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Media releases

20 October 2017

New research by Deakin University and the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) has put a spotlight on how adolescent girls' relationships with their parents can later affect their bonding experience with their own children.

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The art of arguing lost in the social media era: Deakin philosophy expert

15 February 2018

The art of arguing is being lost in the social media era where debates often erupt into short outbursts rather than considered discussion, according to a Deakin University philosophy expert.

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Deakin brings polar dinosaur to life in ground-breaking VR experience

15 February 2018

A polar dinosaur who roamed the Otway Ranges some 106 million years ago is the subject of a ground-breaking virtual and augmented reality palaeontology experience, at the National Wool Museum.

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Tasmanian devils are learning to live with deadly facial tumour disease

16 February 2018

The deadly devil facial tumour disease (DFTD) affecting Tasmanian devils has triggered evolutionary responses in the species which may help them to coexist with the cancer, new research has found.

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Deakin researcher investigates children's understanding of war

12 December 2016

While Australian children in the First World War read casualty lists in newspapers, their counterparts today can access the latest conflicts online and on TV.

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Deakin history professor appointed to prestigious Australia-Japan program

5 February 2018

A Deakin history professor has been appointed to a prestigious Japanese university program that aims to strengthen the academic cooperation between Australia and Japan.

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From sport widows to sport fans: research tracks evolution of women supporters

5 February 2018

A Deakin University sport sociology researcher has tracked the evolution of the perception of female sports fans and found they are now seen as legitimate supporters, provided they don’t threaten the dominant view that serious fandom remains a male pastime.

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Deakin trial to address sleep problems in children with autism

5 February 2018

A world-first Deakin University trial is aiming to address a big issue faced by most children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) - a lack of sleep.

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Deakin appoints new Executive Dean, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment

21 November 2017

Deakin University today announced Professor Karen Hapgood as the new Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment.

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Eating disorder treatments cost-effective but under-funded: Deakin study

9 February 2018

First-of-its-kind research from Deakin University has found psychotherapies for life-threatening and debilitating eating disorders are cost-effective, but public funding is available for less than half the amount of sessions the average person needs.

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Deakin research aims to change the story of gendered violence through schools

9 February 2018

New insight into how schools can change the story of gendered violence will be the focus of international research being undertaken by Deakin University education researcher Professor Amanda Keddie.

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Deakin Carbon Nexus joins 2018 SuperFoiler Grand Prix

9 February 2018

The world's fastest sailors have joined forces with cutting edge researchers from Deakin's Carbon Nexus research facility for the 2018 SuperFoiler Grand Prix series.

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Better policies, not more jails, needed to address prison overcrowding: Deakin expert

1 February 2018

The Victorian Government should consider changing its policies rather than building more jails to turn around that state’s crime rates and prison overcrowding, according to a Deakin University criminology expert.

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Valentine's romance is a dish best served simply: Deakin relationship expert

13 February 2018

A Deakin University relationship expert is urging couples to tone down the elaborate romantic gestures this Valentine's Day and instead share the simple things they admire about their partner.

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Deakin once again ranked world's best for sports science

19 September 2017

Deakin University's School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences has cemented its position as the world’s best, according to the ARWU Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments 2017, coming in at number one for the second year running.

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World-first Deakin study shows how pregnancy reworks your genes

30 January 2018

Deakin scientists have discovered that pregnancy causes long-term changes to the way women's genes behave, which could impact the future health of them and their children.

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Deakin University Art Gallery major exhibition celebrates drawing and learning

8 February 2018

The first major exhibition at the Deakin University Art Gallery for 2018 takes inspiration from the English tradition of a withdrawing chamber - a dedicated space in the house designed for entertainment of distinguished guests and visitors.

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Deakin study shows fire is dingo's friend but fox's foe

8 February 2018

Fire and dingoes could be the dynamic duo that hold the key to helping stop destructive foxes in Victoria's Big Desert region, according to new Deakin University research.

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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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