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 Finance partnership provides opportunities for early career professionals

Finance partnership provides opportunities for early career professionals

Two of the finance sector’s peak bodies, the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia) and Macquarie University’s Applied Finance Centre (MAFC) have partnered to provide high quality graduate education to early-career finance professionals. The partnership gives you the opportunity to study a graduate finance program with the industry’s leading postgraduate education provider, ...

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 Blues awarded to Macquarie sportspeople past and present

Blues awarded to Macquarie sportspeople past and present

Thirteen athletes were recognised for their outstanding achievements representing Macquarie University, their state or nation across the past year at the recent Blues Awards. Four athletes were awarded the highly prestigious Full Blue Award: Tim Binns (Dragon Boat Racing) who also received the Ted O’Keeffe Scholarship, Alison Borrows (Canoe Slalom), John Georgas (Karate) and Lucy Glanvill...

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 Professor Ian Paulsen awarded Australian Laureate Fellowship

Professor Ian Paulsen awarded Australian Laureate Fellowship

Professor Ian Paulsen, Professor of Genomics and Deputy Director of the Macquarie Biomolecular Frontiers Centre has been awarded a prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowship. He will receive $2.7 million in new funding to boost his research into bacteria and its effect on the marine food web. “When people think of bacteria, they usually just think of them as germs that cause disease,...

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 Wellbeing and lifestyle balance pays cricketing performance dividends

Wellbeing and lifestyle balance pays cricketing performance dividends

Top athletes talk about ‘flow’, a sense of being lost in the moment where everything just seems to come together for peak performance. But what does it take to find that sense of flow, and how do athletes’ commitment to their sport impact their lives? A pilot study by Macquarie University’s Professor John Sutton, Deputy Director of the Department of Cognitive Science and Associate P...

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 What’s next for Macquarie?

What’s next for Macquarie?

Macquarie’s tradition of doing things differently over the past 50 years has created an impressive legacy of inspiring discoveries. Since 1964, we have been doing some seemingly weird, and certainly wonderful things. We’ve helped fit stilts to tiny desert ants to create an ‘ant odometer’, revealing how they measure distance and ultimately how they navigate. We’re part of an intern...

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 Learning circle opens

Learning circle opens

In July a ‘learning circle’ was unveiled to honour our long-standing relationship with the Darug people, the traditional occupants of the lands on which Macquarie is built, and to pay respects to the elders both past and present. Hosted by the Department of Indigenous Studies (Warawara), the launch event saw Vice-Chancellor Professor S Bruce Dowton joined by members of the Darug nation ...