Media Releases

17 Jul 2019Language boost for kids at autism risk

Video intervention gives promising language boost for kids with autism

16 Jul 2019Maternal secrets of our earliest ancestors unlocked

New insights into early human breastfeeding

16 Jul 2019Unlocking chemo-resistance in cancer

La Trobe researcher discovers how cancer becomes resistant to chemo

15 Jul 2019Making the Margins

Making the Margins: a new digital creative lab

15 Jul 2019La Trobe to honour Shah Rukh Khan

La Trobe awards Honorary Doctorate to Shah Rukh Khan at IFFM

15 Jul 2019Ancient Roman port history unveiled

The hub of Roman Empire commerce successfully reconstructed

12 Jul 2019Bendigo celebrates NAIDOC Week

La Trobe Bendigo celebrated one of the oldest continuing cultures in the world as part of NAIDOC Week

11 Jul 2019Secrets of a sex changing fish revealed

It is revealed some fish can change their sex in just 10 days

08 Jul 2019Nurses and lawyers' heavy drinking study

La Trobe leads research into heavy drinking among nurses and lawyers

04 Jul 2019Plant nutrient detector breakthrough

New La Trobe led research could save Australian farmers millions

02 Jul 2019La Trobe's online MBA recognised

La Trobe’s online MBA recognised with improved rankings

01 Jul 2019Brief on Aus-China relations launches

La Trobe Asia has launched a new brief on Australia-China relations

01 Jul 2019Peer support reduces carer burden

New research shows peer-led support programs improve carer well-being

28 Jun 2019Victorian student teacher revolution

Vic universities deliver outstanding new generation of graduates

27 Jun 2019La Trobe climbs in Golden Age rankings

La Trobe ranks 52nd in the world in latest Golden Age rankings

27 Jun 2019La Trobe awarded funding from the NDIS

$750,000 to help La Trobe build capacity of NDIS service providers

25 Jun 2019Regional education pathway launched

La Trobe launches Bradford Shepparton Pathway Program

20 Jun 2019Leadership award for health researcher

Leadership award for Associate Professor Catherine Chamberlain

19 Jun 2019Call for river model, management change

The threats to freshwater ecosystems are stacking up

19 Jun 2019Islamic Museum partnership strengthened

La Trobe to be major sponsor for Australian Muslim Artists exhibition

19 Jun 2019Family is critical in mental health

Positive family relationships can help people struggling with mental illness

19 Jun 2019Sports Brain Bank for Victoria

La Trobe researcher helps launch new sports brain bank in Melbourne

14 Jun 2019Support for top regional students

La Trobe offers high-achieving regional students up to $5,000 per year and access to unique support programs

14 Jun 2019Training boosts body confidence in kids

La Trobe has developed a program to boost body confidence in children

13 Jun 2019Queen's Birthday Honours 2019

La Trobe staff and alumni recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

12 Jun 2019Jaclyn earns STEMM mentor opportunity

PhD student Jaclyn Swan wins a prized mentorship

12 Jun 2019New student accommodation gains pace

Work underway on new La Trobe student accommodation

11 Jun 2019Secondary students' sexual health survey

La Trobe survey examines secondary students' sexual health

06 Jun 2019Full IHRA membership for Australia

Full member of IHRA for Australia - La Trobe research recognised

03 Jun 2019Five stars achieved in QS stars ratings

La Trobe's also achieved five-star ratings in eight categories

03 Jun 2019WATTLE Program back for second year

University-led WATTLE Program is back for a second year

30 May 2019Support vital to voter participation

Family and support workers critical to increasing voter participation

28 May 2019La Trobe scientist honoured by peers

Professor Jim Whelan elected to the Australian Academy of Science

27 May 2019Collaborative agreement signed with XFEL

Program includes research projects and co-supervision of PhD students

24 May 2019Life-changing autism training launched

La Trobe is training Victorian nurses to detect early signs of autism

22 May 2019New ARCSHS Director appointed

Professor Suzanne Fraser appointed as Director of ARCSHS

20 May 2019Bendigo company digitises sheep sales

Accelerator Program graduates are changing the way farmers buy and sell livestock

