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Award-winning images of developing world’s rubbish

January 14, 2014

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Rarely will an assignment described as A Load of Rubbish by the person who submits it go on to win accolades in a national competition. Yet a photo essay by Trobe University student Daniel Quinlan dealing with people who live and work in a Thai rubbish dump has done just that. It has been ‘highly commended’ in the Best […]

Award for key role in crop science industry collaboration

November 27, 2013

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Dr Yolanda Gaspar, from the La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS), has won the prestigious 2013 CropLife President’s award for her contribution to Australia’s $1.5 billion plant science industry. The award was presented at the 2013 CropLife National Members’ Forum at the Press Club in Canberra on Thursday 21 November. CropLife is an industry body […]

Global rankings place La Trobe among leading universities

November 26, 2013

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La Trobe University has been ranked among the top 200 universities globally in the Arts and Humanities and top 300 in Management and Social Science in this year’s QS World University Rankings announced in September. It also rates among the top 200 world universities for the proportion of international staff and students. Vice-Chancellor Professor John […]

La Trobe awarded almost $10m for national priority research

November 14, 2013

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La Trobe University has received almost $8 million in new Australian Research Council (ARC) grants from the Federal Government. A further 1.8 million dollars was awarded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The latest ARC grants are for  studies that  will make a difference in fields ranging from children’s health, medicine and food […]

New MBA has rapid rise through the ranks

November 10, 2013

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More than 94 per cent of La Trobe MBA graduates find work just three months after completing their studies.  And they earn one of the highest starting salaries in the Asia Pacific region – an average of nearly $120,500 on completion of their course. These achievements are revealed in the latest QS Global 200 Business […]

Australia’s Pharmacy Student of the Year winner

October 15, 2013

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La Trobe University’s Rebecca Boschert is Australia’s top pharmacy student. In a first for both the University – and for Victoria – Ms Boschert won the national Pharmacy Student of the Year contest held at the Pharmacy Australia Congress in Brisbane in October. Not only did she impress the judges to beat her seven interstate […]

La Trobe scholar wins NSW Premier’s History Prize

September 13, 2013

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La Trobe University historian and author Dr Janet Butler has won this year’s NSW Premier’s Australian History Prize for her book Kitty’s War, based on the diaries of World War One army nurse, Sister Kit McNaughton. The $15,000 award, one of Australia’s top history prizes, was announced last night. The judges described Dr Butler’s work […]