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Coronavirus-fighting copper printed and installed at Swinburne
Tue 21 Apr 2020
Swinburne has worked with manufacturer SPEE3D to trial copper door push plates that fight COVID-19 at its Hawthorn campus.
Time well spent, not wasted: video games are boosting well-being during the coronavirus lockdown
Wed 08 Apr 2020
We are constantly under pressure to use technology to 'optimise' ourselves, which may be why many view gaming as a 'waste of time'.
Swinburne appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise)
Thu 02 Apr 2020
Swinburne is proud to announce the appointment of Professor Bronwyn Fox as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise).
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.
Graphene film developed for efficient thermal energy harvesting
Fri 13 Mar 2020
Swinburne researchers have developed a highly efficient film that absorbs sunlight with minimal heat loss and rapidly heats up to 83°C.
We asked astronomers: are we alone in the Universe? The answer was surprisingly consistent
Tue 10 Mar 2020
'I think that we will discover life outside of Earth in my lifetime. If not that, then in your lifetime,' one astronomer told us.
Dark web, not dark alley: why drug sellers see the internet as a lucrative safe haven
Thu 05 Mar 2020
The illicit drug trade is thriving on the dark web because it's seen as safer and more profitable than street dealing
Space lawyer earns place in NASA training program
Self-confessed ‘space nerd’, Swinburne Senior Lecturer in Space Research and Law Kim Ellis, has won a place in NASA’s PoSSUM training program.
Our Milky Way has been ‘reverse engineered’
Tue 03 Mar 2020
Like taking apart a piece of technology, our galaxy – the Milky Way – has been reverse engineered to find out how it was assembled.
Swinburne astronomer recognised for scientific excellence
Associate Professor Adam Deller has been awarded the Pawsey Medal by the Australian Academy of Science.