Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Swinburne’s Dori Tunstall and Karen Hughes receive grant from Australia China Council
Tue 05 Aug 2014
Swinburne academics explore the role of design, sustainability and natural dyeing innovation in Indigenous Australian and ethnic Chinese communities.
Germany on song
Thu 31 Jul 2014
Swinburne Professor Klaus Neumann traces the story from the 1954 “Miracle of Bern” to this month’s World Cup win.
Scholarship sends Swinburne student to South East Asia symposium
Generous donations from Swinburne’s alumni community have allowed Liz Rodriguez to follow her dreams all the way to Cambodia.
Re/valuating craft in Australia and India
Swinburne Associate Professor Dori Tunstall explores how craft is valued differently in Australia and India.
Swinburne moves to close the gender gap
Wed 30 Jul 2014
Swinburne is answering the call of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency with its new Gender Equality Strategic Action Plan.
Noted Works: After Homosexual
Thu 24 Jul 2014
Swinburne sociology lecturer Peter Robinson reviews the book After Homosexual: The Legacies of Gay Liberation.
Asylum seekers and the dignity of work
Swinburne Research Fellow Peter Mares takes an in-depth look at asylum seekers living in Australia, discussing the limited working rights which many of them
Peter Mares Almost migrants
New visa laws make it possible for international students to study and work in Australia for years without applying for residency, says Swinburne's Peter Ma
Finding the key to prevent youth homelessness
Tue 15 Jul 2014
Swinburne joins forces with local youth services to tackle the growing issue of youth homelessness.
Behind the mulga curtain
Mon 14 Jul 2014
Tennant Creek has developed innovative ways of dealing with the strengths and weaknesses of social media, writes Swinburne researcher Eleanor Hogan.