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VC’s Fellowships help explore ideas for science and society

April 16, 2013

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Two of Australia’s most outstanding thinkers, writers and public commentators – political and social scientist Robert Manne and biochemist and science journalist Elizabeth Finkel – have been made Vice-Chancellor’s Fellows at La Trobe University. Vice-Chancellor John Dewar announced the part-time appointments in April. He said Dr Finkel’s role would further enhance La Trobe’s standing as […]

Top movement and dietary scientists join La Trobe

September 10, 2012

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Two leaders in health education and research working at the cutting edge of major movement and dietary disorders have joined La Trobe University. They are Professor Meg Morris, a specialist in the management of Parkinson’s disease and inter-professional practice who joins as Head of the School of Allied Health; and Dr Sue Shepherd, whose dietary […]

Top physicist to lead La Trobe ‘World Ready’ research

August 20, 2012

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A leading physicist – currently directing one of the most important items of scientific infrastructure ever built in Australia, the Australian Synchrotron – has been appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Research) at La Trobe University. He is Keith Nugent, Laureate Professor of Physics at the University of Melbourne, an internationally recognised specialist in X-ray physics, […]