Soft drink price rise reduces consumption, Deakin research shows

Sales of soft drinks within a Melbourne hospital dropped by more than a quarter during an Australian-first trial of a sugar tax.

Honour for psychiatry expert

A Deakin researcher is Australia’s most highly cited neuroscientist.

Epigenetic ‘fingerprint’ identifies diabetes risk

Deakin researchers have identified an epigenetic marker that predicts risk of type 2 diabetes in women with gestational diabetes.

Caring for kids

A Deakin biostatistician is working with US researchers on a clinical trial to improve the quality of life of children with advanced cancer.

Gold standard for measuring what we eat

A new way of assessing dietary intake is a game changer for nutrition research in Australia.

New Health Institute seeks better systems of health

The Institute for Healthcare Transformation is set to position Deakin University as the premier Australian centre for health systems research, and a leader in health reform.

Antibiotic overload a concern for Aussie kids

A new study has found that half of Australian infants are treated with antibiotics during their first year of life.

National hospital survey to audit infection

Deakin researchers will lead the first infection survey of Australian hospitals in more than 30 years.

Action called for on gambling harm

Most Victorians believe gambling products are harmful and tougher regulations are needed, according to new Deakin research.

Peak body awards Deakin researchers

Deakin health researchers have been honoured for their contributions to improving health in Australia and internationally at the annual CAPHIA awards.

Ageing in a digital world

A Deakin-led ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub will develop new technologies to improve life for the elderly.

Public Health makes ‘World 100’ in Shanghai Rankings

The subject of Public Health at Deakin University has been ranked in the top 100 in one of the world’s most prestigious international ranking systems.

Old antibiotic could form new depression treatment

Researchers from IMPACT have discovered that a drug used to treat acne can relieve major depression.

‘High-prevalence’ mental health disorders cost society billions

New research puts a price on high-prevalence mental health conditions.

Mannequins go high-tech

A multi-disciplinary project to assess medical students in life support is making a difference to learners and teachers.

Research with a difference for reproductive health

Earthquakes and border blockades are uncommon barriers to completing a PhD, but a Deakin researcher has overcome them both.

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