The Coupe Utility – or simply, the Ute – is known for its strong, fluid design. But it’s also a Geelong invention that significantly impacted car manufacturing in Australia and beyond.


100 jobs of the future

What jobs will be created in the future that don’t currently exist?


Powering our future: the current state of battery manufacturing

It's time for Australia to recognise its role as a renewable energy super power.

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Fika Entertainment – a research commercialisation success story

A new Deakin University spin-out, Fika Entertainment, is pushing the boundaries in the development of transformative entertainment production.

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Transforming care for people living with dementia

A tool to help aged care staff understand the importance of communication for people living with dementia.

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CYCLONE: creating a new era in Australian pilot training

Deakin  has  devised  a  simulator  that enables  Australian astronauts and pilots to complete  high-G  training safely.    

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Kickstarting  next-generation battery production in Australia  

Deakin researchers, in collaboration with technology company Calix, are making swift progress towards producing cheaper, more efficient, environmentally-sound batteries right here in Australia. 

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Monitoring advertising to reduce the risk of cancer

The iPupilX is set to create a healthier advertising environment by tracking our engagement with cancer-causing products.

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From space missions to social distancing: managing mental health on Earth and Mars

How do astronauts support their mental health way above the stratosphere? And what can this tell us about treatments back on Earth?

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Contact tracing apps cause for privacy concerns

The COVIDSafe app could help us with contact tracing during the pandemic. But concerns around data collection have many Australians balking.

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Water and fire: Virtual reality enhances work and training

When we think of virtual reality, we may find our thoughts turning to video games. But VR has many other interesting and valuable uses in our world today.

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