Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Smart dressings speed healing of chronic wounds
Fri 21 Aug 2015
A Swinburne PhD candidate is developing innovative nanofibre meshes that might draw bacteria out of wounds and speed the healing process.
Chew more, stress less
Wed 12 Aug 2015
New Swinburne research suggests chewing sugarfree gum reduces anxiety.
Swinburne researchers hear to help
Thu 06 Aug 2015
Psychologists at Swinburne are conducting research into auditory verbal hallucinations.
Reducing depression in nursing homes requires more than just antidepressants
Tue 28 Jul 2015
There is a high rate of depression in nursing home patients and something must be done about it, writes Swinburne's Sunil Bhar.
Mon 20 Jul 2015
Swinburne researchers look at the effectiveness of different types of treatment for an obsessive hair-pulling disorder.
Introducing Swinburne’s new Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science
Fri 17 Jul 2015
The Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science (CFBS) was established at Swinburne in January 2014.
A mobile app to ease loneliness
Tue 07 Jul 2015
Swinburne researchers are developing a smartphone app and an intervention program designed to reduce loneliness.
Eye-catching grant awarded to the Swinburne Babylab
Thu 02 Jul 2015
A grant for the Swinburne Babylab will enable researchers to use eye-tracking technology to investigate how children see the world.
New hope for epilepsy sufferers
Mon 29 Jun 2015
New research is showing the use of magnetoencephalography (MEG) has the potential to significantly improve surgical treatment for those with epilepsy.
Psychology's role in closing the mental health gap
Mon 01 Jun 2015
In a bid to close the Indigenous mental health gap, there has been a push to increase cultural understanding and Indigenous representation in psychology.