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Understanding the social brain

Associate Professor Peter Enticott will drive a major study on children’s brain development.

Partnership heralds new era in medicine

Deakin and the Garvan Institute have joined forces to accelerate precision medicine through machine learning.

Shedding light on children’s physical activity

A new study highlights some of the barriers children face in being more physically active in their local neighbourhoods.

Geelong scientists sequence new virus affecting babies

GCEID scientists have sequenced a new virus that affects babies, in an important first step towards combating the illness.

Lecture to unravel mystery of maggots and their microbe friends

The Geelong community is invited to the Harrison Lecture for Innovation and Barry Jones Medal presentation.

What do you want to know about bipolar disorder?

An expert panel will address unanswered questions at a free community event in Geelong.

Bridging the gender gap to save lives

Awareness of gender differences in heart disease could prevent the number one killer of women.

Indigenous PhD trailblazer speaks for the vulnerable

Dr Deonne Basaraba, one of the first two students to receive their PhDs through the Institute of Koorie Education in 11 years, speaks for those affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

Major grant targets healthy choices at the supermarket

A Deakin-led study that aims to alter consumer food choices has been successful in the latest round of NHMRC Partnership Grants.

Old drugs prove better at treating bipolar disorder

Researchers have found an old treatment for bipolar disorder is much more effective than a newer medication.

Diet can treat major depression

A world-first trial conducted at Deakin University has shown for the first time that improving diet can treat major depression.

Agents of change in aged care

A series of Deakin studies into depression and aged care illustrates how the application of research can make a real difference in people’s lives.

Heart Foundation supports vanguard research at Deakin

Four grants will allow researchers to lead innovative projects targeting heart disease in 2017.

Deakin – Australian Unity partnership develops app for carers

A world-first app developed by Deakin researchers in partnership with Australian Unity will help young carers manage their stress.

Deakin sports science world number one

Deakin’s School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is the best in the world, according to new rankings.

Health literacy key to prevention

A Deakin PhD student is demonstrating how health literacy research can improve healthcare delivery.

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