Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Swinburne celebrates diversity at Iftar dinner
Thu 31 May 2018
Students from Swinburne’s Islamic Society worked with staff to organise the annual Iftar dinner.
Should the government intervene to fix low wages?
Tue 29 May 2018
Professor Beth Webster notes the need for the government to re-balance the economy.
Celebration of philanthropic achievement
Mon 21 May 2018
Pioneering social impact educator Dr Michael Liffman was honoured at the inaugural Liffman Lecture.
Loneliness is a health issue
Wed 09 May 2018
Swinburne loneliness expert Dr Michelle Lim explores how government funding can address loneliness.
Interest-based learning engages older Australians in the digital world
Mon 30 Apr 2018
Swinburne research reveals older Australians learn online skills better when drawing on their own interests.
Swinburne Welcome Scholarships provide new opportunities
Thu 29 Mar 2018
Swinburne’s Welcome Scholarships provide tertiary education to asylum seekers and refugees in Australia.
Hundreds trial online bipolar resources
Wed 28 Mar 2018
More than 200 people have signed up to trial Swinburne created online bipolar self-help resources.
Government’s facial recognition plan could reveal more than identity
Tue 06 Mar 2018
Jake Goldenfein discusses privacy concerns related to the Australian Government’s biometric identity system Bill currently going through Parliament.
Photography exhibition backed by Swinburne research
Wed 28 Feb 2018
A photography exhibition supported by Swinburne research, is exploring young people’s perspectives on housing instability in Victoria.
Myer has lost sight of who its customers are
Fri 16 Feb 2018
Swinburne’s Associate Professor of Marketing, Sean Sands, discusses Myer’s unclear position in the marketplace.