Education

A child’s spoken vocabulary helps them when it comes to reading new words for the first time

18 July 2017

Children who have heard a word before, and have spoken the word themselves, are better able to predict how that …

Musical kids might be better at identifying statistical patterns

15 May 2017

New findings suggest that musical training in kids makes them better at identifying statistical patterns hidden in both sound and …

Thunder Down Under storms into world championships, takes out highest honour

26 April 2017

First Robotics Competition team 3132 Thunder Down Under, hosted by Macquarie University, has won the highest award at the FIRST …

STUDENTS FROM ASIA PACIFIC COMPETE IN A DISPLAY OF DESIGN AND ENGINEERING SKILLS AT FIRST® ROBOTICS COMPETITION

13 March 2017

FIRST® Robotics Competition will see teams battle it out to design and build working robots Competition partners, FIRST® Australia, Macquarie …

Macquarie University gets input from 50+ industry influencers to overhaul accounting degree

1 December 2016

At a time when universities are being criticised for their lack of involvement with industry, Macquarie University recently collaborated with …

Macquarie University announces scholarships worth more than $1.8 million for Indian women and undergraduate students

30 November 2016

Student exchange agreements in India have also been signed supported by $200,000 of funding Macquarie University has announced scholarships valued …

Parents can improve their child’s literacy and numeracy skills by influencing the games they play

27 November 2016

Macquarie University research finds children could be missing out on key learning opportunities if they play games with no educational …

National Indigenous Science Education Program recognised as Innovator of the Year

23 November 2016

Macquarie University-hosted National Indigenous Science Education Program (NISEP) has been recognised as one of Australia’s best STEM education initiatives and …

Macquarie takes home gold in premier iGEM synthetic biology competition in Boston

10 November 2016

Macquarie undergraduate team take home gold at iGEM competition in Boston Their winning project aims to engineer bacteria that can …

A double win for Macquarie University at Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

20 October 2016

  Professor Michael Aitken awarded for creating and commercialising tools that are making global markets fair and efficient   Gary Tilley awarded …

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