Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Swinburne researchers hand-picked for Indonesian research symposium
Fri 30 Aug 2019
Of all the Indonesian university academics and scholars in the world, two Swinburne researchers were hand-picked to take part in a research symposium.
Forest study shows how plants adapt to rising CO2
Fri 16 Aug 2019
Swinburne researchers explored how the water efficiency of plants in the world’s tropical forests has adapted to rising carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
CRC funds Swinburne Supply Chain Project to get milk from farm to fridge faster
Thu 15 Aug 2019
Swinburne will lead a research project to develop technology that will enhance the productivity and competitiveness of Australia’s dairy industry
Swinburne student awarded Women in Water Scholarship
Wed 14 Aug 2019
The Melbourne Water ‘Women in Water Scholarship’ will support Environmental Science student Hayley Mildenhall as she works towards a career in water.
The gold at the end of a cosmic ray
Mon 12 Aug 2019
A method for locating seams of gold and other heavy metals is the unlikely spin-off of Swinburne’s involvement in an experiment to detect dark matter
New Dean of Science creating opportunities
Thu 08 Aug 2019
Professor Virginia Kilborn is a respected astronomer, as well as a champion and role model for women in STEM.
Swinburne uses AI to detect fast radio bursts
Mon 05 Aug 2019
A Swinburne PhD student has built a fully automated, machine learning system that could help solve the mystery of what causes fast radio bursts.
What is an astrophysicist?
Wed 31 Jul 2019
Swinburne experts explain what astrophysics is and why it matters, alleviating confusion over the Australian Bachelor’s job title.
Search for dark matter goes underground
Mon 29 Jul 2019
A $5 million funding boost will help build an underground physics laboratory to study one of the greatest scientific challenges of this century.
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.