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 Alumni Profile:  Klay and Mark Lamprell – a life of words

Alumni Profile: Klay and Mark Lamprell – a life of words

Screenwriter, director and novelist, Mark Lamprell (BA 1981) met journalist, researcher and editor, Klay Lamprell (BA 1981, PD Conflict Resolution 1995, Cert Languages 2012, PhD 2017), at Macquarie University in the late 1970s. The couple were in their second year of an Arts degree. “I was looking at a tutorial list in a lecture and saw the name Klay Stone,” said Mark. “I laughed ...

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 Macquarie alumni feature in 2018 Australia Day honours

Macquarie alumni feature in 2018 Australia Day honours

Twenty Macquarie alumni were recognised for their contributions to a range of endeavours in the 2018 Australia Day Honours. Former Australian netball captain and champion, broadcaster and media commentator, Liz Ellis (B Arts / LLB 1997), and Industrial Relations academic, Emeritus Professor Russell Lansbury (Doctor of Laws (HonorisCausa) 2005), received the Officer of the Order of Australia a...

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 Happy Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year

Macquarie University wishes you and your family good health, happiness and success for the 2018 Lunar New Year....

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 Its Been An Eventfull Alumni Year

Its Been An Eventfull Alumni Year

Over 3,000 Macquarie alumni have shown their professional and social spirit by attending over 27 Macquarie alumni events held in Sydney, across Australia and across the world in 2017. The Macquarie University Global Alumni Impact Series continues to offer a range of thought-leadership discussions featuring alumni and industry experts.  Topics included: Leadership (Sydney) Healthy min...

FEATURES
 Law school campaign launch

Law school campaign launch

On 6 November, a crowd of alumni, University staff and leaders, and notable law professionals gathered at Sydney’s Royal Mint in Macquarie Street to see the design for Macquarie University’s new law building unveiled and its name announced as the ‘Michael Kirby Building’. “I can see no finer way to commemorate the contributions of Michael Kirby as a member of the Macquarie Univers...

RESEARCH
 $8 million awarded in ARC Funding towards research into hearing, language and neuroscience

$8 million awarded in ARC Funding towards research into hearing, language and neuroscience

No fewer than 22 Macquarie research projects have received funding in the latest ARC Major Grants round, amounting to $8, 447, 451 in total. The Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham, made the announcement this morning for funding commencing in 2018. Separated by category, Macquarie was successful in receiving funding for Discovery Projects (DP; $5, 709,...