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Macquarie awarded more than $14 million in latest ARC Grants round

28 November 2018

Macquarie University has been awarded more than $14 million with 38 projects funded in the latest Australian Research Council (ARC) …

Synthetic biology breakthrough announced at Macquarie

28 November 2018

Scientists have successfully synthesised all sixteen chromosomes of a yeast organism, achieving a world first that has repercussions for human …

Almost half of deaths of people with disability are linked to how documentation is handled

19 November 2018

Research released by the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, and the Graduate School of Health, UTS, shows that …

World-first optical fibre successfully transmits over one petabit per second

15 November 2018

A world-first optical fibre as fine as a human hair has been developed, which can transmit 1.2 petabit of data per second …

Professor Mark Baker selected as incoming Chair of the Human Proteome Project

8 November 2018

Following an international search, the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO; www.hupo.org) has recently selected cancer researcher Professor Mark Baker from Macquarie University’s …

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 …

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