Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Tackling hyperactivity in boys
Tue 20 Jan 2015
A specific extract of a native Indian herb, which has been subjected to 50 years of research, may hold the key to improving hyperactivity and inattention i
Gold nanorods target cancer cells
Thu 18 Dec 2014
Using tiny gold nanorods, Swinburne researchers have demonstrated a potential breakthrough in cancer therapy.
Landmark discovery in gold nanorod instability
Mon 08 Dec 2014
Swinburne researchers have discovered an instability in gold nanoparticles that is critical for their application in future technological inventions.
Mediterranean diet: The 10 day switch
Tue 02 Dec 2014
New research from Swinburne shows the benefits of switching to a Mediterranean-style diet
Garnish your mood with a little lemon balm
Thu 20 Nov 2014
Lemon balm has been used for centuries for medicinal purposes. More recently, research has focussed on lemon balm’s bioactive properties.
Swinburne welcomes funding boost from ARC grants
Thu 06 Nov 2014
Swinburne has received almost $5 million in funding from the latest round of Australian Research Council grants.
Learn while you laugh
A comedy gig with a difference - sit back and enjoy stand-up comedy while learning about the history of humour and how we use it to establish social hierarc
Learn the secrets to ageing successfully
Director of the 75-year longitudinal study on human development will today share his surprising findings in a two-day workshop at Swinburne.
A spicy way to healthy ageing
Mon 27 Oct 2014
A new study from the Centre for Human Psychopharmacology has found a spice extract improves fatigue and memory in the older population.
Biological Psychiatry Australia appoints new president
Thu 16 Oct 2014
Professor Susan Rossell from Swinburne University of Technology has been appointed President of Biological Psychiatry Australia (BPA).