Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
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.
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.