It has been a double celebration for Deakin University's School of Engineering with 2 faculty making Australia's Most Innovative Engineers 2018.


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It has been a double celebration for Deakin University’s School of Engineering with Associate Professor Ben Horan and Dr Riyadh Al-Ameri both making Engineers Australia’s list of Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers 2018.

Nominations were sought from around the country for the list, which profiles 30 of Australia’s most innovative engineers.

Dr Horan is listed in the Community category for his work on VeRITy – VR Labour Simulator. Dr Al-Ameri is listed in the Research & …

Deakin University law student Erin Ritchie won Law Student of the Year at the 14th Victorian Legal Awards held May 18, 2018.


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Deakin law student Erin Ritchie has won Law Student of the Year at the 14th Victorian Legal Awards held on Friday 18 May.

Hosted by the Law Institute Victoria (LIV), this annual event honours outstanding achievements across the legal profession in 14 categories including regional, city, boutique and large law firms.

A high-achieving student, Erin has held diverse range of roles and responsibilities at Deakin including President of Deakin Law Students’ Society, …

The Deakin Child Study Centre launched new facilities to support its work in making a difference in the lives of children with neurodevelopmental challenges.


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The Deakin Child Study Centre yesterday launched new facilities to support its work in making a difference in the lives of children with neurodevelopmental challenges.

Children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental challenges such as autism and ADHD and their families can access the latest tools and research to help them thrive through Deakin University’s Deakin Child Study Centre (DCSC).

Located at Deakin’s Burwood Campus, the DCSC is a multi-disciplinary research centre committed to understanding neurodevelopment from childhood to adolescence and dedicated to working with the community to create inclusive environments for children of all abilities. …

The toys-to-life figurines that filled stockings this Christmas, such as Nintendo’s amiibo, are giving children mixed messages about digital security, Deakin University research has found.


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The toys-to-life figurines that filled stockings this Christmas, such as Nintendo’s amiibo, are giving children mixed messages about digital security, Deakin University research has found.

The study by Dr Thomas Apperley, digital learning researcher with Deakin School of Education’s Research for Educational Impact team, has highlighted the impact the playful use of data has on how young people understand data security.

The issue of data security was found through an analysis of popular contemporary toys-to-life gadgets and figurines available in Australia, …

Deakin University Professor and Australian Laureate Fellow Maria Forsyth has been presented with Victoria's highest scientific honour.


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Alfred Deakin Professor and Australian Laureate Fellow Maria Forsyth has been presented with Victoria’s highest scientific honour, receiving the 2017 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation – Physical Sciences.

Professor Forsyth, who is Director of the Battery Technology Research and Innovation Hub (BatTRI-Hub) through Deakin University’s Institute of Frontier Materials and CSIRO, was awarded the prestigious $50,000 prize for her ground-breaking research in electrochemical sciences.

Her decades of internationally-recognised research is enabling the next generation of safer and higher energy density battery technologies, …

Deakin University's School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences has cemented its position as the world’s best, coming in at #1 for the second year running.


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Deakin once again ranked world’s best for sports science

Deakin University’s School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences has cemented its position as the world’s best, according to the ARWU Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments 2017, coming in at number one for the second year running.

The Shanghai Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments recognises academic excellence and industry-leading research by highlighting the performance of the top 300 universities with sport-related units across the world. …

The application of cutting-edge technology is breathing life into dinosaur fossils. The staff of Deakin University’s CADET VR Lab are working to develop visual and tactile encounters with dinosaurs.


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A virtual reality and 3D printing project is creating sensory dinosaur encounters.

The application of cutting-edge technology is breathing life into dinosaur fossils. Dr Ben Horan, Director of Deakin University’s CADET VR Lab, and Dr Kaja Antlej, Industrial Design Lecturer and researcher in digital heritage interpretation, are working to develop visual and tactile encounters with dinosaurs.

The project illustrates how the use of new technologies can create more dynamic and engaging avenues to promote the sciences, …

Deakin University’s Master of Business (Sport Management) has been ranked 7th in the word’s top 10, the only Australian university in the top 25.


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Deakin University’s Master of Business (Sport Management) has been ranked in the word’s top 10, for the second year running.

The program, run by the Deakin Business School, has been ranked seventh globally in SportBusiness International’s Postgraduate Sports Rankings, up from ninth in 2015 and the only Australian university in the top 25.

Professor David Shilbury, Chair in Sport Management, says this achievement confirms Deakin’s position as Australia’s number one university for sport management. …

Deakin is excited to announce that it is offering two new scholarships for international students. Read more and apply for FREE with KOM


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New Scholarships Deakin is excited to announce that it is offering two new scholarships for international students.

The Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship and the Deakin International Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students with consistently high academic performance and who have the potential to make a leading contribution to the University. The two new scholarships are the following;

The Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship offers successful applicants a full 100% tuition scholarship or a 50% partial tuition scholarship; …

We are excited to announce a new dual master's course at Deakin – the MBA and Master of Leadership – starting in Trimester 2, 2015 (July).


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Deakin MBA now available as two-year course paired with Master of Leadership

We are excited to announce a new dual master’s course at Deakin – the MBA /Master of Leadership – starting in Trimester 2, 2015 (July).

This new, two-year course combines Deakin’s highly ranked MBA program with a deep understanding of leadership in professional settings. Graduates of the program will receive two master’s degrees after just two years of study, …