Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Swinburne professor elected President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities
Mon 24 Nov 2014
Professor John Fitzgerald, a leading expert on China, was recently elected President of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.
Why Australia's policy on asylum seekers is not working
Mon 13 Oct 2014
Experts are calling for a reframing of 'unjust' asylum seeker policy
Confronted by begging for spare change? Vouchers might be better
Wed 08 Oct 2014
Michael Liffman discusses how for many people, the dilemma in giving money to beggars is whether it will be spent in a way that is helpful or harmful.
Baby boomers play risky business
Tue 07 Oct 2014
Swinburne and Pitcher Partners collaborate in an ambitious study of family business planning.
Swinburne research to support Australia’s senior entrepreneurs
Sat 04 Oct 2014
Seniorpreneurs are set to benefit from a new research project that aims to engage seniors in entrepreneurship, start-ups and self-employment opportunities.
Australians embrace VPNs
Fri 03 Oct 2014
Swinburne's Ramon Lobato and Scott Ewing discuss how Australians are finding ways to trick geoblocking.
Nationwide research project to shed light on Australia’s social enterprise sector
Thu 02 Oct 2014
The Centre for Social Impact Swinburne and Social Traders have teamed up to undertake the second wave of a study on the Australian social enterprise sector.
Please un-do 'booty' pop videos
Fri 26 Sep 2014
Swinburne's Professor Dori Tunstall comments on pop music and 'booty' videos.
Sack the coach? Wait, there’s more to fixing a club than that
Thu 25 Sep 2014
The football season is almost over, but the coach-sacking season has just begun.
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.