Social sciences

Arts delivers sought after skills

17 December 2014

As the nature of the workplace changed in the last decade, so has the skill set demanded by employers. “Skills …

Macquarie University academics receive AMP Foundation funding to create a better tomorrow

25 November 2014

Three Macquarie University academics have been awarded AMP Tomorrow Fund grants for their innovative online projects in health law, language learning and …

Wifi, opinion polls and more: ARC funding boosts research across the University

5 November 2014

Macquarie University research across science, human sciences and the arts will receive a boost in 2015, as part of today’s …

When governments go to war, the Fourth Estate goes AWOL

31 October 2014

By Annabelle Lukin A year after the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the University of California, Berkeley, conducted a postmortem of …

Australian Ambassador turns spotlight onto joint Australian / Italian archaeological site

29 September 2014

Recently the Australian Ambassador to Italy, the Right Honourable Mike Rann, visited an international collaboration between Italian and Australian archaeologists …

Linguistics PhD Candidate Alexandra Grey to attend 2014 Australia-China Youth Dialogue

19 September 2014

Faculty of Human Science PhD candidate Alexandra Grey has been selected from 200 young Australian professionals, entrepreneurs, and students, to …

Outdated assumptions make evolutionary researchers ignore female genitalia

7 May 2014

Animal genitalia are structurally diverse organs that can evolve rapidly under powerful selective forces exerted by the peculiarities of sexual …

Research explores the other side of that dreaded trip to the Vet

27 March 2014

A new paper published this month in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology is the first to explore the association …

The cost of living in the Anthropocene

24 March 2014

A biologist and an anthropologist have joined forces in a new journal article considering the true cost of living in …

Should we do away with ‘dyslexia’?

21 March 2014

This is an extract of an article originally published in The Conversation, by Macquarie University’s Professor Anne Castles and Emeritus Professor Kevin Wheldall. In …

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