Media round up: Macquarie academics on COVID


Professor Amanda Barnier explores the concept of a ‘kindness pandemic’ in The Lighthouse.

Macquarie University researchers continue to provide expert opinion and research findings in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak. Here is a selection of recent stories.

Professor Jennie Hudson from the Centre for Emotional Health spoke to SBS News about how young people are struggling with social isolation during COVID-19.

Vincent Hurley from the Department of Security Studies and Criminology was featured on ABC’s The Drum regarding new police measures to enforce COVID-19 social distancing rules.

Associate Professor Matt Bower from the School of Education provided comment to the Sydney Morning Herald regarding schools’ use of video conferencing to teach children at home.

Professor Anand Deva from the Department of Clinical Medicine and Associate Professor Karen Vickery from the Department of Biomedical Sciences were featured in the Sydney Morning Herald regarding the importance of thorough cleaning and hygiene measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

In The Lighthouse

Professor Nick Titov from Macquarie University’s MindSpot clinic explains how the clinic is helping thousands of Australians through the COVID crisis – and shares their top ten tips for coping.

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Professor Amanda Barnier from the Department of Cognitive Science explores why COVID-19 might be triggering a ‘kindness pandemic’.

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Dr Troy Sarina from the Macquarie Business School looks at how Australian companies and workers are ‘rebooting and reskilling’ to help replenish depleted supplies like hand sanitiser and face masks.

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