New method for detecting early signs of autism goes global

February 20, 2014

0

In a breakthrough technique  embraced across the world, La Trobe psychologist Dr Josephine Barbaro has determined a way to diagnose autism in babies as young as 12 months. She has developed an accurate set of ‘red flag’ markers of the condition, which include a failure by babies to make consistent eye contact, to smile, show […]

Survey adds 30 new species to Antarctic marine life

February 19, 2014

0

More than thirty new species of Antarctic marine life have been been discovered by a seven-nation scientific team that included La Trobe University Geneticist Dr Jan Strugnell.  The species, so far still unclassified, were found in the Amundsen Sea off Pine Island Bay, one of the least explored areas of the Southern Ocean. Dr Strugnell […]

Call for new approach to combat animal hoarding

February 18, 2014

0

Animal hoarding in Australia is a tragedy for the animals involved, with more than 70 per cent of rescued animals having to be euthanised. It is also a significant welfare issue for hoarders, many of whom have serious mental health problems – and can impact on neighbours and the wider community. A new study, the first […]

Farewell to early mature-age student and benefactor

February 7, 2014

2

The 1970s were a formative decade at La Trobe University – a new era of educational opportunity and belief that student activism could create a better world. Into that heady mix stepped Iris Manton.  A grandmother  and one of La Trobe’s earliest mature-aged students, she went on to become a life-long friend of the University […]

Homophobia: when sport is not a level playing field

January 30, 2014

0

With Australians’ love of all things sport, it’s an activity that can be a great leveller or agent for social change. But this is not always how things play out. Sexism, racism and bullying can occur in any number of sporting codes and change rooms. One area of discrimination that tends to receive less attention […]

Born to breastfeed – but why is it still so painful?

January 23, 2014

0

There has been little progress for women initiating breast-feeding during the past six decades, a new study by La Trobe University has found. Researchers Miranda Buck and Lisa Amir say their results reveal ‘a great need to help Australia’s breastfeeding women – and in doing so, invest in the health of the next generation’. More […]

A spiritual snapshot of Australia

January 15, 2014

0

Australians find it hard to talk about spiritual matters because ‘they fear being stigmatised or categorised as a a lunatic fringe,’ says La Trobe University author and specialist in religious and literary studies, David Tacey. ‘We are such a radically secular culture, so materialist, that to talk about the transcendent is almost un-Australian,’ says Professor […]

electric bike| best electric bike| electric bikes for adults| e bike| pedal assist bike| electric bikes for sale| electric bike shop| electric tricycle| folding electric bike| mid drive electric bike| electric trike| electric mountain bike| electric bicycle| electric bike review| electric fat bike| fat tire electric bike| women's electric bike |

school| international school of hong kong| international school| school in Hong Kong| primary school| elementary school| private school| UK school| british school| extracurricular activity| Hong Kong education| primary education| top schools in Hong Kong| Preparatory| best international schools hong kong| best primary schools in hong kong| primary school hong kong| private school hong kong| british international school| extra-curricular| school calendars| boarding school| school day| Bursary| British international school Hong Kong| British school Hong Kong| English primary school Hong Kong| English school Hong Kong| International school Hong Kong| School Hong Kong| boarding school Hong Kong| best school in Hong Kong| School fees|