Research strengths

La Trobe University has identified a variety of areas of research strength, including a number that span faculties and disciplines. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences contributes to these research strengths in a number of areas. To see a video of La Trobe Researchers talking about each these areas, please click on the links below.

Studies of the Past

This video explores one of our many research strengths at La Trobe, Studies of the Past.

Human Society and Organisation

La Trobe's research strengths: Human Society and Organisation.

Health and Society

Explores one of our many research strengths at La Trobe, Health and Society.

Agribiosciences and the environment

La Trobe is at the forefront of research and innovation in Agribiosciences, in partnership with industry and Government.

Human Communication

Human Communication video at La Trobe

In addition to the items above, the Faculty has:

  • Strong Higher Degree by Research (HDR) programs in Anthropology, Sociology, and Studies in Human Society;
  • A vibrant Regional program in Visual Arts and Crafts; and
  • A strong community outreach and public engagement in Journalism and Professional Writing.