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13 Aug 2015Drawtism for autism

How playing pictionary throughout August can help autism research

11 Aug 2015Educating engineers of the future

New undergraduate engineering course boosts job prospects for students

04 Aug 2015Students benefit from hospital reopening

New agreement to re-open La Trobe Private Hospital will provide opportunities for student training

03 Aug 2015Advanced $2.5m surface science lab opens

Man-made heart muscle – and material 200 times stronger than steel

01 Aug 2015La Trobe science inspires Tall Poppies

Secondary students learn science with help of La Trobe postgraduates

01 Aug 2015Maths scholars among world’s elite 100

La Trobe researchers chosen for prestigious Heidelberg Laureate Forum

30 Jul 2015From Hogwarts to Wi-Fi

La Trobe turns ‘70s brown brick into futuristic learning space

27 Jul 2015Gene study uncovers America’s ancestors

New World not completely isolated from Old after initial migration

24 Jul 2015La Trobe University PhD showcase

PhD showcase – Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

23 Jul 2015New economics for city waterways

Research in psychology and ‘bluespace’ helps urban nature

22 Jul 2015China's hepatitis crises

La Trobe study shows gaps in China’s health system contributing to hepatitis epidemic.

21 Jul 2015Praise for engineering breakthrough

Trans-Tasman recognition for engineering students’ breakthrough

16 Jul 2015MurrayDarling Basin resource in pipeline

New resource hopes to improve information on Murray-Darling Basin

15 Jul 2015La Trobe Law School launches ALHR office

La Trobe Law School set to announce exciting new programs

14 Jul 2015Indigenous community celebrates awards

Naidoc Awards night proves a hit with the Albury-Wodonga community

13 Jul 2015Study gives voice to Pacific Islanders

Migrant communities are often socially and economically marginalised

10 Jul 2015Strong boost in new ARC research grants

La Trobe Linkage project grants success well above national average

08 Jul 2015Regional students rewarded

Regional graduates encouraged to stay near while going far

03 Jul 2015New mental health project targets AFL

New mental health project targets former AFL players

01 Jul 2015Groundbreaking new theory for Stonehenge

Puzzling Stone Age relics ‘information technology’ of our ancestors

25 Jun 2015New family violence screening a success

New method of identifying mothers at risk of violence shows promise

25 Jun 2015The future of Australian Universities

Professor John Dewar discusses his views for Ideas and Society

23 Jun 2015VC's term extended to 2021

Professor John Dewar has been re-appointed for a second term

22 Jun 2015Melbourne’s north mecca for rare parrot

La Trobe University woodlands a drawcard for endangered Swift Parrott

22 Jun 2015School students get into science

Program tackles steady decline in year 12 student numbers

22 Jun 2015Volunteers the focus for Aspire 2015

La Trobe partners with CFA, St John Ambulance & Duke of Ed for Aspire

18 Jun 2015Boats help beat desert climate change

New climate study suggests Aboriginal seafarers in Australian desert

16 Jun 2015La Trobe Queen's Birthday honours

Many La Trobe community members received Queen's Birthday honours

15 Jun 2015Human cell death captured for first time

Scientists capture the complex stages of white blood cell death

09 Jun 2015Better work options for adults with ASD

Better work options for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

05 Jun 2015A leader in maths and computer sciences

Strong showing for La Trobe in new CWTS Leiden global ranking

02 Jun 2015La Trobe cancer detection breakthrough

Cancer detection breakthrough could help target best treatments

01 Jun 2015Ants fall victim to climate change

Climate change & agriculture spell disaster for ecosystems worldwide

01 Jun 2015Pop-Up University heads to the Wimmera

La Trobe pop-up uni heads to regional Victoria

27 May 2015Wasp import set to save Christmas Island

La Trobe partners with Parks Australia on new bio-control measure

25 May 2015Philipp joins world young elite in maths

La Trobe researcher picked for top global German science forum

21 May 2015Next Generation Youth Forum 2015

Next Generation Youth Forum targets tomorrow's leaders

13 May 2015Budget 2015 overlooks rural health care

The Murray Darling Medical School has been neglected once again

08 May 2015New approach to treating mental illness

New approach to treating serious mental illness

08 May 2015La Trobe Graduate Research School launch

Botanic Gardens Head launches La Trobe Graduate Research School

07 May 2015La Trobe open for business

La Trobe joins Easy Access IP to sell ideas to private industry

06 May 2015 La Trobe welcomes shuttle bus funding

Trial of high-frequency express shuttle bus to Melbourne campus

06 May 2015RBA should move to 10 basis-point cuts

Economists suggest reducing increments from 25 basis points

30 Apr 2015Steep rise in ‘new uni’ survey results

La Trobe jumps 25 places in global rankings of universities under the age of 50

30 Apr 2015Innovative toothbrush program for school

Innovative toothbrush program for primary school

29 Apr 2015La Trobe in top global subject rankings

Also features in top ten nationally in humanities

20 Apr 2015Is a walk better than a gym session?

Bid to uncover how much exercise we need to guard against diabetes

20 Apr 2015Research centre opens at Northern Health

State-of-the-art medical centre for La Trobe students now open

16 Apr 2015Gallipoli conflict began pre-1915

Few geographical areas have seen as much military action as Gallipoli

15 Apr 2015What really happened at Gallipoli?

Robert Manne, Robin Prior & Carolyn Holbrook separate the history from the myth

14 Apr 2015High tech R&D tackles transport problems

New group formed to boost safety and efficiency of transport systems

02 Apr 2015Report shows LGBT community in distress

Psychological distress and drug use high in LGBT community

26 Mar 2015Government needs to scrap 5% burn target

La Trobe ecologists have established a better way to manage fire risk

26 Mar 2015La Trobe Asia Board meets for first time

La Trobe Asia Board meets for the first time

25 Mar 2015Boost for Shepparton nursing students

New partnership with GV Health secures top-level nurse educator

25 Mar 2015Students join Indian Premier League

Seven students scored the internship opportunity of a lifetime

24 Mar 2015The health condition costing 7.4 billion

The health condition costing the economy 7.4 billion and why workplaces must change

23 Mar 2015Replacing classroom with outdoors

Research advocates benefits of learning in 'great outdoors'

20 Mar 2015Hanoi graduates mark La Trobe learning

Hanoi graduates celebrate La Trobe learning

19 Mar 2015Scholarships pave pathways for students

La Trobe and Bendigo Bank award scholarships to 20 regional Victorians

12 Mar 2015New La Trobe and Kyushu Uni partnership

La Trobe and Kyushu Universities partnership puts Maths for Industry on the map

12 Mar 2015Educators collaborate on creative arts

Mildura Campus and SuniTAFE combine forces on creative arts education

12 Mar 2015Out of care and out of uni options

Out of care and out of higher education options

10 Mar 2015Tackling challenges in regional cities

Symposium will reveal research tackling pressing regional issues

05 Mar 2015Artwork dishes up environmental message

Prominent artist's latest work dishes up an environmental message

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

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