Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Behind the mulga curtain
Mon 14 Jul 2014
Tennant Creek has developed innovative ways of dealing with the strengths and weaknesses of social media, writes Swinburne researcher Eleanor Hogan.
There's something about Victoria
Tue 01 Jul 2014
Swinburne Adjunct Professor Paul Rodan looks at Victoria’s stubborn tendency to vote Labor in state and federal elections.
Fri 27 Jun 2014
Babies born in detention are taking the government to court. Meanwhile, being locked up is making their parents dangerously ill, writes Swinburne's Peter Ma
ONEWorld Summit a conference to change the world
Thu 26 Jun 2014
Swinburne sponsors ONEWorld Summit to help young people tackle our biggest global issues.
Positive findings for the health of older Australians
Fri 20 Jun 2014
Preliminary findings from the largest health study of its kind shows improvements in mood and memory of older Australians.
Thu 12 Jun 2014
Swinburne Associate Professor Dori Tunstall discusses misappropriation in design.
Could devastating floods help Bosnians heal their war wounds?
Wed 11 Jun 2014
Catastrophic floods in Bosnia could have the unexpected political benefit of bringing people together across ethnic lines, writes Swinburne's Damir Mitric.
Private schools and their moral failings
Fri 06 Jun 2014
If private schools were held accountable in the ways other consumer products are, there would be a case for class action writes PhD candidate Katherine Wils
No, the IPA is not secretly running Australia
Thu 05 Jun 2014
To obsess over the influence of thinktanks is to misunderstand the role they play in contemporary politics, says Swinburne visiting Researcher Jason Wilson.
Napthine government stares into the political abyss
Wed 04 Jun 2014
Whatever course Victorian premier Denis Napthine chooses, he has effectively lost control of the government, writes Swinburne researcher Ben Rankin.