Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Cinnamon oil could be key in preventing superbugs
Thu 12 Jul 2018
Swinburne researcher Dr Sanjida Topa is investigating the role of traditional agents in the fight against superbugs.
Victorian Cancer Agency funds Swinburne research
Swinburne researcher Dr Lisa Grech has been granted an Early Career Health Services Research Fellowship.
Swinburne and Richmond expand program to Albury-Wodonga
Mon 02 Jul 2018
The Swinburne and Richmond co-delivered program will expand its reach to Albury-Wodonga in 2019.
US painkiller restriction linked to increase in drug trading
Thu 14 Jun 2018
New research shows trading of prescription opioids through the darknet has increased in the wake of tighter regulation by the US government.
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.