Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Making a material difference
Fri 17 May 2019
Swinburne researchers repurpose manufacturing technology to create new materials for traffic sound absorption, superlenses and earthquake proofing.
New clues about how ancient galaxies lit up the Universe
Thu 09 May 2019
New study using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows ancient galaxies were brighter than scientists expected and their light may have changed the Universe.
Seeking disorder as a catalyst for change
Thu 02 May 2019
Dr Rosalie Hocking is shining a light on disordered minerals to find catalysts that can make water into clean fuels.
Microcavity experiment heads to ISS
Thu 18 Apr 2019
The 2019 Swinburne Haileybury International Space Station Experiment will test the effects of microgravity on tooth decay.
Swinburne joins Australia’s smart satellite revolution
Tue 16 Apr 2019
Swinburne will be a key player in one of the most significant space industry research concentrations in Australia.
The journey to the first image of a black hole
Thu 11 Apr 2019
A picture of a black hole has been captured for the first time ever.
Australia a player in Space 2.0
Tue 26 Mar 2019
Zettabytes, Satellites and Industry 4.0 – How Australia can win in the new space frontier
Ultrathin graphene film offers new concept for solar energy
Tue 19 Mar 2019
Australian researchers have developed a new class of optical material, the properties of which can be tuned for multiple uses including solar energy.
What 5G means for our health
Thu 14 Mar 2019
Swinburne's Professor Andrew Wood leads the study modelling absorption patterns of 5G electromagnetic energy in human tissue.
New class of microcomb optical pulse
Tue 12 Mar 2019
A new class of microcomb pulse may lead to pocket sized ultra-precise optical clocks able to replace GPS and other applications.