Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
NHMRC funds Swinburne aged care mental health trial
Mon 13 Aug 2018
The program aims to improve the mental health of residents in aged care facilities by involving family members, staff and student counsellors.
Commissioner shines light on reconciliation through Treaty
Tue 07 Aug 2018
Jill Gallagher AO will present at Swinburne’s 2018 Annual Barak-Wonga Oration on 9 August.
Creating research value needs more than just science
Tue 19 Jun 2018
Lisa Given explores how the arts expertise is applied to problems typically corralled into the science space.
Swinburne celebrates diversity at Iftar dinner
Thu 31 May 2018
Students from Swinburne’s Islamic Society worked with staff to organise the annual Iftar dinner.
Should the government intervene to fix low wages?
Tue 29 May 2018
Professor Beth Webster notes the need for the government to re-balance the economy.
Celebration of philanthropic achievement
Mon 21 May 2018
Pioneering social impact educator Dr Michael Liffman was honoured at the inaugural Liffman Lecture.
Justice Michael Kirby visits Swinburne
Fri 18 May 2018
On IDAHOBIT, Michael Kirby talked about the public’s changing attitudes to queer Australians.
Loneliness is a health issue
Wed 09 May 2018
Swinburne loneliness expert Dr Michelle Lim explores how government funding can address loneliness.
Interest-based learning engages older Australians in the digital world
Mon 30 Apr 2018
Swinburne research reveals older Australians learn online skills better when drawing on their own interests.
Where has Melbourne’s political graffiti gone?
Thu 26 Apr 2018
Associate Professor, Dr Flavia Marcello writes about the lack of political content in most of Melbourne’s graffiti.