Leadership key to disaster response

A Fulbright scholarship will allow a Deakin professor to expand his work in building the leadership capacity of those at the frontline of humanitarian disasters.

‘Hiroshima Maidens’ in prose

A creative tribute to women affected by the Hiroshima atomic bomb will be funded by an Australia Council Grant.

Culturally-diverse women in ASX leadership: a double jeopardy?

Researchers have uncovered a serious lack of women leaders from culturally-diverse backgrounds in ASX-listed companies.

Living in two worlds – belonging to one

Dr Shirley Bennell's doctoral thesis is both a finely honed piece of academic research and a moving personal story of the effects of racism and discrimination on generations of her family.

Warlpiri Drawings join ‘Memory of the World’

Deakin University’s Associate Professor Melinda Hinkson has contributed to the placement of indigenous drawings on an elite UNESCO register.

Equity: a key driver for Australia Day Honours trio

Vice-Chancellor Prof Jane den Hollander, Prof Jill Blackmore and Prof Jon Altman have been honoured for their contributions to the nation

Deakin Motion.Lab helps take Western opera to China

Chinese audiences are flocking to see operas by composers such as Mozart and Puccini.

Happiness at a high in 21st century

Australians are more satisfied with their lives now than at any time since the year 2000.

Deakin Research celebrates a stunning year

Deakin researchers have achieved an outstanding year of discoveries and partnerships that will benefit our communities and the planet into the future.

Low SES university applications at turning point

National Equity Fellow, Dr Nadine Zacharias, has presented her findings at the National Press Club.

Children, charity and history

The dusty archives of hospitals and charitable organisations reveal the important role children played in 19th century philanthropy.

Researchers optimistic after megafauna dig

The ‘buckets of bones’ discovered at Lancefield, north of Melbourne, will offer clues to the cause of Australia’s megafauna extinction.

Guiding culturally-aware design

Deakin researchers and students are helping to develop the world’s first international indigenous design charter.

NHMRC grants support five new projects

Deakin health research has received another funding boost.

The art of science

A new exhibition fuses science and art to explore disease as both reality and metaphor.

Stories – the place where we meet

uthor and human rights advocate Dr Arnold Zable used stories to give a human face to Australia’s marginalised in the 2016 UNESCO Chair Oration.

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