Research strengths

Research strengths

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

The high quality of our research was clearly recognised in the ERA 2012 assessment. 

The University is home to some of the world's most pre-eminent researchers. These teams and individuals work across disciplinary boundaries to create real change in our society in a variety of areas of research strength which are linked to the University's Research Framework

Macquarie University operates at the forefront of research practice in several distinct areas. These research strengths are the foundation of Macquarie University's international reputation.

Research strengths at Macquarie

  • Healthy people

    Healthy people focuses on the themes of pioneering health, integrated healthcare and lifelong learning for wellness in our ageing world....

  • Innovative technologies

    Innovative technologies focuses on advancing our interconnected world with frontier technologies, systems, designs and creative practices....

  • Prosperous economies

    Prosperous economies focuses on strengthening economic productivity to promote prosperity in our diverse world....

  • Resilient societies

    Resilient societies focuses on understanding cultures in our changing world and building ethical, just and inclusive communities....

  • Secure planet

    Secure planet focuses on sustaining our interdependent world and exploring our place in the universe....

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