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Brown is the new green for Aussie conservation: Deakin scientists

16 November 2017

Threatened ecosystems considered by the public to be dry, brown and ugly are having their conservation value overlooked in favour of greener, wet forests, according to new Deakin research.

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Time to revitalise multiculturalism in Australia: Deakin report

16 November 2017

Multiculturalism in Australia is alive and well but needs recalibration if the country is to live up to its reputation as a multicultural success story, a Deakin University report has found.

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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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Call to action for girls in STEM: Deakin report

2 November 2017

The number of girls taking part in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects has been declining at an alarming rate and has caused Australia to fall behind compared with other developed countries, a new study has found.

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Could focus on Hollywood casting couch be breakthrough for workplace relations?

6 November 2017

Deakin University celebrity culture expert Professor David Marshall says the way Hollywood revelations have created a global groundswell of women and men telling their stories of being sexually harassed suggests it could create a lasting public dialogue of these serious issues.

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Learner Library projects shares the written word worldwide

7 November 2017

A Deakin Business School researcher has embarked on an ambitious plan to provide free textbooks and learning resources to low-income communities across Australia and the world.

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Deakin study finds diversity critical for protecting parrots

18 October 2017

Deakin University scientists have discovered the genetic diversity of Australian parrots affects their chances of contracting a common but deadly virus, and also how much of the virus they harbour.

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Deakin ARC Discovery indigenous Award to help empower global communities

10 November 2017

Improved empowerment of Indigenous communities around the world will be the subject of Deakin University’s first ever Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Indigenous project award.

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Selamat datang: Deakin welcomes Indonesian delegation

10 November 2017

Deakin this week hosted nine Deans of Faculties of Education from Indonesian universities as part of a plan to develop research collaboration and other partnerships between the two countries.

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Deakin scientists help protect diabetics against fracture

10 November 2017

Researchers from Deakin University and Barwon Health have found a new way to measure fracture-risk specifically for people with diabetes, addressing an often overlooked health issue faced by people living with the disease.

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Deakin Downtown exhibition takes non-objective view of art

10 November 2017

The latest exhibition at Deakin University's Downtown Art Gallery features works by Stephen Wickham.

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Public war memorials teaching memory through technologies of remembrance

21 April 2017

The inclusion of 'technologies of remembrance' in public war memorials places visitors as witnesses of conflict, allowing them to create their own perceptions of war and peace-time, according to a Deakin University cultural heritage and museum studies researcher.

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Muslim faith not at odds with Western beliefs, Deakin study shows

21 June 2017

Public debate that paints a negative picture of Muslims and Islamic religiosity is at odds with the peace-driven lens through which much of the Muslim communities view their faith, Deakin University research has found.

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Reliance on social media for news could impact intercultural relations in Australia: Deakin study

11 September 2017

Australians born overseas are more reliant on social media for local and international news than those born in this country, a Deakin University study has found.

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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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Compatibility critical when searching for a subantarctic shag

1 September 2017

The old adage that opposites attract doesn't seem to translate to the avian dating scene, or at least not with Kerguelen shags, a subantarctic, diving seabird that has been recently found to breed with a monogamous mate that best matches its feeding habits.

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Scientists warn time is running out to save the planet

14 November 2017

Twenty five years ago, a majority of the world's living Nobel Laureates united to sign a warning letter about the Earth; today, scientists have taken grassroots action, with a scorecard showing that of nine areas only one has improved: our ozone.

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Deakin-led fisher health and wellbeing survey shows 'confronting' results

28 September 2017

A nationwide Deakin University survey of health and wellbeing in Australia's fishing industry has found fishers are enduring levels of psychological distress almost double that of the general population.

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Why learning a new language should be your New Year's resolution

22 December 2015

As the champagne corks pop at the end of the New Year’s Eve countdown, it’s the perfect time to think about what you’d like to accomplish in 2016. The Directors of Deakin's Centre for Teaching and Learning Languages (CTaLL), argue that learning a new language should be top of your list.

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Time to take the power of emoji beyond text messages: Deakin expert

17 October 2017

Emoji are leading a new generation of visual language tools that could be adopted for more than just social interactions, according to Deakin University digital media researcher Dr Adam Brown.

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