Our researchers work in partnership with community groups, industry and government to address issues of local, national and international importance.
Our research is focussed on five priority areas, linked to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. Our expertise across disciplines positions us to excel in these areas and positively impact our communities.
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La Trobe is deeply engaged with and committed to addressing the world’s biggest issues, from health research and collaboration to reducing inequality and discrimination. We work collaboratively across disciplines and with partners to develop fresh ways of thinking; conducting research to find solutions for the issues facing our society.
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