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Swinburne University of Technology

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Report

11 Aug 2017

Swinburne was the first Australian university to achieve 'Elevate' status for their Reconciliation Action Plan 2017–2019. This is the highest level of endorsement granted by Reconciliation Australia.

This RAP outlines the vision for Swinburne and its relationship with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples...

Website

6 Jul 2015

Moondani Toombadool means ‘embracing teaching and learning’ in Woiwurrung language. This site covers the Indigenous programs, strategies and initiatives that Swinburne University undertakes across all campuses and with communities across Australia.

Report

30 Oct 2014

This report documents the university's environmental and sustainability outcomes against the Global Reporting Initiative – the world benchmark for sustainability reporting. The report aims to:

identify sustainability issues impacting the environment and society as a result of Swinburne’s activities describe our sustainability journey –...

Survey

3 Jan 2012

The Swinburne National Technology and Society Monitor provides an annual ‘snapshot’ of public perceptions of technological change. The Monitor is based on a national survey of 1000 Australian adults aged 18 to 94.

The main findings of the 2011 Monitor are:

1. In...

Items published

Article

3 Jul 2018

Innovations in the transport sector continue to introduce new opportunities to enhance travel experiences in our cities.

The 2020s are predicted to be a decade of transformation for urban mobility. This is facilitated by business models that offer a range of new mobility services...

Report

6 Mar 2018

This report presents findings from research undertaken by Swinburne University exploring staff engagement with using worm farms for food scrap compost in the Town Hall building of the City of Port Phillip offices.

Report

6 Mar 2018

This report presents findings from research undertaken by Swinburne University exploring staff engagement with using worm farms for food scrap compost in the Council House 1 (CH1) building of the City of Melbourne offices.

Report

24 Feb 2018

This report has two aims. The first is to establish the elements of an interests-participation model for developing sustainable digital media skills and literacies among seniors aged 60 and over. The second is to present a rich qualitative account of the digital technology and social...

Report

31 Jan 2018

This research suggests the single most effective strategy for achieving digital inclusion in Sarawak is to provide remote villages with reliable, affordable, publicly accessible internet infrastructure.

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Report

8 Nov 2018

The Australian Psychological Society (APS) and Swinburne University of Technology have undertaken the most comprehensive measure of loneliness yet completed in Australia. The survey of more than 1,600 Australians confirms that loneliness is strongly connected to poorer quality of life, lower psychological wellbeing, higher social...

Report

17 Aug 2018

This report presents twelve month social and economic outcomes for Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) participants against a comparison group using existing services.

Commentary

19 Jun 2018

For industries to adopt innovations and for research to have an impact, there must be significant shifts in people’s behaviours, their perceptions, and the ways communities engage with research. These activities are the research focus of the humanities, arts, and social sciences (HASS) disciplines.

Conference paper

30 May 2018

This paper outlines the thinking behind the use of co-design workshops to engage a range of stakeholder representatives in the design and development of a Patient Experience Improvement Toolkit.

Journal article

15 May 2018

Socially Assistive Robots (SARs) offer great promise for improving outcomes in paediatric rehabilitation. However, the design of software and interactive capabilities for SARs must be carefully considered in the context of their intended clinical use. While previous work has explored specific roles and functionalities to...