Media Releases

23 Apr 2013Pathway for disadvantaged students

Researchers say a new health diploma successfully engages students

18 Apr 2013AgriBio, Centre for AgriBioscience opens

VIDEO: AgriBio is a joint partnership between La Trobe and DPI

18 Apr 2013Sighted children of blind parents

Children of blind parents show improved cognitive skills

18 Apr 2013La Trobe PhD student wins Stella Prize

Carrie Tiffany has won the inaugural Stella Prize for women's writing

16 Apr 2013Chief Justice’s Medal for Law Student

La Trobe Law graduate wins 2013 Chief Justice’s Medal.

16 Apr 2013AFL Players Association and La Trobe

An exciting new three year partnership has been announced.

16 Apr 2013New Chief Marketing Officer at La Trobe

Matthew Lee brings a wealth of experience in higher education

14 Apr 2013Rotary MDFRC six-day residential school

The program is in its eighteenth year of environmental teaching

12 Apr 2013Bendigo community to celebrate milestone

Bendigo is getting ready to celebrate 140 years of tertiary education

11 Apr 2013Alpine Ecology field trip to Falls Creek

VIDEO: Students tackle alpine environment in pursuit of knowledge

11 Apr 2013New Vice-Chancellor's Fellow appointed

Professor Robert Manne becomes a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow

10 Apr 2013Level crossing technology now interstate

Safety technology developed at La Trobe joins QLD government trials

10 Apr 2013La Trobe welcomes Dr Elizabeth Finkel

Science writer Dr Finkel has been appointed Vice-Chancellor's Fellow

09 Apr 2013$288m AgriBio opens on Melbourne campus

Joint venture puts Victoria at forefront of food and fibre research

08 Apr 2013Launch of book by La Trobe historian

Kitty's War - new insights into women at the battlefront

04 Apr 2013Albury-Wodonga Graduation Ceremony 2013

La Trobe University’s Albury-Wodonga campus celebrates 180 graduates

03 Apr 2013Life-like model teeth to help students

Life-like model teeth help Bendigo dentistry and oral health students

03 Apr 2013Can we feed nine billion in 2050?

Ideas and Society event with Tim Costello and Elizabeth Finkel

28 Mar 2013Resurrection not to be taken literally

Literal readings of the resurrection do not strengthen Christian faith

26 Mar 2013The Fishy Fun Run is back for 2013

The run is co-organised by Murray Darling Freshwater Research Centre

25 Mar 2013The Conversation turns two

La Trobe University academics reflect on their involvement

25 Mar 2013New Head of Campus in Albury-Wodonga

Dr Guinever Threlkeld has been appointed to the position

25 Mar 2013Two new insect species discovered

New species of psyllid found at La Trobe University and in Gippsland

24 Mar 2013A message of inclusiveness and diversity

Pride Week: ideas into practice in supporting the GLBTIQ community

24 Mar 2013Science and Politics of Climate Change

Climate change expert David Karoly to speak at Ideas and Society

21 Mar 2013La Trobe boosts regional art

La Trobe Art Institute; new visual arts curriculum to be developed

20 Mar 2013Strong water policy, but slow progress

CEDA, Murray-Darling Basin Authority, CWPM, Centre for Water Policy Ma

20 Mar 2013Big surprise in giant squid research

Research suggests giant squid is a single global species

20 Mar 2013Does your adolescent stutter?

Calls for expressions of interest for stuttering treatment program

20 Mar 2013Research tops conference rankings

Collaborative research enhances knowledge of aged-care assessment

19 Mar 2013Event at Victoria's Family Institute

Launch of guidelines for working with same-sex parented families

14 Mar 2013PUBLIC LECTURE: What would Gandhi do?

Lecture by Rajmohan Gandhi: journalist, biographer and peace builder.

13 Mar 2013Chemistry at the Nanoscale

2013 Hartung Youth Lecture

13 Mar 2013La Trobe welcomes plans for TAFE funding

Premier Napthine announces $200 million investment in TAFE sector

13 Mar 2013Existence of breast thrush confirmed

Researchers find an association between Candida fungus and breast pain

13 Mar 2013Navigating the modern regulatory maze

New initiative: law students gain understanding of statutory law

12 Mar 2013Rare publishing success for law student

Thesis accepted for publication in the Journal of Law and Medicine.

12 Mar 2013Support for Hume Sustainability Fair

Albury-Wodonga campus sponsors fair to promote a greener border region

11 Mar 2013Are botanic gardens an obsolete folly?

Free melbourne public lecture by Director and Chief Executive of RBG

08 Mar 2013Sale of Beechworth campus goes ahead

La Trobe University will sell the campus to a local business interest

07 Mar 2013Lecture on Sweden's disability insurance

Magnus Tideman will lecture on what Australia can learn for the NDIS

06 Mar 2013Autism researchers travel to India

Staff to provide training in ESDM to health professionals in India

05 Mar 2013Bendigo students awarded scholarships

Bendigo students reap the rewards of a strategic local partnership.

05 Mar 2013Alpine Ecology students find new species

Falls Creek field trip contributes to scientific knowledge

04 Mar 2013City within a city

Government identifies La Trobe as regional hub for Melbourne’s north

01 Mar 2013Global treaties threaten public health

Trans Pacific Partnership undermines democratically enacted policies

28 Feb 2013The impact of cholesterol medication

Could cholesterol medication be making you forgetful?

