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VC’s Fellowships help explore ideas for science and society

April 16, 2013


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


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


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, […]