Improving health and wellbeing

Covering the broad spectrum of health, Deakin research is helping to improve the health and wellbeing of people all around the world.

US systems expert targets Australian youth well-being

21 December 2015

Deakin researchers are pioneering a systems approach to early social and emotional development.

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New Institute unites health transformers

16 May 2018

A consummate networker, Professor Anna Peeters, inaugural Director of the Institute for Healthcare Transformation, will work to unite stakeholders to achieve ambitious goals for Deakin's sixth Institute.

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Three new NHMRC projects aim to improve health outcomes

6 December 2017

Deakin research teams will advance projects that aim to reduce childhood allergies, improve cardiac rehabilitation and build patient health literacy.

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Making healthy easier

22 January 2018

A request from a rural health service for help with reducing avoidable hospital admissions has led to an award winning collaboration that's improving the health and wellbeing of Victoria's rural and remote communities.

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Exploring the frontiers of global health

20 November 2017

Innovations in global healthcare will be the focus of a symposium hosted by Deakin and its research partners in India.

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Deakin : Nordic relations soar to new heights

25 June 2018

A Deakin delegation to the University of Copenhagen and other European institutions has seen relationships strengthened and initiatives established.

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'Voices of the Pacific' goes global

3 February 2016

An innovative project for children with disabilities will be showcased in Vienna.

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Centre for Research Excellence makes its mark in global obesity policy

28 March 2017

A multidisciplinary, multi-university research team is influencing obesity and food policies around the world in the battle against obesity.

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Adolescents' struggle: is a generation at risk?

26 March 2018

World-leading experts on child development are calling for global action to address risk factors and improve support for adolescents.

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New index to gauge children's wellbeing

31 July 2016

The Deakin-Australian Unity Wellbeing Index is preparing to target Australian children.

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Tipping the scales in favour of action on obesity

19 September 2017

Thirty-four leading community, public health, medical and academic groups have joined the call for urgent Federal Government action to address Australia's serious obesity problem.

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The dark side of cooling

6 November 2017

The unintended consequences of refrigeration and freezing technology will be the topic of this year's Harrison Lecture, held as part of Barwon Health and Deakin University Research Week 2017.

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Prestigious fellowship for Deakin public health expert

12 October 2016

Prof Kylie Ball has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

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Master of Philosophy

Higher Degrees Research International

This intensive research degree in philosophy will prepare students for further research while providing the skills highly sought after by many employers.

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Master of Philosophy

Higher Degrees Research Domestic

Develop a greater depth of research skills by pursuing an independent investigative research project and relevant research training coursework.

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Deakin, Australian Unity develop app for carers

9 December 2016

A world-first app developed by Deakin researchers in partnership with Australian Unity will help young carers manage their stress.

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'Tall Poppy' for Deakin ADHD researcher

10 November 2016

Dr Emma Sciberras has been honoured in this year's 'Young Tall Poppy' Science Awards.

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Peak body awards Deakin researchers and teachers

28 September 2016

Deakin researchers and educators have been honoured for their contributions to improving health in Australia at the annual CAPHIA awards.

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Funding success for cardiovascular research

5 December 2017

Physical activity, public park design and monitoring the pricing of unhealthy food will all be explored in Deakin-led research projects awarded funding from the Heart Foundation.

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