Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Every law not based on wisdom is a menace to the state
Wed 12 Mar 2014
Swinburne Adjunct Fellow Peter Mares explores the United States prison system.
Getting local government to embrace social media
Fri 07 Mar 2014
Despite public support for government use of interactive technologies, fear and uncertainty are hindering local government from making the shift to social m
Dori Tunstall: My first impressions of Melbourne
Thu 06 Mar 2014
Swinburne Associate Professor Dori Tunstall comments on her first impressions of Melbourne, after moving over from the United States five years ago.
Kerry Tucker named Patron of Families
Swinburne media lecturer Kerry Tucker has been named as the Patron for Families by Melbourne-based organisation VACRO.
Jo Barraket appointed as the first Director for the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne
One of Australia’s leading social innovation and enterprise researchers joins the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne.
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.