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Deakin and LeMond Composites join forces on carbon fibre

21 June 2017

Deakin University has paved the way to dramatically cut the cost of carbon fibre manufacturing, joining forces with LeMond Composites in a $US44 million deal to revolutionise its use across the world.

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Muslim faith not at odds with Western beliefs, Deakin study shows

21 June 2017

Public debate that paints a negative picture of Muslims and Islamic religiosity is at odds with the peace-driven lens through which much of the Muslim communities view their faith, Deakin University research has found.

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Community Garden at Burwood officially opens

9 June 2017

After many months of preparations, a community garden for Deakin's Burwood campus was officially opened in March.

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New study shows climate change impacting shorebird migration

12 June 2017

A new Deakin University study has found that climate change is causing some long-distance migratory birds to change their centuries-old ways as they fly between Australia and their breeding grounds in the Arctic.

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Deakin congratulates recipients of 2017 Queen's Birthday honours

15 June 2017

Deakin University recognises and congratulates its staff, alumni and friends awarded Queen’s Birthday honours in 2017.

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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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Public war memorials teaching memory through technologies of remembrance

21 April 2017

The inclusion of 'technologies of remembrance' in public war memorials places visitors as witnesses of conflict, allowing them to create their own perceptions of war and peace-time, according to a Deakin University cultural heritage and museum studies researcher.

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Leaders with 'lived' experience of jail to advise conference on reintegration

20 June 2017

Ex-prisoners can play a major role in improving reintegration opportunities and the penal system as a whole in Australia, according to Deakin Psychology expert Professor Joe Graffam.

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Cyber security expert warns ransomware attack could happen in Australia

15 May 2017

While Australia may have avoided much of the effects of this week’s global ransomware attack that crippled vital operations around the world, including Britain’s public health system and Germany’s federal railway system, a Deakin University cyber security expert has warned it could still happen here.

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I play, you play, we AllPlay: Deakin kicks goals for kids with disability

3 April 2017

A new Deakin University program is helping children of all abilities be part of AFL Auskick in 2017, with researchers to monitor their progress as part of an investigation into the benefits of physical activity for young Australians with a disability.

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You heard right, silk eardrums closer to reality thanks to funding boost

22 May 2017

Deakin University and the Ear Science Institute of Australia (ESIA) are a step closer to repairing the painful effects of perforated human eardrums via a silk membrane implant, thanks to a major funding boost that will allow the research partners to take the project to human clinical trials.

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Deakin research discovers most demanding netball positions

31 May 2017

A world-first study from Deakin University's Centre for Sport Research has ranked positions in elite netball according to required playing intensity, with some surprising results.

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Alfred Deakin professor honoured as new Australian Laureate

5 June 2017

The leader behind Deakin's PRaDA, the haute couture of intelligent systems, has been awarded an Australian Laureate Fellowship.

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Indigenous artworks from The Torch on show at Deakin Downtown

5 June 2017

The Deakin University Art Gallery has partnered with community arts organisation The Torch to showcase artworks by Indigenous artists in its latest pop-up exhibition at Deakin's Downtown site.

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St Kilda artist wins Deakin Art Gallery Contemporary Small Sculpture Award

7 June 2017

Melbourne-based artist Richard Stringer has taken out the Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award for 2017 with a striking work titled House on Fire.

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Buyer beware: Study finds fake university assignments can be detected

7 June 2017

University students submitting assignments bought over the internet be warned, with Deakin University research showing that markers may well be on to you.

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Deakin University on the rise in 2018 QS World University Rankings

8 June 2017

Deakin has climbed 62 places to enter the world’s top 300 universities, according to the latest prestigious QS World University Rankings, released today.

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Australia does not need a Modern Slavery Act: Deakin law expert

8 June 2017

Australia would be better placed to strengthen existing laws rather than follow the UK by establishing a Modern Slavery Act, according to a Deakin University criminal law expert.

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Romantic age gaps explained by science: Deakin relationship expert

19 May 2017

When the world discovered new French President Emmanuel Macron was married to a woman 24 years his senior, the age gap set global tongues wagging because it bucked a trend that Deakin relationship expert Associate Professor Gery Karantzas says can be explained by science.

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