Lab business

Swinburne creates new life sciences faculty

16 September, 2004

Swinburne University has restructured its Higher Education Division to create five new faculties, including a Faculty of Life and Social Sciences. Associate Professor Russell Crawford has been appointed the division's new dean.Under the restructure, the other faculties include a Faculty of Design; a Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies; a Faculty of Business and Enterprise; and a Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences.


Research makes waves

04 August, 2004

A five-nation oceanographic team is taking the first steps in a $3.6 million project studying the major flow of ocean currents between Asia and Australia and how they influence rainfall across Southern Australia and Indonesia.


Northern Rivers innovation awards

12 July, 2004

Its name and design may seem better suited to a science fiction movie but the Aquanator could become the way of the future for power generation.


Innovation in the face of fire

23 June, 2004

The Cooperative Research Centre for Polymers (CRC-P) has won a CRC innovation award for the development and commercialisation of a polymer cable that will change fire protection around the world.


Invention of the year finalist

10 May, 2004

Swinburne University academic, Graham Farrell, has designed a product that aims to make saving lives easier. The Reviva Mask is an inflatable resuscitation mask the size of a matchbox offering all the efficiency and protection of a commercial medical mask.


The why and how of getting your lab accredited

08 February, 2004

Accreditation confirms and recognises your laboratory's competence to perform specific types of testing. Accreditation also allows you to determine whether your laboratory is performing its work correctly and to appropriate standards


National Science Week 2001

16 May, 2001

Celebrate science and technology at: Science in the City.


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