Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Five projects that are harnessing big data for good
Fri 02 Nov 2018
Dr Anthony McCosker and Dr Arezou Soltani Panah say ethical use of big data can help solve society’s most difficult social and environmental problems.
Mapping wellbeing in the workplace
Tue 30 Oct 2018
Swinburne and Access Australia are mapping wellbeing at two social enterprises that offer support for people experiencing social marginalisation.
University journalism programs launch The Junction
Wed 24 Oct 2018
Swinburne is collaborating with 10 other Australian university journalism programs to create a platform for storytelling.
Young Mums secures Victorian Government grant
Fri 05 Oct 2018
The Swinburne Young Mums program has won a government grant to support its micro business, Snuggle Boxes.
A community fix for the affordable housing crisis
Fri 21 Sep 2018
Peter Mares says the innovation in providing social housing is coming from community housing providers around the country. And it's desperately needed given
It’s time to tax the family home
Mon 17 Sep 2018
Adjunct Fellow Peter Mares writes it’s time for those who have benefited from the property boom to share their wealth.
How the housing boom has driven rising inequality
Fri 07 Sep 2018
Associate Professor Wendy Stone and Liss Ralston from the Centre for Urban Transitions discuss the impact of the housing boom.
Reconciliation is a marathon, not a sprint
Wed 05 Sep 2018
At the halfway mark of its first Elevate Reconciliation Action Plan, Swinburne has much to celebrate.
Digital inclusion improving across Australia
Wed 29 Aug 2018
While digital inclusion is improving across Australia, the gap between included and excluded Australians continues to widen.
Innovative program provides housing for homeless
Mon 27 Aug 2018
Swinburne research team makes important social impact on homelessness in Australia.