Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Napthine government stares into the political abyss
Wed 04 Jun 2014
Whatever course Victorian premier Denis Napthine chooses, he has effectively lost control of the government, writes Swinburne researcher Ben Rankin.
Older workers doing the heavy lifting
Fri 30 May 2014
Swinburne's Assoc Prof Elizabeth Brooke discusses the government’s exhortation to repair the national economy to avert ‘intergenerational inequity.’
Swinburne’s Professor Janet Hiller calls for change in health care focus
Thu 29 May 2014
We need to re-engineer the health system to meet challenges ahead, according to Swinburne’s Dean of the School of Health Sciences
Reaping the benefits of an ageing population
Wed 28 May 2014
Australian's are living longer, but there's nothing for economists to worry about, says Swinburne Adjunct Associate Professor Katharine Betts.
Un-doing the traditional ballroom lead and follow
Would same-sex ballroom dance help disrupt gendered notions of lead and follow? Swinburne Associate Professor Dori Tunstall discusses.
Price of resettling refugees should not be our silence on Cambodia
Mon 26 May 2014
Swinburne Professor Klaus Neumann analyses the Australian Government's plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia.
Ordinary Aristocrats: Philanthropists as Ethical Leaders?
Tue 20 May 2014
New research examines how the link between philanthropy and ethical forms of leadership is verbally and visually constructed in the media.
The state of Australia: science innovation and research
Mon 12 May 2014
In the lead up to the budget, Professor Matthew Bailes looks at science innovation and research in Australia.
Boom or bust, but Seniorpreneurs are going gangbusters
Thu 08 May 2014
‘Seniorpreneurs’ are the fastest growing segment of entrepreneurship, and considered by experts and researchers as the next boom.
White Face – some notes from a fair-skinned Aboriginal
Swinburne PhD student Myles Russell Cook reviews Carly Sheppard's White Face, reflecting on the experiences of fair skinned aboriginals in Australia.