Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Web-based program had limited effect on students’ drinking
Tue 15 Apr 2014
Research indicates that a web-based alcohol program cannot soley be relied upon to tackle unhealthy drinking in students
Leading a double Life: Swinburne Student and CFA Volunteer
Tue 18 Mar 2014
In a double life act that has parallels to Batman/Bruce wane, Katie Wykes a Swinburne student juggles student life with CFA Volunteer responsibilities
Kerry Tucker named Patron of Families
Thu 06 Mar 2014
Swinburne media lecturer Kerry Tucker has been named as the Patron for Families by Melbourne-based organisation VACRO.
Training police to better respond to people with mental illness
Tue 04 Mar 2014
Surprisingly few police officers have had mental health training.
Australia trafficks and abuses asylum seeker children
Tue 25 Feb 2014
Swinburne Professor of Human Rights Linda Briskman co-writes a piece that explores the treatments of child asylum seekers.
Food for thought: a free public lecture
Mon 24 Feb 2014
Discover how food and water can affect your mental performance and mood
Industry has a role in funding alternative medicine research
Fri 21 Feb 2014
It's important that industry supports complementary medicine research, writes Swinburne's Andrew Scholey.
Violence and mental illness: harsh reality demands sensitive answers
The relationship between violence and mental illness is a contentious issue, write Swinburne forensic academics Rosemary Purcell and James Ogloff.
Sitting Phat: Re-Designing Obesity and Chairs
Thu 20 Feb 2014
Understanding the role of product designs in the experience of obesity is important, writes Swinburne Associate Professor Dori Tunstall.
Beware the happiness trap
Mon 17 Feb 2014
International best-selling author of The Happiness Trap will share his wisdom at a Swinburne event