Departments and centres

Departments and centres

Research centres and groups

The Faculty of Science and Engineering includes many research centres and groups, and is home to over half of Macquarie University’s Centres of Research Excellence.

Research groups

Analytical Palaeobiology Lab

Animal Behaviour Research Group

Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group

Atwell Lab

Avian Behavioural Ecology Group

Beaumont Lab

Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution of Fishes Lab

Behavioural Biology Research Group

Behavioural Ecology Lab

Benthic Ecology Lab

Bioinformatics Group

Centre for Advanced Computing - Algorithms and Cryptography

Centre for Language Technology

Cheng Lab

Climate And Forest Ecosystem Modelling

Climate Change Ecology Group

Cognitive Neuroethology

Comparative Ecology Lab

Conservation Genetics Lab

Conservation Genetics Research Group

Conservation Paleobiology Lab

CSIRO-Macquarie University Chair in Wireless Communications

Diamond Laser Group

Evolutionary Ecology Lab

Falster Lab

Forest Ecology and Spatial Modelling Group

Freshwater Ecology and Ecotoxicology Lab

Insect Mating Systems Lab

Macquarie’s Geophysics and Geodynamics Group

Marine and Coastal Phytoplankton Lab

Marine and Freshwater Biology Lab

Marine Ecology Group

Marine Predator Research Group

Messerle Research Group

Nair Lab

Nanobiophotonics Group

Nipperess Lab

NSW Adaptation Research Hub (the Hub)

Optical Biomedical Imaging and Sensing

Organic Geochemistry

Parasitology Lab

Photonics theory modelling Group

Piggott Group


Plant Invasion and Restoration Ecology Lab

Plant-Insect Interactions and Climate Change Ecology Lab

Pollen and Allergies in NSW

Produced Water Research Centre (PWRC)

Programming Languages Research Group

Protein Biophysics Group


Synthetic Biology Consortium

The Intelligent Systems Group

The Lizard Lab

The Verification Lab

The Wright Lab


VISOR Research Group

Zeppel Lab

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