Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
1 in 3 young adults are lonely – and it affects their mental health
Tue 01 Oct 2019
Dr Michelle Lim discusses the problematic levels of loneliness experienced by young people.
Improving hospital ED design for mental health presentations
Tue 27 Aug 2019
Presenting to emergency departments can be a distressing experience for someone with a mental health issue, but some simple changes to hospital design could
How hangovers reduce brain function
Thu 01 Aug 2019
Hangovers reduce brain function and memory, according to new Swinburne research.
Swinburne and Coviu deliver real-time chat support
Tue 23 Jul 2019
Swinburne has partnered with Coviu to allow Australians access mental health services through a real-time chat system.
Sports science embraces VR at Swinburne Open Day
Mon 22 Jul 2019
A unique sports science virtual reality experience will be showcased at Swinburne’s Open Day on Sunday 28 July.
Diet and exercise research secures $1.77 million
Thu 18 Jul 2019
Clinical trial exploring effects of a Mediterranean diet and regular exercise on cognitive decline awarded $1.77 million.
It’s your child’s screen experience that matters
Tue 16 Jul 2019
Most parents feel guilty about the time their child spends on the screen. But not all screen time is bad. It’s the content that matters.
Swinburne research reinvents personalised earphones
Fri 05 Jul 2019
A Swinburne-led research initiative is using a 3D printing method to fit users with personalised ear devices in under an hour.
Practicing occupational therapy in the Kimberley
Wed 03 Jul 2019
Swinburne occupational therapy student Grace Moore experienced providing remote health care, on placement at a school in Broome, Western Australia.
Swinburne research transforms vaginal and reproductive health
Wed 26 Jun 2019
An intervaginal ring in development by a Swinburne team aims to enhance vaginal health and reduces instances of the common infection, bacterial vaginosis.