Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Engineering pioneer inducted into Victorian Honour Roll of Women
Wed 05 Mar 2014
Swinburne engineering student Dianne Boddy has been inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.
Training police to better respond to people with mental illness
Tue 04 Mar 2014
Surprisingly few police officers have had mental health training.
Women in Film and TV: Celebrating the success of Swinburne’s female filmmakers
Swinburne is hosting an event that will showcase the talent of their female filmmakers.
Swinburne partners with Croydon Men’s Shed
Mon 03 Mar 2014
Croydon Men’s Shed has found a new home at Swinburne's Croydon Campus.
Older adults love online dating
Wed 26 Feb 2014
Swinburne's Associate Dean Karen Farquharson and Sue Malta write about the large number of older adults who are participating in online dating.
Personality differences: trolls and cyberstalkers aren't the same
Swinburne lecturer Troy Mcewan explains the difference between online trolls and cyberstalkers.
Australia trafficks and abuses asylum seeker children
Tue 25 Feb 2014
Swinburne Professor of Human Rights Linda Briskman co-writes a piece that explores the treatments of child asylum seekers.
Violence and mental illness: harsh reality demands sensitive answers
Fri 21 Feb 2014
The relationship between violence and mental illness is a contentious issue, write Swinburne forensic academics Rosemary Purcell and James Ogloff.
Swinburne alumna appointed Humanitarian Affairs Youth Ambassador
Fri 14 Feb 2014
Swinburne alumna Liz Rodriguez has been appointed Humanitarian Affairs UK Youth Ambassador for 2014.
New Zealand's 'Bondi Bludger' and other Australian myths
Tue 11 Feb 2014
There are many points of comparison between Australia and New Zealand. But there are notable differences, writes Swinburne's Peter Mares.