Social sciences

Three Macquarie researchers awarded national dementia Fellowships

19 October 2015

Three Macquarie researchers have been awarded more than $1.5 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) – Australian Research …

Macquarie University linguist elected Fellow of Academy of the Social Sciences

21 September 2015

Macquarie’s Distinguished Professor of Linguistics, Katherine Demuth, has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in …

A (re)Generation of young storytellers for nature

11 August 2015

‘The (re)Generation Project’ recently launched a new program that puts power into the hands of young people to (re)generate an …

Sports betting becoming ‘normal’ – potentially leading to peer pressure and risky gambling

8 July 2015

Sports betting is becoming a normal social group practice but could potentially lead to peer pressure and risky gambling behaviour. …

Philosophers to gather at Macquarie

25 June 2015

The Australasian Association of Philosophy is holding its annual conference at Macquarie University, from 5 to 9 July. The conference …

Adolescent emotions expert awarded Australian Laureate Fellowship

24 June 2015

Distinguished Professor Ron Rapee, Director of the Centre for Emotional Health and a member of the Psychology Department at Macquarie …

New study shows how the echo chamber effect amplifies misinformation about HPV vaccines online

11 June 2015

New research into the spread of misinformation on social media shows that 24 per cent of the messages posted on …

International psychologist to join Macquarie University leadership team

5 May 2015

Following an extensive international search, Professor Simon Handley has been appointed to the role of Executive Dean of the Faculty …

Macquarie subjects in world’s top 100

29 April 2015

Macquarie University is amongst the world’s elite institutions in 21 of the 36 subjects featured in this year’s QS World University Rankings …

Parents invited to take part in free AD/HD parenting program

24 April 2015

A well-known parenting program will be offered free of charge to parents who have children diagnosed with AD/HD, in evening …

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