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25 Jan 2023Australia Day Honours awarded

La Trobe congratulates awardees in this year's Australia Day Honours

25 Jan 2023New technology to support recovering alcoholics

New technology quantifies alcohol exposure in electronic images

24 Jan 2023Upholding the rights of people with disabilities

New framework to uphold rights of people with cognitive disabilities

23 Jan 2023Helping disability support workers empathise

New immersive virtual reality technology helping to build empathy

13 Jan 2023La Trobe increases VTAC offers by 20 per cent

Students’ hard work pays off with University offers

12 Jan 2023Issues around aged care and intimacy

Research reveals intimacy and sexuality is compromised in aged care

06 Jan 2023Deep learning algorithm can hear alcohol in voice

New deep learning tech that detects aberrant alcohol-related behaviour by voice

20 Dec 2022New role to accelerate climate change adaptation

Establishing Australia's first Climate Change Adaptation Lab

19 Dec 2022La Trobe experts available over summer

La Trobe experts are available to talk to media over the summer break

19 Dec 2022Fathers’ drinking affects quality of parenting

Reducing fathers' binge drinking can benefit their families

19 Dec 2022Boost for Chinese students’ learning

The new Chinese International Student Experiential Learning Ecosystem

16 Dec 2022Boost for healthcare in Melbourne's north

Healthscope to redevelop La Trobe Private Hospital in Bundoora

14 Dec 2022La Trobe students awarded prestigious scholarship

Five students awarded prestigious New Colombo Plan Scholarship

14 Dec 2022Snake clitoris described for first time

World-first anatomical description of the clitoris in female snakes

13 Dec 2022NanoMslide team wins prestigious Victoria Prize

La Trobe team wins 2022 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation

09 Dec 2022La Trobe staff recognised at awards ceremony

La Trobe’s annual Staff Awards recognise achievements

07 Dec 2022Research reveals burnout in midwives

Largest ever survey of Victorian midwives reveals a deepening crisis within profession

01 Dec 2022Major report on HIV released

A major national survey of Australians living with HIV

30 Nov 2022Pro Vice-Chancellor Regional appointed

Associate Professor Melanie Bish appointed to new role

29 Nov 2022Report for Disability Royal Commission

Disability Royal Commission report reveals extent of mental health illness

29 Nov 2022Professor Luis Eslava joins La Trobe

Award-winning international law Professor joins La Trobe University

22 Nov 2022Recognition for First Nations program

Award recognises innovative program for First Nations women and babies

22 Nov 2022Bid to save turtles this Turtle Month

November is turtle month and citizen scientists can get involved

11 Nov 2022Endangered bird rediscovered in Victoria

White-bellied whipbird rediscovered in Victoria after 40 years

10 Nov 2022Autism researcher elected to Academy

Professor Cheryl Dissanayake AM elected fellow of ASSA

10 Nov 2022MBA achieves in Better World rankings

La Trobe in Top 5 for 2022 Better World MBA ranking

09 Nov 2022La Trobe researchers shine

La Trobe University researchers in The Australian's Research Awards

07 Nov 2022Students take on mental health challenge

Bendigo students taking innovative approach to tackling mental health

04 Nov 2022La Trobe's national employability award

La Trobe a winner in AFR Higher Education Awards

04 Nov 2022New centre to grow space food expertise

Providing the next generation of space explorers with nutritious food

04 Nov 2022Addressing regional workforce challenges

Regional students encouraged to stay local

26 Oct 2022Dr Neal leaves lasting legacy in Mildura

Dr Deb Neal has retired after 30 years of service to education

25 Oct 2022Deputy Vice-Chancellor Future Growth

Dr Stacey Farraway appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Future Growth)

25 Oct 2022Rockets in Sweden for cancer research

Our simplest and smallest animals sent into space for cancer research

21 Oct 2022Albury-Wodonga campus marks 30 years

La Trobe Albury-Wodonga campus celebrates 30 years

21 Oct 2022Experts: Victoria State Election 2022

Experts available issues, events and policies for Vic State Election

20 Oct 2022New rapid water test reduces outbreaks

New rapid water test shows results in 30 mins not 3 days

19 Oct 20222022 State Election Priorities

Proposals which will support communities to respond to the COVID challenges

18 Oct 2022Early offers for Year 11 students

Students can now secure university offers earlier with Aspire program

13 Oct 2022Early offers for Albury-Wodonga students

Students can now secure university offers earlier with Aspire program

13 Oct 2022Students can now secure offers earlier

Students can now secure university offers earlier with Aspire program

13 Oct 2022Virus discovery could help fight cancer

Virus discovery could revolutionise cancer treatment

12 Oct 2022Protecting honey bees from deadly threat

New test to revolutionise detection of deadly bacterial disease

12 Oct 2022Rapid test to detect livestock parasite

New test to combat deadly parasite in cows and sheep

12 Oct 2022Decade of cutting-edge agri research

La Trobe celebrates ten years of AgriBio

10 Oct 2022Head of Campus appointed in Mildura

Sandra Connor has been appointed La Trobe's Head of Campus, Mildura

26 Sep 2022Parents influence perceptions of alcohol

Parents' drinking affects children's perceptions of alcohol

22 Sep 2022La Trobe partnership driving innovation

Strong industry ties benefiting students and business

21 Sep 2022Causes of hayfever right under our noses

New research shows pollen does not travel as far as first thought

13 Sep 2022Breakthrough pancreatic cancer research

Pancreatic cancer research from ONJ Cancer Research Institute

06 Sep 2022Value of water about more than money

Albury-Wodonga residents reveal strong connection to Murray River

31 Aug 2022NanoMSlide wins Eureka Prize 2022

NanoMSlide wins Eureka Prize for Innovative Use of Technology

29 Aug 2022Higher weight people & eating disorders

National guidelines for higher weight people with eating disorders

25 Aug 2022New digital innovation partnership

Industry-led consortium selected to establish the Cremorne Digital Hub

25 Aug 2022‘Revving’ up T cells for immunotherapy

Researchers have discovered a way to “rev up” T cells.

