Media Releases

02 Jul 2020Funding to stop LGBTIQ family violence

Funding boost from Victorian Government

30 Jun 2020Reclaiming childhood rights

Citizen activism and Australia's largest royal commission

29 Jun 2020New pathways for enrolling at La Trobe

Two innovative pathways invite Year 12 students to study at La Trobe

29 Jun 2020La Trobe launches SOLAR Lab

New research lab to improve children’s language and reading skills

29 Jun 2020La Trobe research is world class

Shanghai Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU) 2020

25 Jun 2020La Trobe rises in Golden Age rankings

La Trobe named 45th in the world in 2020 THE Golden Age rankings

23 Jun 2020La Trobe staff vote yes to Variation

La Trobe votes yes to Collective Agreement Variation

19 Jun 2020Response to tertiary reform announcement

La Trobe's statement in response to Minister Dan Tehan's announcement

17 Jun 2020Artificial Intelligence for cancer care

New AI provides insights into patient emotions, needs and expectations

15 Jun 2020New National Industry Innovation Network

New model for industry and universities to collaborate

11 Jun 2020Queen's Birthday Honours 2020

Members of La Trobe community recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

10 Jun 2020Short courses for a changing workforce

Start studying in IT, Health Sciences, Science, or Food & Nutrition

10 Jun 2020La Trobe University statement

La Trobe stands in solidarity with Australia's First Nations people

10 Jun 2020La Trobe rises in global QS rankings

La Trobe has risen to 398th globally

10 Jun 2020New material tackles harmful fungi

Discovery stops the need for chemical fungicides or antifungals

03 Jun 2020Media statement

La Trobe University media statement

01 Jun 2020Yves Rees wins Calibre Essay Prize

Yves wins for their essay ‘Reading the Mess Backwards’

22 May 2020La Trobe research makes global impact

Associate Professor Warwick Grant awarded NIH grant for his research

21 May 2020Grant to help LGBT conversion survivors

An ARC linkage grant will improve support provided to survivors of LGBT conversion practices

19 May 2020State funding support welcomed

Victorian state government announces support for universities

18 May 2020COVID, intellectual disability & rights

Researching COVID-19's impact on people with intellectual disabilities

15 May 2020Short courses to upskill the workforce

Graduate Certificates in Disability, Digital Health and Mental Health

13 May 2020Research into COVID-19 related psychosis

A small number of people will develop coronavirus-related psychosis

12 May 2020COVID-19's impact on Australian research

Major impacts predicted for Australia's researcher workforce

08 May 2020How influenza virus hijacks our defence

Influenza A virus can use 'Trojan Horse' phenomenon to spread in body

07 May 2020Sport managers flock to online program

More than 3200 'leaders in lockdown' enrol in free online leadership program

07 May 2020Physios warn of post-lockdown injury

Easing back into local footy, netball or soccer games is important

06 May 2020World first role for technology expert

Professor Wei Xiang, Cisco Chair in Artificial Intelligence and IoT

04 May 2020Linkage Grant to study alcohol harm

Dr Anne-Marie Laslett and her CAPR team awarded ARC Linkage Grant

04 May 2020Applications open: Aspire early offers

Applications for La Trobe's Aspire program are now open

01 May 2020La Trobe joins Digital Health CRC

The initiative fosters collaborative research and development

29 Apr 2020International student support welcomed

La Trobe welcomes State Government support for international students

28 Apr 2020Helping businesses adapt and innovate

New program to help Victorian businesses adapt in the wake of COVID-19

28 Apr 2020La Trobe supports its students

La Trobe University gives $12m to support students during COVID-19

24 Apr 2020Alcohol’s financial toll on women

New research outlines costs of others' drinking habits

23 Apr 2020La Trobe is top of the world for impact

La Trobe soars in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

22 Apr 2020 Fairley La Trobe lecture cancelled

Fairley lecture cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

17 Apr 2020New free program for leaders in lockdown

La Trobe Business School starts new free online leadership program

07 Apr 2020Improving concrete infrastructure

La Trobe co-leads new research into improving concrete infrastructure

06 Apr 2020Vale Professor Dennis McDermott

Farewell Professor Dennis McDermott Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous)

03 Apr 2020Fossil discoveries rewrite our history

La Trobe archaeologists have unearthed the earliest known skull of Homo erectus

03 Apr 2020Harnessing community in a pandemic

La Trobe is working on an imitative to equip businesses during COVID-19

31 Mar 2020Tracey Banivanua Mar Fellows appointed

La Trobe has chosen three researchers as Tracey Banivanua Mar Fellows

30 Mar 2020Australian Muslim artists exhibition

La Trobe is a sponser of the Islamic Museum's exhibition prize

23 Mar 2020La Trobe COVID-19 Expert Alert

La Trobe University has experts available to speak to media on COVID-19

16 Mar 2020Violating Peace: Sex, Aid & Peacekeeping

New research uncovers sexual misconduct by military peacekeepers

14 Mar 2020How plants sound the alarm about danger

Researchers could help develop hardier crops

11 Mar 2020New Wallan campus opens

The new campus will see further study options for regional students

04 Mar 2020La Trobe excels in QS subject rankings

La Trobe soars in new QS World University subject rankings

04 Mar 2020La Trobe joins MACH as Affiliate Member

La Trobe joins Melbourne Academic Centre for Health

03 Mar 2020Cathy McGowan AO, new role with La Trobe

Cathy McGowan AO recognised as Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow for La Trobe University

