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 2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards

2018 Macquarie University Alumni Awards

Macquarie University Alumni Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of alumni, and provide an opportunity to share their inspirational stories with the University and the wider community. Our alumni are a source of pride and motivation, and they embody the University’s association with excellence. The award categories ensure alumni from all areas of the community are recognised fo...

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 Discover ‘You to the Power of Us’ – Macquarie’s new ad campaign

Discover ‘You to the Power of Us’ – Macquarie’s new ad campaign

If you've visited the cinema or checked your social media feeds recently, you might see some familiar faces pop up on the big screen, with some of Macquarie’s notable researchers featuring in the University’s new advertising campaign. Focusing on the power of human collaboration to achieve outcomes and impact, the campaign launch is a major milestone in the University’s ongoing ...

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 The heart of business

The heart of business

Australia’s infatuation with start-up culture is at an all-time high. Last year 20,000 new small businesses were created in New South Wales alone. And according to the latest annual Startup Muster survey, of the 1500 ‘approximately’ new business founders interviewed, 70 per cent were based in co-working spaces. And this, according to Mara, is where the problem lies. The stereotypica...

RESEARCH
 Your personal guide

Your personal guide

When up to a third of women post-mastectomy regret their decision to have or not to have breast reconstruction surgery, and many more feel they did not have adequate information to make the correct decision, something needs to be done. That something is BRECONDA (Breast RECONstruction Decision Aid). BRECONDA is an online intervention tool designed to help women with breast cancer – or wit...

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 Wetsuits that hide humans from sharks

Wetsuits that hide humans from sharks

  A discovery about the eyesight of sharks has led to a real-life application that could save lives. Western Australia was reeling from a series of fatal shark attacks on surfers, swimmers and scuba divers when Dr Nathan Hart teamed up with a marine technology company to develop, with the support of WA government funding, a shark-deterrent wetsuit. Hart, now an Associate Professo...

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 Winners are grinners: Macquarie’s Sport Scholars bring home medals from the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Winners are grinners: Macquarie’s Sport Scholars bring home medals from the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

  Macquarie University Sport Scholars have bagged two gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Sport Scholar Esther Qin (pictured above right ) won a gold medal at the women’s three-metre board synchronised diving event (with Georgia Sheehan, pictured above left) and a bronze medal in the women’s one-metre springboard final. Esther and...