19 May 2008Free public lectures: Jon Lee Anderson supported by La Trobe University

Renowned writer Jon Lee Anderson will give free lectures at La Trobe and the State Library

19 May 2008New study examines special aged care needs of trauma survivors

Renowned writer Jon Lee Anderson will give free lectures at La Trobe and the State Library

16 May 2008La Trobe University Centre for Dialogue Media Scholarships Give Journalists a Global Edge

Two Melbourne-based journalists from different hemispheres will sharpen their perspectives on how the world works at a course on globalisation issues run by the La Trobe University Centre for Dialogue in collaboration with a range of professional and community organisations.The journalists -Kenyan-born photojournalist Kabir Dhanji and Age journalist Megan Byrne have been awarded the Centre for Dialogue's first annual media scholarships to its 2008 Our World in Crisis course

09 May 2008Neuromarketing crosses another frontier - EEG Brain Scans break the mould for Market Mavens

Market researchers and scientists from La Trobe University School of Business and Swinburne University's Brain Sciences Institute have pushed their science across a new frontier - using electroencephalograms (EEGs) to monitor the brainwaves of volunteers to define personality types and predict consumer behaviour.

09 May 2008The history's in the digging - archaeologists dig for the truth about Ned

Student archaeologists from La Trobe University are descending in relays on Glenrowan, Victoria - in quest of relics from the time of the 1880 Glenrowan seige

05 May 2008Group Therapy to Set Bodies Free

The old slogan when you look good you feel good has been used to lure women into everything from fad diets to weight loss shakes and brainwashed legions of females to think that yo yo dieting overexercising and starvation is the only true path to happiness

01 May 2008Wireless sound system for home-theatre wins Victoria's 2008 IET Student Prize

La Trobe University Electronics graduate Glenn Boardman has designed and developed a home theatre surround sound system with wireless speakers - a student project that so impressed judges it has just won the 2008 Victorian Institution Of Engineering and Technology (IET) Student Prize

24 Apr 2008Social mapping tool helps strengthen support networks for abused children

Children traumatized by abuse are being assisted towards recovery with the use of a social mapping tool being refined by La Trobe University researchers in partnership with clinicians. Social mapping was developed in the United States; La Trobe University is believed to be the first to extensively trial it to help assess the well-being of traumatized young people

23 Apr 2008New book on water policy explores vital issues for nation's future

Water policy in Australia focuses on one of the most important issues affecting Australia and its future

17 Apr 2008Operating surplus for 2007

La Trobe has recorded an operating surplus for 2007 and made improvement in key areas

14 Apr 2008La Trobe in global push for 'responsible and sustainable' business education

La Trobe University is one of the first two universities in Australia — and among 100 world-wide, that has responded to a United Nations backed global initiative promoting corporate responsibility and sustainability in business education

14 Apr 2008'No bull therapy' helps farmers through drought

The long-term financial, farming and emotional impacts of a drought last long after it rains, says Jeff Young, a counsellor at La Trobe University's Bouverie Centre. Mr Young trains drought counsellors. It can be a tricky job to engage rural people who would rather soldier on than seek help

14 Apr 2008Education students' innovative design solutions

Students construct scarecrows, using design, creativity and technology

09 Apr 2008La Trobe archaeologist puts Pacific issues on the agenda

A member of Australia's new delegation to the World Heritage Committee, Dr Anita Smith, has joined La Trobe University's Archaeology Program as a Charles La Trobe Research Fellow

09 Apr 2008Understanding builds education future for the Goulburn Valley

La Trobe supports regional education with $2 million investment in Shepparton

04 Apr 2008Dubai women's art comes to Mildura

Art exhibition, titled 'SHOW OFF' being held on La Trobe University Mildura campus featuring works by students from Dubai Women's College

03 Apr 2008Professor Don Harding has received an accolade for having the most citations for economics in Australia

Professor Don Harding has received an accolade for having the most citations for economics in Australia

01 Apr 2008Albury-Wodonga Graduation Ceremony 2008

Nearly 250 graduands will have their awards conferred upon them

28 Mar 2008La Trobe University makes major cuts in water, waste and energy use: Joins Global Green Gang

This Saturday night La Trobe staff and students will demonstrate their commitment to sustainability by joining the millions around the world who will be turning their lights off to mark Earth Hour

