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

Urgent call to declare hearing loss a public health issue
With a lack of screening, hearing loss in Australian children and adults is going undiagnosed, but that could change if we shifted our thinking and reclassified it as a public health issue, argue Macquarie University researchers.
How to prevent and recover from sports injuries
Whether we play at a social or elite level, most of us have had a sporting injury. MQ Health Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist Chris Wynne explains how to recover from injuries and prevent them from happening.
Firefighters fund new clinical trial for MND therapy
Five new clinical trials will take place in the next two years for new drugs to potentially improve survival times for sufferers of motor neuron disease  – partly funded by supporters such as the Firefighters #1504forMND challenge.
Please explain: What is ASMR?
Autonomous sensory meridian response, or ASMR, has taken YouTube and TikTok by storm. But what is it and what other uses could it have? Dr Natalie Roberts from the Australian Institute of Health Innovation at Macquarie University explains.
Seven ways to stave off dementia
There are many things we can do to protect our brains and reduce the risk of cognitive decline. Professor Viviana Wuthrich shares her seven top tips for keeping our brains healthy for as long as possible.

Content owner: Medicine and Health Sciences Last updated: 13 Oct 2021 3:04pm

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