Media Releases

15 Apr 2021How La Trobe is transforming microscopy

High contrast images generated instantly, enabling faster diagnosis

07 Apr 2021Supporting conversion therapy survivors

New research details why faith matters for survivors in recovery

30 Mar 2021Flying start for renewable fuels project

Promising crop trial results for renewable energy project

26 Mar 2021Cell remnants’ role in cancer biology

New discovery shows how cells communicate information

24 Mar 2021$1.53m in ARC Linkage grants awarded

La Trobe awarded $1.53 million in ARC Linkage grants

24 Mar 2021Student carers' untapped potential

Who cares wins: Student carers' untapped potential to higher education

22 Mar 2021Rural nurses valued more than ever

Eighteen recent Mildura nursing graduates working in rural communities

18 Mar 2021Regional students flock to dentistry

More regional students than ever studying dentistry at La Trobe

18 Mar 2021La Trobe recognised for student support

La Trobe students more satisfied with support services: Major survey

18 Mar 2021Communication is key to containing COVID

Public health messaging is critical to promoting physical distancing.

15 Mar 2021New hubs are catalysts for innovation

Two innovation hubs will boost innovation in Melbourne’s north

12 Mar 2021Bendigo solar reduces running costs

New solar carports in Bendigo to save money and reduce emissions

11 Mar 2021Researching probiotics and strong bones

Strong bones are key to an active life – probiotics to play a role

04 Mar 2021Putting natural capital on farm accounts

Project to improve the environmental performance of farms

04 Mar 2021La Trobe excels in QS subject rankings

La Trobe cements its status as a global leader in QS subject rankings

04 Mar 2021Study into AFLW head and knee injuries

Research will help reduce injury risk in women's sport

03 Mar 2021Seeing university "ghost" students

Seeing ghosts: A closer look at non-participating university students

26 Feb 2021A taste of academic research

Research taster program to enrich the student experience

25 Feb 2021Award-winning teaching at La Trobe

Three staff received 2021 Australian Awards for University Teaching

24 Feb 2021La Trobe partners with Optus U

Staff will study a bespoke La Trobe curriculum in AI and automation

23 Feb 2021Artwork showcases rich collaboration

Public artwork results from rich collaboration between artist and scientist

19 Feb 2021New research to develop therapeutics

La Trobe and VivaSome's new collaboration to develop exosome therapies

17 Feb 2021La Trobe A-W expert wins national awards

Dr Aleicia Holland recognised for her freshwater ecosystems research

16 Feb 2021La Trobe COVID lockdowns experts alert

La Trobe has experts who can comment on repeat lockdowns

11 Feb 2021Fighting fake news in the COVID-19 era

La Trobe researchers publish landmark report on online misinformation

11 Feb 2021Women need more support to breastfeed

Major study finds regional women need more support to breastfeed

09 Feb 2021Optimising mental health after stroke

Seed grant from the Stroke Foundation for La Trobe research

05 Feb 2021Rural doctors needed more than ever

Fifteen students begin journey to become rural doctors

05 Feb 2021Study reveals lack of tobacco oversight

Study reveals alarming lack of government oversight of tobacco products

05 Feb 20212021 Tracey Banivanua Mar Fellow

New Fellow researches forced labour, migration, gender & human rights

03 Feb 2021LGBTQA+ youth national survey published

More than 6000 LGBTQA+ youth detail life experiences in national study

01 Feb 2021Hydrogen cluster funded in the Mallee

New funding for hydrogen technology cluster in the Mallee

29 Jan 2021Untold stories of Aboriginal exemption

New book explores the experiences of the Aboriginal exemption policy

28 Jan 2021La Trobe staff and alumni honoured

Every recipient has made a difference to our world

26 Jan 2021Discovery makes the invisible visible

Researchers have enhanced an almost 100-year-old imaging technique

21 Jan 2021UniLodge to run La Trobe’s new residence

UniLodge to operate new 624-bed student accommodation at La Trobe

20 Jan 2021Funding to give hope to people with MS

Neuroscientist receives significant grant from MS Research Australia

20 Jan 2021Collaborative technology benefits teams

Research shows digital collaboration important in remote working

20 Jan 2021Vale Mrs Olga Tennison

Remembering our benefactor and friend, Olga Tennison

18 Jan 2021Sports Stadium hailed for sustainability

La Trobe Sport Stadium awarded 6 Star Green Star Design rating

15 Jan 2021Free course to boost agri-food business

Equipping food producers with the skills to adapt and innovate

14 Jan 2021La Trobe welcomes 2021 students

We're excited to welcome the next generation of students to La Trobe

07 Jan 2021New insights into iconic Aussie animals

Platypus and echidna genomes reveal new insights

04 Jan 2021IIT Kanpur - La Trobe Director appointed

Professor Suresh Chandra Srivastava takes up leadership role

18 Dec 2020Nuro: An online tool to clear the mind

La Trobe launches online experience Nuro as part of NGV Triennial 2020

17 Dec 2020La Trobe experts available this summer

La Trobe academics available for media comment over the holidays

17 Dec 2020Working from home: Employer guidelines

La Trobe researchers recommend five WFH policies for 2021

15 Dec 2020Melbourne City partnership to continue

La Trobe and Melbourne City to continue long-standing partnership

15 Dec 2020Campus Director appointed in Bendigo

Associate Professor Julie Rudner appointed Campus Director, Bendigo

15 Dec 2020La Trobe awarded $5.8m in NHMRC grants

Work will improve lives after stroke, brain injury or heart failure

10 Dec 2020Cannabis genomics' therapeutic potential

Cannabis genomics has potential to transform production of high-quality plant-derived therapeutics

