Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Vitriolic abuse of Anita Sarkeesian: why the games industry needs her
Tue 23 Sep 2014
Swinburne PhD student Jessamy Gleeson comments on the persistent hate campaign against a well-known feminist gaming critic.
Will the next coach please stand up?
Thu 18 Sep 2014
Sacking a coach isn't enough to change the attitude of fans. What matters most is who the club appoints next - not who they get rid of.
Un-doing disrespect: women & design
Thu 11 Sep 2014
Swinburne's Dori Tunstall discusses R-E-S-P-E-C-T in our times
World War 1: How jingoistic bluster encouraged our boys to enlist
Tue 09 Sep 2014
Swinburne’s Politics and History Lecturer Julie Kimber discusses the pressure to enlist in WW1.
Youth Humanitarian Festival tackles the big issues
Wed 03 Sep 2014
Swinburne, Deakin and La Trobe students unite to bring the Youth Humanitarian Festival to Melbourne.
Swinburne research calls last drinks on alcohol misuse
Tue 26 Aug 2014
A collaborative project is aiming to find evidence-based, practical solutions to help minimise the alcohol related damage inflicted on Victorian communities
First online wellbeing program for gay and lesbian youth
Thu 21 Aug 2014
Research has shown gay and lesbian young adults experience higher rates of mental health problems when compared to their opposite-gender attracted peers.
International delegations at Swinburne
Tue 19 Aug 2014
Student reporters to uncover untold election stories
Mon 18 Aug 2014
Swinburne has initiated an exciting multi-university journalism project to cover the Victorian election.