Academic turns playwright to change lives

Academics often wonder if their thesis will make it into the hands of those who can learn from their research. Education and Trauma lecturer Anne Southall has perhaps found the most assured way to achieve this. Ten years ago, when she laid out the raw materials of her research into the effects of early childhood... Continue Reading →

Open to opportunities

Helen Irving is our new Professor of Biomedical Science. She began her career with a degree in agricultural science, but soon discovered she was “more interested in biochemistry than in telling farmers how to grow their crops.” Her fascination with cell communication has sustained her ever since. The end product: a broad research portfolio that... Continue Reading →

Forget the Lycra, just ride says Myl

#BikeBendigoLTU is encouraging us to get on our bikes. And what better inspiration than to hear about the pure joy of the treadlie from one of our own, Executive Assistant to Head of Campus Myl Duffy. This week Myl took the Bike Bendigo Q&A… to stay up to date with the group and share your... Continue Reading →

Trailing Bourke, Wills and whistling kites

The canoe slips gently from the ramp into Serpentine Creek ripples. Outdoor education graduate Kerrie Jennings is on rudder duty at the back. She’s also tasked with calling instructions to a paddler who’s not been in a canoe since Wet Wet Wet was in the charts. High school camp, 1994. I’m assured this is an... Continue Reading →

Students pass on new-found number love

  You’d think the last two weeks of primary school would be spent in a weary tangle of paperchains while waiting for that final bell. But not so at Golden Square. Thanks to a group of volunteer La Trobe education students, the teachers here are seeing out the year immersed in maths. “They’re excited,” said... Continue Reading →

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