27 Feb 2020Brain disease in former Aus rules player

Brain disease found in former Australian rules football player

26 Feb 2020SRK La Trobe scholarship awarded

SRK La Trobe $200,000 PhD scholarship awarded to Indian female student

26 Feb 2020Research Academy launches in India

Research Academy in India to tackle the world’s biggest problems

20 Feb 2020Scholarship helps fulfil dentistry dream

$80,000 scholarship enables Swan Hill student to fulfil his dream

19 Feb 2020Meeting NDIS rural workforce demands

Growing pressure on disability support workers in rural areas

17 Feb 2020Supporting career journeys

La Trobe has teamed up with LifeJourney to boost STEM career pathways

17 Feb 2020La Trobe is the new home of softball

Softball Australia and Softball Victoria are moving to La Trobe Uni

11 Feb 2020Making sport accessible for everyone

Sporting groups now have tools to support people with a disability

10 Feb 2020La Trobe announces senior appointments

La Trobe' ASSC College has announced two new senior appointments

10 Feb 2020Fighting modern slavery

The global fight against modern slavery has a new weapon

04 Feb 2020Aiia Maasarwe scholarship awarded

Cecilia Huaynates awarded inaugural Aiia Maasarwe Scholarship

03 Feb 2020La Trobe celebrates Australia Day Awards

Congratulations to all in the La Trobe community honoured this year

02 Feb 2020Does flexible work ‘work’ for parents?

How do Australian parents manage the work-family juggle?

26 Jan 2020Australia Day Honour for La Trobe VC

Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Dewar, has been awarded an AO

20 Jan 2020La Trobe supports bushfire recovery

La Trobe to hold events in bushfire affected areas to boost economy

20 Jan 2020La Trobe awarded record LIEF grants

La Trobe projects have been granted a record $1.7 million in grants

20 Jan 2020Threatened species habitat up in smoke

Recent fires have imperilled much Australian wildlife

17 Jan 2020La Trobe's green initiatives recognised

La Trobe's environmental initiatives have been recognised

17 Jan 2020La Trobe class of 2020

La Trobe prepares to welcome the class of 2020

16 Jan 2020Regional students receive scholarships

First scholarships awarded under Destination Australia Program

16 Jan 2020Measuring bushfire's impact on vineyards

La Trobe research is helping the wine industry to measure smoke taint

15 Jan 2020Alcohol tax reform needed

The effects of pricing policies on alcohol consumption analysed

07 Jan 2020Australian Bushfires

Our thoughts are with those affected by the bushfire emergency.

03 Jan 2020Identifying autism through new tech

New eye-tracking technology could support early diagnosis

02 Jan 2020Attracting psychologists to rural areas

New post-graduate degree brings more psychologists to regional areas

19 Dec 2019Supporting women to become IoT experts

New scholarships for women studying the Master of Internet of Things

18 Dec 2019Supporting health workers in Timor-Leste

New training materials will support health workers in Timor-Leste

18 Dec 2019Impact of meth use depends on your genes

New research finds genetic clues which may explain why impacts vary

16 Dec 2019La Trobe Summer/Christmas Expert Alert

La Trobe academics available for media comment over the holiday period

14 Dec 2019Paving the way to healing complex trauma

A La Trobe study will inform programs to support indigenous parents

14 Dec 2019Joint media statement: Krystal Browitt

La Trobe University and Melbourne Polytechnic joint statement

12 Dec 2019Running research: Heel-toe or toe-heel?

Forefoot, rearfoot or flatfoot running. Which is best?

11 Dec 2019Former La Trobe student honoured

Professor Paul Yip receives award for his suicide prevention work

11 Dec 2019VR and AR helping students ace anatomy

Bendigo students are benefiting from new AR and VR technology

09 Dec 2019La Trobe awarded $2.98m in NHMRC grants

La Trobe medical research has received $2.98m in grants from the NHMRC

06 Dec 2019Building Indigenous health careers

La Trobe research aims to build Indigenous allied health careers

05 Dec 2019La Trobe joins SGroup

La Trobe has joined the SGroup European Universities Network

05 Dec 2019La Trobe receives $3.35m in ARC grants

La Trobe researchers have shared in more than $3 million in funding

04 Dec 2019Dean and Head of Law School appointed

Dr Fiona Kelly has appointed Dean and Head of the La Trobe Law School

03 Dec 2019La Trobe shortlisted for green uni award

La Trobe has been shortlisted for Green University of the Year

27 Nov 2019New incentives to study in Shepparton

Nine scholarships for La Trobe's Shepparton campus

27 Nov 2019Study: alcohol & tobacco policy impacts

New study highlights success of Australian alcohol & tobacco policies

27 Nov 2019Prestigious award a first for Bendigo

Two Bendigo researchers receive the highly competitive DECRA

27 Nov 2019New incentive to study in Albury-Wodonga

Ten scholarships for La Trobe's Albury-Wodonga campus

27 Nov 2019Samuel headed to Indo-Pacific in 2020

Samuel Chung named 2020 New Colombo Plan Scholar

27 Nov 2019Big support to bring students to Bendigo

More than 60 scholarships for La Trobe's Bendigo campus

25 Nov 2019International student wins top honour

Susan Saldanha wins VIEA Higher Education award

22 Nov 2019New Wallan campus to open in 2020

A combined La Trobe University and GOTAFE campus will open in Wallan

21 Nov 2019La Trobe Psychology rises in ranking

La Trobe has strengthened its position in Psychology

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