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16 October 2019
11 October 2019
Deakin researchers find key solution to recycling solar panels A pair of researchers from Deakin's Institute for Frontier Materials has found a way to extract silicon from discarded solar panels and repurpose it into nano-silicon for batteries, solving the biggest problem that's preventing photovoltaic cells from being recycled.
14 Oct 2019
Deakin experts: Climate change threatens emergency health responses Climate change is increasing public health risks, while also making it more difficult to deal with disease outbreaks and other health crises through emergency and humanitarian action, according to Deakin experts.
11 Oct 2019
From senior cit to senior fit: Gym trial puts weight behind active bones Community exercise programs could be key to helping Australia's ageing population maintain bone and muscle health, while busting common misconceptions about the type of exercise best for older adults, according to a new Deakin University study.
4 Oct 2019
Social media can be helpful distraction during exam time: Deakin expert As Year 12 students prepare for their final weeks of revision ahead of exams, a Deakin University education expert has highlighted the importance of relaxation, including spending time on social media, to offset the stressful study period.
Deakin uses 3-D to scan costumes in Arts Centre Melbourne's national collection Deakin University virtual reality researchers are partnering with the Arts Centre Melbourne to trial state-of-the-art imaging technology to enhance the interpretation, interaction and documentation of the extraordinary costume collection of Australian opera star, Dame Joan Sutherland.
26 Sep 2019
Profit-sharing could help boost productivity, wage growth: Deakin study Profit-sharing could be a way to boost Australia's economy and jumpstart stagnant wage growth, according to the lead author of a new Deakin University study looking at the effect of profit-sharing on employee productivity.
25 Sep 2019
Deakin opens 'state-of-the-science' exercise and sport building at Burwood Deakin University has confirmed its status as a world leader in sport science with the official opening of a 'state-of-the-science' building for exercise and sport science research and education at the Burwood campus.
24 Sep 2019
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