On the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’, four Macquarie University academics reflect on how giant a leap it has turned out to be for humankind.
More Australian households, including renters, could be paying less for their power and helping reduce carbon emissions by using solar energy.
Soprano Ermonela Jaho fires the imagination as one of history's most famous queens, writes English literature specialist, Senior Lecturer Dr Stephanie Russo.
Flexible work – such as working from home during school holidays - can sometimes be more of a curse than a blessing for employees, with current research suggesting it can add stress for working parents.
Health and Medicine
Dr Kathryn Mills, Lecturer in Physiotherapy in Macquarie University’s Department of Health Professions, explains.
Macquarie University scientists are part of a promising international research project which has developed a better way to treat certain kinds of fatal brain tumours.
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
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.
Engineers from Macquarie University have developed a new antenna system which will enable scientific data to be downloaded from spacecrafts to earth 24 hours a day.
Arts and Society
A second wave of students has signed up for Arnhem Land's first community-led bush university.
With protests over an unpopular extradition bill continuing this week, Amy Barrow from the Macquarie Law School explains the chain of events leading to the latest eruption of the fight for civil liberties and democracy in Hong Kong.
The cost of cyber crime globally is projected to reach US$2 trillion this year, and a massive shortfall in Australian cyber security workers could leave us vulnerable to attack. Here's how Macquarie University is helping build Australia’s next generation line of defence.
Fans of musicals, take note: you can convert the naysayers miserables in your life so they’re singing along as loudly as you, says Macquarie University researcher Dr John Severn.
Fear of being seen as self-righteous bores is among the many reasons that environmentally conscious Australians don't buy green products.
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.
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.
New research from Macquarie Business School will provide a road map for governments and manufacturers in developing countries to help end entrenched economic disadvantage.
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.
The potential of Indigenous bush remedies to lead to advances in conventional medicine is being explored in a unique partnership between Macquarie University and the Yaegl people of northern NSW.