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Geelong community invited to join the conversation on our future economy

24 March 2017

Deakin, the City of Greater Geelong and G21 are inviting the community to a series of discussions about industries that hold the key to the region's future economic growth, following today's launch of a report outlining four potential major projects worth about $2 billion in direct investment.

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New project to reconnect Geelong with its maker past and future

4 November 2016

The reinvigoration of Geelong's 'maker' culture is the focus of a series of documentaries mooted by Deakin University researchers Dr Fiona Gray and Dr Cristina Garduno Freeman.

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Could legal action be brewing in the Coopers boycott?

15 March 2017

As Australian beer manufacturer Coopers faces threats of a public boycott, a Deakin University marketing researcher has called on the company to be clear in its association with the Bible Society or risk losing its entire market.

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Deakin researcher NSW Young Australian of Year Finalist

31 October 2016

A Deakin PhD researcher who is investigating ways to improve soil fertility using organic amendments, and thereby lift crop yields and farmer livelihoods, has been selected as a finalist for the NSW Young Australian of the Year.

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More losers than winners if United States interest rates rise

15 March 2017

Australian investors and home owners should be ready for a rocky ride if the United States' Federal Reserve raises interest rates, a Deakin University finance expert has warned.

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Business confidence in Geelong continues to surge

15 March 2017

Business confidence in Geelong's economy continues to go from strength to strength with optimism high for future growth in a number of key industries.

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Deakin ranked world's best for sports science

8 December 2016

Deakin University's School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences has been ranked the world's best in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ratings of Sport Science Schools and Departments.

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Geelong leaders unite to secure region's economic future through major projects

24 March 2017

Three of Geelong's leading organisations have partnered to create a plan for four major projects worth about $2 billion in new investment to the region.

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Active transport and independent travel important for children

21 February 2017

A new study published today in Health and Place has provided novel information on patterns of children's active transport and independent travel that could be used to help children and adolescents be more physically active in the future.

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Australian Open continues to be a boost for Victorian economy

27 January 2017

With attendance at this year’s Australian Open expected to break the 2016 record of 720,363 people, Victorians will continue to enjoy the economic benefits of this major international sporting event according to Deakin University economics Professor Nejat Anbarci.

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Walk with the dinosaurs thanks to Deakin virtual reality project

20 February 2017

Victorians will soon be able to go back to the dinosaur age and walk among the prehistoric creatures that roamed our state, thanks to Deakin University innovation.

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High achieving students among Deakin's first graduates for 2017

21 February 2017

The first students to complete a PhD exclusively through Deakin's Institute for Koorie Education will receive their degrees today, becoming two of 3,500 graduands to don a cap and gown at Deakin's Waterfront Campus during 2017's first round of 11 graduation ceremonies.

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Study shows betting ads influencing children's attitudes to gambling

20 February 2017

With the AFL pre-season kicking off last weekend, leading public health academic Samantha Thomas has warned pervasive betting marketing linked to the sport is driving a normalisation of gambling in young children.

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Deakin students connect old stories with new technology

6 March 2017

The stories that live within the minds of older Australians will be shared with younger generations using modern technology thanks to a new app being developed by Deakin University students.

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Deakin showcases global breakthrough in nanotube technology at Airshow

1 March 2017

Deakin researchers will unveil the world's first 3D-printed Boron Nitride Nanotube-Titanium composite at the Australian International Airshow on Friday, with the milestone technology set to garner widespread interest across aerospace and defence industries.

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Deakin urges startup aspirants to follow entrepreneurial dreams

1 March 2017

Deakin University has urged aspiring startup founders to seek support from its innovative programs as a new national report confirms universities are the driving force in Australia's startup economy.

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Helping a struggling colleague at Christmas time

15 December 2016

Christmas is one of the most stressful times of the year but a Deakin University workplace health expert says there are many practical ways to help a struggling colleague get through the silly season.

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Top photography apps to supercharge your social media feed

7 March 2017

In this modern era where anyone with a smart phone can call themselves a photographer, a new breed of high-tech photography apps is transforming the humble smart phone into a powerful image-making tool, according to artist and iPad photography expert Vanja Radisic.

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Deakin scientists find new way to starve out malaria parasite

8 March 2017

Deakin University scientists have discovered a new way to combat malaria, one of the world's top three infectious disease killers.

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Institute of Koorie Education congratulates PhD graduates

8 March 2017

The first students to complete a PhD exclusively through Deakin University's Institute of Koorie Education (IKE) have become two of just over 400 Indigenous Australians to hold a doctorate.

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