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12 September 2017
Sales of soft drinks within a Melbourne hospital dropped by more than a quarter during an Australian-first trial of a sugar tax, monitored by researchers at Deakin University's Global Obesity Centre.
15 September 2017
Two Deakin University academics are calling for a national shift in awareness on 'pretirees' as they approach a crucial fork in the road that can lead to either healthy ageing or chronic disease threats.
14 September 2017
A cohort of Deakin University students has been tasked by Victorian Parliament with researching and developing a way to enhance the 160-year-old political institution's connection with young Victorians.
9 January 2017
Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh famously cut off his own ear and spent years in asylum while painting his masterpieces, but according to a Deakin psychiatry expert the myth of the troubled genius should be taken with a grain of salt.
4 May 2017
Deakin health experts have come up with a novel way to shed more than $30 million from Australia's annual obesity-related health bill while increasing activity levels: lift petrol taxes.
28 June 2017
A major criticism of the public health lobby's proposed sugar sweetened beverage tax - that it would unfairly punish disadvantaged groups - has been debunked by new research from Deakin's Global Obesity Centre.
8 December 2016
Deakin University's School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences has been ranked the world's best in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ratings of Sport Science Schools and Departments.
25 January 2017
A new Deakin University and Barwon Health study has found an old treatment for bipolar is much more effective than a newer medication.
12 May 2017
A first-of-its-kind trial encouraging Australians to make healthy choices at the supermarket will be launched today, thanks to a $550,000 grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council.
7 July 2017
An antibiotic used mostly to treat acne has been found to improve the quality of life for people with major depression, in a world-first clinical trial from Deakin University.
31 August 2017
Father's Day is a timely reminder that all new parents sometimes need extra support, according to a Deakin University researcher.
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.
6 September 2017
Hundreds of tonnes of greenhouse gas-producing food waste could be saved from landfill each year thanks to an innovative new environmental system at Deakin University.
4 September 2017
Deakin University has launched a new start-up business to share the power of its virtual reality firefighting simulator, the FLAIM Trainer.
4 September 2017
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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.
21 February 2017
A new study published today in Health and Place has provided novel information on patterns of children's active transport and independent travel that could be used to help children and adolescents be more physically active in the future.
5 January 2017
Bigger isn't always better - at least not in the bird kingdom, with new Deakin University research finding that the larger a bird's bill the longer they spend trying to snuggle it in against the cold.
31 May 2017
A world-first study from Deakin University's Centre for Sport Research has ranked positions in elite netball according to required playing intensity, with some surprising results.
13 October 2016
Deakin University innovation will give surgeons the sense of touch while they drive a robot to conduct keyhole surgery via a computer.
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