Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Physical fitness and healthy aorta key to brain ageing
Tue 12 Jun 2018
Age-related memory decline may be related to physical fitness and stiffness of the central arteries.
Our obsession with food on TV
Wed 30 May 2018
Swinburne sensory science and dietetics experts explore Australia’s obsession with food on television.
Why do we yawn and why is it contagious?
Mon 21 May 2018
Swinburne researchers Mark Schier and Yossi Rathner explain the purpose of yawning.
Cigarette tax could cause tobacco black market boom
Fri 18 May 2018
The government’s increased tax on cigarettes could increase illegal sales of tobacco.
Mastering the art of dietetics
Thu 10 May 2018
Studying dietetics at Swinburne is like walking onto the set of MasterChef.
Loneliness is a health issue
Wed 09 May 2018
Swinburne loneliness expert Dr Michelle Lim explores how government funding can address loneliness.
Interest-based learning engages older Australians in the digital world
Mon 30 Apr 2018
Swinburne research reveals older Australians learn online skills better when drawing on their own interests.
Research reveals autism and schizophrenia share common traits
Tue 24 Apr 2018
New research has revealed a significant overlap in the traits associated with autism and schizophrenia.
Mood and personality disorders are often misconceived
Tue 17 Apr 2018
Psychology researchers Dr Kathryn Fletcher and Dr Kristi-Ann Villagonzalo deconstruct common mental health misconceptions.
Research finds loneliness is a serious risk to our health
International loneliness expert Professor Julianne Holt-Lunstad discussed the complex health issue in a public lecture.