Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Funding success boost to Swinburne urban research
Wed 29 Nov 2017
The National Housing Research Program has awarded projects involving Swinburne more than $1.3 million in funding.
Aunty Dot’s life in film
Tue 28 Nov 2017
A biofilm detailing the life of Aboriginal elder Aunty Dot Peters has been released by a Swinburne creative team.
Swinburne highly commended in Victorian multicultural awards
Fri 24 Nov 2017
Swinburne recognised by the Victorian Government for outstanding diversity initiatives.
Makeathon to create new technology in 72 hours
Thu 23 Nov 2017
Volunteers team up to find solutions for Australians living with disabilities.
Climate experts discuss transitioning to low-carbon living
Wed 22 Nov 2017
Swinburne experts will meet with leaders in climate science in a bid to influence public policy.
Women's pay lags behind men's in tourism and hospitality
Mon 20 Nov 2017
Swinburne research shows that women are paid less than men in tourism and hospitality sectors.
Child abuse is due to a disregard for children’s rights
Wed 15 Nov 2017
A disregard for the rights of children has led to sexual abuse in institutional environments royal commission chair has told a Swinburne lecture.
Gay rebels who don’t support same-sex marriage
Mon 06 Nov 2017
Swinburne sociology lecturer Peter Robinson explores why some older gay men are against same-sex marriage.
Understanding filicide will help prevent it
Thu 02 Nov 2017
Filicide, the killing of a child by their parent or caregiver, is estimated to account for 18 to 25% of family homicide cases in Australia.
New Social Innovation Advisory Committee chair
Tue 31 Oct 2017
Pro Bono Australia founder Karen Mahlab to chair Swinburne’s Social Innovation Research Institute Advisory Committee.