Archives: August 2019

Macquarie University wins $14 million in health research funding

30 August 2019

Macquarie University researchers have been awarded $14 million in funding for research projects that aim to improve the safety and …

New research: Online treatment for obsessive-compulsive symptoms found to increase access to effective treatment

30 August 2019

Researchers find internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy effective in treating OCD, having potential to reduce extreme waitlists currently experienced at specialist …

Blue Carbon Horizons wins 2019 Eureka Prize for Environmental Science

29 August 2019

Professor Neil Saintilan of Macquarie University‚Äôs Department of Environmental Sciences has won the 2019 Eureka Prize for Environmental Science, as …

STEM program for Indigenous school children wins Eureka Prize

29 August 2019

A project dedicated to using science to place Indigenous young people into leadership positions was last night awarded the Eureka …

Silence can be smart and sneaky for surprised male cane toads

16 August 2019

New research recently published in Biology Letters has shed a light on the sneaky reproductive tactics of male cane toads. …

Tall Poppy awards for four outstanding Macquarie researchers

15 August 2019

Four Macquarie researchers have been honoured as 2019 NSW Tall Poppies. The Tall Poppy Campaign, now in its 22nd year, …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome research receives $1 million funding

14 August 2019

Philanthropic trust, The Mason Foundation, has granted a record $1 million to an international group of researchers to establish and …

Using quantum dots and a smartphone to find killer bacteria

12 August 2019

A combination of off-the-shelf quantum dot nanotechnology and a smartphone camera soon could allow doctors to identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria in …

Gender bending: baby turtles influence their own sex

12 August 2019

Baby turtles influence their gender by moving around inside their eggs, research has revealed. The idea that an embryo reptile …

New Research Collaboration Takes Aim at Brain Aneurysms with Artificial Intelligence

9 August 2019

An Australian initiative between Fujitsu, GE Healthcare, Macquarie University, and Macquarie Medical Imaging leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to detect brain …