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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...

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Blog post

9 Nov 2018

In a blog post Swinburne Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Development) Professor Aleksandar Subic offers his top six suggestions to help Australia progress Industry 4.0 innovation.

When Mike Cannon-Brookes, co-founder of Australia’s most successful tech company, Atlassian, talks about Australia’s potential in tech innovation,...

Video

5 Nov 2018

With the rise of artificial intelligence and automated technologies, it’s easy to feel worried about what the future might hold for work and jobs. So how can we be ready, and can humans ever actually reach their full potential? Dr Sean Gallagher, Director of Swinburne’s...

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.

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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...

Journal article

3 Sep 2018

This research explored residential aged care (RAC) workplace design features that influence how RAC staff feel valued, productive, safe, like they belong and connected. A secondary aim was to validate emerging themes about RAC design features with stakeholders.

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.