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11 Sep 2019The Golden Era: Australian Pulp Fiction

Stuart Kells - Adjunct Professor at La Trobe University's College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce

14 Aug 2019Difference of genes for male and females

Professor Jenny Graves - Vice-Chancellor's Fellow, La Trobe University

13 Aug 2019Thin understandings of Chinese Communism

Dr Euan Graham - Executive Director, La Trobe Asia, La Trobe University

01 Aug 2019Herd immunity preventing infection

Dr Hassan Vally - Senior Lecturer, Public Health, La Trobe University

24 Jul 2019Deportation hurting AUS-NZ relations

Research Professor Patrick Keyzer - Latrobe University and Dave Martin - PhD Candidate, La Trobe University

24 Jul 2019Time to act on China's cultural genocide

Associate Professor James Leibold - La Trobe University

22 Jul 2019Tit-for-tat ships raise Iran-US conflict

Tony Walker - Adjunct Professor, School of Communication, La Trobe University

22 Jul 2019Indonesian policy protects disabilities

Dr Dina Afrianty - Research Fellow, La Trobe Law School, La Trobe University

18 Jul 2019Bad timing for Australia-China relations

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

17 Jul 2019Early autism treatment boosts language

Professor Andrew Whitehouse, University of Western Australia; Kandice Varcin, Telethon Kids Institute, and Dr Kristelle Hudry, La Trobe University

12 Jul 2019Australian pioneers of self-sufficiency

Rachel Goldlust - Graduate Researcher, History, La Trobe University

11 Jul 2019Reintroduction of Siamese crocodiles

Dr Paul McInerney - Macro-invertebrate Project Coordinator, La Trobe University

05 Jul 2019Emojis substituting gestures

Lauren Gawne - David Myers Research Fellow, La Trobe University

03 Jul 2019No common ground between Trump and Kim

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

21 Jun 2019Donor-conceived families left guessing

Hannah Robert - Lecturer in Law, La Trobe University and Professor Fiona Kelly - Law Melbourne, La Trobe University

19 Jun 2019Conspiracy in sport

Mathew Marques - Lecturer in Social Psychology, La Trobe University

14 Jun 2019Cyber attack hampers protesters

Stanley Shanapinda - Research Fellow, La Trobe University

13 Jun 2019Dire reality for Hong Kong crisis

Tony Waker - Adjunct Professor, School of Communications, La Trobe University

11 Jun 2019Young people more sexually responsible

Christopher M Fisher - Associate Profressor in Young Peoples Sexual Health & Sex Education, La Trobe University

05 Jun 2019The Penguin Paperback

Stuart Kells - Adjunct Professor Business School Operations, La Trobe University's College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce

31 May 2019The library – now a tourism hotspot

Stuart Kells - Adjunct Professor at La Trobe University's College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce

30 May 2019Netanyahu in fight of his political life

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

29 May 2019China is Scott Morrison’s biggest test

Euan Graham - Executive Director, La Trobe Asia, La Trobe University

23 May 2019Blocking Huawei means delayed 5G

Stanley Shanapinda - Research Fellow, La Trobe University

22 May 2019The new NAFTA’s assault on public health

Deborah Gleeson - Senior Lecturer in Public Health, La Trobe University & Ronald Labonte - Professor and Canada Research Chair, University of Ottawa & Courtney McNamara - Senior Researcher, Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology & Eric Crosbie - Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Reno &

21 May 2019A Us-China Cold War is unlikely

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

21 May 2019Concussion symptoms may be long-lasting

Alan Pearce - Associate Professor, School of Allied Health, La Trobe University

20 May 2019US-Iran dispute threatens to escalate

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

16 May 2019Truth, weaponised: short-sellers

Stuart Kells - Adjunct Professor at La Trobe University's College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce

14 May 2019Does diplomacy still have a chance?

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

13 May 2019High stakes for US-China trade dispute

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

10 May 2019The art versus the badly behaved artist

Janna Thompson - Professor of Philosophy, La Trobe University

09 May 2019Why do we have a QWERTY keyboard?

Geoff Cumming - Emeritus Professor, La Trobe University

08 May 2019Are TV debates dead?

Andrea Carson - Associate Professor at La Trobe University

08 May 2019Root cause of online harms not addressed

David Watts - Professor of Information Law and Policy, La Trobe University

06 May 2019Teacher bullying taking a toll

Paulina Billett - Lecturer, Sociology, La Trobe University & Edgar Burns - Senior Lecturer, Sociology, La Trobe University & Rochelle Fogelgarn - Lecturer in Teacher Education, La Trobe University

06 May 2019Dogs come to the rescue for stoneflies

Julia Mynott - Research Officer, Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems, La Trobe University

03 May 2019Issues that swung elections

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

30 Apr 20192019 election posing problems for media

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

16 Apr 2019Politicians do keep their promises

Andrea Carson - Associate Professor at La Trobe University, Aaron Martin - Senior lecturer, University of Melbourne, Andrew Gibbons - Postdoctoral Fellow, Edward A. Clark Center for Australian and New Zealand Studies, University of Texas at Austin

10 Apr 2019Fish deaths in the lower Darling

Nick Bond - Professor of Freshwater Ecology and Director of the Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems, La Trobe University & Robert Vertessy - Enterprise Professor, University of Melbourne & Fran Sheldon - Professor, Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, Griffith University & Lee Baumgartner - Associate Research Professor (Fisheries and River Management), Institute for Land, Water, and Society, Charles Sturt University & Simon Mitrovic - Associate Professor, University of Technology Sydney

05 Apr 2019Where livestreaming legislation fails

Dr Andre Oboler - Senior Lecturer, Master of Cyber-Security Program (Law), La Trobe University

28 Mar 2019How big tech designs its own rules

David Watts - Professor of Information Law and Policy, La Trobe University

27 Mar 2019The journey of a Wati Wati man

Stephen Morey - Senior Lecturer, Department of Languages and Linguistics, La Trobe University

26 Mar 2019The personalities of pets and owners

Pauleen Bennett - Professor and Head of Department, Psychology and Counselling, College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University & Paul McGreevy - Professor of Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare Science, University of Sydney

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