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 Research Spotlight: Dr David Mullan

Research Spotlight: Dr David Mullan

Being asked to help a client create and sell ‘weather futures’, which allows you to buy a sunny, 32 degree day in November, was a sharp wake-up call for then corporate lawyer Dr David Mullan. It made him realise that not enough had been done to change the regulation of financial products since the global financial crisis. He returned to university in 2011 to research whether consumers w...

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 An inspirational addition to the Hearing Hub

An inspirational addition to the Hearing Hub

In October, Macquarie welcomed Professor David McAlpine as the new Professor of Hearing, Language and the Brain and Director of Hearing Research. “I was attracted to Macquarie by the sheer vision and opportunity afforded by the world-class Australian Hearing Hub,” says Professor McAlpine. “Nothing exists like it anywhere else. For me, the Hub is evidence of a radical university, on...

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 Creating a Secure Planet

Creating a Secure Planet

Scientists from Macquarie University are helping researchers around the world to understand how Antarctica helps drive global climatic systems – with some help from deep diving Antarctic seals. The work is being undertaken under Macquarie’s Strategic Research Framework 2015 – 2024: World-Leading Research; World-Changing Impact: Secure Planet priority area. The Secure Planet priorit...

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 Building prosperous economies

Building prosperous economies

In an increasingly borderless world, economic upheavals have multinational consequences. Macquarie is working to create robust solutions to emerging economic issues, strengthen economic productivity and promote prosperity in our diverse world. Prosperous economies is one of the key focus areas of our Strategic Research Framework 2015 – 2024: World-Leading Research; World-Changing Impact. ...

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 Organisational Psychology in Demand

Organisational Psychology in Demand

According to the recently released US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)’ ranking of the 20 fastest-growing occupations, organisational psychologists will lead the way with an expected growth rate of 53 percent between now and 2022. Organisational psychologists specialise in human behaviour in the workplace, and are employed because their expertise results in staff that are a better fit for...

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 Macquarie researchers edge closer to a melanoma cure

Macquarie researchers edge closer to a melanoma cure

After years spent following initially promising melanoma treatments up what became blind alleys, researchers are finally closing in on a cure. “This is an era of rapid change in the prospects of successfully treating this dangerous cancer, and of making realistic progress towards a cure of metastatic disease,” says Professor Richard Kefford of Macquarie University and Melanoma Institute...