Student Events

Sustainability Talks: Cultural and Natural Heritage

Sustainability Talk: Cultural and Natural Heritage

11 October 2017

The last in our Sustainability Talks series, this talk will delve into the ways in which we can integrate and value Australia’s cultural and natural heritage in a modern culture.

Sustainability Talks: Green and Public Spaces

Sustainability Talk: Green and Public Spaces

13 September 2017

Join us in the second talk of the Sustainability Talks series as we explore how we can increase the value and amount of Green and Public space in Sydney with the increasing pressure of development and population growth.

Exterior of the rear of the University library at sunset.

Lighthouse Lecture Series: The Time of Money

21 August 2017

Debts we can’t repay, wages that don’t cover our cost of living and struggling degree-educated millennials working unpaid internships. These are just some of the financial issues facing our society today that pose the question: Why do we now not earn enough to live? On Monday 21 August in the fourth instalment of Macquarie University’s Lighthouse Lecture Series, Professor Lisa Adkins from the University of Newcastle will join us to discuss The Time of Money. Adkins will cover a range of issues on how the logic of speculation is transforming our everyday lives and will consider how this impacts our society. Register your attendance and join us in welcoming Professor Adkins to Macquarie University’s Lighthouse Lecture Series. Arrive at 4pm and take the opportunity to network with your peers before Lisa takes the stage at 4.30pm.

Sustainability Talk Transport

Sustainability Talk: Transport

9 August 2017

First in our Sustainability Talks series at this event we look at solutions to increase sustainable transport in Sydney and reduce the congestion on our streets.

Respect. Now. Always.

Respect. Now. Always. – Discussion of Report Findings

1 August 2017

On 1 August 2017, survey findings will be released and published in a national report by the Commission. The results will give Australian universities a clearer evidence base to guide further work to prevent and address sexual assault and sexual harassment. It is a critical part of the university Respect. Now. Always. campaign that aims to keep university students safe.

Professor Margaret Brimble

The Nature of Chemistry – Saving Lives and Creating Jobs (Public Lecture)

17 August 2017

Meet one of the Asia-Pacific’s most successful chemists at a free public lecture. Join the Faculty of Science and Engineering in welcoming Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble from the University of Auckland. At the lecture Margaret will reveal how to build bridges from the chemistry lab to the clinic and to industry.

Research Enrichment Program

Research Enrichment Program – Outlook Conference 2017

25 July 2017

The Research Enrichment Program is a Macquarie University initiative that aims to foster broad thinking in research and scholarship. Our annual Outlook Conference brings together leading thinkers in diverse disciplines, spanning molecules to landscapes, across deep time frames, and from scientific, historical and social viewpoints.

NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer

NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer Lecture: Mary O’Kane

17 July 2017

Professor O'Kane will present a lecture entitled "What government needs from university researchers" and explain how her office deals with highly-politicized issues.

'Managing for Resilience' book cover

Book Launch for ‘Managing for Resilience’

20 July 2017

Please join us to celebrate the launch of a new book – ‘Managing for Resilience: A Practical Guide to Individual Wellbeing and Organizational Performance’ by Monique Crane. We will host a special Q&A session with some of the chapter authors, focusing on Macquarie University’s latest research in occupational resilience and wellbeing. Following the talks, we look forward to networking over some drinks and canapes.

Dr Jane Goodall DBE

Dr Jane Goodall DBE at Macquarie University

21 June 2017

Join Dr Jane Goodall and the R&S Australia NYLC for an inspiring evening during the last week of Dr Goodall’s 2017 Tour of Australia. Dr Jane Goodall will present a lecture on the topic: Hope to Action: Empowering Young People to Build A Sustainable Future.

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