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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Meet our Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Industry Engagement)
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.
Promising intervention for reducing insomnia in autistic adults
Research reveals intimacy and sexuality is compromised in aged care
Establishing Australia's first Climate Change Adaptation Lab
New research for the Disability Royal Commission explores the intersections, experiences and challenges of LGBTQA+ people living with a disability in Australia.
Study reveals mental health impacts of COVID on Australian teachers