Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Aboriginal tenants at an energy related disadvantage
Mon 30 Oct 2017
Swinburne research finds a majority of aboriginal tenants live in homes with poor energy efficiency.
Forensic researchers win gold with Vic Police
Thu 26 Oct 2017
Swinburne forensic researchers work with Victoria Police and Forensicare to produce award winning project.
Blacksmith’s Tree brings bushfire victims together
Tue 24 Oct 2017
Film-maker Andrew Garton’s latest project brings together victims of Black Saturday bushfires.
Young gay men prepare well for retirement
Thu 19 Oct 2017
A new book shows that younger gay men are more prepared for retirement than many of their older peers.
Taking the pulse of a city: Melbourne's Vital Signs
Mon 16 Oct 2017
PhD candidate Catherine Brown reviews the findings of the Greater Melbourne Vital Signs 2017 report.
Healthy food is key to a healthy mind
Mon 09 Oct 2017
First of its kind research confirms diet matters most when it comes to mental health.
Euthanasia through the ages
Wed 27 Sep 2017
The idea that a good death is a painless death wasn’t always so says Swinburne’s Caitlin Mahar.
Sometimes monuments have to fall
Fri 18 Aug 2017
Should statues that represent dark episodes in history be removed or should they be kept as reminders of trauma?
Community sector is a solid platform for fair social housing
Tue 04 Jul 2017
The Victorian government’s housing strategy allows for the transfer of the state’s public housing stock to the community housing sector.
Change Agents episode six
Thu 29 Jun 2017
The death of Melbourne heart surgeon Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann has again focused attention on so-called “one-punch” attacks.