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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 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

29 Apr 2019La Trobe earns global accreditation

La Trobe Business School has earned AACSB accreditation

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 2019Australian heavy drinking trends

Heaviest drinking Australians consumer more than half of all alcohol

18 Apr 2019Funding for high-tech nursing labs

ALP has committed $1 million towards new nursing laboratories

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 2019John Brumby AO – our new Chancellor

John Brumby AO installed as new Chancellor of La Trobe University

29 Mar 2019La Trobe delivers high research impact

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

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 2019Puppies start journey to help with PTSD

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

11 Mar 2019Tracey Banivanua Mar Fellows

La Trobe announces 2019 Fellowship recipients

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 2019Wanted: Mums to help new mums at risk

Volunteers sought for postnatal depression and anxiety study

26 Feb 2019Boost for Australian grain industry

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

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 2019Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems

La Trobe Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems officially launched

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

Highest ever result for La Trobe

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 2019Global partnership announced

La Trobe University and Sheffield Hallam University partner

11 Feb 2019New Pro Vice-Chancellor appointed

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

07 Feb 2019Partner violence and abortion linked

Study examines reasons Australian women terminate pregnancies

06 Feb 2019Bendigo's history lost on Black Saturday

Bendigo lost remnants of its history on Black Saturday

06 Feb 2019New rural medical students welcomed

La Trobe welcomes students in new Murray Darling rural medical program

06 Feb 2019Respect and equality program partnership

La Trobe part of ground-breaking trial to prevent sexual violence

05 Feb 2019Eminent engineer joins La Trobe

Eminent engineer joins La Trobe to strengthen industry links

04 Feb 2019Autism chair and scholarship announced

OTARC appoints new autism research chair and announces scholarship

01 Feb 2019Australian first LGBTI crisis study

Fear of discrimination key obstacle to seeking help

31 Jan 2019La Trobe partners with Parade College

La Trobe and Parade College celebrate formal partnership

30 Jan 2019Six-year-old boys prefer muscular bodies

Research shows boys as young as six are dissatisfied with their bodies

26 Jan 2019Top Australia Day Honour for Chancellor

Professor Richard Larkins awarded a Companion of the Order

25 Jan 2019La Trobe Sports Park enters new phase

Construction on phase two of La Trobe's Sports Park has begun

24 Jan 2019La Trobe gets clever about weather

Providing accurate, real-time temperature readings all over Bendigo

17 Jan 2019Joint media statement

La Trobe University and La Trobe College Australia joint statement

16 Jan 2019Class of 2019 receives VTAC study offers

La Trobe set to welcome next generation of students

15 Jan 2019La Trobe receives Olympic recognition

La Trobe partners with the International Olympic Committee

11 Jan 2019Future robots: more R2D2 than C3PO

Robots could soon be taking their engineering cues from evolution

11 Jan 2019New research leader appointed

Meet our new research and industry engagement leader

11 Jan 2019Employment success for La Trobe students

La Trobe placed third in Victoria for overall employment

18 Dec 2018La Trobe expert list for holiday season

La Trobe academics available to media over the Summer holiday period

16 Dec 2018Plants don't like touch, new study finds

Green thumb myth dispelled

14 Dec 2018$7M regional medical boost

La Trobe welcomes $7 million investment from the Federal Government

13 Dec 2018Students learn how to get smart online

La Trobe partners with Optus for a Digital Smarts Day

13 Dec 2018Proposal to tackle rural road trauma

Proposal to establish a rural road research hub in Bendigo

12 Dec 2018La Trobe secures $5.2m in NHMRC grants

Research into cancer, knee health and autism among projects funded

12 Dec 2018Alcohol industry exploiting liquor laws

Victoria failing to protect families from alcohol-fuelled violence

11 Dec 2018Inaugural WATTLE Program launches

The program empowers women to share, learn, lead and achieve

11 Dec 2018Dogs to help detect vulnerable species

Using dogs' sense of smell to find evidence of endangered animals

10 Dec 2018New high blood pressure treatment hope

Possible high blood pressure and chronic inflammation link discovered

05 Dec 2018Statement: tobacco funding opposed

La Trobe opposes funding from tobacco industry-funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

04 Dec 20183D challenge inspires young engineers

141 students were set the challenge to print and race a 3D car

01 Dec 2018Companion robot trialled in classrooms

La Trobe is testing the use of social robots in Victorian classrooms

30 Nov 2018Fitbits go the distance

Popular activity tracker put to the test in running study

28 Nov 2018La Trobe's ARC funding success

ARC funds 10 research projects

27 Nov 2018Which witchetty grubs to grab

The future for entomophagy, or humans eating insects, looks promising

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