Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Swinburne astronomy alumnus named NSW Young Tall Poppy
Mon 17 Nov 2014
Astronomy alumnus Dr Lee Spitler has been recognised among New South Wales’ best young scientists at the 2014 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
Historic landing on a comet
Wed 12 Nov 2014
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft will attempt to make soft landing on comet.
On Interstellar and 'real physics'
Mon 10 Nov 2014
Blockbuster movie Interstellar "went half way towards physics realism," says Swinburne Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Matthew Bailes.
Swinburne welcomes funding boost from ARC grants
Thu 06 Nov 2014
Swinburne has received almost $5 million in funding from the latest round of Australian Research Council grants.
Learn while you laugh
A comedy gig with a difference - sit back and enjoy stand-up comedy while learning about the history of humour and how we use it to establish social hierarc
Rocket explodes just seconds after launch
Wed 29 Oct 2014
An Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket has exploded seconds into a resupply mission to the International Space Station.
Swinburne Robotics students win AutoCRC award
Mon 27 Oct 2014
A detachable control knob that works with a touch screen as an alternative to multiple one-off function dials in a car has been developed by Robotics studen
A spicy way to healthy ageing
A new study from the Centre for Human Psychopharmacology has found a spice extract improves fatigue and memory in the older population.
Biological Psychiatry Australia appoints new president
Thu 16 Oct 2014
Professor Susan Rossell from Swinburne University of Technology has been appointed President of Biological Psychiatry Australia (BPA).
Fighting tiny microbes that have the potential to sink a ship
Swinburne researchers are examining a particularly dangerous form of corrosion known as MIC.