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Phone: +61 2 9850 6766
Email: communications@mq.edu.au

Macquarie University maintains strong global ranking
Macquarie University has consolidated its place among the world's top research universities in the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), ranking in the 201-300 bracket.
Tall Poppy awards for four outstanding Macquarie researchers
Four Macquarie researchers have been honoured as 2019 NSW Tall Poppies. The Tall Poppy Campaign, now in its 22nd year, was created by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science to recognise and celebrate Australian intellectual and scientific
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome research receives $1 million funding
Philanthropic trust, The Mason Foundation, has granted a record $1 million to an international group of researchers to establish and conduct research using the first Australian Registry and Biobank for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue
Macquarie Ancient History researchers elected to Royal Society of NSW
Professor Ray Laurence and Associate Professor Ronika Power, from Macquarie University’s Department of Ancient History, have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of NSW.
Macquarie subjects in world’s top 100
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2019 has ranked more than 4000 universities around the world across 54 subjects. Six subjects within Macquarie University ranked in the Top 100.
Macquarie University ranks 33 in the Golden Age University Rankings
Macquarie University has been ranked 33 out of 100 Universities around the world in the 2019 UK Times Higher Education (THE) Golden Age University Rankings, announced today.
Cutting edge drug screening equipment to identify new treatments for Motor Neurone Disease
Macquarie University researchers say a new machine used for the first time in MND research in Australia could bring them closer to a discovery of an effective treatment for the disease.
Macquarie University Honorary Senior Lecturer Helen Ramsay named as a member of the Order of Australia
Macquarie University Honorary Senior Lecturer Helen Ramsay has been named as a Member of the Order of Australia as part of the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Macquarie University moves up in 2020 QS Global Rankings
Macquarie University has again been ranked as a leading institution, moving up 13 places to 237th in the QS World University Rankings 2020, released today.
Associate Professor Ronika Power awarded 2019 Crawford Medal
Associate Professor Ronika Power from Macquarie University’s Department of Ancient History, one of Australia’s foremost experts in bioarcheology, is the recipient of the Australian Academy of the Humanities’ 2019 Max Crawford Medal.
An island haven for frogs
The island of New Guinea can be kept as a rare refuge from the chytrid fungus that is wiping out frog species around the world
Osteoporosis underdiagnosis in aged care facilities is putting lives at risk, study finds
Macquarie University research shows that significant underreporting of osteoporosis in Australian residential aged care facilities points to an epidemic of underdiagnosis which is leading to increased risk of fractures and potential fatal falls.