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National fight against cancer and Alzheimer’s disease

February 21, 2014

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Key role for La Trobe in new Government Research Centres of Excellence The Federal Government has awarded $8m to three La Trobe University scientists for leading-edge research into next-generation immunological and plant-based therapies for cancer and other diseases. Research groups led by physicists Dr Brian Abbey and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Keith Nugent, and by […]

Remote control physics labs for classrooms across the nation

October 24, 2013

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With its  reputation for innovative and high-tech education, La Trobe University is offering new-generation e-learning opportunities streamed directly into Australian secondary schools. Called FAR Labs (Freely-Accessible Remote Laboratories) the system enables high school students to control state-of-the-art equipment at La Trobe’s Physics Department and gain access to the Australian Synchrotron. ‘This will benefit kids all over […]