Australia’s corporate world has discovered there is a significant upside when it comes to supporting LBGTQI rights.
Following the UK’s announcement that it will ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2035, Professor Graham Town nominates the year Australians will make the switch to all-electric vehicles.
Australia has been cited as a nation that needs to do more to counter money laundering and tax avoidance, so why aren’t the authorities taking more action?
What are the impacts of being stuck in a confined space for weeks on end? Macquarie Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Psychologist Dr Carly Johnco explains.
Health and Medicine
Regardless of advances in medicine, cancer is still the diagnosis that strikes fear into our hearts - but what are the consequences for all concerned when we get the diagnosis and treatment wrong?
One of Australia’s leading lung cancer specialists says we could see a potential spike in lung cancer in coming decades, particularly if poor air quality persists.
You don't need training to use a defibrillator to help save a life - but here's what you do need to know if someone near you has a heart attack.
A group of altruistic surgeons in Australia, led by Macquarie University Professor Anand Deva, is performing life-changing surgery at greatly reduced out-of-pocket cost for people who have private health insurance.
Science and Technology
For the first time we will be able to see the light from unimaginably distant stars thanks to a breakthrough astronomical instrument designed by Macquarie astrophysicist Christian Schwab.
Australia’s Honey Bee population has taken a blow over the past 12 months with drought and fires resulting in a 70 per-cent drop in honey production - but Macquarie researchers hope their innovative new project will help solve the crisis.
Macquarie University researchers developing an artificial intelligence that transcribes and summarises consultations between doctors and patients are eager for more data.
Arts and Society
South Korean film Parasite’s Best Picture win at the 2020 Academy Awards signals a new global acceptance of Korean popular culture, writes International Studies expert Dr Thomas Baudinette.
An ageing population and concerns about the quality of aged care in Australia are tipped to lead to more family care arrangements – but what looks like a win-win situation is leading to dire consequences for elderly parents, research by Macquarie University Law School‘s Teresa Somes reveals.
Organisational Psychologist Professor Mark Wiggins, of Macquarie’s Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise and Training, explains.
The latest reimagining of the six wives of King Henry the VIII, playing at the Sydney Opera House until March 5, is one for the #MeToo era, writes Macquarie University Senior Lecturer in English, Dr Stephanie Russo.
Business and The Economy
Myth-busting research from Macquarie University's Business School reveals that companies with a woman in the top position, or with three or more women on their board, reap many benefits.
Australia’s ageing population may outlive retirement savings as baby boomers opt to maintain their lifestyle rather than plan for future health care needs.
How much should big brands pay to sponsor Roger, Serena or Manchester United? New research from Macquarie Business School looks at why fans buy the merch and estimates what the cost should be for sponsors.
Tired of endless streams of inscrutable and false information, people are going back to basics, writes Associate Professor Lan Snell of the Macquarie Business School.
The mental health fall-out is real among Australians as fires continue their path across Australia and our cities are shrouded in smoke. Two Macquarie psychologists have these tips to help people cope with a growing new form of anxiety.
The recent tragedy in New Zealand highlights the difficulties faced by scientists in forecasting volcanic eruptions. Dr Christina Magill, from Macquarie University's Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, explains.