25 Mar 2008La Trobe takes lead promoting international research on welfare interventions

La Trobe University plays pivotal role in bringing together 500 experts to discuss the latest research into child, youth and family interventions at an international research conference in Padua, Italy this week

20 Mar 2008La Trobe University Alumni awarded for outstanding contributions to society

La Trobe University Alumni have been recognised in a ceremony at the National Gallery of Victoria

17 Mar 2008Depression after abortion - partner violence identified as the missing link

Evidence suggests that depression after abortion is linked to partner violence, not the abortion itself

14 Mar 2008Hoddle Street tragedy revisited in charcoal, pencil and chalk

New York-born Australian artist William Kelly documented the Hoddle Street tragedy 20 years ago in charcoal, pencil and paint. Twenty-four of the 39 drawings are being shown for the first time in 15 years at La Trobe University's Bundoora-based Art Museum.

14 Mar 2008Student research helps wastewater management

Honours student's research could help improve wastewater treatment

05 Mar 2008La Trobe University Employer of Choice for tackling gender pay gap

La Trobe University has again been awarded the Federal Government's Employer of Choice for Women Citation.

04 Mar 2008Graduate nursing program enhancements

Clinical School Partnership gives students insight into workplace

27 Feb 2008La Trobe University Riverlink doctoral graduates a first for Mildura

La Trobe University's Mildura campus will graduate its first 'Riverlink Postgraduate Research Network' Doctoral students at a ceremony this Friday, 29 February

20 Feb 2008Australian Institute of Archaeology in new digs

New headquarters of the Australian Institute of Archaeology a refurbished heritage-listed building designed as a healing retreat for Australian soldiers returning from the First World War

20 Feb 2008New gymnasium at Albury-Wodonga campus

Stage 1 of the new gymnasium has now been completed at Albury-Wodonga

12 Feb 2008Tim Flannery to speak at La Trobe University

Leading environmental scientist, author and explorer Professor Tim Flannery will speak at La Trobe Universitys main Melbourne campus, Bundoora tomorrow, Wednesday 13th February 2008

12 Feb 2008La Trobe applauds apology to the Stolen Generations

La Trobe Vice Chancellor fully supports apology to the Stolen Generations

06 Feb 2008Albury-Wodonga lecturer wins award

Dr Susan Lawler is a 2007 teaching excellence award joint-winner

31 Jan 2008Psychologists explore the realities behind the romance

Despite considerable research into the factors influencing womens feelings about their appearance and achievements, and their general self-esteem, little is known about the role their interactions with their male partners may have in building up, maintaining or inadvertently undermining these. Psychologists at La Trobe Universitys School of Psychological Science aim to fill this gap

25 Jan 2008Workers, Corporations and Community: Facing Choices for a Sustainable Future

From 6 to 8 February 2008, La Trobe University is hosting one of the years most important conferences on industrial relations. Leading academics from all over the world will discuss urgent and pressing issues such as corporate governance and labour, trade union organising, restructured working arrangements and gender and equity.

25 Jan 2008Tours and activities at La Trobe University Melbourne Wildlife Sanctuary

Participate in events at La Trobe Universitys Melbourne Wildlife Sanctuary.

22 Jan 2008Nursing bridging course underway

20 Division 2 Nurses are undertaking the 2008 nursing bridging program

21 Jan 2008Expert on primary to secondary school transition visits La Trobe

Research into the long-term consequences of primary to secondary school transition process.

20 Jan 2008Community updated on new course

La Trobe offers new four-year Masters in Health Science

16 Jan 2008Student to assist in overseas project

Annaleise Klein travels to France to help research spent nuclear waste

15 Jan 2008Research holds out hope for safer crop pest control

Research into a series of circular proteins – first found in plants used by African women to help accelerate childbirth – may lead to a new class of natural, more ecologically friendly insecticides.

10 Jan 2008Improved alternatives provide a vision of tertiary equality

The Alternative Formats Conference 2008 will bring together experts from Australia and New Zealand who are dedicated to providing equal access to education for those with disabilities.

07 Jan 2008Call for tougher regulation of complementary medicines

An urgent overhaul of the control and regulation of complementary medicines is needed in Australia according to an article published today in the Medical Journal of Australia

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