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13 Jul 2018New Zealander deportation on the rise

Patrick Keyzer - Professor and Head of the La Trobe Law School, La Trobe University & Dave Martin - PhD Candidate, La Trobe University

12 Jul 2018Where are you from?

Dr Donna Starks - Associate Professor of Language in Education, La Trobe University

11 Jul 2018Who is Brett Kavanaugh?

Dr Kumuda Simpson - Lecturer in International Relations, La Trobe University

10 Jul 2018Aboriginal names for ten suburbs

Stephen Morey - Senior Lecturer Department of Languages and Linguistics, La Trobe University & Jason Gibson - Research Fellow, Deakin University & Helen Gardner - Associate Professor of History, Deakin University

06 Jul 2018Failure to stand up for press freedom

Tony Walker - Adjunct Professor School of Communications & Vice-Chancellor's Fellow, La Trobe University

03 Jul 2018Sequencing the koala genome

Jenny Graves - Distinguished Professor of Genetics, La Trobe University

02 Jul 2018Sexual harrassment report published

Anne Rees - David Myers Research Fellow, La Trobe University, Laura Rademaker - Postdoctoral Research Associate, Australian National University, Alana Piper - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Technology Sydney, University of Technology Sydney, Andy Kaladelfos - Senior Research Fellow, Griffith University, Jordana Silverstein - Historian, University of Melbourne, Katherine Ellinghaus - Hansen Lecturer in History, University of Melbourne, Mary Tomsic - Postdoctoral Research Assoicate, University of Melbourne, Naomi Wolfe - Lecturer in History & Aboriginal Academic, Australian Catholic University, Nikki Henningham - Research Fellow - Australian Women's Archives Project

02 Jul 2018Coping with the Beijing freezer

Bec Strating - Lecturer in Politics, La Trobe and James Leibold - Associate Professor of Politics and Asian Studies, La Trobe University

02 Jul 2018Questions about ethical breeding remain

Clare Fisher - PhD Candidate in Crime, Justice and Legal Studies, La Trobe University

26 Jun 2018Is gender inequality inevitable?

Beatrice Alba - Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University

22 Jun 2018Our obsession with the Anglosphere

Dennis Altman - Professorial Fellow in Human Security, La Trobe University

21 Jun 2018Time to denounce China’s Muslim gulag

James Leibold - Associate Professor of Politics and Asian Studies, La Trobe University

19 Jun 2018Breakthrough or pause in hostilies?

Professor Nick Bisley - Head of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of International Relations at La Trobe University, La Trobe University

18 Jun 2018China-India border dispute

Dr Ruth Gamble - David Myers Research Fellow, La Trobe University

18 Jun 2018Addressing response to royal commission

Dr Timothy W. Jones - Senior Lecturer in History, La Trobe University

18 Jun 2018The women expats who found liberation

Dr Anne Rees - David Myers Research Fellow, La Trobe University

15 Jun 2018Education freeze should ring alarm bells

Vice-Chancellor Professor John Dewar, La Trobe University

14 Jun 2018What the summit agreement leaves out

Benjamin Habib - Lecturer in International Relations, Department of Politics and Philosophy, La Trobe University

14 Jun 2018How flexischools could close the gap

Jo Lampert - Professor, School of Education, La Trobe University and Marnee Shay - Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow, School of Education and Centre for Policy Futures, The University of Queensland

13 Jun 2018Why do brumbies evoke such passion?

Pete Minard - Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of the Inland, La Trobe University., La Trobe University

13 Jun 2018Changes to security laws too hasty

Tony Walker - Adjunct Professor School of Communications & Vice-Chancellor's Fellow, La Trobe University

12 Jun 2018Shaky US-North Korea summit set to begin

Benjamin Habib - Lecturer in International Relations, Department of Politics and Philosophy, La Trobe University

12 Jun 2018Five years on, NDIS progress is slow

George Taleporos - Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Living with Disability Research Centre, La Trobe University

12 Jun 2018How epidemics have evolved

Hassan Vally - Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology, La Trobe University

04 Jun 2018Chinese Indonesian women break silence

Monika Winarnita - Research Associate Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe University and Ken Setiawan - McKenzie Research Fellow at the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne

04 Jun 2018Australia-China relations need a reset

Vice-Chancellor's Fellow, Professor Tony Walker

25 May 2018Unpacking Australia’s NBN

Dr John Doyle - Honorary Associate in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe University

09 May 2018A new solution to rural doctor shortage

Professor John Dewar, Vice-Chancellor, La Trobe University & Professor Glyn Davis, Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne

15 Mar 2018Domperidone can boost breast milk supply

Luke Grzeskowiak NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow – Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide; Lisa Amir Associate Professor in Breastfeeding Research, La Trobe University; Wendy Ingman Associate Professor, University of Adelaide;

14 Mar 2018Why VR cannot match the real thing

Professor Janna Thompson

08 Mar 2018Tackling unconscious biases

Beatric Alba, Research Fellow, La Trobe University

05 Mar 2018Treatment of asylum seekers in Australia

Professor Robert Manne

01 Mar 2018Minimum NT alcohol price to reduce harm

Michael Livingston, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, La Trobe University and Sarah Callinan, Research Fellow, Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, La Trobe University

22 Feb 2018 Teflon tycoons and sticky-taped kits

Nasya Bahfen, Senior Lecturer in the School of Media, Film and Journalism, La Trobe University

22 Feb 2018Turnbull and Trump key talking points

Tony Walker, Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University

16 Feb 2018Four types of drinker: which one are you

Emmanuel Kuntsche, Director of the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, La Trobe University and Sarah Callinan, Research Fellow at the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, La Trobe University

14 Feb 2018Sex and the sisterhood

Sarah Hayes, Research Fellow in Archaeology and History, La Trobe University and Barbara Minchinton, La Trobe University

14 Feb 2018Close the gap: more indigenous graduates

Mark Rose, Vice President Victorian Aboriginal Education Association IncExecutive Director Indigenous Strategy and Education, La Trobe University

12 Feb 2018US security approach is deeply troubling

Joseph Camilleri, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, La Trobe University

12 Feb 2018How an Olympic broadcast works

Merryn Sherwood, Lecturer in Sports Journalism, La Trobe University

07 Feb 2018Classroom design and architectural fads

Peter C. Lippman, PhD Candidate, School of Arts, Sciences & Commerce, La Trobe University and Terry Byers, Research fellow, University of Melbourne

07 Feb 2018Trump, Turnbull and Afghanistan

Tony Walker, Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University

05 Feb 2018Curious kids

Senior Lecturer in Sleep Ecophysiology, La Trobe University, John Lesku

01 Feb 2018Kids: genes they do and don't inherit

La Trobe University Distinguished Professor, Jenny Graves

29 Jan 2018Asia is set for a difficult year in 2018

Executive Director of La Trobe Asia and Professor of International Relations, Nick Bisley

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