10 Dec 2020Improving mental health in the classroom

New program in response to rising mental health issues in schools

04 Dec 2020La Trobe celebrates the Class of 2020

La Trobe hosts Victoria's first in-person graduations experience

02 Dec 2020Solar edges AW campus closer to net zero

New solar carports in Albury-Wodonga to save money and emissions

30 Nov 2020Is self-employment good for parents?

New study finds self-employment can reinforce gender roles

27 Nov 2020La Trobe's New Colombo Plan Scholars

Five La Trobe students receive New Colombo Plan Scholarships

26 Nov 2020Impacts of surfing on coastline safety

Surfing Victoria and La Trobe University join forces on new study

25 Nov 2020Physiotherapist wins top science award

Prof Kay Crossley awarded Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation

24 Nov 2020Supporting essential student services

La Trobe has announced the 2021 allocation of the SSAF

19 Nov 2020La Trobe wins Higher Education Award

Innovative Lightboard Studio wins AFR accolade

19 Nov 2020Major literary award for La Trobe writer

Author Lucy Treloar wins the Barbara Jefferis Award

18 Nov 2020La Trobe receives $4.1m in ARC grants

La Trobe projects in the national interest

17 Nov 2020Outstanding graduate outcomes

Strong results for employment and course satisfaction

13 Nov 2020LGBTIQ adults' national survey published

La Trobe researchers publish major survey of LGBTIQ adults

12 Nov 2020La Trobe University Statement

Change programs released to staff for consultation

11 Nov 2020La Trobe unveils plan for Albury-Wodonga

Campus plan enables more regional students to become degree-qualified

11 Nov 2020La Trobe unveils plan for Mildura campus

More regional students can pursue careers in health under Mildura campus plan

11 Nov 2020La Trobe unveils plan for Shepparton

More nurses and psychologists for regional areas under campus plan

11 Nov 2020La Trobe unveils plan for Bendigo campus

More engineering students to come to Bendigo under new campus plan

11 Nov 2020La Trobe unveils Regional Campus Plans

Regional campuses are central to La Trobe’s identity and mission

10 Nov 2020Skull shines light on human evolution

Two-million-year-old Paranthropus robustus discovered in South Africa

09 Nov 2020Exploring death through art in Bendigo

LAI reopens its doors with an exploration of death and dying

06 Nov 2020Joining forces for health research

La Trobe joins Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre

03 Nov 2020La Trobe’s DECRA funding success

Four La Trobe research projects receive DECRA funding

29 Oct 2020La Trobe partners with Fishburners

New partnership to support entrepreneurs

28 Oct 2020La Trobe excels in Education

Five subjects are in the top 200 this year

26 Oct 2020Lecturer shortlisted for esteemed award

Dylan Langley shortlisted for Victorian Young Australian of the Year

15 Oct 2020La Trobe Professor a Young Tall Poppy

Recognition for finding technological solutions to real world problems

15 Oct 2020Hylton Menz awarded AAHMS fellowship

La Trobe podiatrist, Professor Hylton Menz, awarded AAHMS fellowship

15 Oct 2020Solar edges Bendigo closer to net zero

New solar carports in Bendigo to save money and emissions

14 Oct 2020Researching Australian history, culture

La Trobe researchers awarded ARC Special Research Initiative grants

08 Oct 2020Virtual Book Week event for schools

Bendigo Writers Festival schools event goes virtual

07 Oct 2020Research to curb injury in women’s footy

La Trobe sports injury researchers are working with the AFL, Medibank

07 Oct 2020La Trobe welcomes Government support

Federal Budget recognises importance of education and research

06 Oct 2020La Trobe leads fight against sepsis

Scientists discover potential 'Goldilocks' approach to treating sepsis

05 Oct 2020Bushfire recovery research funded

La Trobe life science researchers awarded almost $1.5 million funding

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 2020New partnership increases choice online

La Trobe enters partnership with Wiley Education Services

21 Sep 2020Verily Connect trial a success

Verily Connect uses technology to support to carers in rural areas

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 2020La Trobe achieves global top 250 ranking

2021 Times Higher Education World Ranking position

02 Sep 2020Lyrebirds: nature's ecosystem engineers

Lyrebirds can move more soil than any other land animal globally

30 Aug 2020Matildas waltzing home to La Trobe

La Trobe would be the Victorian base for Football Federation Australia

26 Aug 20203 new COVID-19 projects begin

La Trobe, Medibank and Optus announce Rapid Response Research grants

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