Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Cigarette tax could cause tobacco black market boom
Fri 18 May 2018
The government’s increased tax on cigarettes could increase illegal sales of tobacco.
Mastering the art of dietetics
Thu 10 May 2018
Studying dietetics at Swinburne is like walking onto the set of MasterChef.
Loneliness is a health issue
Wed 09 May 2018
Swinburne loneliness expert Dr Michelle Lim explores how government funding can address loneliness.
Interest-based learning engages older Australians in the digital world
Mon 30 Apr 2018
Swinburne research reveals older Australians learn online skills better when drawing on their own interests.
Research reveals autism and schizophrenia share common traits
Tue 24 Apr 2018
New research has revealed a significant overlap in the traits associated with autism and schizophrenia.
Mood and personality disorders are often misconceived
Tue 17 Apr 2018
Psychology researchers Dr Kathryn Fletcher and Dr Kristi-Ann Villagonzalo deconstruct common mental health misconceptions.
Research finds loneliness is a serious risk to our health
International loneliness expert Professor Julianne Holt-Lunstad discussed the complex health issue in a public lecture.
Hundreds trial online bipolar resources
Wed 28 Mar 2018
More than 200 people have signed up to trial Swinburne created online bipolar self-help resources.
Photography exhibition backed by Swinburne research
Wed 28 Feb 2018
A photography exhibition supported by Swinburne research, is exploring young people’s perspectives on housing instability in Victoria.
Schizophrenia a side effect of human development
Tue 20 Feb 2018
Schizophrenia may have evolved as an “unwanted side effect” of the development of the complex human brain.