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Deakin Study Evaluates Migratory Animals Impact on Spread of Disease

Thursday, January 18, 2018
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New Crowdfunding Campaign Puts Penguins Under the Microscope

Thursday, October 27, 2016

With more than half of the world’s penguin species under threat from extinction, a new Deakin University research project is seeking to investigate the role of microbes in penguin health, physiology, and disease. Read More...


Australians Love Feeding Wild Birds - Why?

Friday, August 12, 2016

Deakin University scientists are wondering what the implications of so many people feeding birds might be and if the food being offered to them is potentially harmful to their health. Read More...


Elusive Powerful Owls in Melbourne - GPS Technology Keeps Eagle Eye

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Deakin University's media release of Tuesday, 19 April 2016 says that scientists are using GPS technology to monitor how Melbourne’s Powerful Owls make use of urban landscapes. The researchers, from the Centre for Integrative Ecology within Deakin’s School of Life and Environmental Sciences, are hoping the GPS monitors will help reveal how to conserve Australia’s largest owl (Ninox strenua), which come out to play when the lights go out around town. Read More...


Genetic Changes in Birds Could Throw Light On Human MItochondrial Diseases

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

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