Our domain areas – Health & Wellbeing, Agriculture, Food & Environment, and Digital Transformation – reflect areas of strength for La Trobe. Through our curriculum, research programs, collaborations and partnerships, we aspire to solve real-world challenges for the betterment of society and the environment.
Health and wellbeing
We are a leader in healthcare innovation, translation and delivery in Victoria. We are tackling some of the major challenges in health and wellbeing and working to transform the future of healthcare. We have a reputation for world-class research in the areas of ageing, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, social work, disability and sports science.
Our health and wellbeing capabilities
Agriculture, food and environment
La Trobe University is a leader in pre-farmgate research, agricultural production research and sustainable food solutions. We work with industry to find efficiencies across the production process, and to test and commercialise innovative technology and products. At La Trobe our research is focused on developing innovative solutions to support local and national agricultural production in a resource-limited world.
Our agriculture, food and environment capabilities
At La Trobe University we are at the forefront of research and education in the areas of cybersecurity, internet of things, and intelligence and big data. Our research focuses on answering some of the biggest digital transformation questions of our time. Digital disruption is transforming entire industries, professions and work practices at an unprecedented rate, impacting the way we work, study and live.
Our digital technology and transformation capabilities