News and events

News and events


Research Seminar: Developing a Competitive ARC Linkage Project Proposal

12:30-14:00, Friday 22 June 2018, 16 Wally's Walk, C8A, Senate Room 310

This seminar will provide strategic advice to Macquarie University researchers who are planning on submitting an ARC Linkage Project in the 2018 continuous round. More details.

Research Seminar: Developing Pitches and Proposals for Industry, Government and Not-for-Profit Partners

12:30-14:00, Wednesday 4 July 2018, 16 Wally's Walk, C8A, Senate Room 310

Industry, government and not-for-profit partners request or accept proposals for funding in an infinite variety of formats. This session covers the essentials of developing these proposals from brief capability and concept “pitch” stage documents to complex and highly customised full proposals that are developed in close consultation with a member of the funding partner organisation. More details.

MQ Learning Innovation Hub - 'Digital Storytelling for teaching and research with Adobe'

A half day workshop is being held on 10 July on 'Digital Storytelling for teaching and research with Adobe', delivered through the MQ Learning Innovation Hub. More details.


Research Enrichment Program – Outlook Conference

July 24-25, Incubator Building, Macquarie University – “The Future of the Human Landscape”

The Outlook Conference will bring together leading thinkers in diverse disciplines, spanning molecules to landscapes, and from scientific, historical and social viewpoints. More details.


Congratulations to Dr Andrew Care

- recently awarded a 2018 Early Career Fellowship from the Cancer Institute New South Wales (CINSW). Dr Care's research is using genetically engineered bacteria to produce biological nanoparticles that can be loaded with drugs to target cancer.

Congratulations to Ms Dennis Diaz

- recently awarded a Research Scholarship Award from the translational cancer research centre, Sydney Vital, to research the targeted photodynamic therapy of breast cancer with biological nanoparticles, supervised by Assoc Prof Anwar Sunna.

BioNetwork Research Symposium - a Fantastic Networking Event!

The BDDRC was a major sponsor of the BioNetwork Reseach symposium held on 13th April 2018 at Macquarie University, with the aim to foster our researchers' community across the Faculties of Science & Engineering and Medicine & Health Sciences with a common interest in the biosciences. Congratulations to our own Early Career Researchers for organising such a highly successful day, with many networking opportunities and collaborative outcomes!

Congratulations to our successful applicants in ARC Major Grants!

DECRA 2018 - Lindsay Parker: Intelligently linking nanoscience to neuroscience with glycan biology

DECRA 2018 - Amy Cain: Stronger Together: Understanding Antibiotic Synergy on a Molecular Level

Congratulations to Edward Moh on receiving the Award for Higher Degree Research by Faculty of Science and Engineering, Macquarie University.

Congratulations to Dominic Logel for being awarded CSIRO Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform PhD Scholarship for his research on Designing a controllable Wolbachia viral vector.

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