26 Aug 2008Student group brings insights into refugee life to La Trobe University

A group of students from the Equality, Sustainability and Peace (ESP) collective have organised a simulation of a refugee camp where staff, students, and members of the public are set to learn what life as a refugee is all about - fear, displacement, and loss

26 Aug 2008Ageing-experts to tackle the big urban challenges

The seminar - titled 'Urban renewal: the impact on older people' - will examine how planning systems deal with population growth in an ageing society, and the implications for community health and welfare over the next few decades

25 Aug 2008Malaria vaccine warrants more local support

While Australian scientists have contributed to the science behind the development of a malaria vaccine, there is insufficient local support for the clinical development of promising vaccines

20 Aug 2008Prominent historians to discuss settler colonialism

The central place settler colonialism has in Australian and American history will be examined by internationally renowned historians at La Trobe University on Tuesday, 26th of August

20 Aug 2008Oral health students celebrate success

First of La Trobe oral health students have completed their course

20 Aug 2008Update on new health science course

La Trobe offers new four-year Masters in Health Science

20 Aug 2008Oral health students celebrate

First cohort of La Trobe oral health students complete degree

19 Aug 2008Pakistan's High Commissioner to shed light on regional security

The High Commissioner for Pakistan, His Excellency Mr Jalil Abbas Jilani, will give a public lecture at La Trobe University called 'Regional Security and Economic Situation: Pakistan's Perspective' on Friday, 22nd of August

19 Aug 2008New knees needed to help old knees get back on track

A new research project will look at why older people fall over and what can be done to prevent this happening

19 Aug 2008Expanded pathways to higher education

La Trobe University and BRIT agreement extends pathways to higher ed

14 Aug 2008Plans for new La Trobe Building in Shepparton take shape

Architectural images for La Trobe's new building in Shepparton have been revealed

13 Aug 2008Appointment of Acting Director for Hellenic Centre

Acting head appointed for Australia's leading centre for Hellenic studies

13 Aug 2008Tender shortlist for Biosciences Research Centre

The final tender shortlist for the $230 million Biosciences Research Centre (BRC)at La Trobe University has been announced by the Victorian Treasurer

08 Aug 2008Art therapists concentrate the healing power of art

Many artists dont know why they do what they do - but Art Therapists do. They understand the healing power of art

08 Aug 2008La Trobe lecturer receives prestigious teaching excellence award

Dr Susan Lawler has received a prestigious teaching excellence award

07 Aug 2008$60,000 scholarship boost for La Trobe University's Mildura students

Regional students encouraged through Vice Chancellor's scholarships

07 Aug 2008$60,000 scholarship boost for La Trobe University's Shepparton students

Regional students are encouraged to stick with study

06 Aug 2008La Trobe University teachers win $50,000 for "Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning"

La Trobe University has won five Citations for its Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning in the just announced Australian Learning and Teaching Council awards

06 Aug 2008Awards and Scholarships Ceremony 2008

Nearly 60 students will receive awards and scholarships

04 Aug 2008La Trobe physiotherapists support Australia's Olympic challenge in Beijing

The Beijing Olympics will lead to an informal reunion for 10 La Trobe University alumni selected as physiotherapists for the Australian Olympic team

04 Aug 2008La Trobe congratulates its Olympic stars and wishes them all success in Beijing

Current and former La Trobe students are competing in the Beijing Games

28 Jul 2008La Trobe expert in the news: Using Google Earth to unlock the secrets of Afghanistan's brilliant past

Dr David Thomas has discovered hundreds of unknow archaeological sites in Afghanistan using Google Earth

24 Jul 2008The green university is here, just ask staff and students

La Trobe is seeking answers on environmental sustainability

21 Jul 2008Science, industry, government forge new alliance against cancer & auto–immune disease

A new $30 million Federal Government funded Cooperative Research Centre for Biomarker Translation has been launched at La Trobe University Research and Development Park, Bundoora

16 Jul 2008La Trobe free enterprise students make a difference

Nine students from the Mildura campus will represent La Trobe University at a major national leadership event - the annual 'Students In Free Enterprise' (SIFE) competition - to be held in Brisbane in July

15 Jul 2008La Trobe history scoops national awards

La Trobe history scholars came away with a clutch of top awards from the Australian Historical Association's 2008 Biennial Conference held last week in Melbourne

15 Jul 2008New $5 million facility aids families in tackling mental health difficulties

A new $5 million facility to help Victorian families tackle the challenging issues of mental health will be officially opened today

