In the near future, when you apply for a job or join a new team at work, a machine, rather than a human, may assess your personality traits to see if you are suitable.
Supermarkets are legally required to provide unit prices for their products, but they aren’t obliged to make them easy for consumers to see. Now a new study has found Australian shoppers - even bargain hunters - pay little attention to unit price anyway.
Macquarie University’s Business School has reimagined the MBA for a future, global workforce, advised by an industry board whose composition also leaves the past behind.
We know surprisingly little about the ground beneath our feet. Now a Macquarie University geologist has created a new way of mapping the Earth’s interior that could find diamonds, as well as predict earthquakes and volcanic eruption risk around the globe.
Health and Medicine
The new Macquarie University Dementia Research Centre brings together a team of leading scientists from Australia and overseas who will work together to better understand Alzheimer’s disease and develop better diagnostic tools and treatments.
Macquarie University research has shown a high incidence of the excruciatingly painful yet preventable condition.
The new MQ Health Integrated Breast Health Clinic will streamline diagnosis and give patients access to the latest breast cancer treatments which now leave women with minimal scars, most of their hair and able to live normally during their care.
Dr Wayne Warburton, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology explains.
Science and Technology
High in the Chilean desert, some of the world’s most powerful telescopes are trained on the night sky, searching for clues to unlock the secrets of the universe. AAO Macquarie researchers have won a contract to improve how to translate the complex data these telescopes capture.
Schools, hospitals and universities stand to benefit from a Macquarie University invention, which can cut download speeds in a classroom from 40 minutes to 24 seconds.
Arts and Society
Hypnosis is sometimes dismissed as a stage act or quick fix for those looking to quit smoking, without people realising that as a scientific discipline it can give fascinating insights into the inner workings of the mind and have tangible therapeutic benefits. Dr Vince Polito talks about his most recent research into hypnosis.
The director of Macquarie University's Museum of Ancient Cultures has been praised by Egyptian authorities for returning the fragment dating back to 380 BC which was stolen from Egypt 25 years ago.
In 24 hours their new single became the most viewed music video in history, watched 78 million times - providing a glimpse into a raging Australian devotion to Korean TV, fashion, food and even the language, explains Asian Studies expert Tom Baudinette.
Teens are so lit when it comes to being amazing linguistic innovators, says Dr Nick Wilson. And here's 13 things your teens are saying now, translated.
A warning has been sounded that insects could disappear within a century. But Macquarie University entomologist Matthew Bulbert says we can all do something to help save them.
Through a partnership with Macquarie, a 1920s coal depot has been transformed into a community garden, science lab and outdoor classroom, with more plans afoot.
Nearly one in five business school students are willing to sacrifice more than 40 per cent of their salary to work for a responsible employer, according to a major survey.
The technology is available but your boss is the main barrier to more people working from anywhere, economists say.
New technology may soon replace questionnaires to delve deeper into our subconscious reactions to financial information, which could revolutionise the way annual reports are designed.
New research from Macquarie Business School will provide a road map for governments and manufacturers in developing countries to help end entrenched economic disadvantage.