Archives: April 2019

Fortune favours the bold: Can behaviour explain why some animal species become invasive?

23 April 2019

A new study has found that adaptability is the key to invasive species succeeding in non-native environments. The study published …

Autumn graduation season begins, honorary doctorates awarded

18 April 2019

Macquarie University’s autumn graduation series commenced this week, featuring the inaugural graduation for the Master of Disability Studies and several …

Building farms and towers at sea to feed and power the world

17 April 2019

As partners in the $329 million Blue Economy CRC announced in Launceston. Macquarie University engineers will develop new technologies for …

Macquarie University to link Australia’s future smart satellites

15 April 2019

As partners in the $245 million SmartSat CRC announced in Adelaide this morning. Eighty-four research and industry partners are contributing …

Inflammation linked to chemical imbalance in schizophrenia

10 April 2019

A study published in Molecular Psychiatry has identified changes in inflammation-related biochemical pathways in schizophrenia that interfere with proper brain …

Lead smelter still exposing Port Pirie children to unacceptable levels of pollution

8 April 2019

Children in Port Pirie are being exposed to the highest levels of toxic airborne lead and sulphur dioxide in Australia, …