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  • Lidia, me and MND

    Lidia, me and MND

    11 Apr 2018

    On a Friday night in February, a group of friends raised over $27,900 in support of their friend's inspirational mother Lidia....
  • Fighting cancer on the beaches

    Fighting cancer on the beaches

    10 Apr 2018

    Fight on the Beaches is a fundraising group set up by a group of Sydney mums whose aim is to fund Australian cancer researchers in the lab....
  • World-first trial gives hope to MND sufferers

    World-first trial gives hope to MND sufferers

    15 Mar 2018

    A recent world-first clinical trial shows there is potential to slow the progression of MND substantially in a proportion of people with the dise...
  • Party on for a great cause

    Party on for a great cause

    02 Apr 2018

    On a weekend in June last year, the MND community came together through “PartyOn” - a series of self-hosted events across Australia t...
  • Indigenous scholarships pave the way for Tamika

    Indigenous scholarships pave the way for Tamika

    13 Mar 2018

    Tamika Worrell is the first in her family to go to university.  The youngest of five siblings, there was no expectation from her family...
  • VegeSafe helps you to carry on gardening

    VegeSafe helps you to carry on gardening

    01 Mar 2018

    Thanks to the generosity of our donors, Macquarie’s popular VegeSafe program has received over $75,000 in donations....
  • Investing in future generations

    Investing in future generations

    08 Jan 2018

    Many alumni choose to leave a gift in their will to Macquarie University or the Macquarie University Hospital. Macquarie alumnus David Bussman is...
  • Coffee for a cause

    Coffee for a cause

    05 Jan 2018

    Every October for the past four years, popular coffee shop Piccolo Me on the Macquarie University Campus has supported the Centre for Emotional H...
  • Crafty group raises money for MND research

    Crafty group raises money for MND research

    01 Jan 2018

    Christine Farkas and a group of crafty friends meet regularly at her home in Sydney's Northern Beaches. They work on a variety of projects includ...
  • Make someone smile: support students on placements

    Make someone smile: support students on placements

    04 Dec 2017

    There can be challenges in being a student, like balancing your study load with part-time or casual work and other commitments. But for some st...
  • Macquarie Calling

    Macquarie Calling

    01 Dec 2017

    Have you recently had a telephone conversation with a Macquarie University student? If so you are one of nearly 5,000 alumni who chatted with a...
  • Helping young researchers complete their studies

    Helping young researchers complete their studies

    20 Nov 2017

    The financial pressure and conflicting demands on higher degree researchers can sometimes be overwhelming, according to Professor Stephen Bramm...
  • The Gift of Reading

    The Gift of Reading

    15 Nov 2017

    Reading. Something that seems so simple, and the gateway to so much, is out of reach for many disadvantaged young children. Here at the Reading C...
  • Supporting women in STEM

    Supporting women in STEM

    06 Nov 2017

    How do we encourage more women to study the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics? One initiative at Mac...
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