Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
New astrophysics director from the US
Mon 22 Jul 2019
With her extensive experience in the field of astrophysics, Professor Jean Brodie will help CAS build on its strong reputation for space research.
Wonder in the age of AI: what is our (human) place in the future?
Thu 11 Jul 2019
The focus of Swinburne’s Chancellor’s Lecture this year will be on artificial intelligence profoundly changing our lives and its disruption of industry.
MASH turns 30: a celebration of Swinburne’s Maths and Stats Help Centre
Mon 08 Jul 2019
Swinburne’s Mathematics and Statistics Help (MASH) Centre celebrates 30 years of having helped more than 9,000 students with maths, stats and physics.
Swinburne and Speedpanel develop enhanced design
Fri 05 Jul 2019
Swinburne is developing new materials and technology to re-design and reduce the carbon footprint of Speedpanel’s widely-used wall systems.
Astronomers make history in a split second
Thu 27 Jun 2019
In a world first, Swinburne is part of a team of astronomers who have determined the location of a powerful one-off burst of cosmic radio waves.
Swinburne research transforms vaginal and reproductive health
Wed 26 Jun 2019
An intervaginal ring in development by a Swinburne team aims to enhance vaginal health and reduces instances of the common infection, bacterial vaginosis.
First nations, first astronomers
Mon 03 Jun 2019
The Swinburne Annual Reconciliation Lecture was a panel discussion that revealed the many layers of Indigenous astronomy.
The need to kickstart innovation in Australia
Thu 30 May 2019
The overall level of funding for innovation system programs in Australia still remains low. Most programs are so small they essentially constitute pilots.
Exploring novel nanotechnology enabled sensors
Thu 23 May 2019
Dr Mahnaz Shafiei’s research focus is on the use of sensors and nanomaterial for health and environmental monitoring.
How ‘doping’ boosts next-gen solar cells towards commercialisation
Tue 21 May 2019
Researchers have shown how sunlight can trigger a ‘healing process’ in solar cells to improve their efficiency and stability.