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Contact the Macquarie University Communications Team
Phone: +61 2 9850 6766
Email: communications@mq.edu.au

Ground-breaking new study finally establishes the timing of Homo erectus’s last stand in Indonesia
An international team of researchers led by Institute of Technology, Indonesia, Macquarie University, Australia and University of Iowa, USA, used modern archaeological science techniques to identify when our ancestors went extinct.
Grant awarded to investigate cyberbullying of Indigenous people
Professor Bronwyn Carlson from Macquarie University’s Department of Indigenous Studies has been awarded a grant under the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Indigenous scheme, to investigate Indigenous people’s experiences of
Macquarie University research gets a $9.6 million funding boost
Researchers from Macquarie University have secured over $9.6 million in Australian Research Council funding for 23 Discovery Projects across a broad range of research areas.
Six Macquarie University scientists join Nobel laureates as world’s most highly cited researchers
Six researchers from Macquarie University have been named in the Web of Science’s Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list, which recognises the most highly regarded scientists and social scientists when it comes to research influence among their
Macquarie University to host the 2019 Biennial Symposium of the Australian and New Zealand Associations of von Humboldt Fellows
This year’s Biennial Symposium of the Australian and New Zealand Associations of von Humboldt Fellows will be held at Macquarie University for the first time and aims to rethink what “sharing knowledge” means in today’s world.
Differences in sensory brainwaves of autistic teenagers could assist in earlier diagnosis and support
Variances have been found in the brainwaves responsible for visual perception between autistic teenagers and those teens not on the autism spectrum. Researchers believe this could assist in earlier diagnosis and help inform how support is given to
$2.3 million awarded to Macquarie’s rising research stars
Six of Macquarie University’s most promising Early Career Researchers have had projects funded in the latest round of the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA), announced today.
Runaway star – out of the galactic heart of darkness like a bat out of hell
Macquarie University and Australian Astronomical Optics astronomers are among a team that has spotted something they weren’t expecting.
Macquarie University Hospital surgeon named NSW Australian of the Year
The outstanding contribution of MQ Health Orthopaedic Surgeon and humanitarian Associate Professor Munjed Al Muderis has been recognised with the State’s highest honour.
New monitoring technique lets your remotely operated device do the snorkelling
Researchers from Macquarie University’s Department of Biological Sciences and the University of Newcastle have found a novel way to remotely track fish in shallow water environments. Their findings have now been published in the Journal
Macquarie University honours elite athletes and celebrates contributions to sport at the 2019 Blues Awards
Outstanding sporting talents were celebrated this week at the Macquarie University 2019 Blues Awards on Thursday 31 October 2019. Athletes were recognised for their achievements athletically and academically while representing Macquarie, their state
Macquarie University appoints Chief Information Officer
Macquarie University has announced the appointment of Tim Hume as its Chief Information Officer, commencing on 1 November.