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08 Dec 2016La Trobe recognised for gender equality

La Trobe awarded for its commitment to supporting gender equality

06 Dec 2016Easing chemo side effects using ginger

New research finds ginger can ease chemotherapy side effects

06 Dec 2016Responding to domestic violence in Timor

How midwives can help reduce domestic violence in East Timor

05 Dec 2016Researchers awarded NHMRC grants

La Trobe researchers awarded NHMRC grants

02 Dec 2016La Trobe's new PhD with a difference

New PhD with a difference forges stronger connections

29 Nov 2016Students awarded prestigious scholarship

Two La Trobe students have been granted New Colombo Plan scholarships

28 Nov 2016Biochemist appointed new College leader

Robert Pike has been appointed the new Pro Vice-Chancellor of SHE

25 Nov 201640 years of Latin American studies

La Trobe celebrates 40 years of Latin American studies

23 Nov 2016La Trobe committed to teacher training

La Trobe welcomes new education reforms

22 Nov 2016Exploring face blindness through art

Award winner explores face blindness through art

22 Nov 2016Showcasing La Trobe innovation

La Trobe's Engineering and IT Showcase

22 Nov 2016New approach to teaching required

21st century requires new approach to teaching

22 Nov 2016La Trobe gets The Big Idea double header

La Trobe gets The Big Idea double header

21 Nov 2016Science to unlock poppy potential

New research partnership between La Trobe and TPI Enterprises

21 Nov 2016Unearthing Lancefield’s megafauna

Archaeologists search for megafauna at Victorian site

16 Nov 2016Richard Larkins to become new Chancellor

The seventh Chancellor of La Trobe has been appointed

14 Nov 2016The missing link in youth justice?

Australian first study on speech pathology for juvenille offenders

11 Nov 2016World first study on 'revenge porn'

La Trobe leads first international study on image-based sexual abuse

09 Nov 2016La Trobe leads sustainable future

La Trobe recognised for its commitment to sustainability

08 Nov 2016Rebuilding Nepal’s ancient architecture

La Trobe archaeologist joins international efforts in Nepal

08 Nov 2016La Trobe young researchers recognised

La Trobe young researchers recognised

07 Nov 2016La Trobe regional alcohol study

La Trobe undertaking regional alcohol study

04 Nov 2016La Trobe's archaeology discovery

La Trobe uncovers earliest evidence of inland human habitation

01 Nov 2016Sex in dragons

Genes and sex in lizards

01 Nov 2016La Trobe attracts major research grants

La Trobe receives $6m in research grants

28 Oct 2016Alumni awarded for excellence

La Trobe alumni recognised for their contribution to community

26 Oct 2016Optus & La Trobe tech-collaboration

Up to $8 million co-investment earmarked for hi-tech campus

26 Oct 2016Masters of cybersecurity

La Trobe to create new masters of cybersecurity

26 Oct 2016Unified response to family violence

Conference highlights health workers' battle against domestic violence

24 Oct 2016Boosting higher education for migrants

Boosting higher education for new migrants.

05 Oct 2016Chisholm delivers La Trobe degrees

Chisholm to deliver La Trobe degrees in south east Melbourne

03 Oct 2016Autism app Google finalist

arly detection app finalist in Google Impact Challenge

29 Sep 2016La Trobe offers new Agribusiness degree

New La Trobe degree set to help boost regional economies

28 Sep 2016How to respond to China's rise

What is the future of Asia's economic powerhouse?

27 Sep 2016Young leaders Aspire to La Trobe study

La Trobe makes a record number of Aspire offers for 2017

23 Sep 2016Unique dementia training collaboration

A new training program is helping people with dementia

21 Sep 2016La Trobe ranks in QS Top 50 under 50

La Trobe University among world’s leading young institutions

21 Sep 2016La Trobe Business School dreams big

Bringing My Big Idea to life

14 Sep 2016Technology refreshes learning experience

La Trobe staff recognised for their commitment to innovative learning

13 Sep 2016La Trobe Law School partners with ASRC

A new clinic is offering free legal services to asylum seekers

13 Sep 2016La Trobe to lead China-focused research

New research centre dedicated to China

12 Sep 2016World’s most powerful X-ray

Scientists discover how to create a new type of crystal

09 Sep 2016Life sciences research in top 200

Life sciences research in top 200

08 Sep 2016Expanded Pacific sport partnership

La Trobe and NRL announce expanded Pacific sport partnership

02 Sep 2016Autism app wins coveted National iAward

The early detection app empowers parents and caregivers to identify autism earlier and more accurately than ever before.

31 Aug 2016Indo-Pacific opportunities for students

More than 150 La Trobe University students will travel overseas as part of their studies under the latest round of the New Colombo Plan (NCP).

29 Aug 2016Unlocking regional Victoria's big ideas

La Trobe University is inviting regional Victoria’s fledging entrepreneurs to take part in a new startup program to grow jobs and innovation.

24 Aug 2016Workplace equality partnership announced

La Trobe University announces workplace equality partnership with Our Watch

18 Aug 2016Bollywood launch for India study visit

Bollywood launch for La Trobe collaborative education program in India

17 Aug 2016Social entrepreneurs for troubled world

Helping unleash small entrepreneurs in troubled world of big business

17 Aug 2016Whitlam to Turnbull: our governments

Whitlam to Turnbull: assessing our governments over 40 years

16 Aug 2016La Trobe rises 200 places in world ranks

La Trobe rated in the top two per cent of global universities

11 Aug 2016Female scientists are role models on ice

La Trobe leads radical action for gender equality in Antarctic science

11 Aug 2016Clare Wright wins prized Alice Award

The Society of Women Writers have awarded historian and author Clare Wright the biennial Alice Literary Award for ‘distinguished and long-term contribution to literature by an Australian woman’.

