Webinars and resources

Each year the Alumni Relations Office delivers a diverse program of webinars and podcasts to showcase the teaching, learning and research undertaken at Deakin. Find out about upcoming events and catch up with the recordings available below.

Deakin alumni information

Webinars

Topic
Alumni Information Session
 
Learn more about the Deakin Alumni Community, what services are available to you and how you can get more involved. This webinar is particularly relevant to students nearing graduation and those who have recently graduated.
 
Date: 29 November 2017
Length: 27:10

Arts and Education

Webinars

Topic
Travelling Light with Exhibition Artist, Hannah Quinlivan

Working in collaboration with classically-trained vocalists and dancers, Travelling Light explores the notion of adaptation in a time of constant motion.

Date: 6 September 2017
Length: 48:01 
Countering Violent Extremism in Australia and South-East Asia 

In this webinar, Professor Greg Barton discusses countering violent extremism in Australia and in the South-East Asian region. 

Date: 8 March 2017
Length: 59:44
Technological fads and fears, the real meaning of our digital panic

Webinar presented by Professor Matthew Allen, Professor of Internet Studies and Head of the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University.

Date: 10 August 2016
Length: 1:06:40
It Takes a Crowd…a Crowdfunding Webinar

Webinar presented by Professor Deb Verhoeven, Professor and Chair of Media and Communication at Deakin University.

Date: 8 May 2016
Length: 48:24

Business and Law

Webinars

Topic
The Pitfalls and Success Factors for Business in China

In this webinar, Professor Stuart Orr, Professor of Strategic Management at Deakin University, will explore how the business environment in China for foreign enterprises has changed dramatically over the past ten years and will continue to change for the foreseeable future.

Date: 11 April 2018
Length: 56:48
Building Your Strategic Thinking Mindset
 
In this webinar, Dr Steve Jaynes presents the concept and practices of strategic thinking to help you navigate the complexity of your current or aspirational work environment, develop an optimal direction for your career, and enhance your leadership capability.
 
Date: 16 November 2017
Length: 53:45
The Ethics and Integrity of Leadership

Ethical leadership is not about doing right or good things; rather ethical leadership is the avoidance of bad or wrong things.

In this webinar, Professor Ken Parry will discuss his research and insights gleaned by alumni, revealing the nature of ethics and integrity.
 
Date 30 Aug 2017 
Length 53:43
Building Competitive Advantage Through Sport Analytics

Presented by Dr Adam Karg, Senior Lecturer and Course Director in the Sport Management Program at Deakin University.

The aim of this webinar is to provide background to the development of the sport analytics function, and provide examples of tools and cases where organisations are using analytics to add value.

Date: 11 October 2016
Length: 57:28
Homeownership Trends

Webinar presented by Professor Richard Reed, inaugural Professor of Property and Real Estate at Deakin University.

Date: 5 Jun 2016
Length: 59:16
Everything is Authentic, Nothing is Authentic – Critical Marketing Webinar

Authenticity’ has become one of the buzz-words of 21st century culture. ‘Authenticity’ is demanded by people while being desperately sought for by business. Dr Paul Harrison, Senior Lecturer in Marketing, and Unit Chair of Consumer Behaviour in the Department of Marketing at the Deakin Business School, explores ‘Authenticity’ in culture and marketing in this webinar.

Date: 15 Feb 2016
Length: 54:58

Health

Webinars

Topic
The Neuroscience of Empathy

Webinar presented by Professor Peter Enticott, cognitive neuroscientist and psychologist, member of the Deakin University Child Study Centre.

Date: 15 Nov 2017
Length: 56:26 
The ALLPlay Buddy Program

Webinar presented by Dr Carmel Sivaratnam, Senior Research Fellow, Deakin Child Study Centre and Mr Logan Whitaker, National Inclusion Manager, AFL.

Date: 8 Nov 2017
Length: 44:05
The ALLPlay Program – Development of a community-informed resource kit promoting inclusion in physician activity for children of all abilities

Webinar presented by Professor Nicole Rinehart, Professor of Psychology (Clinical), Deakin University and Mr Logan Whitaker, FIDA Football & AAA Program Manager, AFL Victoria

Date: 24 Oct 2016
Time: 47:36
Ah! Language: Today a person – Tomorrow a DIABETIC

Webinar presented by Professor Trisha Dunning, Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research (QPS), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, and Chair in Nursing at Barwon Health.

