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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 ...

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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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Protecting endangered Tasmanian devils and their parasites

10 May 2017

A Giardia strain of parasite from humans has been detected in Tasmanian devils Human contamination of waterways and encroaching on ...

Photo courtesy of Associate Professor Martin Whiting, Macquarie University.

Roommates not all they’re cracked up to be (if you’re a lizard)

3 May 2017

In a new study of lizard social behaviour, researchers at Macquarie University have discovered that despite their social nature, family-living ...

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Deforestation endangering the majority of the world’s species: new global research

2 May 2017

Disturbance of tropical forests, which house the majority of all plant and animal species, will lead to a mass extinction ...

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A bird in hand: The financial cost of opportunity lost

26 April 2017

When we make big financial decisions, such as buying or selling property or even deciding to accept a new job, ...

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Autumn graduation season commences with honorary doctorate awarded

18 April 2017

His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales awarded honorary doctorate Macquarie University’s ...

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The Star Wars ‘superlaser’ may no longer be sci-fi: New Australian research

3 April 2017

In a world-leading study researchers at Macquarie University have proven a method for multiplying laser power using diamond, demonstrating that ...

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Solid and savvy shark crew: Smart sharks have robust social networks and learn to avoid capture

15 March 2017

Sharks form strong social networks that are relatively unaffected when several members leave the group, and members also learn how ...

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STUDENTS FROM ASIA PACIFIC COMPETE IN A DISPLAY OF DESIGN AND ENGINEERING SKILLS AT FIRST® ROBOTICS COMPETITION

13 March 2017

FIRST® Robotics Competition will see teams battle it out to design and build working robots Competition partners, FIRST® Australia, Macquarie ...

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