Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Extending surgeons’ careers through robotics
Fri 08 Mar 2019
Swinburne researchers are conducting a study examining the benefits of robotic surgical systems for surgeons.
Treating chronic pain with virtual reality
Swinburne is conducting novel research that will investigate how virtual reality and augmented reality could be used to treat chronic pain.
Advancing bandage technology with lifelike skin tissue
Thu 07 Mar 2019
A Swinburne bioengineering team have begun to make lifelike skin tissue to further studies on innovations in smart bandages.
Student health and diet the focus of documentary
Fri 01 Mar 2019
A new documentary produced by Swinburne Wellbeing puts students’ diets and lifestyles in focus.
Disabled people more likely to be victims of crime
Fri 22 Feb 2019
The Morrison government has finally agreed to a royal commission into the abuse of people living with disability – if the states get on board.
A community’s response to devastation
Thu 07 Feb 2019
Forged from Fire tells the story of how a community responded to the Black Saturday bushfires.
Cannabis use in teens associated with brain volume
Tue 15 Jan 2019
Swinburne research has found low-level cannabis use in adolescents may have an effect on the amount of grey matter volume found in their brains.
When should you throw away leftovers?
Thu 03 Jan 2019
Enzo Palombo explains how to store food safely.
One in four Australians are lonely
Fri 09 Nov 2018
A Swinburne report has found half of Australians feel lonely for at least one day a week, while one in four feel lonely for three or more days.
The benefits and pitfalls of working in isolation
Dr Agustin Chevez says isolation at work can be unhealthy. But it can also be a good thing.