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Science Alumni Reunion (77-80)

Join the Alumni Community for a special reunion dinner to reconnect and reminisce. This dinner is for those who studied one of the varied science degrees offered at Deakin between 1977 and 1980.


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Webinar: The Ethics and Integrity of Leadership

In this webinar, Professor Ken Parry will discuss his research and insights gleaned by alumni. The nature of ethics and integrity will be revealed. Ethical leadership is not about doing right or good things; rather ethical leadership is the avoidance of bad or wrong things.


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Webinar: Travelling Light with Exhibition Artist Hannah Quinlivan

Join the Alumni Community for a webinar discussion and Q&A session with Hannah Quinlivan, Travelling Light exhibition artist.


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Deakin Business School Alumni Gala Ball

We are excited to announce the 2017 Deakin Business School Alumni Gala Ball and invite you to register your attendance for this memorable event.

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Gracia Baylor AM

Gracia Baylor was the first woman to stand for office in Healesville, is a recipient of the Order of Australia Medal, and a member of the Victorian Honour Roll of women..


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Postgraduate bursary

Deakin Alumni, their spouses and immediate family are eligible to receive a 10% reduction per unit on their enrolment fees on any postgraduate award course at Deakin University.


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Lawrence Lau

Lawrence Lau has led an exciting career since graduating from Deakin, working across a variety of businesses and travelling the world.


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Engineering Alumni Reunion 1977–1980

If you studied an engineering degree at Deakin or the Gordon Institute between 1977 and 1980, we are delighted to invite you to a reunion dinner.


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Teaching Alumni Reunion 1977–1980

If you studied a teaching degree at Deakin between 1977 and 1980, we are delighted to invite you to a reunion dinner.


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Data as Competitive Advantage – Merging Sport and Business – Canberra Alumni Event

How can we merge sport and business? Join us at our annual Canberra Alumni event to find out as Dr Adam Karg presents Data as Competitive Advantage – Merging Sport and Business.


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Cyber Security and SMEs webinar: The missing part of the security jigsaw

Presented by Professor Matthew Warren, this webinar will focus on security threats and themes facing SMEs and how they can mitigate these. Professor Warren will also discuss a number of related, real life security examples to reinforce the presentation. Event Details An increasing reliance and dependency on information technology has seen Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) become vulnerable to cyber security risks and emerging security risks. A primary concern is that SMEs may not have the appropriate resources, expertise or understanding to protect their information systems and key data. About Professor Matthew Warren Professor Matthew Warren is a Professor of Cyber Security at Deakin University and a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society. He is a researcher in the areas of cyber security and computer ethics. Professor Warren has authored and co-authored over 300 books, book chapters, journal papers and conference papers. He has received numerous grants and awards from national and international funding bodies, including the Australian Research Council (ARC), the Engineering Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in the United Kingdom, the National Research Foundation (NRF) in South Africa and the European Union. Professor Warren regularly reviews research proposals submitted to the ARC and the South African NRF. He gained his PhD in Information Security Risk Analysis from the University of Plymouth, United Kingdom and has taught in Australia, Finland, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.


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IT Alumni Chapter Launch

The Alumni Relations Office is delighted to invite you to our IT Chapter launch. Join us for an evening of social networking and, complimentary food and drinks. Catch up with your friends, engage with professionals from the industry, hear about potential employment opportunities and expand your professional network.


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Health and Social Development Night of Inspiration

The Deakin University Health Promotion Society is excited to invite you to our Night of Inspiration. Join Catherine Darcy, Senior Health Promotion Officer at EACH, as she discusses the confronting and complex health issue of 'Preventing domestic violence: what are current approaches and how can we become part of the solution?'


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Bindi Naresh Raja

Bindi followed her passion, now she works as a sonographer and is the Co-founder and COO of her own business, The Baby Club.


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End of Life Ethics

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History Without Heritage

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Rethinking the Wheel

As the engines revved and the drivers braced expectantly at the Formula SAE starting line, the team behind the Deakin University car had its eyes on another entry. The Swedish car with a partial carbon fibre wheel.


Health

Where is the cure for mental illness?

There are few things that irritate Associate Professor Felice Jacka more than walking into the petrol station that looks like a candy store or seeing a McDonald’s next to a primary school. Dr Jacka has reason to be irked, though. She knows something that some of us may have suspected but few have traditionally taken seriously – poor lifestyle choices are contributing to the global problem of common mental illnesses.


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Intervention or Extinction?

While every credible scientific body is warning of the dramatic impacts climate change will have over the next century, Professor Graeme Hays’ doomsday scenario may be happening now - the extinction of the sea turtle.


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Growing A Healthy Nation

Sure, everyone knows that we need to eat more fruit and vegetables and exercise more. But that vital step between reading the fact sheets and making real life healthy living choices is a stumbling block that has thwarted many good intentions. Until now.