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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 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

01 Aug 2016La Trobe world-class Sports Park

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

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 2016MOU forges strong partnership

La Trobe University and City of Greater Bendigo reaffirm partnership

30 May 2016Hip arthritis and muscle wastage

Should osteoarthritis therapy target particular muscle segments?

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

04 May 2016Rural medical school still not approved

Budget disappoints after Murray Darling Medical School overlooked

22 Apr 2016Sexual violence on campus

Join us for this Ideas and Society event about on-campus violence

20 Apr 2016World-first blood test for Parkinson's

Michael J. Fox Foundation grant awarded for Parkinson's blood test

14 Apr 2016Research centre to explore life inland

Centre for the Study of the Inland to be launched in Albury-Wodonga

11 Apr 2016Writing in dark territory

Three respected authors come together for Ideas and Society event

07 Apr 2016La Trobe climbs young gun rankings

La Trobe climbs list in world's best young university rankings

01 Apr 2016Sleep science goes wild

Animal sleep studies are about to head into the great outdoors

22 Mar 2016QS rankings put La Trobe in global elite

We rank alongside the world's elite Universities in more than one third of subjects assessed in the latest QS World University Rankings

16 Mar 2016United action to fight Alzheimer's

By 2030, around 75 million people around the world will be living with dementia

08 Mar 2016More women on the board, more profits

More women on boards is affecting performance of ASX-listed companies

01 Mar 2016Turning plants into medicine factories

Important step towards making cheaper and better pharmaceuticals

23 Feb 2016Is there hope for the climate at last?

Clive Hamilton and Robert Manne to discuss the Paris climate agreement

15 Feb 2016New shuttle bus service launched

Shuttle bus to and from Reservoir Station set to make commute easier

14 Feb 2016New autism app to help parents

La Trobe and Salesforce launch new early detection autism app

10 Feb 2016Dr Dan Grant joins La Trobe in new role

La Trobe welcomes Dr Dan Grant to new industry engagement role.

10 Feb 2016La Trobe lecturer awarded for research

La Trobe lecturer James Hunt awarded for communicating grains research

09 Feb 2016John Makeham appointed at La Trobe

John Makeham appointed chair of China Studies Research Centre

08 Feb 2016La Trobe pays respects to Dr John Hirst

La Trobe mourns loss of Emeritus scholar Dr John Hirst

05 Feb 2016La Trobe leads national aphasia trial

La Trobe aphasia experts lead the way in looking at new and targeted treatment options to maximise recovery and communication for people post stroke

03 Feb 2016Melbourne City Women's remarkable win

Congratulations to our valued partner, Melbourne City Football Club for winning the W-League Grand Final

01 Feb 2016Experience how your mind sees art

Experience how your mind sees art

01 Feb 2016New treatment gives tendon pain the boot

Simple exercises and brain training can stop tendon pain in athletes

27 Jan 2016Top Australia Day honour for scientist

Professor Marilyn Anderson made an Officer of the Order of Australia.

19 Jan 2016La Trobe makes 8,000 offers to students

Students thoughout Victoria receive course offers from La Trobe

19 Jan 2016LTU Art Institute appoints new director

Karen Quinlan to lead Bendigo Art Gallery & LTU Art Institute

19 Jan 2016Boosting academic pathways for nurses

La Trobe bolsters intake of TAFE qualified nurses

14 Jan 2016LTU ranks in top 200 most international

LTU ranked among top 200 most international universities in the world

06 Jan 2016Students’ technology push into Germany

Front-runners developing skills for a more competitive Australia

21 Dec 2015La Trobe Future Fellows awarded $1.5m

Australian Research Council Future Fellowships for young researchers

18 Dec 2015Stonefly research to take off

Government grant boosts research into stonefly populations

17 Dec 2015OTARC wins major global award

Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre wins Force for Change grant

14 Dec 2015Bacterium could influence cancer spread

Role of mycoplasma in development of cancer and inflammatory disease

11 Dec 2015La Trobe sky scanner to US South Pole

Equipment will study hard-to-reach part of the earth’s atmosphere

10 Dec 2015World-class research supports regions

Courses underpinned by innovative world-ranking studies

08 Dec 2015Recognition for top cell death research

Studies show molecular defects relating to cancer and Crohn’s disease

04 Dec 2015La Trobe in top three for research

Strong rise in government research excellence survey

03 Dec 2015La Trobe launches pioneering dog lab

Australia’s first dedicated dog behaviour and cognition laboratory has opened at La Trobe University’s Bendigo Campus.

02 Dec 2015Melbourne in world’s top student cities

QS survey ranks Melbourne as the World's Best Student City after Paris

01 Dec 2015New camp helps Indigenous students SOAR

SOAR Camp will help Indigenous teens develop career paths to Uni

30 Nov 2015Better rat trap wins engineering prize

Significant cost savings for the pest control industry

24 Nov 2015Being poor linked to dropping out of uni

Graduates, dropouts and slow finishers - how financial hardship effects university outcomes

23 Nov 2015La Trobe know-how reaches for the stars

German aerospace contract for bushfire, flood and drought monitoring

17 Nov 2015LTU joins forces with regional tafes

LTU forges partnerships with regional tafes to expand career pathways

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