Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
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.
Learn while you laugh
A comedy gig with a difference - sit back and enjoy stand-up comedy while learning about the history of humour and how we use it to establish social hierarc
Learn the secrets to ageing successfully
Director of the 75-year longitudinal study on human development will today share his surprising findings in a two-day workshop at Swinburne.
A spicy way to healthy ageing
Mon 27 Oct 2014
A new study from the Centre for Human Psychopharmacology has found a spice extract improves fatigue and memory in the older population.
Biological Psychiatry Australia appoints new president
Thu 16 Oct 2014
Professor Susan Rossell from Swinburne University of Technology has been appointed President of Biological Psychiatry Australia (BPA).
What’s in cough syrup that could help with Down syndrome?
Tue 07 Oct 2014
An ingredient in cough syrup has been identified to potentially improve the memory, language and learning of people with Down syndrome.
Young mums a class act
Fri 03 Oct 2014
Over 100 young mothers have finished their year 12 education thanks to this Swinburne program, which is now appealing for more support.
Melba Support Services to move to ex-Swinburne campus
Tue 30 Sep 2014
A not-for-profit organisation supporting people with disabilities is relocating its adult training service to Swinburne's former Lilydale campus.
Dementia care meets virtual reality
Thu 18 Sep 2014
The world of virtual reality presents endless opportunities for people with dementia.