17 May 2019Mallee innovation centre launched

Launch of research and development centre boosts Mallee's expertise

16 May 2019Understanding post-concussion symptoms

A new La Trobe study paves the way for better treatment of PCS

09 May 2019New joint research hub with ECNU

New joint research hub with East China Normal University

08 May 2019Funds accelerate zero emissions target

La Trobe to create a roof top solar farm on its Bundoora campus

03 May 2019Dogs sniff out endangered insects

La Trobe has trained volunteer dogs to detect endangered stoneflies

01 May 2019Professor achieves global recognition

Professor Jenny Graves elected to US National Academy of Sciences

29 Apr 2019La Trobe earns global accreditation

La Trobe Business School has earned AACSB accreditation

29 Apr 2019Major discovery on bacteria 'superglue'

This new discovery could help the battle against antibiotic resistance

29 Apr 2019New student accommodation underway

Construction is now underway on La Trobe's new student accommodation

27 Apr 2019$3.45m for higher education access

$3.45M election pledge towards funding higher ed equity programs

22 Apr 2019Study looks at bisexual mental health

More support needed to improve mental health in bisexual people

21 Apr 2019How does wildlife fare after fires?

La Trobe researchers have studied the recovery of post-fire fauna

19 Apr 2019Study exposes teacher-targeted bullying

Research reveals extent of teacher-targeted bullying in Australian schools

18 Apr 2019Funding for high-tech nursing labs

ALP has committed $1 million towards new nursing laboratories

18 Apr 2019Australian heavy drinking trends

Heaviest drinking Australians consumer more than half of all alcohol

17 Apr 2019$5m boost to Shepparton campus extension

The Federal Government announced significant funding for the campus

16 Apr 2019Research centre to boost space economy

La Trobe will play a critical part in new space research centre

16 Apr 2019La Trobe federal election experts

La Trobe experts available to comment on Australian federal election

15 Apr 2019La Trobe student awarded scholarship

Student receives Order of Australia Association Foundation Scholarship

15 Apr 2019Eco-Corridor named Nangak Tamboree

La Trobe unveils new name for regionally important eco-corridor

12 Apr 2019New tool tackles childhood obesity

New tool designed to help families with obese or overweight children

11 Apr 2019La Trobe to deliver education innovation

Government has selected La Trobe to deliver teaching training program

09 Apr 2019Funding to combat rural road trauma

ALP have committed $2 million towards La Trobe's rural road trauma hub

08 Apr 2019Workforce success for autistic employees

Pilot study into the Rise@DHHS program published

04 Apr 2019Fostering tolerance in regional areas

La Trobe students are helping to foster tolerance and understanding

04 Apr 2019Bendigo Pioneers' new name

La Trobe strengthens partnership with Bendigo Pioneers

01 Apr 2019World-first stem cell therapy trial

First patients in Phase 1 safety trial experience encouraging progress

29 Mar 2019La Trobe delivers high research impact

Government assess La Trobe's research on its real world impact

29 Mar 2019John Brumby AO – our new Chancellor

John Brumby AO installed as new Chancellor of La Trobe University

27 Mar 2019World-leading research results

La Trobe achieves outstanding results for research performance in ERA

26 Mar 2019La Trobe researcher wins Premier’s Award

Dr Mishel McMahon has won the inaugural Aboriginal Researcher award

22 Mar 2019Tech trial to bust number plate theft

La Trobe partners with Victorian Government

21 Mar 2019C-section research wins health award

The research has been applauded for its real world impact

20 Mar 2019La Trobe getting employability right

Chinese Australian graduates give their views on La Trobe University

18 Mar 2019$1.5m grant for Palliative Care Unit

The Wicking Trust supports La Trobe

18 Mar 2019Chair of Digital Health appointed

International expert joins La Trobe

16 Mar 2019La Trobe statement

Statement from Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Kerri-Lee Krause

15 Mar 2019Sports Park Pavilion officially open

La Trobe's new Sports Park Pavilion is officially open

14 Mar 2019La Trobe welcomes Wintermute Biomedical

Next gen antibiotics company comes to La Trobe

13 Mar 2019Researchers delve into dementia care

Researchers start three-year study into dementia care in Bendigo

12 Mar 2019Sushi, with a side of crickets

New research has shown sushi could be a gateway food to edible insects

11 Mar 2019Tracey Banivanua Mar Fellows

La Trobe announces 2019 Fellowship recipients

11 Mar 2019Puppies start journey to help with PTSD

La Trobe opens its doors to assistance dogs-in-training

06 Mar 2019Mum to mum calls lift breastfeeding rate

Telephone support trial findings released

05 Mar 2019Start-up selected for Plug and Play

La Trobe-based SensaData selected to participate in Plug and Play

04 Mar 2019From the military to the academy

Supporting younger military veterans in Australian higher education

27 Feb 2019La Trobe kicks goals in QS rankings

La Trobe has ranked in the world’s top 50 for Sports-related subjects

27 Feb 2019Autumn Cycling Classic returns

Hometown heroes to compete in cycling event at La Trobe

26 Feb 2019Boost for Australian grain industry

New research could lead to a significant increase in wheat crop yield

26 Feb 2019Wanted: Mums to help new mums at risk

Volunteers sought for postnatal depression and anxiety study

25 Feb 2019La Trobe 1969 premiers reunited

La Trobe University Football Club's first premiers reunited

25 Feb 2019La Trobe recognised for gender equality

La Trobe receives 3rd Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation

22 Feb 2019Prader-Willi Syndrome trial

La Trobe to lead largest ever study on rare genetic condition

21 Feb 2019La Trobe ranks in top 50 in Asia Pacific

Highest ever result for La Trobe

21 Feb 2019Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems

La Trobe Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems officially launched

20 Feb 2019Breakthrough in fighting plant disease

The study could lead to new ways of preventing diseases in crops

19 Feb 2019Cutting-edge science in Bendigo

Local donation brings cutting-edge science to Bendigo

18 Feb 2019La Trobe celebrates Fulbright Scholar

Fulbright Scholar Blayne Welsh set for US adventure

14 Feb 2019La Trobe backs the Melbourne Rebels

La Trobe and the Melbourne Rebels commit to five year partnership

13 Feb 2019Curious case of cassowary casque

New clue on 200 year old mystery surrounding iconic Australian bird

11 Feb 2019New Pro Vice-Chancellor appointed

Dr Megan Fisher appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor (Industry Engagement)

11 Feb 2019Global partnership announced

La Trobe University and Sheffield Hallam University partner

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