HROnline to be decommissioned

HROnline was the previous HR self service portal for employees to apply for leave, enter timesheets, request training and access their Payslip. All these functionalities have moved to Workday, and HROnline will be switched off on Monday 22 August 2022.   How this might impact you:  Payslips from 16 January 2022 are available on  Workday => […]

Children and teenagers wanted to participate in study of how the brain controls speech

This study based at Macquarie University and the University of Sydney is investigating how the brain works in Childhood Apraxia of Speech. The study involves two sessions for speech and language testing, and for brain imaging with magnetoencephalography (MEG). All speech and brain measurements are safe for children. They are looking for children and teenagers: […]


10 questions with… Rebecca Carr

If you’ve had kids in childcare at Macquarie any time in the last decade, chances are you’ve met Rebecca Carr. Rebecca grew up local to Macquarie University on Wallumattagal and Dharug Country and has worked at our Early Learning Centres for 10 years this June. Most of that time was at Gumnut Cottage in the […]

Amanda Parker

10 questions with… Amanda Parker

Multiple degrees, 14 years in various job roles and a love affair with Ultimate Frisbee – Amanda has a long history with Macquarie University.

Your questions answered: 2021 Research Weather Report

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Sakkie Pretorius answers questions asked by staff in our wrap of the 2021 Research Weather Report.  Thank you for raising the above questions; they provide an important example of the ongoing interplay between developing a longer term strategic and aspirational framework and necessary adjustments in the face of a dynamic and challenging internal […]

Fatemeh Salehi

10 questions with… Fatemeh Salehi

Dr Fatemeh Salehi, Senior Lecturer in our School of Engineering and Co-Director of the Macquarie Sustainable Energy Research Centre, was recently awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. We asked her a few questions to find what makes her tick! In a nutshell, my job is to… develop physical models to predict the flow behaviour. This helps to advance […]


Approval granted for new state-of-the-art facility for hearing and vision loss

Image: Artist’s impression of the new NextSense centre at Macquarie University. A proposal to relocate the former Royal Institute of Deaf and Blind Children to a new state-of-the-art facility on the Macquarie University campus has been approved by New South Wales Planning and Public Spaces Minister Rob Stokes MP. The Minister gave the major research, audiology and learning […]


2020 Learning and Teaching highlights

On the one hand 2020 has been a year like no other, with the University having to adapt to the pandemic and move teaching and other support programs online. On the other, it’s been yet another year full of learning and teaching highlights as staff pulled out all stops to support our students’ success. Here […]