Media Releases

04 Mar 2015Research on toxic metal could save lives

New research uncovers how cadmium causes toxicity in living cells

02 Mar 2015Rising rates of conflict hurting kids

Rising rates of parental conflict hurting young children

27 Feb 2015City Football Academy unveiled

New Melbourne City HQ has been unveiled at La Trobe University

24 Feb 2015O-Week launches at La Trobe Bendigo

La Trobe welcomes more than 1300 new students to Bendigo

19 Feb 2015New students flock to Bundoora

On-campus accommodation students move in

17 Feb 2015Wominjeka La Trobe

La Trobe launches Indigenous cultural literacy unit for all students

16 Feb 2015Graduates accepted for coveted program

Three graduates selected for prestigious program

12 Feb 2015New medical training centre for students

New medical training centre for health students

10 Feb 2015Launch of innovative training program

Launch of innovative training program gives people with intellectual disability control.

06 Feb 2015Testing super anti-doping policy

The anniversary of the ‘blackest day in Australian sport’ highlights the need for new ideas to improve incentives for athletes to stay clean.

27 Jan 2015Ask Grandad sex-ed kit free to schools

A new sex-ed resource could change the way the subject is taught

19 Jan 2015Why do we ignore climate change?

UK author George Marshall joins Robert Manne to answer the question

15 Jan 2015Penny Davies named citizen of the year

A La Trobe alumna has been crowned Bendigo's citizen of the year

17 Dec 2014Rainforest yields growth secrets

Fifty year Australian-based science project into the balance of nature

16 Dec 2014Global award for Bendigo academic

International award for Rural Health School lecturer

15 Dec 2014Pre-teen inventor wows crowds

Showcased: invention prevents people locking babies in locked cars

15 Dec 2014Smart seat to rescue kids left in cars

Engineering student invents smart seat alert for children left in car

11 Dec 2014Unique ageing project

Words of wisdom on ageing - unique project launched

11 Dec 2014Teaching leadership for politicians

La Trobe will deliver a leadership program for Federal politicians

10 Dec 2014All roads lead to Rome - via La Trobe

‘Emperors of Rome’ podcasts top charts on Apple’s iTunes University

10 Dec 2014La Trobe student creates drink dispenser

Student invents BamBoozeler for bars

04 Dec 2014Students takes Bendigo to Asia

Jake Schatz will study in Hong Kong after he won a $67,000 scholarship

02 Dec 2014$720,000 in scholarships available

Applications are now open for Bendigo Bank La Trobe scholarships

01 Dec 2014HIV and Mobility a roadmap for action

Ahead of World AIDS Day, La Trobe University releases unique research with a specific focus on mobile and migrant communities.

26 Nov 2014New radar wins national engineers' award

New radar wins Australian Engineering Excellence Award for Inn

24 Nov 2014La Trobe MBA surges in global rankings

Top business degree ranked number four nationally – and 14th in Asia

20 Nov 2014New Indigenous teaching scholarships

New Indigenous scholarships provide support for primary schools

20 Nov 2014La Trobe welcomes Labor’s bus pledge

18-month shuttle trial between Reservoir Station and Bundoora campus

17 Nov 2014La Trobe first for technology careers

New entry scheme offers ATAR bonus to VCE Systems Engineering students

13 Nov 2014MBA tour to visit rural and regional Vic

Unique La Trobe MBA study tour to visit rural and regional Victoria

13 Nov 2014Working dads stressed with family juggle

New La Trobe report shows working dads with small children are experiencing high job-family conflict.

12 Nov 2014La Trobe doubles share of research funds

La Trobe placed third top in ARC allocations for Victoria

06 Nov 2014Inspiring regional Victorians to study

New scheme will encourage more mature age regional students to study

05 Nov 2014Exhibition a first for art institute

La Trobe Art Institute to hold its inaugural exhibition

04 Nov 2014Rural and regional sport under spotlight

Exploring the challenge to remain competitive and relevant

31 Oct 2014Edge of the Outback launches book

La Trobe Mildura’s unique Edge of the Outback photo-journalism program is celebrating a major milestone – it’s 10th year - with a stunning book of commemorative pictures

31 Oct 2014Public transport investment welcome

La Trobe welcomes public transport investment

30 Oct 2014Day of the Dead - reflection for living

Day of the Dead – a time of celebration and reflection for the living

15 Oct 2014Math study link to global disease spread

New research could help predict global spread of infectious disease.

