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Health entries sought for 2015 Research Week Awards

An ethics debate has been included in this year's Research Week activities.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015 11:54:00 +1000
Barwon Health and Deakin are seeking applications for Poster, Research and Debate Competitions.

Eureka award for Ecosystem Red List researchers

Prof Richard Kingsford (UNSW), Dr Tracey Regan (Arthur Rylah Institute), Prof David Keith (UNSW), Dr Emily Nicholson (Deakin), Dr Lucie Bland (Uni Melbourne), Dr Nick Murray (UNSW) and Dr Tony Auld (NSW Office of Environment and Heritage).
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:56:00 +1000
Emily Nicholson has received a Eureka Award as part of a global team researching the conservation of ecosystems.

Design takes centre stage at CADET

A running shoe prototype is created on a 3D printer at CADET.
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:49:00 +1000
New facilities and curriculum will prepare Industrial Design and Engineering graduates for a 'smart future.'

Agricultural research centre created in Griffith

City of Griffith Mayor John Dal Broi, Deakin Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander, Giffith City Council General Manager Brett Stonestreet, Professor Trevor Day, Professor Guy Littlefair, Associate Professor John Hornbuckle, Riverina Institute of TA
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:35:00 +1000
A new branch of the Centre for Regional and Rural Futures will foster agricultural productivity.

Mahatma Gandhi award for econometrics pioneer

Alfred Deakin Professor Paresh Narayan.
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:50:00 +1000
Paresh Narayan has received a prestigious award for Indian high achievers.

Lifetime award for 'good oils' nutritionist

Emeritus Professor Andrew Sinclair has devoted a lifetime to studying oils and fats.
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:26:00 +1000
AAOCS award winner, Prof Andrew Sinclair is preparing to deliver the award lecture in Geelong.

ICN gateway to build industry links

The two lines at Carbon Nexus offer unique research opportunities for industry. Carbon fibre will be one Deakin focus on the ICN Gateway.
Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:27:00 +1000
Deakin has joined the National Industry Capability Network to boost collaboration with industry.

Rethinking public spaces in battle against racism

Dr Michele Lobo is researching how public spaces can reduce inter-racial tensions.
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:59:00 +1000
Dr Michele Lobo advocates a new way of looking at shared public spaces.

'Misunderstood maggots' researcher wins 3MT

Deakin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander and 3MT winner Ms Natalie Gasz.
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 16:57:00 +1000
PhD researcher Natalie Gasz has taken out Deakin's 3MT competition.

Deakin joins world's top 400 universities

Deakin has achieved a new milestone in the ARWU world rankings.
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:45:00 +1000
A new milestone in the ARWU world rankings has been achieved.

Rural and regional women more likely to suffer abuse

"Some women from rural and regional Victoria are three times more likely to experience family violence than their city counterparts."
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:18:00 +1000
Deakin law research provides insight to Royal Commission into Family Violence.

New Centre to counter extremism

Deakin's Professor Greg Barton is one of  Australia's most prominent counter terrorism researchers.
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 11:32:00 +1000
Deakin will co-lead a high level research centre that targets radicalisation.

The Undersea World of Daniel Ierodiaconou

Exploring new worlds aboard the Yolla: Dr Daniel Ierodiaconou.
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:07:00 +1000
Marine researchers have mapped the sea floor of Victoria's entire coast.

Quickstep brings global R&D to Geelong

Deakin's Vice-Chancellor Prof Jane den Hollander; Minister for Regional Development, the Hon Jaala Pulford; Quickstep Chairman, Mr Tony Quick; Quickstep Managing Director, Mr David Marino; and Geelong MP Ms Christine Couzens.
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:21:00 +1000
Deakin's 'carbon cluster' will gain a major boost with Quickstep's high tech centre.

Study helps elderly arm against fractures

Dr Kara Holloway.
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:30:00 +1000
Deakin researchers have discovered sex differences in upper arm fractures.

Interested in PhD or Masters by Research opportunities in 2016?

Research Degrees Information Sessios
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:51:00 +1000
Come along to a Research Degrees Information Session at the Burwood or Waurn Ponds Campus.

Geelong women sought for iron and zinc study

Associate Professor Lynn Riddell.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:14:00 +1000
CPAN researchers are seeking to improve dietary advice to women.

Study to develop support for new dads

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:49:00 +1000
A 'transition to parenthood' study is set to improve support for men.

Deakin researchers on track with anti-obesity drug

Dr Yann Gibert, Head of Deakin's Metabolic Genetic Diseases Research Laboratory.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:03:00 +1000
A team from the Metabolic Research Unit has found a promising new approach to tackling obesity.

Grant supports one-punch homicide research

Deakin criminologist Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon.
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:45:00 +1000
Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon will examine a decade of Victorian one-punch legal cases.

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

27th February 2015