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Abuse and neglect of people with disabilities demands zero-tolerance response

People with disabilities have a high risk of experiencing violence, abuse and neglect - in public facilities, private facilities and within the community.
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:38:00 +1000
Violence, abuse and neglect of people with disabilities have historically been driven by exclusion, discrimination and institutionalisation.

Top 'one health' expert to lead infectious diseases centre

Professor Soren Alexandersen is preparing to take the helm at GCEID.
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:33:00 +1000
Prof Soren Alexandersen will draw on a stellar career in Europe, Canada and the USA for his new role as Director of GCEID.

Tough approach to crime doesn't work, claims Deakin expert

Professor Andrew Day.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:49:00 +1000
Professor Andrew Day has found that longer prison sentences only exacerbate problems.

Making the twain meet

Pursuing an ambitious undertaking - Professor Jack Reynolds.
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:29:00 +1000
Philosopher Jack Reynolds is attempting to bridge the great philosophy divide.

Researcher pioneers a new approach to diabetes

Trialling a new approach to diabetes research - Dr Kathryn Aston-Mourney.
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:07:00 +1000
Dr Kathryn Aston-Mourney is taking a new look at old drugs in a bid to improve diabetes treatment.

Deakin expert to join global aquaculture firm

Returning to Chile as Senior Scientist with BioMar - Dr Fernando Norambuena.
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:15:00 +1000
Dr Fernando Norambuena is returning to Chile to join the BioMar Group.

Churchill Fellow targets domestic violence law reform

Churchill Fellow, Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon.
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:57:00 +1000
Criminologist Kate Fitz-Gibbon will research global best practice, to improve Australia's legal system.

3D printing hits the 'bio' sphere

Deakin's Engineering bioprinting team: Prof Ian Gibson, Dr Clara Usma, Associate Prof Abbas Kouzani, Dr Mazher Mohammed and Mr Scott Adams.
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:20:00 +1000
A new 3D bioprinter has opened the way for interdisciplinary research.

Research finds we need to get up for the sake of our mental health

Dr Megan Teychenne
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:30:00 +1000
Prolonged sitting, such as watching TV, working on a computer or playing electronic games, is linked to increased risk of anxiety in adults and children.

Technology to combat Australian farmer suicide

The Ripple Effect
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:54:00 +1000
A 'beyondblue' grant will help the National Centre for Farmer Health address farmer suicide.

World sustainability experts to gather in Geelong

Conference Director, Dr Yamini Narayanan.
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:51:00 +1000
Deakin is set to host an international conference on sustainable development.

Eating leads to stress hormone response in men with high body fat

Dr Anne Turner
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:25:00 +1000
Men's Health Week is the perfect time for men who are carrying a few extra kilos to make some positive changes.

Deakin Motion.Lab robots to get the groove

John McCormick and Pinoke in rehearsal. (Photo: Deakin Motion.Lab).
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:54:00 +1000
Researchers are teaching robots to dance in The Pinoke Project.

Professionalism of sport - a threat to good health?

The Hon Jeff Kennett AC (right) will deliver this year's David Parkin Oration for Sport and Social Change.
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:06:00 +1000
The Hon Jeff Kennett AC will deliver this year's David Parkin Oration for Sport and Social Change.

Australian industries urged to pursue university collaborations

University and Industry Partners with Melbourne Chamber of Commerce staff.
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:12:00 +1000
Deakin's innovative collaboration with Quickstep has been showcased by the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce.

Bowie 'genius' inspires academics

Enchanted by Bowie - authors Sean Redmond and Toija Cinque.
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:33:00 +1000
Two Deakin lecturers have produced a book on the phenomenon of David Bowie.

Deakin lecturers hatch IT incubator

Deakin IT lecturers Mrs Sophie McKenzie and Dr Greg Bowtell.
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:31:00 +1000
The Deakin Incubator Group is set to give students 'real world' IT experience.

Travel awards open for Deakin research students

Professor Neil Archbold was an eminent scholar at Deakin University.
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:17:00 +1000
Applicants are being sought for Deakin's Neil Archbold Memorial Travel Awards.

Building 'Asia literacy' in the Asian Century

Deakin's Chair of Education, Professor Christine Halse.
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 10:55:00 +1000
Chair of Education, Prof Christine Halse, has edited a 'challenging and provocative' book on 'Asia literacy.'

Robotics seminar to explore industry applications

Ozbot
Mon, 08 Jun 2015 14:33:00 +1000
Australia's top researchers in robotics, computer vision and systems are set to gather with industry at Deakin.

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

27th February 2015