News about the latest in technology related research, teaching and student success stories from Swinburne.
New technique controls fluids at the nanoscale
Mon 30 Jun 2014
Swinburne researchers have developed a revolutionary method to pump fluids at the nanoscale level that has potential use for biotech diagnostic tools.
Swinburne study reveals why workers avoid work
Fri 27 Jun 2014
Wasting time on the job is costing hundreds of millions annually.
Is Facelock the password alternative we've been waiting for?
Wed 25 Jun 2014
One of the problems with using passwords to prove identity is that passwords that are easy to remember are also easy for an attacker to guess, and vice vers
Seeley International wins Swinburne award at World Environment Day Awards
Tue 24 Jun 2014
A six star rated heating system has been awarded the Swinburne University of Technology Excellence in Sustainable Product Design Award.
Aussies are still paying over the odds and it's time for ACCC action
Mon 16 Jun 2014
Australians are still paying far too much for downloadable movies and video games, says Swinburne Research Fellow Angela Daly.
Einstein vs quantum mechanics
Fri 13 Jun 2014
Einstein may be most famous for his mass-energy equivalence formula E = mc2, but his work also laid down the foundation for modern quantum mechanics.
Professor John Grundy receives Education Award
Thu 12 Jun 2014
Professor Grundy recieved the 2014 IEEE TCSE Education Award for his major influence on Software Engineering curriculum.
It's time to move the exam process into the 21st century
Wed 11 Jun 2014
Digital-age students need an alternative, supervised option for testing their knowledge.
On the costs of mega-science projects
Tue 10 Jun 2014
Swinburne Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)Professor Matthew Bailes' thoughts on the future of technology and research.
Has dust clouded the discovery of gravitational waves?
Wed 04 Jun 2014
It’s almost three months since polarised light was detected from the afterglow of the Big Bang. But did cosmic dust cloud the discovery?