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New instrument joins the hunt for Earth-like planets

30 October 2018

A ground-breaking $3.8 million instrument, used by astronomers to discover and study Earth-like planets, has been launched by a team …

Friend or foe: how do you feel about the insects and spiders living in your home?

24 October 2018

Do you love or loathe your creepy-crawly house guests? Are you an insecticide at the ready kind of person? Or …

Think twice before trying to get the upper hand in a business deal

15 October 2018

New Macquarie University research suggests trying to get the upper hand in a business deal isn’t as attractive as it …

Sport is still the most common cause of children’s injuries requiring hospitalisation

13 October 2018

Around 13,000 children are hospitalised every year for a sports injury, costing the Australian health system $40 million per year …

Australia’s first ‘bush university’ launched in Arnhem Land

25 September 2018

Macquarie University and South-East Arnhem Land communities have partnered to establish Australia’s first ‘bush university’ at the remote outstation of …

Sparrow in a lead mine: birds adapt to life in contaminated areas

21 September 2018

A new study of house sparrows’ genes has found the first evidence of animals adapting to lead contamination in heavily …

Calling all tech entrepreneurs – Applications for Pitch@Palace Australia 2.0 are open

19 September 2018

HRH The Duke of York, KG to visit NSW for Pitch@Palace On Tour Sydney Sydney will welcome The Duke of …

Bugs’ burps for efficient hydrogen production

6 September 2018

Bacteria that turn sugar into hydrogen are being engineered by Macquarie University researchers who received a $1.1 million grant from …

Turning coffee waste into coffee cups

21 August 2018

A Macquarie PhD student believes he’s come up with a way to turn coffee waste into biodegradable plastic coffee cups. …

Macquarie selected to participate in international entrepreneurship program

18 May 2018

Macquarie University has been chosen to participate in the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (REAP) program, …

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