Research activities

Our campus is home to significant research expertise in areas such as freshwater ecology, resource management, and ageing in regional communities. Find a research expert

Key research activity

The Murray–Darling Freshwater Research Centre

The Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre (MDFRC) is a research joint venture between La Trobe, CSIRO, the Murray-Darling Basin Authority and the Federal Government’s Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, People and Community. The MDFRC generates research into the environmental management and assets of the Murray-Darling Basin. The centre is on the Mildura and Albury-Wodonga campuses.

John Richards Initiative

The John Richards Initiative (JRI) leads research and innovation into rural and regional aged care.