News about the latest in technology related research, teaching and student success stories from Swinburne.
Architecture is too important to be left to architects
Mon 17 Jun 2019
What if engineers designed our houses and cities?
Preparing Australia's workforce for the future
Wed 12 Jun 2019
Swinburne’s Centre for the New Workforce has released a report that makes recommendations for adapting to the future of work.
Preparing workers for the digital economy
Dr Sean Gallagher discusses the trends in the future of work revealed by a new report from the Centre for the New Workforce.
Training robots to relieve chronic pain
Fri 07 Jun 2019
Swinburne researchers have developed a collaborative robot system to automatically treat back, neck and head pain caused by soft tissue injury.
Tackling business waste with ASPIRE
Wed 05 Jun 2019
After a stint at Swinburne’s Innovation Precinct, Cameron McKenzie has found success with his start-ups aimed at reducing business waste.
Facebook still wants your data
Tue 04 Jun 2019
Facebook is built on harvesting platform data about its users, crunching that to predict behaviours and allegiances and then selling it to advertisers.
Why Australia shouldn’t block Huawei’s 5G
How countries set up 5G will determine how we use technology for collaboration, innovation and global business into the future.
Biometric recognition technology in the workplace
Mon 03 Jun 2019
Biometric data is forever. Any employer seeking to collect it has big obligations to meet and employees have the right to object.
The need to kickstart innovation in Australia
Thu 30 May 2019
The overall level of funding for innovation system programs in Australia still remains low. Most programs are so small they essentially constitute pilots.
Exploring novel nanotechnology enabled sensors
Thu 23 May 2019
Dr Mahnaz Shafiei’s research focus is on the use of sensors and nanomaterial for health and environmental monitoring.