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Deakin to lead three NHMRC partnership projects

Researchers will work together to combat challenges such as childhood obesity, alcohol-related violence and patient safety.

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Australia Day honour for Professor Mari Botti

lfred Deakin Professor Mari Botti AM, Chair in Nursing in the Deakin-Epworth partnership, has been made a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2016 Australia Day honours.

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New CeRRF Director reaffirms industry focus

The Maslovian saying “if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail” is perhaps the antithesis of David Halliwell’s approach in his role as the new Director of Deakin’s Centre for Regional and Rural Futures (CeRRF).

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Marketing a change of behaviour

Dr Josh Newton says there’s “probably tons of definitions” to describe social marketing, but essentially it’s about encouraging good behaviour.

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Fellowship examines university equity

Australia is regarded internationally as a leader in widening participation to higher education.

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Helping refugees transition to the workforce

How do refugees fare in the Australian workplace?

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US thinker offers refreshing take on leadership

A good leader is like a sports coach. They need to trust that people want to do well. Nobody joins a sporting team in the hope of failing.

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Deakin offers new start for Iraqi scholar

A scholar rescue fund is allowing a medical researcher to continue her work at Deakin.

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Should Indigenous peoples refuse state ‘recognition’?

For a long time the so-called ‘politics of recognition’ have been taken for granted as a basis for life in multicultural and settler colonial countries.

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Emily Nicholson – an inspiring woman

On encountering a career brick wall, when seeking to progress her career and care for three young sons, Deakin conservation scientist Dr Emily Nicholson made the discovery that reframing her achievements could provide a way forward.

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Svetha Venkatesh: STEM hero

The Director of the Centre for Pattern Recognition and Data Analytics (PRaDA), Professor Svetha Venkatesh, was recognised as a “STEM hero” in a special feature in “The Australian” newspaper.

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