Research at La Trobe

Discover how our research and partnerships are addressing the key challenges of our time.

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Get a research degree

Get a research degree

Explore Masters, Professional Doctorate and PhD opportunities.

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Partner with La Trobe

Partner with La Trobe

How we collaborate with industry partners and establish talent pipelines

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Global research partnerships

Global research partnerships

We partner with institutions around the world to deliver global-leading research.

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Researcher support

Researcher support

Access support including grants, ethics, contracts and consulting.

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Our academic community

Our academic community

Development, support and opportunities for current staff and those considering La Trobe.

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Our research themes

Our research themes

Our expertise across disciplines positions us to excel in our five priority areas.

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Our latest research updates and news

Whether you’re part of the La Trobe community or a curious member of the public, we’d like to share our latest updates with you.

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Research impact

Research impact

Discover how our researchers are making a real difference in the community, for the nation, and around the world.

Research Centres and Institutes

Research Centres and Institutes

Our research centres are addressing the key challenges of our time on an international level.

Research Education and Development

Research Education and Development

Improve your skillset to help you excel in research.

Research Office

Research Office

Supporting researchers with applications, ethics, grants, contracts, commercialisation partnerships and publishing.

Research Infrastructure

Research Infrastructure

Discover how our equipment and facilities can accelerate your research.

Graduate Research School

Graduate Research School

The GRS forms a vibrant research community for all researchers and provides the highest standard of training and professional development for academic staff and graduate researchers.

Research excellence

World standard

We’re rated at, above or well above world standard in all our broad research areas

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Top-rated globally

La Trobe is in the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2020, Ranking Web of Universities

World #1

La Trobe is ranked #1 in the world for gender equality.

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, 2020, Impact Rankings 2020

Our researchers

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With public scholarship I am trying to add complexity to the public narrative. Working closely with the community, I am able to see the effects and impact of my research.

Dr Fiona Kelly
Dean and Head of Law School
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I’ve been encouraged to apply for funding to undertake research that helps make a difference. During this time, I’ve also been supported with great flexibility whilst having a family.

Dr Kerryn Pike
Psychology

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