Media Releases

18 Dec 2018La Trobe expert list for holiday season

La Trobe academics available to media over the Summer holiday

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 2018Alcohol industry exploiting liquor laws

Victoria failing to protect families from alcohol-fuelled violence

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

Research into cancer, knee health and autism among projects funded

11 Dec 2018Dogs to help detect vulnerable species

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

11 Dec 2018Inaugural WATTLE Program launches

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

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 2018New Colombo Plan scholars announced

Four La Trobe students named New Colombo plan scholars

27 Nov 2018Which witchetty grubs to grab

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

23 Nov 2018Spotlight on AFL's biggest injury worry

15 year review identifies players most at risks

22 Nov 2018Dating the Cradle

The most comprehensive timeline for early human evolution unveiled

21 Nov 2018Threat to Aussie mammals ranked

New study reveals mammals at greatest risk from cats and foxes

15 Nov 2018Graduate Art Show in Bendigo

Creative arts graduates show off their work

15 Nov 2018La Trobe to lead new autism research

La Trobe has secured NHMRC funding for autism research

14 Nov 2018Asylum seeker project highly commended

La Trobe Law School program finalist in BHERT Awards

13 Nov 2018Expansion plans welcomed

La Trobe welcomes state election calls for Shepparton campus expansion

12 Nov 2018Ivanhoe Grammar University Campus opens

Australia's first year 9 university students

12 Nov 2018ARC College of Experts admits academics

ARC College of Experts welcomes two La Trobe academics

11 Nov 2018Autism early education breakthrough

New research shows toddlers with autism thrive in mainstream education

08 Nov 2018Big jump in world subject ranking

La Trobe health teaching and research rating rises

06 Nov 2018Career hope for people with autism

Preliminary findings into specialised autism employment study released

05 Nov 2018Diet rich in fish helps fight asthma

La Trobe leads international clinical trial

03 Nov 2018Potent peptide shows promise in trial

La Trobe's Hexima develops new plant-based treatment

01 Nov 2018Top marks for Arts and Humanities

La Trobe ranks top 200 in the world

30 Oct 2018La Trobe plans strong education future

La Trobe will refresh and renew its Initial Teacher Education courses

28 Oct 2018Australia's shifting booze culture

Australians are turning their backs on alcohol

25 Oct 2018The secret life of infertile women

Results of study into social effects of infertility published

24 Oct 2018La Trobe Distinguished Alumni Awards

Six La Trobe University alumni honoured

22 Oct 2018University City of the Future funding

La Trobe and State Government partner to fast-track $5billion project

22 Oct 2018Private hospital preferred operator found

La Trobe and Healthscope to work towards expanded hospital services

18 Oct 2018Innovative support for rural carers

La Trobe is calling for participants to take part in Verily Connect

18 Oct 2018Innovation grant for gifted researcher

$200,00 support for brain cancer study

18 Oct 2018Bendigo Tech School launches

Tech School brings new opportunities to Bendigo

18 Oct 2018La Trobe highly ranked in key subject

Top 300 ranking for Business and Economics

17 Oct 2018La Trobe partners with Supply Nation

The partnership will increase opportunities for Indigenous businesses

15 Oct 2018Report on LGBT conversion therapy harms

New study details history of the LGBT conversion movement in Australia

10 Oct 2018Spotlight on bisexual mental health

La Trobe research leads to new national support group

08 Oct 2018One in four pregnancies unplanned

New La Trobe research on abortion rates in Australia

04 Oct 2018Exploring gender equality in the arts

Gender equality in the arts up for discussion at Bendigo event

03 Oct 2018Giant leap in molecular imaging

La Trobe runs experiments using world's most powerful X-ray laser

02 Oct 2018Master of Business Analytics world class

Global ranking for new La Trobe business course

27 Sep 2018Young ignore energy drink alcohol risk

New research leads to calls to prohibit energy drink consumption

27 Sep 2018Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge signed

La Trobe signs global Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge

27 Sep 2018Protecting female footballers' knees

La Trobe collaborating with AFL to address injury concerns

27 Sep 2018La Trobe soars in world rankings

The University has moved into the world's top 350

26 Sep 2018Bendigo international student recognised

International student Tejas Deshmukh wins Victorian Government award

26 Sep 2018Igniting passion for postgraduate study

La Trobe is hosting its inaugural Postgraduate Expo on October 9

25 Sep 2018Karen Quinlan appointed to NPGA

La Trobe Art Institute Director to be new NPGA Director

25 Sep 2018Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous appointed

Prof Dennis McDermott appointed first Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous

