Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
What 5G means for our health
Thu 14 Mar 2019
Swinburne's Professor Andrew Wood leads the study modelling absorption patterns of 5G electromagnetic energy in human tissue.
Physical activity benefits the body and mind
Associate Professor Amanda Benson’s research shows that physical activity can prevent and treat chronic disease.
Swinburne establishes new neuroimaging facility
Swinburne has a new brain imaging facility that will harness a growing flood of information about our most complex organ.
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.