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The Centre will be led by ARC Laureate Fellow, Distinguished Professor Ian Paulsen.

Announcement of the new Centre of Excellence for Synthetic Biology

8 October 2019

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced that a consortium centred around Macquarie University’s Biofoundry will receive $35m in funding ...

Professor Ralph Martins AO

$3 million funding awarded to trial lifestyle interventions against Alzheimer’s Disease

3 October 2019

Lifestyle factors that may protect brain health and reduce the risk of dementia will be trialled in a newly funded ...

Professor Dan Johnson, the new Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Innovation

Announcing the appointment of the PVC Research Innovation

20 September 2019

Macquarie University Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Isak (Sakkie) Pretorius today announced the appointment of Professor Dan Johnson to the new ...


Macquarie moves up in employability rankings

19 September 2019

Macquarie University has ranked number one across Australian universities in the Graduate Employment Rate indicator in the newly released 2020 ...

Dr Yvette Blount, senior lecturer from Macquarie University Business School

Digital nomads face career challenges

18 September 2019

As flexible work arrangements become increasingly popular, this shift in the way people operate can come at a professional and ...

Macquarie University Graduation

Spring graduation season commences, honorary doctorates awarded

16 September 2019

Macquarie University’s spring graduation series commenced this week, with over 7500 guests expected on campus in the coming weeks to ...

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Immune response depends on mathematics of narrow escapes

13 September 2019

The way immune cells pick friends from foes can be described by a classic maths puzzle known as the “narrow ...


Hardship During the Great Recession Linked With Lasting Mental Health Declines

5 September 2019

People who suffered a financial, housing-related, or job-related hardship as a result of the Great Recession were more likely to ...


Macquarie University commits to improving LGBTIQ participation

2 September 2019

Macquarie University has become a key partner in the Australian Pride in Sport program, committing to further develop and enhance ...

Macquarie University Library

Macquarie University wins $14 million in health research funding

30 August 2019

Macquarie University researchers have been awarded $14 million in funding for research projects that aim to improve the safety and ...

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