Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Sport science comes to Swinburne
Fri 22 Sep 2017
Swinburne University of Technology is cements position as a leader in health science with new Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science.
A medically supervised injection facility in Victoria
Fri 08 Sep 2017
How can an injection facility create more inclusive mental health support in Victoria?
Less REM sleep is tied to risk of dementia
Thu 24 Aug 2017
Study by a Swinburne researcher has found that dementia in the elderly can be predicted by measuring REM sleep.
Afternoon slump or the brain’s expectations at work?
Tue 22 Aug 2017
New research finds brain’s reward centre activates differently across the day, peaking in the morning and evening.
Cultural engagement lowers reoffending rate
Tue 08 Aug 2017
Swinburne research finds access to cultural programs for Indigenous prisoners decreases chances of reoffending.
72-hour 'Makeathon' to return to Swinburne
Thu 03 Aug 2017
Swinburne calls for makers and creators to join TOM Makeathon for assistive technologies.
Migrants and Australia’s health system
Fri 07 Jul 2017
Migrants are healthier than the average Australian, so they can’t be a burden on the health system
Young mums given a head start
Tue 04 Jul 2017
Swinburne’s Business Without Borders and Young Mums program are working together on a new initiative.
Swinburne leads commitment to ‘Child Safe Standards’
Fri 16 Jun 2017
Working with Children Checks will be mandatory for all staff, in a heightened commitment to child safety.
A soft touch for mending broken bones
Professor Alan Lau’s combination of a little silk with a biodegradable plastic may be the formula to heal broken bones.