Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences

Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences

We offer research, training and education in a broad range of areas including medicine, neuroscience, public health, allied health, psychology, cognitive science and linguistics.

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Research in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences spans the biomedical and clinical sciences, cognitive and brain sciences, health systems and health informatics, linguistics, physiotherapy, psychology and public health.

Areas of research excellence include neuroscience, innovations in healthcare systems, emotional health, expertise, multilingualism, language acquisition in children, reading, and speech and hearing.

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Research news

Olympic task for athletes as Games countdown starts again
As Sydney marks 20 years since the 2000 Olympics, athletes with their sights on Tokyo face the task of striving for top form in a pandemic  – while avoiding injury after months of isolation, says Macquarie Lecturer in Physiotherapy Dr Kathryn Mills.
What is toxic positivity?
The release of a tell-all Trump biography has launched a new term on the world: toxic positivity, where to recognise negative emotions is to fail.  Professor Jennie Hudson, from Macquarie's Department of Psychology, explains its damaging effects.
Please explain: what is modelling?
Mathematical models are playing an important role in the fight against COVID-19. They are used to forecast its likely spread and mortality, as well as to suggest interventions. Professor Janaki Amin explains the basics behind this often misunderstood epidemiological tool.

Content owner: Medicine and Health Sciences Last updated: 12 Mar 2020 12:14pm

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