Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Swinburne study reveals why workers avoid work
Fri 27 Jun 2014
Wasting time on the job is costing hundreds of millions annually.
Explore space at Swinburne these school holidays
Tue 24 Jun 2014
Experience the Universe in 3D at a winter school holiday AstroTour session at Swinburne.
Positive findings for the health of older Australians
Fri 20 Jun 2014
Preliminary findings from the largest health study of its kind shows improvements in mood and memory of older Australians.
Einstein vs quantum mechanics
Fri 13 Jun 2014
Einstein may be most famous for his mass-energy equivalence formula E = mc2, but his work also laid down the foundation for modern quantum mechanics.
Nearby satellite galaxies don't fit standard model
Wed 11 Jun 2014
Scientists report satellite dwarf galaxies at the edges of the Milky Way defy the accepted model of galaxy formation.
On the costs of mega-science projects
Tue 10 Jun 2014
Swinburne Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)Professor Matthew Bailes' thoughts on the future of technology and research.
Has dust clouded the discovery of gravitational waves?
Wed 04 Jun 2014
It’s almost three months since polarised light was detected from the afterglow of the Big Bang. But did cosmic dust cloud the discovery?
New grants to promote creative aviation research projects
Thu 29 May 2014
The Victorian Coalition Government will provide $500,000 in grants over two years to stimulate leading edge commercial-facing research in the aviation indus
Cosmic explosion spotted in neighbouring galaxy
Wed 28 May 2014
NASA has spotted a HUGE explosion in our neighbouring galaxy, Dr Alan Duffy explains that it could be a rare gamma-ray burst.
Heavens above! What made the cosmic flash that lit Earth today?
A titanic eruption in our neighbouring galaxy, Andromeda, has sent shockwaves through the astronomical community here on Earth, Dr Alan Duffy explains.