News about the latest in technology related research, teaching and student success stories from Swinburne.
Turning winery waste into biofuels
Tue 23 Sep 2014
Swinburne researchers have developed a technique for converting winery waste into compounds that show potential as biofuels or medicines.
Dementia care meets virtual reality
Thu 18 Sep 2014
The world of virtual reality presents endless opportunities for people with dementia.
Heavy haul rail study earns Swinburne researcher technical prize
Tue 16 Sep 2014
For the second consecutive year a Swinburne student has won the Railway Technical Society of Australia Post Graduate Thesis Award.
New Digital Aquarium launched at Swinburne
Thu 11 Sep 2014
Minister for Higher Education and Skills has officially launched Swinburne's Digital Aquarium.
With Apple Pay, Apple just took payment security to the banks
Swinburne's Steve Worthington comments on Apple Pay which has the potential to eliminate the need for us to carry payment cards in our purses or wallets.
Swinburne Awards Community Leaders with Honorary Doctorate
Tue 09 Sep 2014
Two leading contributors to Australian society will be awarded honorary doctorates at the Swinburne University of Technology graduation ceremony today.
Three eyes on the sky track laws of Nature 10 billion years ago
Astronomers have focused the three most powerful optical telescopes in the world on a single point in the sky to test a fundamental law of Nature.
Swinburne secures $1.1M for optical IT projects with China
Tue 02 Sep 2014
Swinburne's Centre for Micro-Photonics is collaborating with leading Chinese institutes on optical display and optical storage research projects.
Victoria Fellowship award for Swinburne researcher
Thu 28 Aug 2014
Swinburne researcher Dr Zongsong Gan has been awarded a prestigious Victoria Fellowship.
What metadata does the government want about you?
The government wants your movements online to be retained by ISPs and other companies says Swinburne's Philip Branch.