Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Positive findings for the health of older Australians
Fri 20 Jun 2014
Preliminary findings from the largest health study of its kind shows improvements in mood and memory of older Australians.
Older workers doing the heavy lifting
Fri 30 May 2014
Swinburne's Assoc Prof Elizabeth Brooke discusses the government’s exhortation to repair the national economy to avert ‘intergenerational inequity.’
Swinburne’s Professor Janet Hiller calls for change in health care focus
Thu 29 May 2014
We need to re-engineer the health system to meet challenges ahead, according to Swinburne’s Dean of the School of Health Sciences
Reaping the benefits of an ageing population
Wed 28 May 2014
Australian's are living longer, but there's nothing for economists to worry about, says Swinburne Adjunct Associate Professor Katharine Betts.
Swinburne creates online clinic for IBD sufferers
Mon 19 May 2014
A new online service has been developed to offer psychologically-focused treatment programs for people with inflammatory bowel disease.
New innovation in food safety testing
Tue 06 May 2014
Swinburne researchers have developed a new technique for detecting Listeria contamination in food.
Unseating the chair
Thu 01 May 2014
Chairs are a health hazard & add little social value. We should stop designing them, says Swinburne Associate Professor Dori Tunstall.
The ageing of the Australian population: triumph or disaster?
Mon 28 Apr 2014
The ageing of the Australian population does not, and will not, impose unmanageable strains on society, according to a new study.
Swinburne scientist keeps AFL players up to speed
Tue 15 Apr 2014
Research based on military aviation training proves successful in the sporting arena
Web-based program had limited effect on students’ drinking
Research indicates that a web-based alcohol program cannot soley be relied upon to tackle unhealthy drinking in students