Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Reward system `broken’ for those with bipolar disorder
Tue 17 Oct 2017
Bipolar expert says sufferers have `broken’ reward system
NHRMC fellowship awarded to Swinburne researcher
Mon 16 Oct 2017
Dr Eric Tan has been awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council fellowship to research schizophrenia relapse.
Tablets can teach kids to solve real-world problems
Thu 12 Oct 2017
Research confirms that young children can apply puzzle solving skills learnt from touchscreen tablets to real world scenarios.
Online research program to help those with bipolar
Wed 11 Oct 2017
The research program ORBIT is designed to help those with late stage bipolar disorder.
Healthy food is key to a healthy mind
Mon 09 Oct 2017
First of its kind research confirms diet matters most when it comes to mental health.
Engaging older adults through touch tablets
Mon 02 Oct 2017
Involving end–users in the design of new technology has worked wonders for older Australians.
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.