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Living Seawalls team L-R: Dr Aria Lee (Research Assistant), Associate Professor Melanie Bishop (Co-Leader), Dr Katherine Dafforn (Co-Leader), Dr Mariana Mayer Pinto (Co-Leader) & Dr Maria Vozzo (Project manager).

Prince William announces Living Seawalls as a Finalist in the inaugural year of the £50 million Earthshot Prize

18 September 2021

Living Seawalls, a flagship project of the Sydney Institute of Marine Science, with scientists from Macquarie University and UNSW Sydney, ...

Macquarie University Library. Credit: Chris Stacey

Macquarie University attains highest ever international rank in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

2 September 2021

Macquarie University has been ranked 192 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, Macquarie’s highest ever position in ...

Teenage girl studying with video online lesson at home   family in isolation Homeschooling and distance learning

Macquarie University education experts launch new course on Coursera to support teachers with online learning and teaching

31 August 2021

A new Specialization by Macquarie University on Coursera is set to revolutionise how educators approach online teaching and arm them ...


US-Australia research partnership to enable AI bot and human teamwork against cyber threats

1 July 2021

A new multi-university project will examine how to build stronger future cybersecurity defence teams made up of humans working alongside ...


Macquarie University enters top 200 in QS World University Rankings

9 June 2021

Macquarie University has secured a spot in the world’s top 200 universities in the latest QS World University Rankings released ...

Professor Viviana Wuthrich from Macquarie University's Department of Psychology

Older adults’ mental health the focus of newly funded screening tool

3 June 2021

The development of a new tool to provide mental health screening for older adults and enable early interventions has been ...

This computer model shows how MAVIS will look on the instrument platform of VLT Unit Telescope 4 (Yepun) at ESO’s Paranal Observatory. The boxes indicate the various submodules of the instrument.

Australia leads project that will burst the Hubble bubble

2 June 2021

Australian scientists will help construct one of the world’s most powerful ground-based telescopes that promises to see further and clearer ...

Artist's impression of the Sydney FC Centre of Excellence at Macquarie University Sports Fields

Sydney FC Elite Centre of Excellence to be built at Macquarie University

14 May 2021

Macquarie University will be the new home for Sydney FC, with the club’s state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence to be constructed ...


Macquarie University ranks in top 100 in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021

22 April 2021

Times Higher Education (THE) has announced that Macquarie University ranks 82nd and is in the Top 25 worldwide for three ...


New research challenges long-held theories of Alzheimer’s disease progression with impact for future treatment

22 March 2021

Macquarie University dementia researchers have harnessed a system previously used for cancer research in a major discovery that debunks previous ...

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