Discover the latest health news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
New research to uncover the effects of COVID-19 on mental health
Wed 01 Apr 2020
A new survey to assess the mental health of Australians in the face of COVID-19 has been launched by Swinburne researchers.
Australians urged to come together to beat COVID-19
Sat 28 Mar 2020
Swinburne has partnered with Arq group to launch an online tool to help track the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Australia.
Using video conferencing for mental health consultations
Mon 23 Mar 2020
How-to guides developed by Mental Health Online (MHO) will help mental health practitioners transition to video consultations as COVID-19 spreads
Social distancing can make you lonely. Here’s how to stay connected when you’re in lockdown
Wed 18 Mar 2020
Humans are innately social, so periods isolation will be a challenge, but there are things we can do to ensure being isolated doesn't mean feeling lonely
Using storytelling to reduce ageism in the community
Mon 24 Feb 2020
A Swinburne-led project is using digital storytelling to prevent ageism, which can lead to elder abuse.
Innovation fellowships boost staff startup ambitions
Thu 20 Feb 2020
Swinburne’s Innovation Precinct awards Innovation fellows to entrepreneurial staff.
Anonymous sperm donors are connecting with their donor offspring
Wed 12 Feb 2020
Researchers reveal previously anonymous sperm donors in Victoria are unexpectedly requesting information about their offspring.
Three Swinburne scholars awarded Fulbright scholarships
Thu 30 Jan 2020
The prestigious Fulbright Program in Australia has awarded scholarships to Anastassija (Stacey) Konash, Dr Karen Hughes and Dr Nina Papalia.
Initiative led by Swinburne researcher helps increase breast cancer screening
Wed 29 Jan 2020
Delivering translated reminders to women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds lead to increased mammography screening bookings.
Easy wheezy – a straightforward passage to asthma control
Fri 24 Jan 2020
A take-home device that measures wheeze could help millions to manage their respiratory diseases.