Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
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.
When should you throw away leftovers?
Thu 03 Jan 2019
Enzo Palombo explains how to store food safely.
One in four Australians are lonely
Fri 09 Nov 2018
A Swinburne report has found half of Australians feel lonely for at least one day a week, while one in four feel lonely for three or more days.
The benefits and pitfalls of working in isolation
Dr Agustin Chevez says isolation at work can be unhealthy. But it can also be a good thing.
Research reveals health toll of increasing loneliness
Thu 08 Nov 2018
Lonely Australians have significantly worse physical and mental health than connected Australians, according to a new study.
Coffee consumers in university settings
Wed 07 Nov 2018
Dr Jonathan Kingsley writes that universities should take the lead in reduction of disposable coffee cup use.
We asked five experts: are light dairy products better?
Dietetics lecturer Robyn Delbridge and other experts explain whether light dairy products are better for our health.
Mental health program trials at Swinburne
Wed 10 Oct 2018
In collaboration with Medibank, 70 students will trial an online mental health and performance solution created by Uprise.
Mental health service offers video therapy
Tue 09 Oct 2018
A Swinburne-led online mental health website offers free services including online therapy sessions.
LaunchVic funds Victorian medtech sector
Tue 02 Oct 2018
The Victorian Medical Device Partnering Program, led by Swinburne, is to receive $2 million funding for the medtech sector.