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Girl standing alone

Society

01 May 2018
Why it’s time to rethink treatment for eating disorders

New research highlights that while eating disorder treatments can be effective, they remain under-funded. So it time for a health system shake-up?

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Thinking emoji

Society

20 April 2018
Watch: Are emoji above the law?

How do emoji fare within a criminal investigation? Research from Deakin’s Dr Kirley and Assoc. Prof. McMahon assesses the place of emoji in a court of law.

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Man lifting weights

Society

20 April 2018
Steroid use: what are the real health and social impacts?

What are the health and social consequences of illegal steroid use? And can ‘bro science’ continue to bridge the gap? Dr Matthew Dunn explains.

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Paint brushes and paint

Society

06 April 2018
Getting creative for the good of your mental health

Deakin’s Prof. Michael Berk explains how engaging in creative activities can help to improve mental health and put you on the right path for a healthy mind.

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row of candles

Society

29 March 2018
Can the media change American attitudes to guns?

Australians have watched in horror as mass shootings hit American schools. Is the current news cycle failing to help? Prof. Matthew Ricketson discusses.

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Football and trophy on grass

Society

20 March 2018
Quiz: How well do you know the AFL?

You might claim to be the most passionate footy fan in Australia, but how well do you really know the AFL? Take our quiz to find out.

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Two women laughing

Society

07 March 2018
Is feminism even a thing anymore?

With the media and activist landscape seemingly dominated by other issues, does feminism and International Women’s Day still have significance in 2018?

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supreme court melbourne

Society

06 March 2018
Why Victoria should rethink the abolition of defensive homicide

In 2014 defensive homicide was abolished in Victoria after being considered controversial – but is this something that should be rethought?

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Society

05 March 2018
Are Victorians wasting too much water to handle another drought?

After a decade of steady metropolitan water supply in Melbourne, how prepared are we for the next drought? Deakin environment experts share their thoughts.

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Woman at the starting block

Society

28 February 2018
Only 7% of Australians are healthy
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