About research at Macquarie

About research at Macquarie

Paving the way to a brighter future

In just 50 years, Macquarie University has quickly built an enviable reputation for research excellence. We are ranked among the highest-performing research universities in Australia, and our research goals continue to be ambitious.

120 researchers ranked in the world's top 1% *
96% of research rated world standard or higher ^

Our discoveries translate into real improvements for local, national and global communities. The researchers at Macquarie are renowned for their collaboration. We're proud to working alongside industry, governments, communities, institutions, professions and academic peers who share our desire for discovery to deliver innovative high-quality research with real impact.

Working with our partners who are just as bold and ambitious, we can produce world-leading research with world-changing impact for many decades to come.

*Essential Science Indicators 2014
^Excellence in Research for Australia, 2015

  • Strategy and policy

    Our Research Framework World-Leading Research; World-Changing Impact will guide the university's high quality research over the next ten years...

  • Research strengths

    Macquarie University's researchers address many of the really big, important questions facing the world and do so with enthusiasm and excellence ...

  • Facilities

    Recent investments of over $1 billion in infrastructure have allowed us to offer our students and researchers world-class research facilities tha...

  • Library


    Visit Macquarie University ResearchOnline, Macquarie University's open access digital collection....

  • Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences Research
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