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Sydney Film Festival showcases Macquarie University filmmakers

27 May 2020

Two Macquarie University filmmakers will feature in the first ever virtual edition of the Sydney Film Festival, launching on 10 ...

Image: A white shark (Carcharodon Carcharias). Credit: Wikimedia Commons

ARC Linkage Project scheme funding awarded to Macquarie University researchers

21 May 2020

Three Macquarie University research projects have been awarded a total of $915,399 in the Australian Research Council’s latest round of ...


Macquarie University launches “COVID-19: We’ve got this covered!” a children’s mental health resource for teachers and parents

18 May 2020

A Macquarie University survey has found that 60 per cent of parents and 88 per cent of teachers are concerned ...

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Macquarie University researchers win MRFF funding as part of $33 million boost to genomics research

7 May 2020

Macquarie University has secured important Government funding toward advancing research in genomics. Macquarie University researchers have been awarded a grant ...

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New Labelling Technology Adds a Fourth Dimension to Product Security

6 May 2020

A project which has potential to revolutionise labelling technology security has been awarded an ARC Linkage Grant of $445,783 to ...

surgical instruments

Macquarie University study finds surgical instruments can remain inside patients undetected for more than 6 months

5 May 2020

When a drain tube, vascular stent or surgical pack is wrongly left in a person’s body following surgery or during ...

Queensland fruit fly. Image by Wikipedia Commons

A nose for trouble

1 May 2020

A study published this week in Scientific Reports by researchers from Macquarie University Applied BioSciences reveals that Queensland Fruit Fly ...


Macquarie University ranks top 20 nationally in THE Impact Rankings 2020

29 April 2020

The Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020 announced that Macquarie University ranked 16th nationally and in the Top 50 ...


Macquarie University campus to be powered by renewables

22 April 2020

Macquarie University has signed a seven-year contract with Red Energy to switch to a 100 per cent renewable electricity source ...

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Macquarie University extends existing early entry schemes in response to COVID-19

17 April 2020

Macquarie University has today announced that it is extending its existing early entry schemes to ensure all eligible Year 12 ...

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