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 A whale of a time

A whale of a time

As a young girl growing up on a farm outside Canberra, with family trips to the South Coast her only connection to the sea, Dr Vanessa Pirotta dreamed of one day working with whales. A Masters and PhD in Biological Science from Macquarie University later, marine biologist Dr Pirotta has well and truly exceeded her childhood ambitions. Still, at the heart of her research, her pursuit of innovat...

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 2022 Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS)

2022 Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS)

Have you graduated recently? Macquarie University is participating in the Australia-wide Graduate Outcome Survey (GOS) throughout November. Keep an eye on your email inbox for your unique invite to complete the GOS. The GOS is a national survey being conducted for the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment. Your feedback is very important and will contribute ...

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 Owning (hi)story

Owning (hi)story

There’s no doubt the world of work has changed. Obviously, more of us are working from home, but there’s another significant shift that is much more subtle. Who we are as a person, our background and our values, is not only enriching the work we do, it’s having an impact on the world around us and how we see ourselves as a society. For Craig Middleton – who credits being able to follo...

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 Together we rise

Together we rise

There’s always more to a story than first meets the eye. Assistant Principal and MQ Bachelor of Education alum Stephanie Salazar recently came to the public’s attention for winning a Commonwealth Bank Teaching Award, with a feature in the Sydney Morning Herald and airtime on ABC Sydney to boot. Few people work in isolation, however, especially in teaching, and Stephanie is keen to acknowle...

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 Home away from home

Home away from home

There’s an energy and genuine collegiality that comes with being part of the MQ alumni community. And now that the worst of restrictions and lockdowns are over, many alumni are enjoying reconnecting, both in Australia and overseas. Andrew Han (FCPA), Director of Business Research at Fireblocks and MQ Bachelor of Economics (1995) graduate, recently took part in alumni events in Singapore, dee...

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 Transforming hearing health

Transforming hearing health

Never have we been so aware of the importance of our hearing and the long-term impact on our overall health. Macquarie donors and alumni recently visited the Australian Hearing Hub in Macquarie University to better understand the multi-disciplinary research and developments in hearing, along with how we can take steps to improve the quality of life of our community. On 7 July alumni were we...