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Five distinguished Macquarie University academics accepted into the ARC College of Experts

26 November 2019

Five researchers from Macquarie University have been accepted into the Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts, ensuring Macquarie University ...

Top row L-R: Distinguished Professor Ian Wright, Professor Richard Kefford, Associate Professor Anita Ho-Baillie, Bottom row L-R: Professor Mark Connor, Professor Colin Prentice, Professor Hendrik Poorter.

Six Macquarie University scientists join Nobel laureates as world’s most highly cited researchers

21 November 2019

Six researchers from Macquarie University have been named in the Web of Science’s Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list, which recognises the ...

Preparations being made for a Magnetoencephalography (MEG) scan, conducted at the Aston Neuroscience Institute

Differences in sensory brainwaves of autistic teenagers could assist in earlier diagnosis and support

19 November 2019

Variances have been found in the brainwaves responsible for visual perception between autistic teenagers and those teens not on the ...

Professor Ingrid Piller

Macquarie University to host the 2019 Biennial Symposium of the Australian and New Zealand Associations of von Humboldt Fellows

19 November 2019

This year’s Biennial Symposium of the Australian and New Zealand Associations of von Humboldt Fellows will be held at Macquarie ...

Top row L-R: Dr Yee Lian Chew, Dr Wenjie Ruan, Dr Katrina Hutchison.
Bottom row L-R: Dr Lyndon Koens, Dr Francesca Short, Dr Jia Wu.

$2.3 million awarded to Macquarie’s rising research stars

15 November 2019

Six of Macquarie University’s most promising Early Career Researchers have had projects funded in the latest round of the Australian ...

Dr Julian Droogan from Macquarie University's Department of Security Studies and Criminology

Latest research into extreme-right terrorism showcased in special edition of journal

11 November 2019

In response to the Christchurch Mosque attacks earlier this year, the Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism (JPICT) has ...

Full Blues winners: Thomas Green, Dominque Du Toit, Tess Oconnor , Jess Henderson (back),
Jacob McCorry (back)  Clare Costanzo, Aleksandra Kotevski, Jess Sewastenko, Mattia Braachmaksvytis (back)  Nick Andrews (back) Tri-anh Nguyen, Adam Camerlengo (back)  and Jackson mills (far right, 2017 Blues winner, Alumni, and blues presenter on the evening)

Credit: Effy Alexakis

Macquarie University honours elite athletes and celebrates contributions to sport at the 2019 Blues Awards

1 November 2019

Outstanding sporting talents were celebrated this week at the Macquarie University 2019 Blues Awards on Thursday 31 October 2019. Athletes ...


Macquarie University appoints Chief Information Officer

31 October 2019

Macquarie University has announced the appointment of Tim Hume as its Chief Information Officer, commencing on 1 November. Tim brings ...

Former 2SER volunteers and ABC presenters Robbie Buck and Richard Kingsmill

2SER celebrates four groundbreaking decades on the airwaves

30 October 2019

This month marks 40 years of thriving community broadcasting from 2SER, celebrating the station’s ongoing local impact and role in ...

Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM

Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM appointed new Chancellor of Macquarie University

30 October 2019

Former Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM, has been announced as the ...

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