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 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.
Study reveals mental health impacts of COVID on Australian teachers
Australian-first study into relationships with pets during COVID-19
ARCSHS World Hepatitis Day podcast, showcasing recent social research on people’s lived experience of hepatitis C, treatment and life after cure in Australia.
Research reveals positives and negatives of working from home
New research will support better responses to drink-spiking
Report Launch: Opening Doors: Ensuring LGBTIQ-inclusive family, domestic and sexual violence services
Thursday 13 October 10:00am
One of the lasses? Attitudes to trans inclusion and safety in gender-based violence support services
Wednesday 19 October 04:00pm