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

How to put your phone down: tips from a psychologist
Anyone who owns a smartphone has probably found themselves reaching for it automatically and aimlessly scrolling for much longer than they intended. What is this doing to us, and how can we take back control?
Caregiver and changemaker: Lucy Brogden's high impact in mental health
Lucy Brogden studied psychology at Macquarie to evolve from corporate banker to powerful advocate for wellbeing in the workplace as Co-Chairwoman of the National Mental Health Commission. She got three degrees over 20 years, while working, raising three children and caring for her husband through his own battle with mental health while he was NSW Opposition Leader .
Protein could provide answers to the cause of dementia
An obscure brain protein has been found by Macquarie University scientists to play a key role in Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, with further research now planned to fully investigate its function.

Content owner: Medicine and Health Sciences Last updated: 26 Sep 2022 1:35pm

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