Events - 21 Nov 17


Postgraduate security, intelligence and criminology webinar

21 November 2017

The demand for people who understand complex domestic, regional and international security issues has never been greater. At Macquarie, our Masters programs in security studies and criminology prepare you with strong practical skills and knowledge to analyse emerging security challenges, enabling you to excel in your current or future career; ranging from geopolitical and geostrategic change, terrorism, intelligence, through to those in cyber security and organised crime.

In this webinar Dr Adam Lockyer introduces our Master of Security and Strategic Studies, Master of Intelligence, Master of Cyber Security, Master of Criminology, and Master of Counter Terrorism.


Dr Adam Lockyer held the 2015 Fulbright Scholarship in US-Australian Alliance Studies at Georgetown University. Before joining the Department of Security Studies and Criminology, Adam held positions in research centres in Australia and the United States, and was the Lowy Institute’s 2008 Thawley Scholarship in International Security winner. He also spent four years serving in the Australian Army.

Adam has published widely on issues relating to Australian defence strategy, US defence and foreign policy, post-conflict reconstruction, governance and insurgency. His article titled “Evaluating Civil Development in Counterinsurgency Operations” won the prestigious Boyer Prize for best original article published in the Australian Journal of International Affairs in 2012.

Registrations have now closed.

Opening Minds

21 November 2017


The Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University invites you to join us for a thought provoking lecture by Alexander Heffner, host of the The Open Mind on PBS.

Divisiveness today is a pervasive plague on discourse and governance. Social media proliferate clickbait, fake news and filter bubbles. Algorithms polarize information intake. So what are possible prescriptions to correct this vicious cycle? How can our digital footprint translate into prosocial rather than antisocial behavior? How can the press restore faith in the democratic process?

When: 21 November 2017

Where: Macquarie Theatre W2.4A, 21 Wally’s Walk, Macquarie University

Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Cost: Free

RSVP: Bookings are essential. Register here.

For more information please contact Judy Lawrie on 9850 9863 or

We hope to see you there!

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