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11 December 2019
11 December 2019
Deakin awarded $3.2million in ARC funding for Discovery Projects Deakin University's world-leading research into blue carbon, the Internet of Things and the Islamic State are among eight projects announced today to receive more than $3.2 million in funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC).
4 Dec 2019
Deakin celebrates Chinese-Australian partnerships at annual CAPS symposium Deakin University celebrated the rich research and teaching partnership between Australia and China over the weekend, hosting the Chinese Association of Professionals and Scholars' (CAPS) 12th Research Symposium for Chinese PhD Students and Scholars in Australia.
4 Dec 2019
New report outlines key strategies to stop revolving door of prison To make Australia safer we must stop viewing the rehabilitation of people after prison as a criminal justice issue and start treating it as a whole-of-community one, according to a new Deakin University-led report released today.
Counselling program helps junior doctors beat stigma on mental health A unique Deakin University counselling program is helping equip medical students with practical mental health strategies in a bid to address the high levels of depression and distress experienced by doctors, who often feel unable to seek help because of perceived stigma.
When treehouses become screen-houses: Deakin screen time study A staggering 85 per cent of parents said they would reduce their child's screen time upon hearing that the risks include poor mental health and adverse impacts on their child's future health, according to a new Deakin University study.
26 Nov 2019
Economic and environmental crises put pressure on health spending Sluggish economic growth and a beleaguered planet mean high-income countries must re-evaluate their default 'more is better' approach to healthcare spending, according to new research from Deakin's Institute for Health Transformation.
22 Nov 2019
Deakin student shows Geelong Railway Station as place of welcome An ambitious plan for the future of the Geelong Railway Station is just one of the projects to feature in an exhibition by Deakin University's graduating architecture students being showcased in Melbourne and Geelong this month.
Study shows where in western Victoria people are injured most from falls New Deakin University research has pinpointed the parts of Western Victoria with the highest rates of falls, something researchers say must be better prevented, especially with Australia's ageing population.
6 Nov 2019
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