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 One to watch

One to watch

Macquarie alumnus Stephen Wan is one of the faces of the new national campaign launched by CSIRO, called CSIROseven, which looks at the innovative work of seven prominent young scientists. Stephen’s specialty is in digital technologies, and in the campaign he discusses how his work draws together computer science, social media, and human language to generate helpful insights from the mill...

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 A family affair

A family affair

Many families have made going to Macquarie a family affair, including the Healeys, who have all chosen to make accounting their career. Louise Healey is currently the Strategy Manager at a global law firm, King and Wood Mallesons, based in London. She completed her Bachelor of Commerce at Macquarie in 2001. “My father (Michael), brother (Edward), and sister (Sarah) also graduated from ...

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 Macquarie Law gives graduates a professional edge

Macquarie Law gives graduates a professional edge

For solicitor Tejas Thete, Macquarie’s unique approach to teaching law helped her develop a creative, multidimensional skillset that has given her the winning edge when it matters most. Today she works in the Insurance and Corporate Risk team at Gadens, and is a 2015 winner in the 2015 Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards. She is also a former research associate to the Dean of the Macquari...

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 The value of volunteering

The value of volunteering

Although many people feel they are more time-poor than ever before thanks to the always –on nature of technology, an increasing number of people are also making time in their busy lives to quietly give back through volunteering. It has recently been estimated that volunteering in Australia contributes up to $290 billion – more than mining, agriculture, defence and retail industries put ...

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 Queen’s Birthday honour for alumnus Stuart Clark

Queen’s Birthday honour for alumnus Stuart Clark

Stuart Clark, BA/LLB (1980)Macquarie Law School alumnus Stuart Clark AM was recently recognised in the Queen's Birthday honours when he was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his 'significant service to the law, through senior roles with professional legal bodies to strategic reform, and to the rural fire service’. Clark was among the first graduating cohort of law st...

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 Alexander Arriola, PhD, 2013

Alexander Arriola, PhD, 2013

While Alexander Arriola’s PhD research focused on using lasers to fabricate sensors to measure the concentrations of Parkinson’s biomarkers in the blood, after graduation he spent a year in Edinburgh focusing on astronomy. His quest for Earth-like planets around newly formed stars brought him back to Macquarie a year later, where he remains as a postdoctoral researcher. Today, he designs, ...