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20 Sep 2018Peace in Middle East remains bleak

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

20 Sep 2018Animals offer insight to gender equality

Dr Beatrice Alba - Research Fellow, La Trobe University

17 Sep 2018Aggressive nationalism is on the rise

Dr Gwenda Tavan - Associate Professor, Politics and International Relations, La Trobe University

13 Sep 2018AI could allow more men to do care work

Dr Katharine McKinnon - Tracy Banivanua Mar Senior Research Fellow, La Trobe University

12 Sep 2018Conservative voters and gender obstacles

Andrea Carson - Incoming Associate Professor of Journalism, La Trobe University

10 Sep 2018Three things Insatiable gets right

Dr Andrea Waling - Research Fellow, La Trobe University

07 Sep 2018Our urban environment amplifies poverty

Jenny Donovan - Urban Designer and Sessional Lecturer, La Trobe University

06 Sep 2018Lies, fake news and cover-ups

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

03 Sep 2018Asia’s order beyond the great powers

Nick Bisley - Head of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of International Relations, La Trobe University & Dr Bec Strating - Lecturer in Politics, La Trobe University

31 Aug 2018The Bishop era

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

31 Aug 2018Sea levels biggest concern for Pacific

Michael O'Keefe - Head of Department, Politics and Philosophy, La Trobe University

27 Aug 2018Digital divide: getting seniors online

Raelene Wilding - Associate Professor of Sociology, La Trobe University & Sue Malta - Research Fellow, National Ageing Research Institute and School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, and Adjunct Research Fellow, Swinburne University, University of Melbourne & Loretta Baldassar - Professor of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Western Australia

27 Aug 2018A memo to Scott Morrison

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

27 Aug 2018Do you cycle, walk, drive or train it?

Hassan Vally - Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology, La Trobe University

24 Aug 2018‘Balmain basket weavers’ strike again

Judith Brett - Emeritus Professor of Politics, La Trobe University

21 Aug 2018The gender gap in our hate speech laws

Laura Griffin - Lecturer, La Trobe University & Nicole Shackleton - PhD candidate, La Trobe University

15 Aug 2018How two Noongar boys spoke up

Liz Conor - ARC Future Fellow, La Trobe University

14 Aug 2018Turnbull pushes reset button with China

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

09 Aug 2018Some veterans feel alienated on campus

Andrew Harvey - Director, Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research, La Trobe University & Lisa Andrewartha - Senior Research Officer and Senior Project Coordinator, Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research, La Trobe University

09 Aug 2018A new chapter or a stalemate?

Dr Bec Strating - Lecturer in Politics, La Trobe University

09 Aug 2018Volatile substance abuse ongoing issue

Sarah J MacLean - Senior lecturer, Social Work and Social Policy, School of Allied Health, La Trobe University & Harry Sumnall - Professor in Substance Use, Liverpool John Moores University

09 Aug 2018Our complicated relationship with bats

Susan Lawler - Associate Professor, Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution, La Trobe University

07 Aug 2018Has environmental ethics failed?

Freya Mathews - Adjunct Professor of Environmental Philosophy, La Trobe University.

02 Aug 2018What's the secret to Aldi’s success?

Angela McCabe - Lecturer, Management, La Trobe University & Tom Osegowitsch - Senior Lecturer, International Business and Strategic Management, University of Melbourne

01 Aug 2018Nine-Fairfax merger rings warning bells

Andrea Carson - Incoming Associate Professor of Journalism at La Trobe University

31 Jul 2018Poor and elderly let down

Hal Swerissen - Emeritus Professor, La Trobe University, and Fellow, Health Program, Grattan Institute & Stephen Duckett - Director, Health Program, Grattan Institute

24 Jul 2018The rise of strongman politics

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

16 Jul 2018Prospects poor for Trump-Putin meeting

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

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, 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

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