Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
STEM students Start Talking at Swinburne
Tue 19 Nov 2019
Physics student Rory Elliott has won Swinburne’s inaugural science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) public speaking competition, Start Talking.
Swinburne physicist wins Moyal Medal
Wed 13 Nov 2019
Swinburne researcher Professor Margaret Reid has become the first woman physicist to be awarded the Moyal Medal.
PhD candidate honoured for sustainability research
Wed 06 Nov 2019
Swinburne PhD candidate Mohammad Ramezani Taghartapeh has received a Green Talents award in recognition of his contribution to sustainable development.
Huge-clawed predatory dinosaur discovery in Victoria
Thu 31 Oct 2019
Fossilised theropod bones, including a 20 centimetre long hand claw, have been discovered on the Otway Coast of Victoria.
A driving force for change
Tue 29 Oct 2019
Driverless cars could make roads safer, transport cheaper, and reduce vehicle numbers dramatically.
Cosmic Yeti discovered
Wed 23 Oct 2019
Astronomers have found the footprints of a monster galaxy in the early Universe that has never been seen before.
Student shines in science communication
Mon 21 Oct 2019
Swinburne student Meaghan Smith has demonstrated her top science communication skills at the inter-university public speaking competition, Let’s Torque.
Q&A: Garry Foran
Thu 17 Oct 2019
PhD candidate Garry Foran discusses his career in Astrophysics with The Weekend Australian Magazine.
Swinburne STEM subjects soar in Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Wed 16 Oct 2019
Swinburne STEM offerings have been ranked in the top 300 by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject for 2020.
Best pterosaur fossil unearthed yet
Fri 04 Oct 2019
PhD candidate Adele Pentland explains why a flying reptile unearthed in Queensland is the most significant pterosaur fossil ever discovered in Australia.