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Modern house and blue sky

Society

17 February 2016
Are negative gearing policy changes good for young buyers?

Will a change to negative gearing policy be good for you?

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Melbourne graffiti

Society

04 February 2016
What do Melburnians love about Melbourne?

Listen as Dr Fiona Gray from Deakin’s School of Architecture & Built Environment explains what Melbournians love most about their city.

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Scientist inside a lab

Society

27 January 2016
New research to help combat overeating

Does fat have a discernible taste? And how can this knowledge help combat the world’s growing obesity problem?

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Society

22 January 2016
Feeling blue? Get ‘appy with this tool

Psychologists and mental health experts at Deakin University have developed BlueWatch, an app to help manage anxiety, depression or low moods.

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Emoji happy face with tears in eyes

Society

21 January 2016
Is emoji the language of the future?

Here’s a look at where emoji came from, where it’s headed and why we won’t be able to live (or communicate) without it. Is this the future of language?

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Painting of David Bowie's face

Society

13 January 2016
The enduring charm of Bowie

Senior Lecturer in media studies at Deakin University discusses David Bowie’s lasting contribution to music and culture.

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AFL player on football oval

Society

12 January 2016
Life after AFL pack mentality

Sports expert Deakin University Professor Chris Hickey discusses the AFL football doping scandal, as 34 Essendon players are suspended.

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Child playing with hulahoop

Society

21 December 2015
How to get Australian kids off the couch

Aussie kids are less physically active than ever before. Deakin researchers discuss the negative affects this could have on their lives and ways to fix it

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Star Wars figurine

Society

16 December 2015
Why has Star Wars captivated us for generations?

How shrewd marketing contributed to Star Wars’ overwhelming success.

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Cricket players

Society

30 November 2015
Australian sports stars – the next eco-warriors?

Dr Sheila Nguyen looks to form a relationship between Australian sport stars and the environment.

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