Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
How roads could be made safer for more cyclists
Thu 30 May 2019
Swinburne research suggests increasing the view that cyclists are legitimate road users is key to boosting cyclist safety and participation in Australia.
Homelessness soars in our biggest cities
Homelessness in Australia is increasingly concentrated in the capital cities, where nearly two in every three people without a home are now found.
How to have better arguments about the environment
Mon 27 May 2019
To solve our global problems we must learn to think beyond our tribes.
Dr Elaine Saunders leads the charge for digital health
Mon 20 May 2019
Dr Elaine Saunders brings her vast experience to role as Chair of the Innovation Precinct Advisory Board.
Campaign silence on security threats
Fri 17 May 2019
Dr Jason Thomas says whoever forms the next government must defend Australia against unpredictable attacks.
Crook state of justice in Victoria
Professor Mirko Bagaric says the state of law sentencing in Victoria in 2019 is pitiful.
More ethnic diversity needed in blood donor pool
Thu 09 May 2019
Australia is a cultural melting pot, but our blood donors are less diverse.
Fewer cars a sensible plan for a liveable future
Tue 07 May 2019
A newly released ten-year plan for Melbourne’s city centre aims for fewer cars, safer streets and more shared spaces.
Every generation has a legend
Fri 03 May 2019
Dr Dan Golding writes about Star wars and nostalgia to coincide with the release of his new book.
It’s the luxuries that give it away
Mon 29 Apr 2019
Data from 32 high-income and emerging economies show a strong correlation between luxury item expenditure and societal corruption.