Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
The state of Australia: science innovation and research
Mon 12 May 2014
In the lead up to the budget, Professor Matthew Bailes looks at science innovation and research in Australia.
Boom or bust, but Seniorpreneurs are going gangbusters
Thu 08 May 2014
‘Seniorpreneurs’ are the fastest growing segment of entrepreneurship, and considered by experts and researchers as the next boom.
White Face – some notes from a fair-skinned Aboriginal
Swinburne PhD student Myles Russell Cook reviews Carly Sheppard's White Face, reflecting on the experiences of fair skinned aboriginals in Australia.
The ageing of the Australian population: triumph or disaster?
Mon 28 Apr 2014
The ageing of the Australian population does not, and will not, impose unmanageable strains on society, according to a new study.
Show Business Can be Risky Charity Business
Thu 24 Apr 2014
Not for Profit organisations need to develop a tight risk management plan when taking on celebrities to endorse a cause, says Swinburne's Dr Branigan.
End super distortions before raising pension age
The audit commission will produce half-baked results if it does not look at poorly targeted tax breaks on super.
On global warming, settled science and George Brandis
Wed 23 Apr 2014
Swinburne Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) Matthew Bailes says authoritative opinions on climate science are best sought from expert researchers.
New housing research book by Swinburne academic out now
Thu 17 Apr 2014
Swinburne Dr Sean McNelis has released a new book that attempts to improve the quality of research being undertaken.
Swinburne students benefit from Westpac philanthropy
Swinburne students will be among the first beneficiaries of new scholarship fund.
Web-based program had limited effect on students’ drinking
Tue 15 Apr 2014
Research indicates that a web-based alcohol program cannot soley be relied upon to tackle unhealthy drinking in students