Science & nature

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 …

Do you have dangerous household dust? 360 Dust Analysis program offers a free test for household dust contaminants

2 November 2017

A new program has been launched by environmental scientists from Macquarie University that will allow households worldwide to test whether …

New white paper maps the very real risks that quantum attacks will pose for Bitcoin

2 November 2017

Combining expertise in quantum technologies and cryptography, researchers have been projecting future dates that quantum computers could jeopardise the security …

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 …

The millions of microbial species we ignore at our peril: we are spreading bacteria around the planet, with potentially dangerous consequences

15 September 2017

Wastewater, tourism, and trade are moving microbes around the globe at an unprecedented scale, a group of international researchers, including …

New method offers alternative way to detect the abuse of human growth hormone, potentially making future anti-doping testing more sensitive

31 August 2017

A study led by researchers from Macquarie University has unveiled another way to detect whether a person has taken human …

Macquarie University takes home a double win at Eureka Awards

31 August 2017

Macquarie University has scored a double with wins in two categories following last night’s 2017 Australian Museum Eureka prize dinner. …

New research to define listening effort aims to build evidence base for intervention

23 August 2017

New research from Macquarie University’s Australian Hearing Hub has sought to better understand listening effort to transform the day-to-day experiences …

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