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24 Aug 2023Turtle researchers win Eureka Prize

Researcher wins Eureka Prize for turtle conservation

16 Aug 2023A powerful message for the next generation in STEM

Public lecture exploring innovative technologies impact on education

16 Aug 2023Australian Muslim Artists Art Prize 2023

Australian Muslim artists exhibition and art prize 2023

15 Aug 2023Plan your future at the Albury-Wodonga Open Day

Explore and learn more about our Albury-Wodonga campus on Open Day

10 Aug 2023Victorian Collaborative Centre announced

Bouverie Centre founding member of Victorian Collaborative Centre

10 Aug 2023Statement on definition of antisemitism

La Trobe statement on the adoption of a definition of antisemitism

08 Aug 2023New Sustainable Agriculture and Food Institute

La Trobe announces new Sustainable Agriculture and Food Institute

04 Aug 2023New Country Universities Centre partnership

Country Universities Centre partnership with La Trobe University

02 Aug 2023River Red Gum tree at AgriBio

La Trobe has denied permission for the tree to be removed.

02 Aug 2023Constipation associated with events like stroke

Constipation - increased risk of hypertension, cardiovascular events

01 Aug 2023La Trobe launches first Green Bond

Launch of La Trobe's inaugural green bond offering

01 Aug 2023Online trolls impact local council participation

Women councillors experience more gender-based incivility than men

28 Jul 2023La Trobe extend for five more years with the Blues

Five-year contract extension with the Carlton Football Club

27 Jul 20232023 La Trobe Regional Art Educators Exhibition

Showcasing artwork of art teachers in the Greater Bendigo region

25 Jul 2023Quadrilateral agreement on education opportunities

Transnational education opportunities in Thailand

24 Jul 2023Strong partnership with Mildura Rural City Council

La Trobe and the Mildura Rural City Council strengthen partnership

24 Jul 2023Expansion of Nexus program to primary schools

Federal funding for expansion of Nexus program to primary schools

21 Jul 2023First Nations mothers and babies maternity care

Benefits of maternity care for First Nations mothers and babies

20 Jul 2023Genetic link with asymptomatic COVID-19 infection

US-Australia study, genetic link with asymptomatic COVID-19 infection

19 Jul 2023Australian Universities Accord Interim Report

Response to Australian Universities Accord interim report

13 Jul 2023Sex lives of orchids reads like science fiction

flowers, orchid, pollination, database, species, flowers, interantional,

12 Jul 2023Shepparton campus redevelopment kicks off

La Trobe University's Shepparton campus redevelopment begins

10 Jul 2023Ear-shape as accurate as fingerprints

Ear-shape as accurate as fingerprints for identification

05 Jul 2023Majority support for drug checking services

Majority support for pill testing services in Australia

03 Jul 2023The Matildas come home to La Trobe

The Home of the Matildas at La Trobe University

30 Jun 2023Student support services are a unique safety net

A whole of university approach to student wellbeing was created

29 Jun 2023Professor Theo Farrell appointed Vice-Chancellor

Professor Theo Farrell appointed La Trobe Vice-Chancellor

28 Jun 2023Top improver in QS World University Rankings

Top improver among Australia’s top 20 universities

26 Jun 2023‘Hybrid entrepreneurs’ worth $9.8b to our economy

New data shows ‘hybrid entrepreneurs’ are worth $9.8b

16 Jun 2023PhD candidate awarded Fulbright Scholarship

PhD candidate Desireé LaGrappe awarded Fulbright Scholarship

15 Jun 2023Reading taught inconsistently in primary schools

Reading taught inconsistently in Australian primary schools

12 Jun 20232023 King’s Birthday Honours

Congratulations to those recognised with a King's Birthday Honour

11 Jun 2023Microcredential nursing course funding

We welcome today's announcement by the Federal Government

08 Jun 2023Katharine Viner awarded Honorary Doctorate

The Guardian’s Katharine Viner awarded Honorary Doctorate

08 Jun 202360 billion invertebrates lost in mega-fires

Massive loss of invertebrates in our temperate rainforest bushfires

08 Jun 2023New Global Security and Society Institute launched

UK-Australian research partnership launches new insititure

07 Jun 2023Impact of disadvantage on mothers and babies

Disadvantage has marked negative impact on mothers and babies

31 May 2023New tech tackles plastic farm waste

New tech gets plastic farm waste into the circular economy

29 May 2023Australia’s first Care Economy Research Institute

Australia’s first research institute devoted to the Care Economy

29 May 2023Successful regional pathway program to expand

New data shows students in the Pathways program going onto study

23 May 2023Bendigo students celebrated at graduation

Years of study and determination have paid off for 852 students

19 May 2023Virtual emergency departments to nursing homes

A virtual Emergency Department program is being developed

17 May 2023LGBTIQ+ inclusion training funded

The How2 program supports organisations to improve LGBTIQ+ inclusion

10 May 2023Vale (Frederick) John Richards OAM

The La Trobe University community is deeply saddened by the news.

09 May 2023Addressing Social Work Shortage

Helping to meet social work shortages in the Goulburn Ovens region

01 May 2023Vale the Reverend Dr John Scott AO

Remembering Reverend Dr John Scott AO.