21 Sep 2018IT degree scoops major publishing award

Online Bachelor in Applied Information Technology wins major award

17 Sep 2018La Trobe welcomes autism funding pledge

The Liberal Nationals Government have pledged $4 million to re-establish the OTARC Early Diagnostic Clinic

14 Sep 2018Cord blood clue to respiratory diseases

La Trobe study links birth during pollen season to asthma risk

14 Sep 2018A new collection of Clever Conversations

La Trobe launches Clever Conversations podcast

14 Sep 2018Rare cancer trial funding boost

Federal Government awards La Trobe $1 million to expand cancer trial

11 Sep 2018La Trobe in top 10 for graduate jobs

La Trobe rates ninth in Australia for graduate employment

05 Sep 2018Life-changing autism training funded

OTARC researchers to train Victorian Maternal and Child Health nurses

04 Sep 2018Regional funding will boost opportunity

La Trobe welcomes Federal Labor's commitment to improve regional study

31 Aug 2018Carlton College of Sport launched

Carlton Football Club and La Trobe University launch new course

30 Aug 2018La Trobe scoops two AFR HE Awards 2018

La Trobe takes home two AFR Higher Education Awards 2018

28 Aug 2018Suburban rail link a game changer

La Trobe welcomes promise for train station at its Melbourne campus

23 Aug 2018Autonomous buses closer to reality

Autonobus trial proves Victoria ready for autonomous vehicles

21 Aug 2018La Trobe student wins full scholarship

La Trobe dentistry student wins $68,000 scholarship

17 Aug 2018Cheers to next generation wine testing

How smartphone technology can improve wine quality

17 Aug 2018Experts explore childhood trauma impact

La Trobe's Hard Yards conference was held on Friday

15 Aug 2018La Trobe retains position in world ranking

La Trobe is one of the fastest rising universities in the world

13 Aug 2018Centre for aphasia gets green light

NHMRC funds Centre of Research Excellence at La Trobe

13 Aug 2018First Cloud Technology degree

La Trobe collaborates with Amazon Web Services

13 Aug 2018La Trobe hosts Bollywood greats

Sanju director Rajkumar Hirani and writer Abhijat Joshi visit La Trobe

12 Aug 2018Gender bias leads to more male births

Research indicates prenatal sex selection is taking place in Victoria

06 Aug 2018Strengthening cyber security defences

La Trobe involved in project strengthen Australia's cyber security

02 Aug 2018La Trobe receives ARC Future Fellowships

LIMS scientists funded for projects of critical national importance

02 Aug 2018Medicinal Agriculture Hub funded

La Trobe has secured Australia’s first Medicinal Agriculture Hub

01 Aug 2018Statement from University leaders

La Trobe University 'Respect. Now. Always' one year progress report

27 Jul 2018Economic push in Melbourne's North

La Trobe is working to drive economic development in Melbourne's North

25 Jul 2018La Trobe reaches Eureka finals

La Trobe researchers finalists in 2018 Australian Museum Eureka Prize

25 Jul 2018Accelerated growth linked to autism

Larger measurements in height and head size indicator for autism

24 Jul 2018Micro-wasps take on crazy-ant colonies

Project to save Christmas Island red crabs is working

23 Jul 2018Training boost for nurses

Crucial training for nurses caring for elderly developed at La Trobe

22 Jul 2018Aussie battler returns home

Mallee Emu-wren located and rehomed in South Australia

19 Jul 2018Nursing climbs in top 100 ranking

La Trobe Nursing increases its position in Shanghai World Rankings

14 Jul 2018Reducing Australia's cancer death rate

New research on smoking and drinking

10 Jul 2018Cash and support for innovators

Budding entrepreneurs can turn their ideas into reality

04 Jul 2018La Trobe funds scriptwriter for TV Pilot

$200,000 invested into script for The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka

04 Jul 2018La Trobe unveils new synthetic pitch

FIFA-1 standard and accredited synthetic football pitch is complete

04 Jul 2018La Trobe writer wins Mary Gilmore Award

Dr Quinn Eades has won the prestigious poetry award for Rallying

03 Jul 2018Koala genetic code cracked

Scientists complete full sequencing of koala genome

03 Jul 2018Rural health boost for La Trobe

$3 million donation given to La Trobe Rural Health

29 Jun 2018Game-changer camera launched into space

High resolution camera launched into space

27 Jun 2018La Trobe Online MBA is world leading

Latest rankings put La Trobe in top 50 worldwide

25 Jun 2018Better brain health at your fingertips

Brain Gauge technology tracks ongoing concussion symptoms

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