Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Forensics researcher awarded a Fulbright Scholarship
Wed 11 Feb 2015
Forensics researcher, Dr Stephane Shepherd, has won the prestigous 2015 Fulbright Scholarship in Cultural Competence
What is insomnia and how is it treated?
Fri 06 Feb 2015
Swinburne researcher, Dr Jo-Anne Abbott, discusses insomnia and an emerging treatment that may help sufferers.
Swinburne offers free course on Autism
Thu 05 Feb 2015
A six week course that will assist parents, families and carers who live and work with individuals on the autism spectrum will be run at Swinburne.
Anorexia sufferers see things differently
Mon 26 Jan 2015
Researchers at Swinburne discover an unusual new biomarker for anorexia.
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.