Research

Tracing lead contamination in NSW bees and their honey

15 January 2018

This is the first systematic Australian study of its kind that traces the source of contaminating metals in NSW bees, …

Boogie flights: how scientists are monitoring whale health by using drones to collect their blow

12 January 2018

Macquarie University researchers have led the design and construction of a new system that can be fitted to a custom-built, …

Headphone listeners think they’re hard of hearing: new study indicates that up to 41 per cent of Australians may believe they have some form of hearing loss

18 December 2017

Up to 41 per cent of a cohort of 4185 study participants felt they had a hearing loss Headphone listeners …

Encouraging risk-taking in children may reduce the prevalence of childhood anxiety

12 December 2017

New study suggests challenging parent behaviour (CPB) has a protective role in childhood anxiety Fathers of sons demonstrate more competition …

New computer model predicts your health from the shape of your face, and so does your brain

5 December 2017

An international study, led by researchers at Macquarie University, has developed a new computer model that can predict the status …

Saving our species and the future of weeds: protecting biodiversity in a changing climate

22 November 2017

Biodiversity Node at Macquarie University wins 2017 BHERT Award for Outstanding Collaboration for National (Non-Economic) Benefit New South Wales is …

Two Macquarie researchers achieve the Web of Science 2017 Highly Cited Researcher list

15 November 2017

Two researchers from Macquarie University, Professor Richard Kefford and Professor Ian Wright, have been named a Web of Science 2017 …

Macquarie awarded more than $8 million in ARC funding towards research into hearing, language, neuroscience and more

10 November 2017

No fewer than 22 Macquarie research projects have received funding in the latest ARC Major Grants round, amounting to $8, …

Cochlear Chair announced at Macquarie University

24 October 2017

Macquarie University and Cochlear have today announced the establishment of the co-funded Cochlear Chair in Hearing and Healthy Ageing at …

Large meteorite impacts drove plate-tectonic processes on the early Earth

26 September 2017

An international study led by researchers at Macquarie University has uncovered the ways in which giant meteorite impacts may have …

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