Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
What’s in cough syrup that could help with Down syndrome?
Tue 07 Oct 2014
An ingredient in cough syrup has been identified to potentially improve the memory, language and learning of people with Down syndrome.
Australia and Asia perfectly placed for last Lunar Eclipse of 2014
Thu 02 Oct 2014
Swinburne astronomer Dr Alan Duffy describes key aspects of next Wednesday's lunar eclipse.
From northern frontier to front door
Thu 25 Sep 2014
Swinburne Council member David Singleton says there is more we can do to achieve development of Northern Australia sooner, and engineers can play a major ro
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.