Psychology researcher Dr Carol Newall and daughter Ava. She found boys are taught physics differently to girls.
Boys are taught science differently to girls: new research
Dr Mauricio Marrone and Dr Ilja Nastuk say too much techology in cars distracts drivers.
Too much dash tech dangerous for drivers
Macquarie Lighthouse on Sydney's South Head.
VIDEO: The drone discovery that has Sydney talking
How Assassin's Creed triggered a world-first Egyptian hieroglyphics decoder

A new digital decoder uses Macquarie University research to help scholars and students more easily translate stories from the ancient Egyptian world.

Why you should take a guilt-free mental health day

Days off work are essential both for performing well and protecting yourself from exhaustion and work-related stress, says psychologist Dr Monique Crane.

Meet Elias, trilingual at 3

The benefits of language education are vast, and yet in our multicultural society, we're lagging behind.

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

This stereotype-transcending rom-com is long overdue, writes Asian-Australian Professor Sherman Young.

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Health and Medicine

Mysteries of dyslexia unravelled

Scores of children are being helped to overcome literacy problems at a Macquarie clinic that puts into practice the university’s world-leading research into reading.

World-first fish oil + testosterone Alzheimer's trial begins

Macquarie University Hospital is the Sydney hub for a multi-site trial looking at the effects of testosterone supplements on reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s.

New lymphoedema treatments help cancer survivors

Macquarie’s ALERT clinic is bringing new hope to people with the lifetime condition of lymphoedema.

Science and Technology

Too much dash tech a dangerous distraction

While police focus on reducing mobile phone use while driving, new Macquarie research finds 'range stress' is the latest distraction for technologically overloaded drivers.

The wide and harmful reach of light pollution

Light pollution is doing more than obscuring our view of the universe: it could actually be bad for our health.

Arts and Society

Review: Rome City+Empire at the National Museum of Australia

The Romans are here! Professor of Ancient History Ray Laurence unearths his top five historical treasures on display at the National Museum of Australia's new exhibition in Canberra.

VIDEO: The drone discovery that has Sydney talking

Macquarie University photographer and drone operator Joanne Stephan tells the story behind uncovering a WWII tunnel in a cliff face beneath the Macquarie Lighthouse at Sydney's South Head.

There's no 'I' in team

Research into the language of sport helps us understand how to create high-performing organisations.

How to tell if you R OK?

When does the stress of normal life or sadness cross the line into something more serious and how do you know when to get professional help?

The Environment

Sydney's biggest green roof welcomes researchers and community gardeners

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.

How minerals will help shift Australia to renewable energy

Macquarie researchers are building a model of the lithosphere beneath the Australian continent to find the critical minerals and metals we need to shift to renewable energy and to drive technology like smartphones and computers.

Wetsuits that hide humans from sharks

A discovery about the eyesight of sharks has led to a real-life application that could save lives.

The Economy

Future of work is about humans, not robots

#meToo and #OscarsSoWhite have shown that resolving workplace tensions over diversity and power will become even more critical than technology in tomorrow’s workplace.

Mediocre bank managers, it's time to go

The banking industry has had an easy run, now it needs to be forced to adopt business excellence practices, say MGSM experts Vik Kortian and Norma Harrison.

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