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Macquarie’s STEM superstars named, smashing gender assumptions about scientists

11 December 2018

Three Macquarie University academics from the Faculty of Science and Engineering have been named in 2018’s list of the superstars ...

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Macquarie’s Faculty of Business and Economics earns AACSB international accreditation

28 November 2018

AACSB International (AACSB) announces that Macquarie University has earned accreditation for its Faculty of Business and Economics. Founded in 1916, AACSB ...

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School location linked to NAPLAN results – and inequality has increased Australia-wide since NAPLAN began

28 November 2018

New Macquarie University research finds a school’s location is becoming increasingly important for NAPLAN results The study is the first localised ...

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Almost half of deaths of people with disability are linked to how documentation is handled

19 November 2018

Research released by the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, and the Graduate School of Health, UTS, shows that ...

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Friend or foe: how do you feel about the insects and spiders living in your home?

24 October 2018

Do you love or loathe your creepy-crawly house guests? Are you an insecticide at the ready kind of person? Or ...

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First ever meta-analysis on Indian lead exposure reveals link to devastating intellectual disability in children

12 October 2018

New Macquarie University research has revealed the devastating disease burden associated with elevated blood lead levels in India. The results ...

The Vice-Chancellor Professor S Bruce Dowton and Hon Justice Brian Preston SC

September graduation season commences, hon docs awarded

27 September 2018

More than 3300 graduates will receive their degrees, diplomas and certificates in Macquarie University’s September 2018 graduation series over a ...

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Macquarie University goes from strength to strength in Times Higher Education rankings

27 September 2018

Macquarie University has moved into the 201-250 band in the 2018/19 UK Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, announced ...

Calling all tech entrepreneurs – Applications for Pitch@Palace Australia 2.0 are open

19 September 2018

HRH The Duke of York, KG to visit NSW for Pitch@Palace On Tour Sydney Sydney will welcome The Duke of ...


Bugs’ burps for efficient hydrogen production

6 September 2018

Bacteria that turn sugar into hydrogen are being engineered by Macquarie University researchers who received a $1.1 million grant from ...

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