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23 January 2020
22 January 2020
FOMO trumps global fear as investors pursue returns in 2020 Investors must desensitise to global volatility, avoid panic selling and make the most of record-low interest rates to secure meaningful sharemarket returns in 2020, according to Deakin Associate Professor of Finance Victor Fang.
16 Jan 2020
Deakin establishes new Bushfire Relief Residential Scholarships Deakin University has established a new accommodation scholarship to help current and commencing students impacted by the bushfires. Up to 25 Bushfire Relief Residential Scholarships, each worth around $12,000, are now available and will cover the yearly cost of student accommodation.
13 Jan 2020
Top tips for looking after thirsty backyard birds this summer A Deakin wildlife expert is urging people to provide plenty of water ? and even ice cubes - for backyard birds this summer, as the long dry spell and early fire season continue to devastate native animal populations.
New biogel boosts cell survival in damaged brain tissue Scientists have discovered a novel method to implant healthy stem cells into the brain, allowing them to grow and repair damaged tissue, offering possible new treatments for people with brain injuries, Parkinson's disease and stroke patients.
Psychologists essential to address gut-brain link in IBD treatment Half of the 85,000 Australians affected by inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have experienced mental distress but do not have access to psychological support alongside their regular treatment, according to the first national survey of those living with the disease.
16 Dec 2019
Warrnambool research centre tests trucks running on water A new Deakin University research centre in Warrnambool could make clean, quiet trucking, a reality - and position Warrnambool and the broader South-West region to tap into the world's growing, multi-billion-dollar, hydrogen market.
16 Dec 2019
LeMond Carbon obtains independent verification of its carbon fibre rapid oxidation technology from Bureau Veritas LeMond Carbon ('LeMond') is pleased to announce the results of an independent technical audit conducted by Bureau Veritas ('BV') of its revolutionary carbon fiber manufacturing process.
13 Dec 2019
Deakin research finds security companies not always safest option in domestic violence A Deakin criminologist researching the way private security companies work with victims of domestic violence says better regulation is needed to reduce the risk of further harm to victims.
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