Macquarie has a strong record of innovation with our researchers responsible for revolutionary discoveries that have changed the world
Future research priorities
Our researchers are dedicated to finding real and practical solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. We’re determined that our proud tradition of research with world-changing impact will continue well into the future.
As we move into the next phase of research and innovation, the University will apply itself to being the hub of expertise in five key areas. By focusing on our future-shaping research priorities – Healthy people, Resilient societies, Prosperous economies, Secure planet and Innovative technologies – the University will retain a prominent and sustainable place within the Australian research landscape.
A number of Macquarie’s current research projects align with these five priorities and will, within the next 10 years, change the world on a number of fronts. Find out more.
Our pioneering culture has encouraged and inspired students, staff and collaborators to break free from conventional thinking, and to actively shape the complex issues that define the future of humanity. Now you’ve heard about our plans for the future, discover just a few of the amazing breakthroughs and innovations made by our researchers so far: