Protecting small mammals after fire

After the tragic bushfires that tore through Australia, researchers at Deakin are wondering how best to protect our most vulnerable animals after the disaster.


Reptiles – Farming and Biodiversity

Reptiles – Farmland and Biodiversity from Disruptr on Vimeo.


Consumer spyware and its effect on domestic abuse

Spyware has the potential to reveal personal and sensitive information from an individual's phone.

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A keyboard lit up in red neon.
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Deakin’s renewable energy microgrid aims for carbon neutrality by 2025

The solar farm helping Deakin reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Recognising how Indigenous knowledges can create sustainable futures

Deakin’s Indigenous Knowledges Systems Lab is a space where Indigenous practitioners can apply their thinking and systems to different contexts around the world.

A djandak wi (“Country fire” or “healthy fire”) burn on Dja Dja Wurrung Country, Victoria, in April 2018. Photo courtesy of Timothy Neale  

Building equitable partnerships with Indigenous people, starting with future bushfire management

The research  seeking  to  understand how bushfire management partnerships benefit  the  social and ecological resilience  of  Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.   

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Carbon treasure revealed at Great Barrier Reef 

The Great Barrier Reef’s enormous potential for climate change mitigation through its catchments’ capacity for carbon storage has been revealed in a world-first study led by Deakin University.  

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From grew to brew: study seeks to build coffee industry sustainability

Business supply chain experts are seeking to make our daily coffee more sustainable on an industry-wide level.

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The disease putting Australia’s parrot populations at risk

Beak and Feather Disease Virus can impact the health of Australia’s feathered friends.

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COVID-19 and Climate Change — literature may pave the way for collective thinking

An explorative link could help us understand the role of stories in shaping selfhoods, place, and positive futures. It also might be helpful for climate change responses.

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Earth: one giant superorganism?

There’s no doubt that Earth is full of life, but could our planet be seen as one functioning organism?

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