Research news

Carbon Revolution gets the 'Leno' treatment

The Carbon Revolution wheel.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:01:00 +1000
'Thumbs up' for carbon fibre wheel on 'Jay Leno's Garage.'

Calling all health researchers

2014 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Smart Geelong Network Researcher of the Year Awards, the climax of a week of activities recognising the brilliant research and innovation going on in the Geelong region.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:45:00 +1000
Researchers connected with Barwon Health are invited to apply for Research Week awards.

Nature's greatest architects

An impressive bush bower.
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:19:00 +1000
Australian male bowerbirds master the art of illusion.

Head bumps matter

Dr Alan Pearce.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:52:00 +1000
Webinar to explore the latest concussion research.

Diabetes takes mental health toll

Professor Jane Speight
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:32:00 +1000
Supporting people with diabetes requires looking beyond blood sugar.

Shouldering a new responsibility

Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor Richard Page.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:19:00 +1000
Professor Richard Page appointed inaugural Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery.

More laurels for 'Dr Seagrass'

The Victorian Minister for Innovation, the Hon Louise Asher MP, presents the Fellowship to Dr Macreadie at Parliament House, Melbourne.
(Photo credit: Peter Casamento)
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:04:00 +1000
Prestigious Victoria Fellowship for marine ecologist Peter Macreadie.

Captain for Carbon Nexus

At the helm of Carbon Nexus - Derek Buckmaster.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:23:00 +1000
Track record distinguishes new Director, Derek Buckmaster.

High culture gets the motion

Artistic Director with the Australian Dance Theatre, Garry Stewart, Motion.Lab Director, Professor Kim Vincs, and Director of CISR, Professor Saeid Nahavandi.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:32:00 +1000
Motion.Lab helps dance, theatre and opera get digital.

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.

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

20th August 2012