Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Turning winery waste into biofuels
Tue 23 Sep 2014
Swinburne researchers have developed a technique for converting winery waste into compounds that show potential as biofuels or medicines.
3D IMAX film Hidden Universe recognised at KCA research commercialisation awards
Fri 19 Sep 2014
Celebrating Australian innovators translating knowledge and research into business.
Heavy haul rail study earns Swinburne researcher technical prize
Tue 16 Sep 2014
For the second consecutive year a Swinburne student has won the Railway Technical Society of Australia Post Graduate Thesis Award.
Huge solar storms to hit Earth this weekend
Fri 12 Sep 2014
This weekend two large solar flares will arrive in quick succession.
A closer look at occupational stress of working Australians
Wed 10 Sep 2014
The effect of work-related stress on the health and productivity of the working population has been identified as a major issue facing Australian society.
Higgs will not destroy the Universe
Tue 09 Sep 2014
Dr Alan Duffy comments on Professor Stephen Hawking's claim that the Higgs Boson - the so-called 'God' particle - may destroy the Universe.
Three eyes on the sky track laws of Nature 10 billion years ago
Astronomers have focused the three most powerful optical telescopes in the world on a single point in the sky to test a fundamental law of Nature.
Earth's close shave with an asteroid
Mon 08 Sep 2014
An 8,300 ton asteroid passes between Earth and the Moon.
Swinburne secures $1.1M for optical IT projects with China
Tue 02 Sep 2014
Swinburne's Centre for Micro-Photonics is collaborating with leading Chinese institutes on optical display and optical storage research projects.
Victoria Fellowship award for Swinburne researcher
Thu 28 Aug 2014
Swinburne researcher Dr Zongsong Gan has been awarded a prestigious Victoria Fellowship.