25 Aug 2022Australian Muslim Arts Prize Winner 2022

Portrait of respected doctor wins Australian Muslim Arts Prize 2022

19 Aug 2022Significant exhibition of Chinese art

Chinese art collection donated to La Trobe opens in Bendigo

18 Aug 2022On-the-job nursing experience in Mildura

Nursing students working at Mildura Base Public Hospital

18 Aug 2022Albury-Wodonga campus offers Education

Aspiring teachers can now study at La Trobe's Albury-Wodonga campus

18 Aug 2022Inaugural Women In Sport Congress at MCG

Congress shares ground-breaking research on women in sport

16 Aug 2022La Trobe in Top 300 World Universities

La Trobe climbs in world university rankings

15 Aug 2022Teacher mental health cost during COVID

Study reveals mental health impacts of COVID on Australian teachers

13 Aug 2022Research to tackle concussion in jockeys

New model for determining whether jockeys can return to the saddle

12 Aug 2022Proper titles for support animals

Finally, animals in support roles receive proper job titles

12 Aug 2022Shah Rukh Khan Scholarship returns

Shah Rukh Khan Scholarship for aspiring female researcher from India

12 Aug 2022La Trobe building teacher workforce

La Trobe expanding its Bachelor of Education offering across regions

11 Aug 2022Shepparton expands its Education degrees

New education courses in Shepparton help build teacher workforce

11 Aug 2022Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous appointed

Associate Professor Michael Donovan

09 Aug 2022Vale Dame Olivia Newton-John

Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of our friend and benefactor.

08 Aug 2022Health, environment drops meat eating

Health and environment impact turn Australians off meat

08 Aug 2022Experts: National Stroke Week

Experts available for comment National Stroke Week 2022.

08 Aug 2022Justice system unsafe for gender diverse

Victoria’s justice system unsafe for gender diverse people

03 Aug 2022Growing teacher workforce in regions

New education courses in Mildura help build teacher workforce

02 Aug 2022Research into pet ownership over COVID

Australian-first study into relationships with pets during COVID-19

01 Aug 2022Face masks and COVID-19

La Trobe's public health experts answer your questions on face masks and COVID-19

27 Jul 2022NanoMslide is a Eureka Prize finalist

The NanoMslide team has been named a Eureka Prize finalist for 2022

26 Jul 2022‘Alcohol bystanders'' burden revealed

The costs of alcohol use in Australia to those impacted by it

26 Jul 2022Media Alert: Federal Politics Experts

Some of La Trobe University's experts available for comment and analysis.

25 Jul 2022Nurse Research Hall of Fame induction

Professor Lisa McKenna inducted into Nurse Research Hall of Fame

25 Jul 2022Pros and cons of working from home

Research reveals positives and negatives of working from home

25 Jul 2022Exhibition of Greek-Australian migration

Unique collection of items from La Trobe’s Dardalis Archive

21 Jul 2022Research to tackle drink-spiking

New research will support better responses to drink-spiking

20 Jul 2022Improving nursing standards in Indonesia

New project to assess nursing standards in Australia and Indonesia

19 Jul 2022Research reveals why women don't coach

Research reveals the barriers for women in coaching roles

14 Jul 2022Experts meet to improve rural health

Experts gather in Bendigo to improve rural health outcomes

12 Jul 2022New program to assist migrant engineers

New program to help overseas-qualified engineers find employment

12 Jul 2022Regaining sense of touch after stroke

World-first therapy helps survivors of stroke regain sense of touch

09 Jul 2022Rebound for bird on brink of extinction

Population rebound for one of world's most unique and threatened birds

08 Jul 2022Statement from our public health experts

The time is coming to remove La Trobe's vaccination requirement

07 Jul 2022Mental health safety for LGBTIQ+ people

Helping mental health practitioners work safely with LGBTIQ+ people

01 Jul 2022La Trobe supports NAIDOC call to action

La Trobe celebrates NAIDOC week and reaffirms commitments

30 Jun 2022Bendigo celebrates fundraising milestone

Bendigo philanthropy supports students and funds important research

27 Jun 2022Innovative program tackles mental health

Students in Albury-Wodonga take part in Rural Health Innovation Sprint

21 Jun 2022Philanthropy accelerates stroke trials

Human trials of a pioneering approach to treating stroke accelerated

20 Jun 2022Reaching $100 million fundraising target

Donors support world-class research and access to university

19 Jun 2022Supporting teachers' mental health

Innovative model supports teacher mental health and wellbeing

16 Jun 2022Possible cause of long COVID 'brain fog'

Research reveals amyloid clumps in long COVID patients

15 Jun 2022Queen's Birthday Honours 2022

La Trobe congratulates current and former staff and alumni

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