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20 Jun 2024
Productivity stable, employee health improved during Medibank four-day work week trial
A four-day work week experiment is showing promising results at the midway mark, with greater flexibility, happier and healthier employees, and reduced sick leave among the positive outcomes so far.
12 Jun 2024
Impact Rankings boost for Macquarie University
Macquarie University continues to climb the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings, jumping 15 places this year to secure 24th position globally.
10 Jun 2024
King’s Birthday honours for Macquarie community
Vice-Chancellor Professor S Bruce Dowton has congratulated members of the Macquarie University community recognised on the 2024 King’s Birthday Honours List, announced today.
05 Jun 2024
Macquarie University retains position among world’s top universities
Macquarie University has consolidated its position among the world’s top universities, placing 133rd in the 2025 QS World University Rankings released today.
06 May 2024
New ARC funding to boost industry collaboration
Three Macquarie University researchers have been successful in the 2024 round of the Australian Research Council’s Early Career Industry Fellowship scheme, announced today.
03 May 2024
Macquarie University claims top prize at Australian Pride in Sport Awards
Macquarie University Sport has been named Sporting Organisation of the Year at the 2024 Australian Pride in Sport Awards in Melbourne. The University also became the first organisation to achieve Platinum Tier status in the Pride in Sport Index (PSI), a national benchmarking instrument used to assess LGBTQ+ inclusion.
03 May 2024
$7.1 million to advance health and medical research
Four researchers from Macquarie University have received just over $7.1 million in prestigious Investigator Grants from the Australian Government’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
02 May 2024
GenIMPACT awarded $1.5m NHMRC grant for retinal disease research
Researchers from the Macquarie University Centre for Economic Impacts of Genomic Medicine (GenIMPACT) have received about $1.5m for an NHMRC Partnership Grant to further their research into the costs of Inherited Retinal Diseases (IRDs).
22 Apr 2024
Macquarie partners with Nanjing Normal University on Joint Institute proposal
Macquarie University and Nanjing Normal University today announced a proposal for a new joint institute to foster academic collaboration and nurture international talent between Australia and China.
18 Apr 2024
Professor Leanne Piggott joins Macquarie University as Dean of Students
Macquarie University has announced the appointment of Professor Leanne Piggott as the new Dean of Students.
18 Apr 2024
New Bush University for North-east Arnhem Land
Macquarie University has partnered with the Laynhapuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation (LHAC) and Australian National University to help establish the Garrthalala Bush University in north-east Arnhem Land.
12 Apr 2024
Macquarie University affirms global standing in subject rankings
Macquarie University has performed strongly in the latest QS 2024 Subject Rankings released today, with 17 subjects ranked in the top 150 internationally. Three subjects were among the global top 50: Philosophy and Linguistics retained positions in the top 50, joined for the first time by Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.