Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
The ageing of the Australian population: triumph or disaster?
Mon 28 Apr 2014
The ageing of the Australian population does not, and will not, impose unmanageable strains on society, according to a new study.
Show Business Can be Risky Charity Business
Thu 24 Apr 2014
Not for Profit organisations need to develop a tight risk management plan when taking on celebrities to endorse a cause, says Swinburne's Dr Branigan.
End super distortions before raising pension age
The audit commission will produce half-baked results if it does not look at poorly targeted tax breaks on super.
On global warming, settled science and George Brandis
Wed 23 Apr 2014
Swinburne Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) Matthew Bailes says authoritative opinions on climate science are best sought from expert researchers.
New housing research book by Swinburne academic out now
Thu 17 Apr 2014
Swinburne Dr Sean McNelis has released a new book that attempts to improve the quality of research being undertaken.
Swinburne students benefit from Westpac philanthropy
Swinburne students will be among the first beneficiaries of new scholarship fund.
Web-based program had limited effect on students’ drinking
Tue 15 Apr 2014
Research indicates that a web-based alcohol program cannot soley be relied upon to tackle unhealthy drinking in students
For want of industry policy, our living standards are set to fall
Australia faces a fall in living standards unless policy action is taken, due to a loss of economic complexity, says Swinburne Professor Goran Roos.
Swinburne research exposes servo swindle
Mon 14 Apr 2014
Melbourne motorists are paying the most for petrol, with research revealing petrol profit margins are higher than any other capital city.
A hot new model at the Australian Indigenous Fashion Week
Thu 10 Apr 2014
Swinburne Doctoral candidate Myles Russell Cook explores the relationship between Indigenous people and the design world at large.