(PDF only, 4.2 MB)

Seminars

Topic
Can we prevent depression by improving diet?

This presentation provides an overview of the compelling evidence from around the globe demonstrating the important role that diet plays in the common mental health problems, depression and anxiety, in children, adolescents and adults. This very new research is transforming the way these disorders are conceptualised.

Date: 29 April 2017
Superfoods or Supermyths

Superfood is a widely used catch-all phrase, common on the Internet and in the marketing of exotic (and normally expensive) fruits and vegetables. During his presentation, Professor Tim Crowe reveals the truth behind some of the so called popular 'superfoods' and sorts out the marketing hype from the reality. Tim also emphasises the importance of food variety, and presents his own list of 'Top ten foods to consume', what he recommends to eat and explains why they are so good for you.

Date: 20 October 2016
Length: 52:34

Science, Engineering and Built Environment

Webinars

Topic
Cyber Security and SME's - The missing part of the security jigsaw

Presented by Professor Matthew Warren, this webinar will focus on security threats and themes facing SMEs and how they can mitigate these. Professor Warren will also discuss a number of related, real life security examples to reinforce the presentation.

Date: 25 October 2017
Length: 55:40 
Blue Carbon – A new weapon in the fight against climate change

Blue Carbon webinar presented by Dr Peter Macreadie, Senior Lecturer and Blue Carbon Lab Leader at Deakin University

Date: 14 June 2017
Length: 52:11
A Haptic Virtual Reality Midwifery Training Aid - When Visuo-Audio Virtual Reality Are Out Of Touch

Virtual Reality webinar presented by Dr Ben Horan, Director of the Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET) Virtual Reality (VR) laboratory, Deakin University.
 
Date: 24 May 2017
Length: 55:41

Seminars

Topic
School of Architecture and Built Environment Real Lecture series

Prominent architectural firms and local practising architects present their work and ideas – including personal ethos, preferred materials and architectural styles.

Date: Various
Time: Various

Seminar resources

Seminar presentation documents

Superfoods or Supermyths - Perth (PDF 16.4MB)
Presented by Dr Tim Crowe, a career research scientist and educator in the fascinating yet controversial area of nutrition.

The Science of Happiness – Warrnambool (PDF 9.7MB)
Presented by Dr Melissa Weinberg, Principal Research Fellow of the Australian Unity Wellbeing Index, a project that has tracked the subjective wellbeing of Australians since 2001.

The Urge to Conserve – Why is it so difficult to get people moving? – Melbourne (PDF 3MB)
Presented by Professor Jo Salmon, Alfred Deakin Professor and Co-Director, Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) at Deakin University.

Data as Competitive Advantage - Merging Sport and Business – Adelaide (PDF 10.5 MB) 
Presented by Dr Adam Karg, Senior Research Fellow, Swinburne University

2017

Data as Competitive Advantage - Merging Sport and Business - Canberra (PDF 5 MB) 
Presented by Dr Adam Karg, Senior Lecturer and Course Director in the Sport Management Program at Deakin University and member of the Deakin Sport Research Centre.

Data as Competitive Advantage - Merging Sport and Business - Perth (PDF, 3.3MB)
Presented by Dr Adam Karg, Senior Lecturer and Course Director in the Sport Management Program at Deakin University and member of the Deakin Sport Research Centre.

Superfoods or Supermyths - Hobart (PPTX, 12.0 MB)
Presented by Dr Tim Crowe, a career research scientist and educator in the fascinating, yet controversial, area of nutrition.

Can we prevent depression by improving diet? – Brisbane (PPTX, 10.9 MB)
Presented by Professor Felice Jacka, Director of Deakin’s Food and Mood Centre, and founder and president of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research (ISNPR).

Superfoods or Supermyths - Warrnambool (PPTX, 3.7 MB)
Presented by Dr Tim Crowe, a career research scientist and educator in the fascinating, yet controversial, area of nutrition.

The Science of Happiness – Adelaide 2017 (PPTX, 10.4 MB)
Presented by Dr Melissa Weinberg, Principal Research Fellow of the Australian Unity Wellbeing Index, a project that has tracked the subjective wellbeing of Australians since 2001.