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Toys-to-life games an opportunity to teach kids about digital security: Deakin research

18 January 2018

The toys-to-life figurines that filled stockings this Christmas, such as Nintendo’s amiibo, are giving children mixed messages about digital security, Deakin University research 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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This year make your own destiny to find love: Deakin relationships expert

16 January 2018

For those longing for love, the dawn of a new year often brings with it hope that 2018 may be the one in which they find their soulmate, but a Deakin relationship expert is urging singles not to hold onto ideas of romantic destiny.

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First round offers: Deakin set to welcome the next generation of students

16 January 2018

Deakin University Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Gary Smith has welcomed the next generation of Deakin students, following the release of the University's VTAC first round offers for 2018.

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Deakin expert defends civic engagement among young Aussies

10 January 2018

New Deakin University research has found young Australians are much more democratically engaged than they're given credit for, but their contributions are often dismissed or devalued by those in power.

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Aussie waists widening faster than weight gain: Deakin study

20 December 2017

A new Deakin University study has shown that the waistlines of adult Australians are ballooning out of pace with increases to overall weight.

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Appetite for donkey hide puts African community livelihoods at risk: Deakin research

11 January 2018

A Deakin University researcher has supported calls for an international ban on trading donkey skins to save the livelihoods of many African families, and prevent the animal from extinction.

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Protect yourself from cyber crooks this sales season: Deakin expert

22 December 2017

For eager shoppers gearing up to tackle this year's Boxing Day sales online, a Deakin University cyber security expert is warning to beware of scammers.

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Deakin appoints new Executive Dean, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment

21 November 2017

Deakin University today announced Professor Karen Hapgood as the new Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment.

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Olympic hashtags go viral but there's little talk about the games: Deakin expert

12 January 2018

Recent Olympic Games have provided a catalyst for trending social media hashtags where the conversation is often about everything but actual sporting events, and the Pyeongchang Winter Games are shaping up to be no different according to a Deakin University sport management expert.

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Changing parent attitudes reason for drop in teen drinking: Deakin study

12 January 2018

Australian teenagers are reporting far lower drinking rates than their peers two decades ago, mostly because alcohol is now harder for them to access, a new Deakin University study has found.

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Deakin research teams in Myanmar uncover cooperation amid conflict

21 December 2017

New Deakin research shows surprising links of ethnic co-operation and social connections in Myanmar's strife-torn Rakhine state, which has seen more than 646,000 Rohingya Muslims flee to Bangladesh over the past four months.

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Deakin study evaluates migratory animals' impact on spread of disease

17 January 2018

Migratory animals are often blamed for the global spread of diseases, but new Deakin University research has shown their role may be less significant than previously thought.

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World first study shows running can keep bone marrow young

17 January 2018

Victorian research published today in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research is the first study to show regular exercise can slow down or stop spinal bone marrow from turning into fatty tissue as we age.

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Feral horses must be culled to fix destruction of Victorian Alps: Deakin ecologist

22 December 2017

A Deakin University ecologist has congratulated the State Government for releasing a plan to tackle feral horse numbers in Victoria's Alps, but said its recommendations didn't go far enough to eradicate the environmentally destructive animals.

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Deakin Business School experts talk financial trends and tips for 2018

15 January 2018

Many of us start the year with the intention of making revolutionary changes to our finances, but a Deakin expert suggests smaller, more immediate goals are much more likely to create lasting results.

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'Baby brain' a scientific reality, but Deakin study seeks more data

15 January 2018

New Deakin University research shows

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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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Deakin events dive into digital childhoods and non-formal learning

12 October 2017

Deakin University's Strategic Research Centre in Education, Research for Educational Impact (REDI), will next week bring together researchers and key thinkers from three continents for a deep dive into the future of learning.

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New NAPLAN platform highlights digital divide: Deakin expert

22 August 2017

A Deakin University digital education expert has raised concerns the new NAPLAN digital program could leave behind disadvantaged or less tech-savvy students.

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