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A child’s spoken vocabulary helps them when it comes to reading new words for the first time

18 July 2017

Children who have heard a word before, and have spoken the word themselves, are better able to predict how that ...

Professor Michael Wilson with the XI da Vinci Surgery System.

Macquarie University Hospital commences using the latest XI da Vinci Surgical System to perform minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery

17 July 2017

Macquarie University Hospital (MUH) successfully completed its first Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (OPCABG) using the da Vinci Xi Surgical ...


Macquarie University research sheds light on how antibiotic resistance can be better managed

6 July 2017

By recreating the origins of DNA elements that confer antibiotic resistance, researchers from Macquarie University generate new insights that can ...

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Risk Frontiers becomes an independent R&D company

4 July 2017

Risk Frontiers, Australia’s longest running natural hazards research centre, is spinning out from Macquarie University after a successful partnership of ...

Dr Ronika Power examining a mummified human body from the Australian Museum’s Egyptian Collection, at Macquarie Medical Imaging, Macquarie University Hospital

Macquarie’s superstar to smash science gender stereotypes

3 July 2017

Dr Ronika Power from the Department of Ancient History in the Faculty of Arts has been named today as one ...


Macquarie arts alumni with 2SER cleans up at the New York Radio Festival Awards

22 June 2017

Community radio station 2SER 107.3 along with Macquarie alumni have been awarded for producing some the world’s best work in radio ...

Dr Sophie Calabretto

Numbers in action – Macquarie’s next gen science communicator

8 June 2017

Applied mathematician Dr Sophie Calabretto from the Department of Mathematics has been named today as one of the ‘Top 5 ...

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New fellows in cognitive science, ancient history and biological science announced

5 June 2017

Three Macquarie University academics have received ARC Future Fellowships for research in cognitive science, ancient history and biological sciences, announced ...

Photo credit: Jo Stephan, Macquarie University.

Macquarie University launches inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan

26 May 2017

Ahead of National Reconciliation Week, Macquarie University has today launched its first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), developed in partnership with ...

Scanning electron microscope image of bacteria and activated lymphocytes

New Macquarie University research reveals which breast implants pose the greatest risk of implant-associated cancer

17 May 2017

Researchers have discovered that textured breast-implants are associated with Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Following 55 cases of ...

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