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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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Increase fuel excise to curb obesity-related costs: Deakin study

4 May 2017

Deakin health experts have come up with a novel way to shed more than $30 million from Australia's annual obesity-related health bill while increasing activity levels: lift petrol taxes.

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World first study shows Mediterranean diet is best as we age

9 May 2017

A world first systematic review published in The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging has shown that the Mediterranean diet is linked to maintaining quality of life as we age.

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Public airing of AOC's dirty laundry a wake-up call for all organisations: Deakin expert

8 May 2017

Tackling a problematic culture must be the Australian Olympic Committee president’s top priority following this weekend’s presidential election, according to a Deakin University sport governance researcher.

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AOC accusation shows workplaces must catch up to evolving expectations

5 May 2017

A Deakin organisational psychologist has warned the recent bullying complaint levelled against the Australian Olympic Commission (AOC) shows the evolving expectations of acceptable treatment in a modern workplace.

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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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Study finds kids exposed to pokies risks despite regulations

12 May 2017

A world-first study examining kids' attitudes to electronic gambling machines found more than half the children interviewed wanted to try pokies when they were older.

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World-first trial puts healthy supermarkets to the taste test

12 May 2017

A first-of-its-kind trial encouraging Australians to make healthy choices at the supermarket will be launched today, thanks to a $550,000 grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

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Science key to avoiding another thunderstorm asthma tragedy

15 May 2017

A Deakin environmental allergist who was among the first to discover and name the 'thunderstorm asthma' phenomenon in 1992 has warned serious science and thorough preparation is the only way to avoid another tragedy.

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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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A second term for President Rouhani best for Iran and the world: Deakin expert

17 May 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may not have fully delivered on his promise of a stronger economy and improved international ties, but a Deakin University Middle East expert expects he will be returned for a second term at this week’s election.

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Deakin law student receives prestigious scholarship

17 May 2017

A Deakin University law student has been awarded a prestigious Order of Australia Association Foundation Scholarship - one of only three granted nationally.

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Deakin welcomes Federal Budget investment in advanced manufacturing

9 May 2017

Deakin University Vice Chancellor Professor Jane den Hollander has welcomed the Federal Government’s investment of $100 million to boost innovation, skills and employment in advanced manufacturing.

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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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Taking the game of chance out of promotional competitions

3 May 2017

The chance to win a car, holiday or house is an offer too good to refuse for a growing number of Australian punters, yet Deakin University research shows that the organisations that run promotional competitions could ultimately be the losers in these games of chance.

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Trump victory may be his downfall: Deakin political experts

10 November 2016

Donald Trump's anti-establishment rhetoric has put him in a compromising situation as the non-politician must grapple with the responsibilities of the highest political office in the land, but his victory may be his downfall, according to Deakin University social sciences and political experts.

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Deakin and State Government to collaborate at Queenscliff Centre

28 April 2017

Australian marine science research will receive a boost under a new agreement for Deakin University to establish a formal presence at the Victorian Government's Queenscliff Centre.

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Garvan and Deakin University join forces to accelerate precision medicine through machine learning

28 March 2017

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research and the Centre for Pattern Recognition and Data Analytics (PRaDA) at Deakin University will today launch the Garvan-Deakin Program in Advanced Genomic Investigation (PAGI).

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Student affordability suffers as cuts risk access and quality

2 May 2017

The changes to higher education policy and funding will raise questions about student affordability and slow Deakin's response to the Federal Government's innovation agenda.

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Gas security mechanism a step in the right direction: Deakin expert

2 May 2017

The Federal Government is making the right move to secure domestic gas supply in Australia, according to a Deakin University energy and natural resources expert.

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