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16 Feb 2018Four types of drinker: which one are you

Emmanuel Kuntsche, Director of the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, La Trobe University and Sarah Callinan, Research Fellow at the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, La Trobe University

14 Feb 2018Sex and the sisterhood

Sarah Hayes, Research Fellow in Archaeology and History, La Trobe University and Barbara Minchinton, La Trobe University

14 Feb 2018Close the gap: more indigenous graduates

Mark Rose, Vice President Victorian Aboriginal Education Association IncExecutive Director Indigenous Strategy and Education, La Trobe University

12 Feb 2018US security approach is deeply troubling

Joseph Camilleri, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, La Trobe University

12 Feb 2018How an Olympic broadcast works

Merryn Sherwood, Lecturer in Sports Journalism, La Trobe University

07 Feb 2018Trump, Turnbull and Afghanistan

Tony Walker, Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University

07 Feb 2018Classroom design and architectural fads

Peter C. Lippman, PhD Candidate, School of Arts, Sciences & Commerce, La Trobe University and Terry Byers, Research fellow, University of Melbourne

05 Feb 2018Curious kids

Senior Lecturer in Sleep Ecophysiology, La Trobe University, John Lesku

01 Feb 2018Kids: genes they do and don't inherit

La Trobe University Distinguished Professor, Jenny Graves

29 Jan 2018Asia is set for a difficult year in 2018

Executive Director of La Trobe Asia and Professor of International Relations, Nick Bisley

25 Jan 2018What makes a classic song?

Liam Lenten Senior Lecturer, School of Economics, La Trobe University, Jordi McKenzie Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Macquarie University

24 Jan 2018Young Australians are drinking less

Michael Livingston, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, La Trobe University

24 Jan 2018The moral value of wilderness

Janna Thompson, Professor of Philosophy, La Trobe University

19 Jan 2018Trump’s first year: bizarre and alarming

Kumuda Simpson, Lecturer in International Relations, La Trobe University

19 Jan 2018The term LGBTI - it's time for a rethink

Dennis Altman, Professorial Fellow in Human Security, La Trobe University

16 Jan 2018Global political hotspots in 2018

Tony Walker, Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University

20 Dec 2017Evolutionary history of men and women

Beatric Alba, Research Fellow, La Trobe University

15 Dec 2017Royal Commission recommendations

La Trobe University Senior Lecturer in History, Timothy W. Jones

13 Dec 2017How conservatives use identity politics

Dennis Altman, Professorial Fellow in Human Security, La Trobe University

04 Dec 2017Impact of same-sex marriage vote

Dennis Altman, Professorial Fellow in Human Security, La Trobe University

04 Dec 2017Penguins under threat from fishing nets

Ursula Ellenberg, Honorary Lecturer, La Trobe University

04 Dec 2017Dastyari saga: need for donations reform

Tony Walker, Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University

24 Nov 2017Foreign Policy White Paper, power shifts

Tony Walker, Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University

22 Nov 2017When the US locked up white Australians

Anne Rees, David Myers Research Fellow, La Trobe University

15 Nov 2017The Trans-Pacific Partnership is back

La Trobe Senior Lecturer in Public Health Deborah Gleeson, Australian National University Research Fellow Belinda Townsend, University of Sydney Law School Professor and Associate Dean Kimberlee Weatherall, University of Sydney Research Associate Pat Ranald, University of Western Australia Professor Peter Robertson

15 Nov 2017Marriage equality and discrimination

La Trobe University Senior Lecturer in History, Timothy W. Jones

13 Nov 2017Jenny Graves on women in science

La Trobe University Distinguished Professor, Jenny Graves

10 Nov 2017Medicine monopolies and TPP trade talks

La Trobe University's Deborah Gleeson, Australian National University's Belinda Townsend, Australian National University Adjunct Professor Hazel Moir, University of Sydney affliliate Joel Lexchin, George Washington University Adjunct Professor Ruth Lopert

08 Nov 2017Trump's tour of Asia-Pacific region

Tony Walker, Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University

06 Nov 2017Knowing what is a farm is not that easy

By Dr Andrew Butt, La Trobe University Community Planning and Development co-ordinator

01 Nov 2017Grief rituals: Day of the Dead

La Trobe University Palliative Care lecturer, Collen Nordstrom

01 Nov 2017Not just about sex

La Trobe University Distinguished Professor, Jenny Graves

25 Oct 2017Guide to the Classics: Virgil’s Aeneid

Professor of Classics, Chris Mackie

25 Oct 2017China's ambition burns bright

Executive Director of La Trobe Asia and Professor of International Relations, Nick Bisley

19 Oct 2017X, Y and the genetics of sex

Sarah Keenihan, The Conversation Science and Technology editor

19 Oct 2017Chinese and Japanese politics

Tony Walker, Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University

19 Oct 2017In Trump we trust

Kumunda Simpson, Lecturer in International Relations, La Trobe University

12 Oct 2017Screen exposure and young children

La Trobe University Professor Pamela Snow, Bendigo

11 Oct 2017Regions need strong local campuses

Vice Chancellor Professor John Dewar

11 Oct 2017China and Communist Party Congress

Executive Director of La Trobe Asia and Professor of International Relations, Nick Bisley

11 Oct 2017Dove: real beauty and the racist history

La Trobe University ARC Future Fellow, Liz Conor

03 Oct 2017Straight from the athlete’s mouth

Dr Merryn Sherwood (Sports Journalism lecturer)

22 Sep 2017Greek myth, film and American anxiety

Honorary Associate Paul Salmond

21 Sep 2017The legal benefits of being married

Hannah Robert and Associate Professor Fiona Kelly

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