Research news

Vale Gough Whitlam - a visionary Australian

Paying tribute to Gough Whitlam - Dr Margaret McKenzie.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:22:00 +1100
Deakin economics expert, Margaret McKenzie, reflects on the former Prime Minister's economic legacy.

NHMRC Outcome Success

One of the five NHMRC Project Grant Awards will be led by Professor John Toumbourou.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:44:00 +1100
Deakin University has been awarded five NHMRC Project Grant Awards and two NHMRC Fellowships.

Influencing the law

Woman of infuence - Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:14:00 +1100
Deakin criminologist Kate Fitz-Gibbon has been honoured in '100 Women of Influence' awards.

Multiplying factors

Alfred Deakin Medallist Ms Grace Jefferson, with Sacred Heart specialist maths students, Renee Demeo (left) and Meave Miller-Stawyskyj.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:20:00 +1100
Alfred Deakin Medallist Grace Jefferson takes to the classroom to share her passion for maths.

Ion man receives Alfred Deakin Medal

Alfred Deakin Medal winner Dr Anthony Somers (centre), with his supervisors Associate Professor Patrick Howlett and Professor Maria Forsyth.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:04:00 +1100
Materials engineering researcher Anthony Somers has been awarded an Alfred Deakin Medal.

Fractured lives

Dr Sharon Brennan
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:20:00 +1100
Men express less satisfaction with their quality of life after suffering a fracture.

Human rights focus for UNESCO lecture

President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs.
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:21:00 +1100
Human Rights Commission President, Prof Gillian Triggs, will tackle the ethical challenges of policy making at this year's lecture.

Woman of influence

Making a difference in India - Ms Jennifer Star and some of her students.
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:14:00 +1100
Deakin PhD student Jennifer Star named in '100 Women of Influence' listing.

Novel approach to cancer treatment looks promising

Dr Luke Henderson
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:47:00 +1100
Chemists develop a new range of cancer therapeutics.

Julia Gillard visits Deakin

Former Australian Prime Minister Ms Julia Gillard and Deakin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander.
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:25:00 +1100
Geelong residents came out in force to hear Australia's former Prime Minister.

Getting more women on board

Advocate for gender diversity - Professor Jean Du Plessis.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:47:00 +1000
School of Law forum kick-starts gender quota legislation debate.

Crowdfunding whiz shares tips with 'Lancet'

Scientist, crowd funder and communicator, Dr Mel Thomson.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:42:00 +1000
Dr Mel Thomson has shared her crowdfunding experience with the wider profession.

Luminary puts the spotlight on PNG

Dame Carol Kidu will present ADRI's 2014 Fusion lecture.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:51:00 +1000
Dame Carol Kidu will discuss PNG's urbanisation challenges in ADRI's Fusion lecture.

Public health awards for Deakin

Professor Jane Speight, Director of the ACBRD (top) and Dr Erik Martin receive their awards from Prof Catherine Bennett, President of CAPHIA (left) and Professor Mike Daube AO, Curtin University.
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:57:00 +1000
The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes and Dr Erik Martin have received CAPHIA awards.

Double success for Deakin at Scopus awards

Professor Steven Allender (left) and Alfred Deakin Professor Paresh Kumar Narayan.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:38:00 +1000
National accolades for Professors Paresh Kumar Narayan and Steven Allender.

Making a difference

Ms Kathryn Mathews (top) and Ms Adrienne Margarian.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:56:00 +1000
Neil Archbold Memorial travel awards presented to PhD researchers.

Working it out

A depressed man covers his face
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:47:00 +1000
Suicide increases with unemployment, finds Professor of Work, Health and Wellbeing.

Housework a menial mental chore

Alfred Deakin Professor Kylie Ball
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:37:00 +1000
Research shows that dusting, vacuuming and scrubbing the bath generate exertion and physical health benefits yet bring no mental health rewards.

Awake, Smoky and Hot!

Firefighters in training.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:20:00 +1000
Bushfire CRC webinar to outline firefighter safety guidelines.

Short nanofibre gets a gong

Deakin's Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer, Dr Teo Slezak, Dr Paul Collins, Dr Alessandra Sutti, Associate Professor Mark Kirkland and Dr Marzieh Parhizkar.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:28:00 +1000
A world first technology platform has received a Victorian Engineering Excellence Award.

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

20th August 2012