28 Feb 2013Cholesterol drugs could impact memory

A study of the long term effects of cholesterol medication

27 Feb 2013Iconic LIMS research centre open

$100m La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science to boost research

27 Feb 2013Time to act to build A Smarter Australia

La Trobe backs unified higher education vision

27 Feb 2013Higher international student intake

La Trobe Bendigo welcomes higher international student intake

27 Feb 2013Spirits soar with Kristi, Chelsea visit

Excitement amongst staff and students ahead of WNBL finals next week

26 Feb 2013Archaeological dig at brewery site

La Trobe students learn lessons about the city beneath our feet

26 Feb 2013Writing in the Woolf’s shadow

Book Launch: Writing in Virginia's Shadow by Mary Pomfret

25 Feb 2013Mick Dodson on Indigenous politics

Ideas and Society event with Mick Dodson and Robert Manne

25 Feb 2013Helping hand for Mildura migrants

New migrants have to adapt to a new country and worry about home.

25 Feb 2013Conference in honour of Robert Manne

Leading thinkers come together to debate the issues of our times

25 Feb 2013Artist offers prayers of reparation

Local artist awarded the inaugural Mason Family Trust Exhibition award

22 Feb 2013Students flock to Bendigo

As O-Week begins Bendigo is benifiting from plans to expand the campus

21 Feb 2013More help for people with autism

La Trobe plays key role in new national co-operative research centre.

19 Feb 2013Motorbike trip across Asia for awareness

Rowan English crossing country for prosthetics and orthotics

18 Feb 2013Rethinking care for preterm babies

Speech pathologist calls for rethink of care for preterm babies

15 Feb 2013Albury-Wodonga student begins at LIMS

Biochemistry honours student Roxanne Smith proud of new position

15 Feb 2013Science symposium to launch LIMS

Presence of world-famous researchers underscores ambitious goals

15 Feb 2013LIMS opening ceremony

VIDEOS: LIMS opening ceremony and construction timelapse

15 Feb 2013Fast track to success

Bendigo VCE students offered Advanced Standing subjects.


Nurturing a new generation of mathematicians and scientists

15 Feb 2013LIMS: research centre to benefit Bendigo

World class facility to boost research into global challenges

13 Feb 2013La Trobe Future Fellow linguists

Rare Future Fellow Linguists living at Bayside

12 Feb 2013The disabled have a right to a sex life

Hopes movie on sexuality and disability will lead to conversations

11 Feb 2013Gaps in disability service provision

Research finds gaps in disability care provision for the aged

07 Feb 2013Alumnus recognised as Artist of the Year

Shaun Mackrell receives the Shire of Campaspe Artist of the Year award

06 Feb 2013Caring for the critically ill

A course focusing on care for critically ill surgical patients begins

06 Feb 2013Hume Clinical Simulation Learning Centre

CSLC provides learning experience for health workers and students

05 Feb 2013Paramédico: lives of paramedics explored

A screening of award winning documentary at La Trobe Bendigo

05 Feb 2013Apply direct with work recognition

There's still time to apply to study in Albury-Wodonga for 2013

04 Feb 2013Novelist Christopher G Moore at La Trobe

Moore uses his extensive experience in Asia to teach Joint Venture Law

31 Jan 2013Math conundrums explained

Marcel Jackson's popular algebra webseries makes a return

30 Jan 2013La Trobe to receive international award

La Trobe recognised for involvement in Nepalese oral health project

29 Jan 2013Will your insurance cover bushfire loss?

VIDEO: Householders preparing for bushfire should reconsider coverage

24 Jan 2013Disposable coffee cup: It’s over!

Millions of trees and gallons of water a used to create these cups.

24 Jan 2013It’s not too late to Apply Direct

It’s not too late: Apply Direct to study at La Trobe University

23 Jan 2013Why lupin is Australia's wonder food

Changing the toast you eat can improve your heart health

22 Jan 2013Men's tennis more competitive

In contrary to belief, men's tennis more competitive then women's

22 Jan 2013OHS accreditation for Masters program

Masters of Ergonomics, Safety and Health gains official accreditation

21 Jan 2013Grades aren't all that count

La Trobe extends its Work Recognition Program

21 Jan 2013Grades aren’t all that count

Grades aren’t all that count for university entrance

18 Jan 2013Archival research into PNG migration

Scholarship supports archival research into PNG migration

16 Jan 2013Robots set to take revolutionary role

Social robots set to take revolutionary role with dementia patients

15 Jan 2013MBA students assist communities

MBA students lend business expertise to community organisations

15 Jan 2013‘Green’ rankings for world universities

La Trobe tops survey in Australia, and holds 63rd position globally

15 Jan 2013Healthy wallaby mums show bias for boys

RESEARCH: Healthy wallaby mums 'invest' more in sons than daughters

14 Jan 2013New prestigious scholarships awarded

The Excellence and Access scholarships target best and brightest

11 Jan 2013Encountering Aboriginal Victoria

‘Life-changing’ history and culture course starts along the Murray

09 Jan 2013lndigenous Australians at war

lndigenous Australians at war: from the Boer War to the present

08 Jan 2013Bushfire underinsurance risk

Whether people are adequately covered for bushfires is often neglected

08 Jan 2013Big win for La Trobe University students

Generous Bendigo and Adelaide Bank scholarships for ‘first in family’

02 Jan 2013Lin Crase to focus on water research

Campus Director standing aside after five years in Albury-Wodonga

12 Dec 2012New research gives hope to agriculture

Depleted groundwater reserves can be recharged quickly by flooding

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