14 Oct 2014Study shows parents fear stranger harm

Research shows half of Victorian parents worried about harm from strangers

10 Oct 2014State award for community health project

La Trobe project empowers rural communities for better health

09 Oct 2014Students to swap classes for conference

Early childhood education students to present research findings

08 Oct 2014What's next for journalism?

Four media experts will look into the future journalism

03 Oct 2014La Trobe ranked among world universities

Arts and humanities came in at 171 in the latest QS world rankings

30 Sep 2014Women, work and menopause

New report shows women in the workplace face lack of menopause support

24 Sep 2014Tomorrow’s pharmacy entrepreneurs shine

Pharmacy students shine at business plan competition

23 Sep 2014Gender identity and mental health

First national report on mental health of gender diverse youth

15 Sep 2014Leadership award: building communities

Staff member receives national recognition

15 Sep 2014International contracts for radar team

New digital radar system designed by La Trobe wins top accolades

12 Sep 2014La Trobe scholar creates unique database

La Trobe scholar responsible for world first database on children's spinal cord injury

12 Sep 2014La Trobe caps fees for Aspire students

First round of Aspire students receive offers

08 Sep 2014Research partnership led by Aussie icon

La Trobe partners with Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute

03 Sep 2014Love of horses keeping jockeys healthy

New research has found how jockeys stay healthy despite extreme stress

02 Sep 2014Recognition for innovative education

Australia's remote school science labs scoop international award

01 Sep 2014A need to act on rural doctor education

National Party support Murray-Darling Medical School

01 Sep 2014Teaching art in a wider context

Joint Museum program helps teachers to teach art in a wider context

26 Aug 2014Forum looks into future of manufacturing

Three experts explore whether manufacturing in Australia has a future

25 Aug 2014Scientists aim to double farm profits

Agricultural researchers have been shortlisted for DEPI award

22 Aug 2014Students chosen for leadership forum

La Trobe Hallmark scholars chosen for Leadership Forum

13 Aug 2014Major funding for brain injury project

Brain injury rehabilitation project awarded nearly one million dollars

11 Aug 2014Indigenous Careers Day at La Trobe

Inaugural Bendigo Campus Indigenous Careers Day a success

08 Aug 2014Bushfire study shortlisted for Eureka

La Trobe research shortlisted for 'Oscars' of Australian science

07 Aug 2014Survival of species rests on crowd funds

Scientist calls on people power to save native frogs from extinction.

07 Aug 2014Texts Mark the Spot for Bendigo students

Booked out sessions of Bendigo Writers Festival schools' day

07 Aug 2014Twitter enhances teacher education

Pre-service teachers take to Twitter to learn skills

05 Aug 2014Bendigo education partners join forces

New agreement makes it easier for students to flow from TAFE to uni

05 Aug 2014La Trobe forges partnerships with TAFEs

New partnership creates easy transition from University to TAFE

01 Aug 2014Stopping the rot in Dental Health Week

It's the start of Dental Health Week

01 Aug 2014Student wins Flying Doctor scholarship

Video: Kurt Murphy wins one of four Give Them Wings scholarships

31 Jul 2014Improving safety in the fitness industry

A manual for fitness industry safety protocols has been released

29 Jul 2014Ideas and Society to feature at Bendigo

Ideas and Society will feature at this year's Bendigo Writers Festival

28 Jul 2014Art enriches teaching skills

Artist wants to use his talents to inspire the next generation

25 Jul 2014Author shortlisted for national award

Janet Butler's book is in the running for the National Biography Award

24 Jul 2014Dementia sector back social robot trials

Dementia care sector support La Trobe's social robot trials

24 Jul 2014Partnership grows online opportunities

La Trobe will deliver a suite of online degrees under a new program.

23 Jul 2014La Trobe welcomes Aunty Joy Murphy

Aunty Joy Murphy has been appointed inaugural University Elder.

21 Jul 2014Students, families celebrate success

Students to celebrate success at Bendigo Campus Prize Ceremony

16 Jul 2014La Trobe student receives EPA award

Karina Bransgrove monitored air quality during the Hazelwood mine fire

15 Jul 2014La Trobe celebrates Naidoc leaders

Albury-Wodonga Indigenous leaders were recognised at the Naidoc Awards

14 Jul 2014Genomics creates more productive cattle

New research will help increase productivity in beef and dairy cattle

07 Jul 2014Report on sexual assault and older women

Ground breaking report on sexual assault against older women

03 Jul 2014School students live the La Trobe life

Experience la Trobe comes to Bendigo Campus

03 Jul 2014La Trobe names new College leadership

The two new academic and research college heads have been named.

01 Jul 2014Students gain passport to China

Four students will head off to China after securing study scholarships

01 Jul 2014La Trobe opens doors for students

The new Aspire program will reward community-minded secondary students

30 Jun 2014Learning gains for autistic children

Research makes learning easier for children with autism

26 Jun 2014La Trobe students winging to Asia

Students awarded prestigious scholarships to study overseas

24 Jun 2014Dr Peter Brukner joins La Trobe

Australian cricket team doctor Peter Brukner joins La Trobe

23 Jun 2014La Trobe unveils reform plan

La Trobe unveils details of plans to revitalise teaching and research

20 Jun 2014Grant aims to slash outpatient wait time

Slashing wait times has earned La Trobe and partners a $626,000 grant

17 Jun 2014New dentistry head and clinic at Bendigo

New head of dentistry and clinic for Rural Health School

16 Jun 2014Building bridges to careers in science

Program fosters a passion for science

06 Jun 2014Autism researchers eye fruit fly

Is the humble fruit fly the key to unlocking Autism?

05 Jun 2014La Trobe academics share Aztec expertise

Institute of Latin American Studies contextualises major exhibition

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