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21 Nov 2018After APEC: cooperation left in the cold

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

21 Nov 2018Victoria votes: health promises guide

Vijaya Sundararajan - Professor and Head of Department, Public Health, La Trobe University & Alan Shiell - Professor of Health Economics, La Trobe University & Hassan Vally - Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology, La Trobe University & Steven Lewis - Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University and Clinical Professor, University of Saskatchewan

19 Nov 2018Should we confiscate bankers' super?

Liam Lenten - Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics and Finance, La Trobe University

13 Nov 2018One year on: marriage equality vote

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

07 Nov 2018World’s tallest statue costs environment

Ruth Gamble - David Myers Research Fellow, La Trobe University & Alexander E. Davis - New Generation Network Fellow, La Trobe University

07 Nov 2018Where Morrison and Shorten differ

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

06 Nov 2018New Aboriginal Australian discovery

Liz Conor - ARC Future Fellow, La Trobe University

29 Oct 2018 Our relationship with dick pics

Dr Andrea Waling - Research Fellow, La Trobe University

29 Oct 2018Removing sex from birth certificates

Dr Fiona Kelly - Professor, Law School, La Trobe University & Hannah Robert, Lecturer in Law, La Trobe University

29 Oct 2018Battle fought by suffragists continues

Clare Wright - Associate Professor in History, La Trobe University

19 Oct 2018Morrison's stubborn coal commitment

Judith Brett - Emeritus Professor of Politics, La Trobe University

16 Oct 2018All eyes on November’s G20 meeting

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

05 Oct 2018Why the 2018 inter-Korea summit matters

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

05 Oct 2018What makes you a man or a woman?

Professor Jenny Graves AO FAA - Vice-Chancellor's Fellow & Distinguished Professor of Genetics, La Trobe University

05 Oct 2018Comforting a child through sibling loss

Zoë Krupka - PhD Student, Faculty of Health Sciences, Lecturer, The Cairnmillar Institute, La Trobe University

05 Oct 2018Why corporate culture must be regulated

Dr David Wishart - Associate Professor at the La Trobe Law School, La Trobe University & Dr Ann Wardrop - Senior Lecturer at the La Trobe Law School, La Trobe University

05 Oct 2018Shorten's difficult home affairs dance

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

05 Oct 2018Risks of a new Cold War are real

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

25 Sep 2018Aged care residents & staff undervalued

Bridget Laging - PhD Candidate, ACEBAC La Trobe University, La Trobe University & Amanda Kenny - Violet Marshman Professor of Rural Health, La Trobe University & Rhonda Nay - Emeritus Professor, La Trobe University

20 Sep 2018Animals offer insight to gender equality

Dr Beatrice Alba - Research Fellow, La Trobe University

20 Sep 2018Peace in Middle East remains bleak

Tony Walker - Vice-Chancellor's Fellow and Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, 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 2018Sea levels biggest concern for Pacific

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

31 Aug 2018The Bishop era

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

27 Aug 2018A memo to Scott Morrison

Tony Walker - Vice-Chancellor's Fellow & Adjunct Professor School of Communications, 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 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 2018A new chapter or a stalemate?

Dr Bec Strating - Lecturer in Politics, La Trobe University

09 Aug 2018Our complicated relationship with bats

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

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

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