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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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Macquarie University announces key appointment of Vice-President University Services and Strategy

5 September 2018

The Vice-Chancellor of Macquarie University, Professor S Bruce Dowton, today announced the appointment of Saveria Dimasi as Vice-President University Services ...


Macquarie University launches an entirely online Global MBA program focused on building capabilities of the future

29 August 2018

The Macquarie Graduate School of Management Global MBA is the first degree offered on Coursera in the Asia-Pacific region Macquarie ...

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Turning coffee waste into coffee cups

21 August 2018

A Macquarie PhD student believes he’s come up with a way to turn coffee waste into biodegradable plastic coffee cups. ...

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Harnessing the power of a quadrillion suns to fight motor neurone disease, finding far-flung planets, and more: Simon Gross awarded a Tall Poppy Award

20 August 2018

Lasers to treat motor neurone disease; and chips that help optical fibres carry more information or identify planets beyond our ...

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New nanoparticles help detect deep-tissue cancers

8 August 2018

Researchers have developed a new form of nanoparticle and associated imaging technique that can detect multiple disease biomarkers, including those ...

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