Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
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.
A closer look at occupational stress of working Australians
Wed 10 Sep 2014
The effect of work-related stress on the health and productivity of the working population has been identified as a major issue facing Australian society.
Swinburne research calls last drinks on alcohol misuse
Tue 26 Aug 2014
A collaborative project is aiming to find evidence-based, practical solutions to help minimise the alcohol related damage inflicted on Victorian communities
First online wellbeing program for gay and lesbian youth
Thu 21 Aug 2014
Research has shown gay and lesbian young adults experience higher rates of mental health problems when compared to their opposite-gender attracted peers.
Study reveals why you can't fix what you can't see
Sun 17 Aug 2014
It is generally believed that societal pressures play a large role in body-image disorders, but a Swinburne study has found why people obsess over their fla
Family violence response must tackle all forms of abuse
Tue 12 Aug 2014
Reducing family violence requires targeting all forms of abuse