09 Aug 2016The Donald Trump of ancient Athens?

Can we learn from Thucydides' writings on the Trump of ancient Athens?

05 Aug 2016Eureka! La Trobe solves burning question

La Trobe University, Eureka Prize, wildfire, bushfire, fire research, Michael Clarke, Andrew Bennett, malllee, Emu-wren, Black-eared Miner, prescribed burning,

05 Aug 2016La Trobe extends partnership with AFL

University Signs Big Recruit

05 Aug 2016Autism expert visits Mildura

La Trobe Austim expert visits Mildura

03 Aug 2016La Trobe Open Day - Opportunity abounds!

Open Day on the Melbourne campus is on Sunday 7 August

03 Aug 2016La Trobe world-class Sports Park

La Trobe set to invest in world-class Sports Park in Melbourne’s North

03 Aug 2016La Trobe gears up for super computing

La Trobe joins Intersect Australia for super computing needs

03 Aug 2016Award for Bendigo dentistry student

First year La Trobe dentistry student receives scholarship for $75,000 – the largest amount ever awarded to a La Trobe Bendigo undergraduate student

28 Jul 2016Multimillion upgrade of Bendigo campus

Transformation of La Trobe’s Bendigo campus starts

28 Jul 2016Bendigo showcases new research talent

Bendigo’s best and brightest researchers showcase their work in the inaugural ‘Head2Head’ competition

21 Jul 2016New study probes gut microbe autism link

Exploring genetic relationship between autism and gut bacteria

20 Jul 2016Plans to lead in regional creative arts

New strategy reaffirms commitment to the creative arts

18 Jul 2016Taking wing with health scholarships

Country students win 'Give Them Wings' Flying Doctor scholarships

15 Jul 2016Aspire student keeps on giving

Mildura nursing student receives prestigious scholarship

14 Jul 2016La Trobe pushes button on new technology

La Trobe is the first university in Australia to introduce advanced studio technology for staff and students

12 Jul 2016Partnership with AFL tackles depression

‘Better Out Than In’ which aims to stop the stigma that often prevents people from seeking help for depression and emphasises the importance of men talking about their feelings.

08 Jul 2016Real-life experience for budding writers

Literary devotees can boost their skills at Mildura Writers Festival

30 Jun 2016La Trobe autism app wins state iAward

La Trobe and Salesforce autism app wins prestigious Victorian iAward

29 Jun 2016Young people drinking less

Surprise new findings show Gen Y's are drinking less and less

24 Jun 2016Regional policy recognition welcome

National Party commitment to regional university education welcomed

23 Jun 2016Fighting superbugs with pineapple stems

Pineapples and piglets and their crucial role in the global superbug battle

21 Jun 2016Ancient cultures, new ideas about memory

La Trobe PhD research leads to new book, 'The Memory Code'

16 Jun 2016New ways to beat liver fluke in cattle

Developing new ways to control liver fluke infection in dairy cattle

16 Jun 2016La Trobe brings industry to classroom

In an Australian first, La Trobe brings industry into the class room

14 Jun 2016Study shows value of Aboriginal Club

Study shows value of unique Aboriginal sports club

10 Jun 2016Big ideas wanted for a better future

La Trobe a key sponsor of Australian Future's ‘My Big Idea’ contest

06 Jun 2016La Trobe and Carlton in new partnership

Unique partnership between La Trobe and Carlton Football club announced

03 Jun 2016Plants may have short-term memory

Science tries to exploit this to help crops thrive without fertiliser

03 Jun 2016$5m project to save PNG cocoa industry

La Trobe leads $5 million plan to revive PNG's cocoa industry

31 May 2016Health infrastructure needs new staffing

Health infrastructure must come with new staffing

31 May 2016LEAP launches into 2016

La Trobe's 2016 Elite Athlete Program Launched

30 May 2016Hip arthritis and muscle wastage

Should osteoarthritis therapy target particular muscle segments?

30 May 2016MOU forges strong partnership

La Trobe University and City of Greater Bendigo reaffirm partnership

25 May 2016$5M strategic innovation fund created

La Trobe creates $5M Strategic Innovation Fund

25 May 2016La Trobe signals fossil fuel divestment

La Trobe University will phase out fossil fuel investments

23 May 2016John Brumby receives Honorary Doctorate

Former Victorian Premier John Brumby receives Honorary Doctorate from La Trobe

20 May 2016Dismay over new city medical school

People in Bendigo and northern Victoria will be asking why their needs are less important than those in Gosford and Perth

17 May 2016Goldfield lessons in religious diversity

Unearthing nuggets of goldfields history to beat religious intolerance

17 May 2016Sunraysia football netball scholarships

New La Trobe University - Sunraysia Football and Netball scholarships

12 May 2016Bendigo Campus to host new tech school

Bendigo Campus to host new state-of-the-art tech school

10 May 2016Studying US basket ballers’ knee pain

La Trobe chosen for US-funded study into NBA basket ballers’ knee pain

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