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UNIVERSITY NEWS
 Take your studies further

Take your studies further

As we reported previously, one of the standout findings in the 2014 Alumni Survey was the level of interest many of you have in further study. At Macquarie, we have a range of postgraduate degrees and short courses that will help you build on your existing skills and develop the knowledge you seek, in the comfort of a familiar, welcoming environment. So if you’d like to reconnect with old fr...

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 Change your life with postgraduate study

Change your life with postgraduate study

  Postgraduate study can help you broaden your career options, open doors to more financial security, professional success and valuable business connections, while fitting around your busy life. Whether you want to study full-time or part-time, need to fit your studies around kids or a busy social life, Macquarie has a range of postgraduate study options to help you develop the balance...

RESEARCH
 Helping close the gap in Indigenous communities

Helping close the gap in Indigenous communities

Young children from rural and remote Indigenous communities are making a more confident start to school life thanks to new early numeracy programs that not only enhance their learning, but build their confidence too. “I have a real interest in supporting quality early education and more specifically ‘Closing the Gap’ in numeracy achievement for Indigenous children, particularly in the...

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 2014 Women, Management and Work conference to focus on igniting leaders and Intrapreneurs

2014 Women, Management and Work conference to focus on igniting leaders and Intrapreneurs

Most people are familiar with the concept of entrepreneurs, but the idea of fostering creativity and innovation within the workplace –  intrapreneurship – will be the focus of this year’s Women, Management and Work conference. Intrapreneurship has become popular as companies aim to leverage their employees’ ability to innovate and stay competitive in the marketplace. The confere...

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2014 Queens Birthday Honours

Companion of the Order of Australia Dr Megan Clark AC For eminent service to scientific research and development through fostering innovation, to science administration through strategic leadership roles, and to the development of public policy for technological sciences. The Honourable Barry Jones AC For eminent service to the community as a leading intellectual in Australian public life, t...

RESEARCH
 Research with the power to change the world

Research with the power to change the world

Macquarie University has long fostered scientific research that is interdisciplinary, collaborative and open to commercial patnerships. Over the years that philosophy has paid off in exciting and unexpected ways, with game-changing innovations, cutting-edge medical research with the potential to save countless lives, and new ways of looking into the distant past. Pioneers of the wired world ...