08 Jul 2008Accounting as a Tool for Business and Social Change: Melbourne Conference Explores Role

Academics from all over the world will gather in Melbourne this week for the first biennial conference of the Global Accounting and Organisational Change (GAOC) network at the Hilton on the Park, 9 - 11 July 2008

08 Jul 2008David Malouf launches La Trobe Lecture Series

Celebrated Australian writer David Malouf will deliver La Trobe University's inaugural La Trobe Lecture at the Mildura Writers' Festival at 11am on Sunday 20 July - a highlight of this year's Festival, of which La Trobe University is a sponsor

04 Jul 2008Celebrating fifty years of art collecting in Bendigo

One of the University's main art collections 'the FM Courtis Collection on the Bendigo campus' is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a special exhibition in partnership with the Bendigo Art Gallery. Entitled 'Landmarks and Milestones', it runs until 10 August

02 Jul 2008Science in hot pursuit of highland frogs

Renowned frog specialist Dr Thomas Burton has a new species named in his honour.

27 Jun 2008Symposium to Assess Multicultural Policies

The policies and practices of Victorian multiculturalism to be examined during a symposium in Melbourne on July 2. The symposium is part of the seventh Globalisation for the Common Good international conference in Melbourne from June 30-July 3

25 Jun 2008Payday loan charges can top 700 per cent

At a time of increasing hardship due to rises in the cost of living, vulnerable Victorian consumers have less protection than borrowers in other states from exploitation through excessive fees and charges demanded by payday lenders

24 Jun 2008Tireless La Trobe Academic Recognised for Remarkable Community Work

La Trobe University's Dr Apollo Nsubunga-Kyobe, who lectures at the Shepparton Campus' School of Business, has been recognized by the Victorian Government for of his extensive contribution to the lives of his fellow Victorians, and his name added to the Victorian Refugee Recognition Record

24 Jun 2008Bendio Arts precinct springs to life with animation festival

The best animations from around the globe will be on show when this year's La Trobe University Animation Media Arts Festival returns to Bendigo after its successful debut last year

24 Jun 2008Edge of the Outback a success

US students explore outback in study abroad program

23 Jun 2008New La Trobe research centre to unravel the mysteries of autism

La Trobe University, supported by a generous private donation, will this week officially launch Australia's first dedicated research centre for Autism Spectrum Disorders

20 Jun 2008La Trobe Graduate, Steven Carroll wins Miles Franklin

A La Trobe graduate Steven Carroll has won the prestigious Miles Franklin literary award

17 Jun 2008Secondary students experience La Trobe

Over 100 secondary students experience annual "Experience La Trobe"

16 Jun 2008La Trobe free enterprise students make a difference

Mildura students attend Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) competition

11 Jun 2008Growing flowers, shrinking people

La Trobe University research to improve community health - including a novel method of tackling obesity - and assist key agriculture and horticulture industries has received federal government support totalling almost $600,000 in the latest round of Australian Research Council Linkage grants

09 Jun 2008Professor Dennis Altman receives Order of Australia

Gay rights advocate and public intellectual Dennis Altman has received the Order of Australia

06 Jun 2008Hey, Mr Brumby! Want a fix for gridlock?

La Trobe University Honours graduate says he can fix traffic gridlock with a battery-powered, wireless, data-management system

04 Jun 2008Skippy: A 25 million year old success

New fossil reveals Skippy to be one of the world's ancient survivors

04 Jun 2008La trobe Centre for Dialogue leads push for regional interfaith network

La Trobe University Centre for Dialogue works with five city councils and seven State and community organisations in Melbourne's northern suburbs to develop a regional interfaith community network

30 May 2008New nursing mid-year option helps build nursing workforce

La Trobe university has opened up a mid-year entry pathway for nursing

30 May 2008End–of–Life Planning

A new project at gives people the tools to plan their final years

26 May 2008Student project helps sustainable farming

Student project investigates fresh dairy effluent to improve pastures

22 May 2008Move over, Rover - for computers with attitude

Melbourne scientists are developing emotionally intelligent Information and Communication technologies (ICTs) that can interact with humans

21 May 2008National Archaeology Week - Work choices 14,000 years ago

La Trobe University Archaeology Lecture about a tool kit, one of the most complete and well-preserved of its kind. It contains the first tools ever linked to the Natufian people of Jordan and provides rare insights into their daily activities

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