Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Eyes on the sky
What do star-gazing and big data have to do with blinding eye disease?
More ‘bright’ fast radio bursts revealed
Thu 11 Oct 2018
Australian researchers have found 20 more bursts, averaging one for every 14 days of observing.
Preventing barnacle build-up on ships
The new corrosion-resistant coating has halved the build-up of algae and barnacles on ship hydraulic components.
Nishar Hameed wins Phillip Law Postdoctoral Award
Dr Nishar Hameed named joint winner of the Royal Society of Victoria’s Phillip Law Postdoctoral Award for the Physical Sciences.
Nobel-winning physics key to ultra-fast laser research
Thu 04 Oct 2018
Swinburne researchers are using ultra-fast laser technique developed by 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics winners
Neutron star merger launched superfast ‘jet’ of materials
Thu 06 Sep 2018
Radio observations trace ‘jet’ of particles from neutron star merger moving at almost the speed of light.
The growing demand for data science
Thu 16 Aug 2018
With organisations collecting more data than ever, Big Data equals big job opportunities.
Swinburne researcher awarded NHMRC funding
Wed 15 Aug 2018
Professor Susan Rossell receives National Health and Medical Research Council funding to conduct research into improving cognition in mental illness.
Science meets music at Splendour in the Grass
Thu 19 Jul 2018
Associate Professor Alan Duffy will feature in the Splendour in the Grass Science Tent.
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.
Stellar dream team passes Einstein’s test
Thu 05 Jul 2018
A Swinburne researcher has assisted in testing Einstein’s strong equivalence principle.