Venture magazine out now
Date posted: 22 June, 2012
Swinburne University of Technology’s new look magazine Venture is now available.
This quarterly magazine provides a glimpse of the high quality research being undertaken within the university, as well as partnerships with industry, community, other research organisations and government.
The feature article for this edition, Perfect Storm discusses research from Swinburne's Centre for Ocean Engineering that contributes to predicting and protecting against extreme weather events.
Other articles in this edition include:
Inspired by nature
Using two wonders of nature, lotus leaves and tea tree oil, researchers at Swinburne are working to prevent infection and improve outcomes for people requiring medical implants.
Marketers are using neuroscience to create advertising which speaks directly to your brain.
Win for Recycled Steel
Recent developments at OneSteel have significantly reduced the energy – and cost – required to recycle steel, a timely breakthough for the Australian steel industry.
Illuminating human nature
Branding permeates all aspects of modern life. So much so, that in one sense we barely notice it. But the power of brands and our relationship to them actually speaks volumes about who we are as individuals, even if we can’t quite articulate why.
A commitment to innovation and collaboration
This edition of Venture magazine showcases Swinburne's commitment to industry partnerships and research collaboration.
Solar power breakthrough
The vision of buildings powered entirely by sunlight captured by windows is rapidly moving to reality.
Students today are not just well-read, but well-travelled.
Save your brain
A new study explores the way dietary supplements may help to slow the rate of cognitive decline.
What it takes to breathe new life into Australian manufacturing.
Industry + university
When industry and universities come together, it’s a powerful combination that can accelerate innovation and create opportunities. Two case studies from rapidly evolving industries illustrate the rewards a strong relationship between industry and a university can reap.
Swinburne’s R&D accelerator program pairs students with technology businesses in need of solutions – with exciting results.
Subscribe online at www.swinburne.edu.au/magazine