01 May 2023$2.5 million to support children's learning

$2.5 million to support children's learning

28 Apr 2023Mildura campus graduation celebrations

58 students graduate at the Mildura campus, including three PhDs.

28 Apr 2023$15,000 scholarships to re-train former nurses

Former nurses are eligible for $15,000 scholarships to re-train through La Trobe’s world leading nursing program and re-join the nursing workforce in just 16 weeks.

25 Apr 2023Alien plants and animals threaten Antarctica

Alien species invasions are a key threat to Antarctic ecosystems.

24 Apr 2023La Trobe Presents at Bendigo Writers Festival

La Trobe University presents the Bendigo Writers Festival 2023

20 Apr 2023Bendigo celebrates long-held thirst for knowledge

Bendigo celebrates 150 years of tertiary education in 2023

20 Apr 2023Albury-Wodonga students celebrate their studies at graduation

Albury-Wodonga students celebrate their studies at graduation

20 Apr 2023New cell-killing toxin discovered

Discovery of new cell-killing bacterial toxin

14 Apr 202310 million Australians harmed by alcohol each year

Study shows alcoholic products harm 10 million Australians each year

06 Apr 2023New partnership to advance smart-city research

New partnership between La Trobe and Tata Institute of Social Sciences

05 Apr 2023La Trobe ranked first in Victoria by employers

La Trobe graduates rated first in Victoria by employers

04 Apr 2023Freshwater turtles found basking in the moonlight

The nocturnal basking habits of freshwater turtles

31 Mar 2023Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility

Creating a more inclusive, accessible, respectful and equitable place

31 Mar 2023Significant cultural partnership strengthened

La Trobe signs Memorandum of Understanding with Golden Dragon Museum

29 Mar 2023World-first 'weather service' for water quality

Creating a network of observation satellites and and water sensors.

23 Mar 2023Non-native plants climbing the Australian Alps

Increase in non-native plants species reaching new altitudes

22 Mar 2023La Trobe excels in QS global subject rankings

La Trobe confirms its status as a world-leading university

21 Mar 2023Shepparton students celebrate milestone

Community comes together to celebrate student achievements

17 Mar 2023Young people in affluent areas drink more alcohol

English speaking young people in affluent areas found to drink most

14 Mar 2023La Trobe geneticist receives prestigious honour

Professor Jenny Graves awarded Australian Academy of Science honour

13 Mar 2023La Trobe Statement on a First Nations Voice

La Trobe University Statement on a First Nations Voice

10 Mar 2023Ads in shopping trolleys boost healthy purchases

Ads in shopping trolleys boost fruit and vegetable purchases

10 Mar 2023Explanation for postmenopausal middle-aged spread

New study offers explanation for postmenopausal middle-aged spread

07 Mar 2023More aspiring rural doctors than ever on Border

Eight new rural medical students commence in Albury-Wodonga

06 Mar 2023Bachelor of Education inaugural class at Wodonga

First class of aspiring teachers at Albury-Wodonga campus

05 Mar 2023Lack of fluoride in rural areas impacting children

Many Victorian rural towns don't have access to fluoridated water

02 Mar 2023Regional students flock to health courses

La Trobe Rural Health School attracts rural origin students

02 Mar 2023La Trobe strengthens partnerships in India

La Trobe cements partnerships with Indian industry and universities

02 Mar 2023Crocodiles could save us from deadly infections

Crocodiles resist fatal fungal infections by sensing pH

01 Mar 2023Rare cancer project receives Cancer Council grant

Rare cancer project receives Cancer Council grant

27 Feb 2023La Trobe Vice-Chancellor to conclude tenure

La Trobe Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Dewar AO, to conclude tenure

27 Feb 2023New project to track alcohol in Influencer posts

AI project monitoring influencers’ Instagram posts for alcohol

24 Feb 2023Better transport design for people with disability

New app could give more control to people with disabilities

22 Feb 2023Record international student enrolments in Bendigo

Orientation Week gets into full swing at the Bendigo campus

21 Feb 2023La Trobe's highly employable graduates

La Trobe graduates are among the most employable in the country

21 Feb 2023La Trobe welcomes students back to campus

Orientation Week kicks off across all La Trobe campuses

21 Feb 2023Support to bring students to the regions

More than $900,000 to deliver Destination Australia scholarships

20 Feb 2023Helping older farmers age in place

Research supporting retiring farmers to age in place for longer

15 Feb 2023Funding to accelerate quantum technologies

Establishing Victoria as a global player in quantum technologies

14 Feb 2023Home of The Matildas at La Trobe to open mid-2023

The Home of The Matildas at La Trobe University on track for mid-2023

13 Feb 2023Research into specialist disability housing

Experiences of people with a disability moving into specialist housing

10 Feb 2023Biotech partnership to develop new therapies

New partnership between La Trobe and Australian biotech company

10 Feb 20232.9m-year-old stone tools found at Kenyan site

Ancient stone toolkit reveals early humans’ hunting ground larger

07 Feb 2023Study reveals eye test inconsistencies

Eye testing standards needed for children with learning difficulties

06 Feb 2023Surfers save hundreds from drowning each year

Surfers play a critical safety role at unpatrolled beaches

02 Feb 2023Research to reduce insomnia in autistic adults

Promising intervention for reducing insomnia in autistic adults

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

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