Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Positive findings for the health of older Australians
Fri 20 Jun 2014
Preliminary findings from the largest health study of its kind shows improvements in mood and memory of older Australians.
Thu 12 Jun 2014
Swinburne Associate Professor Dori Tunstall discusses misappropriation in design.
Could devastating floods help Bosnians heal their war wounds?
Wed 11 Jun 2014
Catastrophic floods in Bosnia could have the unexpected political benefit of bringing people together across ethnic lines, writes Swinburne's Damir Mitric.
Private schools and their moral failings
Fri 06 Jun 2014
If private schools were held accountable in the ways other consumer products are, there would be a case for class action writes PhD candidate Katherine Wils
No, the IPA is not secretly running Australia
Thu 05 Jun 2014
To obsess over the influence of thinktanks is to misunderstand the role they play in contemporary politics, says Swinburne visiting Researcher Jason Wilson.
Napthine government stares into the political abyss
Wed 04 Jun 2014
Whatever course Victorian premier Denis Napthine chooses, he has effectively lost control of the government, writes Swinburne researcher Ben Rankin.
Older workers doing the heavy lifting
Fri 30 May 2014
Swinburne's Assoc Prof Elizabeth Brooke discusses the government’s exhortation to repair the national economy to avert ‘intergenerational inequity.’
Swinburne’s Professor Janet Hiller calls for change in health care focus
Thu 29 May 2014
We need to re-engineer the health system to meet challenges ahead, according to Swinburne’s Dean of the School of Health Sciences
Reaping the benefits of an ageing population
Wed 28 May 2014
Australian's are living longer, but there's nothing for economists to worry about, says Swinburne Adjunct Associate Professor Katharine Betts.
Un-doing the traditional ballroom lead and follow
Would same-sex ballroom dance help disrupt gendered notions of lead and follow? Swinburne Associate Professor Dori Tunstall discusses.