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

Hardship during the Great Recession linked with lasting mental health declines
People who suffered a financial, housing-related, or job-related hardship as a result of the Great Recession were more likely to show increases in symptoms of depression, anxiety, and problematic drug use, research shows.
Macquarie University commits to improving LGBTIQ participation
Macquarie University has become a key partner in the Australian Pride in Sport program, committing to further develop and enhance LGBTIQ participation across all its Campus Life sport and recreation departments.
New research: Online treatment for obsessive-compulsive symptoms found to increase access to effective treatment
Researchers find internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy effective in treating OCD, having potential to reduce extreme waitlists currently experienced at specialist anxiety clinics.
Macquarie University wins $14 million in health research funding
Macquarie University researchers have been awarded $14 million in funding for research projects that aim to improve the safety and quality of healthcare and find effective treatments for conditions including Alzheimer’s Disease, Motor Neurone
Blue Carbon Horizons wins 2019 Eureka Prize for Environmental Science
Professor Neil Saintilan of Macquarie University’s Department of Environmental Sciences has won the 2019 Eureka Prize for Environmental Science, as part of the Blue Carbon Horizons team.
STEM program for Indigenous school children wins Eureka Prize
A project dedicated to using science to place Indigenous young people into leadership positions was last night awarded the Eureka Prize for STEM Inclusion at the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
Silence can be smart and sneaky for surprised male cane toads
New research recently published in Biology Letters has shed a light on the sneaky reproductive tactics of male cane toads.
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
Gender bending: Baby turtles influence their own sex
Baby turtles influence their gender by moving around inside their eggs, research has revealed.
New research collaboration takes aim at brain aneurysms with artificial intelligence
Fujitsu Australia, GE Healthcare, Macquarie University and Macquarie Medical Imaging today announced a new research collaboration to improve brain aneurysm diagnoses.