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Research degree scholarships

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:43:00 +1000
2015 International Scholarship applications close 31 July. Apply now for a Postgraduate Research Scholarship.

Arresting the corrosion factor

Professor Mike Tan
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:17:00 +1000
Deakin's new Corrosion Research Centre offers unique research access to Australia's critical infrastructure sectors.

Snapped - miniature mammals discovered

Deakin ecologist Dr Euan Ritchie and Jim Thomas of the Tenkile Conservation Alliance set a camera trap.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:14:00 +1000
Ecologist Euan Ritchie may have discovered three new mammal species in remote Papua New Guinea.

Pozible projects lift-off

The five successful projects.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:49:00 +1000
Deakin's latest round of crowd-funding projects have all reached their goals.

Deakin salutes research luminaries

Six researchers have received Deakin's highest honour - Alfred Deakin Professorships.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:53:00 +1000
Six researchers have received Deakin's highest honour - Alfred Deakin Professorships.

Process takes textile recycling to new level

Rasike de Silva examines fibres extracted using the ionic liquid
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:41:00 +1000
A new process to separate blends of cotton-polyester material provides a major breakthrough for recycling textile and other waste.

ARC Linkage Success

Professor Saeid Nahavandi will lead one of the Linkage Projects recently awarded by the Australian Research Council.
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:49:00 +1000
Deakin University has featured prominently in the Australian Research Council Linkage Project awards for funding commencing in 2014.

Global Financial Contagion - Have the risks been contained?

(From left) Professor Chris Doucouliagos, Professor Barry Cooper, Nobel Laureate Professor Joseph Stiglitz, Professor Mike Ewing and Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander.
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:53:00 +1000
At a Deakin lecture, Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz has reflected on the Global Financial Crisis.

Stronger, lighter, tougher

Carbon fibres.
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:55:00 +1000
Linden Servinis is creating better carbon fibre for the future.

Osteoporosis - don't shrug it off!

Professor Julie Pasco
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:01:00 +1000
IMPACT researchers discover that many with osteoporosis don't know they have it.

Gold Medal for Nisa Salim

Dr Nisa Salim
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:48:00 +1000
Nisa Salim receives Gold Medal from Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering.

Iraq - future at stake?

Concerned about Iraq - Dr Ben Isakhan.
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:15:00 +1000
A recent Deakin forum has examined the emerging crisis in Iraq.

Not just a flight of fancy

PhD student Sahar Naghashian
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:18:00 +1000
IFM researchers get closer to shape-morphing aircraft wings.

Shifting the balance

Professor Jean Du Plessis
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:39:00 +1000
Law professor takes aim at corporate inequality.

Stem cell growth - in the bag

Dr Cynthia Wong.
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:07:00 +1000
An innovative 'closed system' for growing stem cells offers new hope for leukaemia patients.

'They're still our friends and this is still our home'

Victorian County Court Judge Gerard Mullaly, Victorian Attorney General the Hon Robert Clark, Deakin Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander and Director of the Centre for Rural Regional Law, Mr Richard Coverdale.
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 16:20:00 +1000
New report identifies complexities of conflict of interest in rural legal practices.

Not too high, not too low

Professor Jane Speight
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:10:00 +1000
Deakin researchers offer good news to people with type 1 diabetes - showing that severe 'hypos' can be prevented.

Fostering altruism - a new approach to gaming

Tackling bullying - Dr Michael Hobbs and IT student Luis Van Slageren.
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:05:00 +1000
IT researchers target bullying by developing a computer game that fosters altruism.

Geelong icon emerges from the shadows

Historian and author, Dr Ruth Lee.
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:04:00 +1000
The life of pioneering Geelong obstetrician Mary De Garis has been celebrated in a new biography.

Polymer heavyweights to hit Geelong

Professor Maria Forsyth, Co-Chair of ISPE-14.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 16:04:00 +1000
Deakin is set to host the 14th International Symposium on Polymer Electrolytes in Geelong.

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

20th August 2012