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CPAN researchers gain inspiration at Young Scientists' Summit

Dr Lukar Thornton and Dr Nicky Ridgers reassessed their research thinking at the Young Scientists' Summit.
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:24:00 +1100
The Global Young Scientists' Summit provided a wealth of ideas for two researchers.

Silent mental health epidemic affects Australian workers

Professor Anthony LaMontagne.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:57:00 +1100
Deakin expert helps put the spotlight on work-related mental illness.

Future directions for carbon fibre

The Carbon Fibre Future Directions conference will feature 44 speakers, including 19 from industry and 16 from overseas.
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:32:00 +1100
The third biennial Carbon Fibre Future Directions conference will give a unique insight into significant global developments in innovation of composite materials.

A safer ride

Dr Chris Hurren.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:07:00 +1100
Jeans research strengthens safety below the belt.

Researchers put a new spin on nanofibre

Electrospinning uses an electrical charge to create tiny fibres from a liquid.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:53:00 +1100
Technology opens the way for a new generation of fibre products.

Get the motion

The Universal Motion Simulator can create the 'ultimate simulation.'
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:15:00 +1100
Deakin has developed the ultimate Universal Motion Simulator.

VR CAVE ushers in a virtual future for engineering

Mechatronics expert Dr Ben Horan has designed CADET's new VR cave.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:04:00 +1100
CADET's VR CAVE will offer endless research opportunities.

Researchers conquer ballistics armour

The helmet shells meet the highest safety standards - passing stringent ballistic and mechanical testing.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:40:00 +1100
Deakin scientists have 'cracked the challenge' of curving ballistics fibre - paving the way for a new generation of combat armour.

Aircraft recycling takes flight

Dr Thomas Dorin has found that copper is the key to recycling aluminium alloys.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:31:00 +1100
Deakin researchers have cracked the aluminium alloy recycling conundrum.

Bridging the gap - finding ways forward with indigenous Australians

Associate Professor Emma Kowal.
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:17:00 +1100
ASSA award for outstanding anthropologist, Associate Prof Emma Kowal.

Deakin to dazzle at 'White Night 2015'

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 10:58:00 +1100
Motion.Lab will transform Federation Square for Melbourne's 'night of nights.'

Nature inspires seamless performance

Inspired by the maple leaf, designers used blue polymer strips to provide an 'exoskeleton' of support for this high tech wetsuit.
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:48:00 +1100
Engineers and designers gleaned their inspiration from nature to design 'next gen' sportswear.

Go Aussie 'OzBot'

OzBot inventors Dr James Mullins and Dr Mick Fielding.
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:23:00 +1100
Robots designed by Deakin experts are helping to make Australia safer.

Deakin redefines innovation at Airshow

Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:39:00 +1100
Deakin University's cutting edge research and high tech facilities will be on show for all visitors at 'Avalon 2015.'

Indian Oil Partnership

Deakin PhD student Bhawna Khemchandani
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 12:48:00 +1100
A new "wonder substance" of the 21st century is being explored in a partnership between Indian Oil Corporation and Deakin University.

Carbon Nexus gains ISO certification

Carbon Nexus General Manager Steve Atkiss, Quality Coordinator Kim Atkiss and Director Derek Buckmaster display the ISO 9001:2008 certification.
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 10:09:00 +1100
Within its first year, the Carbon Nexus quality management system has been ranked as world class.

Scholarships offer new opportunities for industry

Deakin is taking the next step in making innovation and industry collaboration part of its core business.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:02:00 +1100
Deakin begins a new phase of industry collaboration.

High tech 'Flying Dutchman' to premiere in Melbourne

A computer generated version of the legendary ghost ship 'The Flying Dutchman'
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:16:00 +1100
Motion.Lab gives Wagner's opera the '3D treatment.'

Statistics reveal the heart of the nation

At the launch of the Compendium: Dr Melanie Nichols, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer, and Prof Steven Allender, with the Heart Foundation CEO, Ms Mary Barry (second right).
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:38:00 +1100
New national compendium set to renew heart health campaign.

Wetlands - wellsprings for carbon capture

'Dr Wetlands' - Dr Rebecca Lester.
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:44:00 +1100
Aquatic ecologists have found new hope for carbon capture in simple swamplands.

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

27th February 2015