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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Dr Anthony Field AM, Dr Greg Page AM, Dr Murray Cook AM

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Dr Anthony Field AM, Dr Greg Page AM, Dr Murray Cook AM

CATEGORY: EDUCATION You know you’re encountering a truth when you receive the same information and sentiment from different sources. This is certainly the case in speaking with Dr Anthony Field, Dr Greg Page and Dr Murray Cook from The Wiggles, who all studied early childhood together at Macquarie. While much has been made of their extraordinary accomplishments and popularity, Page ...

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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – The Hon Dr Rob Stokes MP

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – The Hon Dr Rob Stokes MP

CATEGORY: ENVIRONMENT The reaction from the Honourable Dr Rob Stokes MP on receiving an alumni award isn’t surprising given his history with Macquarie and his passion for the environment and the law. “This award is a humbling encouragement that the hard work to promote the cause for conservation and sustainability is supported by an institution I love,” says Stokes. It is easy to s...

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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Matt Barrie

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Matt Barrie

CATEGORY: INNOVATION AND ENTERPRISE Matt Barrie embodies innovation and enterprise beyond his impressive LinkedIn profile of nearly one million followers, and talking with him reveals an interested mind and a positive, undaunted outlook. Admitting that he never went to CEO school, Barrie clearly progressed at his own pace. Having a multifaceted approach to life, learning, technology and ...

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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Bruce Gosper

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Bruce Gosper

CATEGORY: INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT “I’m very honoured to receive a Macquarie University alumni award – it doesn’t seem that long since I was at uni, but it’s some 38 years!” In that time, Bruce Gosper has helped raise a family and been fortunate to find a fulfilling, busy career. He says, “My work and my passion are trade policy and negotiations. It’s taken me to interes...

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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Professor Alan Mackay-Sim

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Professor Alan Mackay-Sim

CATEGORY: MEDICINE AND HEALTH “My life has been dominated by following my own dreams completely,” says Professor Mackay-Sim, who remains mentally connected to his alma mater – Macquarie. “I have followed its success from a pioneering institution in the early 1970s when I attended to the powerhouse it is today.” At school, Mackay-Sim was interested in how the brain works, so he ...

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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Dr Andrew Scipione AO APM

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards – Dr Andrew Scipione AO APM

CATEGORY: PUBLIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Servant first, leader second. It may not have been the most popular leadership style, but it was a natural fit for Dr Andrew Scipione – one that he was challenged to define while studying the Master of Management at Macquarie. Prompted to consider what underpinned his management style, Scipione says, “There are different ways of engaging people...