Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Funding awarded to improve vaccines, treating autoimmunity and cancer
Tue 10 Nov 2015
Research to improve vaccines, treating autoimmunity and cancer has received funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council.
Bipolar research receives $1 million in funding
Mon 09 Nov 2015
Research into improving the quality of life of people with bipolar disorder has received funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council.
The deadly truth about loneliness
Loneliness has more to do with the quality of your relationships and less related to being physically isolated from others, according to Michelle Lim.
Swinburne an employer of choice for gender equality
Thu 05 Nov 2015
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency has named Swinburne University of Technology as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.
Hair samples reveal effects of ecstasy use
Wed 14 Oct 2015
Researchers have adopted a new approach to measuring the stressful effects caused by regular MDMA use.
Show us your smarts: a very brief history of intelligence testing
Fri 09 Oct 2015
Swinburne Professor Con Stough gives a brief overview of different intelligence tests over the years.
Breakthrough anaesthesia device
Thu 08 Oct 2015
A device developed at Swinburne that measures changes in brain activity as anaesthesia is delivered to a patient has been certified by the TGA.
What you need to know about trichotillomania
Wed 07 Oct 2015
Swinburne's Imogen Rehm and Reneta Slikboer explain why some people pull out their hair.
Autism MOOC at Melbourne Knowledge Week
The team behind Swinburne’s globally successful Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on Autism will share their expertise in two free events this month.
Chemical messengers: how hormones help us sleep
Wed 09 Sep 2015
Swinburne health psychologist, Dr Jo Abbott, explains how your hormone levels effect how well you sleep.