Research news

Foray into sport's underbelly wins top award

Not afraid to challenge biases - Ms Anna Krien.
(photo by Jesse Marlow).
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:18:00 +1100
PhD student Anna Krien has received the world's peak sports literary prize for 'Night Games.'

Time to rethink PR

Advocating more ethical PR: Associate Professor Kristin Demetrious.
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:39:00 +1100
Kristin Demetrious has received a second US award for her public relations research.

Court challenge will test coal mining's climate culpability

Professor Samantha Hepburn
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:28:00 +1100
Should coal projects be held responsible for the greenhouse emissions that flow from their product, even if it's burned on another continent?

A film to soothe the heart

Ms Yafei Zhang turned up the heat in her coatings research.
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:54:00 +1100
A new coating for metal stents offers promise for better treatment of heart disease.

Celebrating an exceptional year

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:05:00 +1100
Reflecting on Deakin's research accomplishments that will benefit our communities for years to come.

Institute to boldly explore new frontiers

Professor Xungai Wang.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:08:00 +1100
Professor Xungai Wang begins as new Director of the Institute for Frontier Materials.

Stretching the health dollar

Ms Rosemary Calder, Mr Bruce Bonyhady, Deakin University Vice-Chancellor Prof Jane den Hollander, Prof Rob Carter, Mrs Anne Kolbe and Prof Stuart Peacock (International Society on Priorities in Health Care).
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:42:00 +1100
An international conference has focused on the allocation of health care resources.

Racism proves hard to budge

Professor Yin Paradies.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:41:00 +1100
CCG researchers have found that racism against 'certain groups' is on the rise in Victoria.

All in the timing

Dr Michael Johnstone has helped ANSTO to streamline their processes.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:56:00 +1100
CISR researcher has used high tech modelling to find major savings for ANSTO.

Robots to test boundaries in national challenge

Contestants at last year's Autonomous Ground Vehicle Competition.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:16:00 +1100
Teams are set to converge in Geelong for the 2014 Autonomous Ground Vehicle Competition.

CRESP award for excellent paper

Dr Truyen Tran
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:42:00 +1100
Dr Truyen Tran has won the Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention (CRESP) Early Career Researcher Best Research Paper Award for 2014.

Metals community celebrates a brilliant career

Emeritus Professor Julian Mercer
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:40:00 +1100
Australian experts have paid tribute to retiring Professor Julian Mercer, a world authority on copper.

Salmon expert reels in top nutrition medal

Nutritionist, Associate Professor Giovanni Turchini.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:32:00 +1100
Giovanni Turchini has been awarded the annual medal of the Nutrition Society of Australia.

Deakin marks 20-year India milestone

Deakin PhD students and presenters from the special two-day research training workshop.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:54:00 +1100
Latest visit brings celebrations, workshops and new initiatives.

Geelong lawyer blazes new training trail

PhD researcher Kristoffer Greaves has received a 2014 ISSOTL award.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:39:00 +1100
A PhD student in Education is bringing innovation to practical legal training.

Breaking the fracture cycle

Dr Kara Holloway
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:39:00 +1100
Deakin researcher finds one fracture can lead to another.

Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Fellows announced

Alfred Deakin
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:03:00 +1100
Deakin will welcome 17 new postdoctoral research fellows in 2015.

Top award for smart parrot research

Justin Eastwood has won the CSIRO Award for Innovation in Infectious Disease Research or Prevention for his work with rosellas.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:26:00 +1100
Justin Eastwood has received a 'Researcher of the Year' award for his parrot disease research.

A calling to support the homeless

Committed to making a difference - 2014 Alumni of the Year (Community Service) Mr James Farrell.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:28:00 +1100
Alumni Award winner James Farrell uses the law to help the vulnerable.

Exploring 3D printing pozibilities

Dr George Aranda, with some objects made pozible by 3D printing.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:42:00 +1100
Successful crowd funding for project to explore 3D printing in primary schools.

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

20th August 2012