Professor Marita McCabe and Dr Gery Karantzas.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:18:00 +1000
Deakin hosts international relationship research conference and public symposium.

Access granted

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:45:00 +1000
Three AINSE awards provide Deakin researchers with valuable time on ANSTO equipment.

You are what you eat

Associate Professor Felice Jacka.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:45:00 +1000
Deakin expert sets her sights on the food industry in 'The Conversation.'

New hope for Australian parrots

Survival in the balance - the orange-bellied parrot. (Photo: Barry Baker)
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:54:00 +1000
ARC grant offers hope to the endangered, Geelong-based, orange-bellied parrot.

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

20th August 2012