Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Support for compulsive hair pullers
Thu 28 May 2015
Once thought of as a rare psychological disorder, trichotillomania affects one per cent of the population.
Constructing new tools to tackle alcohol and drug awareness at work
Tue 12 May 2015
A new website will provide the construction industry with information on how workplaces can develop alcohol and other drug consumption awareness.
Plant extracts offer hope against diabetes and cancer
A new study has shown that traditional Aboriginal and Indian plant extracts could be used to manage diabetes and may also have potential use in cancer trea
Swinburne takes out University Research of the Year for spice research
Mon 11 May 2015
A Swinburne study looking at the cognitive effects of curcumin on older adults has won University Research of the Year
A smart future for mental health
Fri 24 Apr 2015
Swinburne researchers are using innovative technologies to help people to manage their own mental health problems.
Good mental health care in prisons must begin and end in the community
Professor James Ogloff writes in the Conversation about the importance of the community's role identifying mental health needs of prisoners.
Final chance to register for Swinburne's Autism MOOC
Fri 10 Apr 2015
With registrations closing shortly, we caught up with Swinburne's Emma Donaldson, to find out more about the creation of the free online Autism course.
Un-doing awareness: do smart watches make dumb humans?
Wed 08 Apr 2015
Swinburne Associate Professor Dori Tunstall discusses whether smart watches are actually making humans smarter.
Swinburne turning PhDs on their head
Mon 30 Mar 2015
If you could look 50 years into the future, what would a PhD look like?
New online centre for bipolar disorder sufferers
Fri 27 Mar 2015
People living with bipolar disorder can now access a new online centre providing strategies to improve quality of life.