Journey from the river to the sea on pause

When the Bendigo Campus blog checks in with Leigh Redding, he’s at a turning point. He’s sitting on the high side of the riverbank above the Goulburn, north of Shepparton. He’s surrounded by River Red Gum forest and frog-filled billabongs, contemplating. “At first it felt like good timing in a way,” says the Outdoor Education... Continue Reading →

Tiny fibres are a big breakthrough at La Trobe

Imagine a material that could make jet planes, road trains, even the family car lighter – saving fuel, money and importantly, emissions. It’s called a ‘nano-cermet’, a nanocomposite of aluminium and silicon carbide, and the first few precious fibres of it have been grown at La Trobe University’s Bendigo Campus. Engineering Professor James Maxwell has... Continue Reading →

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