Media Releases

01 Oct 2020Ancient rites of cell death revealed

World's simplest animal provides new insights into cell death

30 Sep 2020Global partnership brings joint PhDs

Global partnership creates unique opportunities for La Trobe students

28 Sep 2020Research delivers smoke taint toolkit

Determining how much smoke in a vineyard will cause tainted fruit

24 Sep 2020Boosting health workers' skills

More than 300 health workers are upskilling to provide mental health support to their clients

23 Sep 2020La Trobe unveils new Strategic Plan

Charting La Trobe's future direction

21 Sep 2020Verily Connect trial a success

Verily Connect uses technology to support to carers in rural areas

21 Sep 2020New partnership increases choice online

La Trobe enters partnership with Wiley Education Services

14 Sep 2020Scorpions a clue to restoring ecosystems

Native scorpions are thriving in Australia’s sandy landscape

10 Sep 2020Investing in Australian lavender

La Trobe researchers to identify best farming methods for lavender

02 Sep 2020Lyrebirds: nature's ecosystem engineers

Lyrebirds can move more soil than any other land animal globally

02 Sep 2020La Trobe achieves global top 250 ranking

2021 Times Higher Education World Ranking position

30 Aug 2020Matildas waltzing home to La Trobe

La Trobe would be the Victorian base for Football Federation Australia

26 Aug 2020The good oil on extra virgin olive oil

Research shows cardioprotective qualities of extra virgin olive oil

26 Aug 20203 new COVID-19 projects begin

La Trobe, Medibank and Optus announce Rapid Response Research grants

26 Aug 2020Research shows rural aged care shortfall

Research report submitted to Aged Care Royal Commission highlights shortfalls in rural aged care.

24 Aug 2020La Trobe joins call for City Deal

La Trobe joins united call for North and West in City Deal

23 Aug 2020La Trobe University Statement

Statement regarding health and safety

20 Aug 2020Energy efficiency research funding boost

PhD scholarships awarded to 5 students through La Trobe Net Zero Fund

19 Aug 2020Explore La Trobe from home

La Trobe's regional Open Day to be held virtually on August 23

17 Aug 2020Regional students receive early offers

More than 40 students from regional Victoria receive Aspire offers

14 Aug 2020Online tools to help prevent suicide

New resources to help family and friends respond to suicide risk

13 Aug 2020AMA Art Prize 2020 winner announced

Abdul-Rahman Abdullah wins Australian Muslim Artists Arts Prize 2020

07 Aug 2020Conserving Victoria's alpine stoneflies

The unique alpine stonefly will get a boost from La Trobe research

29 Jul 2020ARC Future Fellowship funding success

La Trobe researchers awarded prestigious fellowships

28 Jul 2020Funding to prevent premature births

Innovative health trial of 1800 women at three Victorian hospitals

24 Jul 2020Older Australians drinking more heavily

17% of people over 60 are consuming more than the recommended intake

24 Jul 2020Artificial light keeps birds up at night

Light pollution keeps magpies and pigeons tossing and turning

23 Jul 2020La Trobe passes net zero solar milestone

Our ambitious rooftop solar project is producing electricity

22 Jul 2020Helping small businesses connect online

Free program to help businesses connect with customers online

22 Jul 2020COVID's impact on mental health workers

Increased family violence and added stress for mental health workers

21 Jul 2020Threatened species on brink since fires

Researchers reveal damage caused by the catastrophic 2019-20 bushfires

10 Jul 2020Albury Wodonga Regional Deal welcomed

La Trobe welcomes Albury Wodonga Regional Deal Statement of Intent

06 Jul 2020Modelling COVID-infected lungs in 3D

Mixed reality headset HoloLens 2 underpins new La Trobe research

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 2020New material tackles harmful fungi

Discovery stops the need for chemical fungicides or antifungals

10 Jun 2020La Trobe rises in global QS rankings

La Trobe has risen to 398th globally

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 2020Physios warn of post-lockdown injury

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

07 May 2020Sport managers flock to online program

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

06 May 2020World first role for technology expert

Professor Wei Xiang, Cisco Chair in Artificial Intelligence and IoT

04 May 2020Applications open: Aspire early offers

Applications for La Trobe's Aspire program are now open

04 May 2020Linkage Grant to study alcohol harm

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

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 2020La Trobe supports its students

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

28 Apr 2020Helping businesses adapt and innovate

New program to help Victorian businesses adapt in the wake of 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 2020Research Academy launches in India

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

26 Feb 2020SRK La Trobe scholarship awarded

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

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 2020Fighting modern slavery

The global fight against modern slavery has a new weapon

10 Feb 2020La Trobe announces senior appointments

La Trobe' ASSC College has announced two new senior appointments

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 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

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