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Keep it local to help break third world poverty cycle
New research from Macquarie Business School will provide a road map for governments and manufacturers in developing countries to help end entrenched economic disadvantage.
Meet Australia's most diverse board
Macquarie University’s Business School has reimagined the MBA for a future, global workforce, advised by an industry board whose composition also leaves the past behind.
Show me the ethics! Millennials choose ethical jobs over high salaries
Nearly one in five business school students are willing to sacrifice more than 40 per cent of their salary to work for a responsible employer, according to a major survey.
Fast food, bars and boutiques - the world's first shops uncovered in Pompeii
The newly-discovered archaeological remains of the world's first shops show the popular pastime began more than 2200 years ago in the southern Italian city.
Leading Lights: a look back at this year's budget
Ahead of the 18 May election, Associate Professor Ben Spies-Butcher makes sense of this year's budget winners and losers.
Russia’s goal: disruption and destabilising of US strategic decision making
In the frenzy that followed the release of the Mueller report into Trump’s alleged collusion with Russia in the 2016 election, a big story – possibly the big story – was lost, explains Dr Allon Uhlmann from the Department of
How Russian Interference Deepened American Divides
Much has been made of Russian interference in the 2016 American election, and the spectre of collusion with the campaign of Donald Trump.Dr Allon Uhlmann and Dr Stephen McCombie from the Department of Security Studies and Criminology at Macquarie
Podcast: Hypnosis breakthrough in changing ingrained behaviour
Hypnosis is sometimes dismissed as a stage act or quick fix for those looking to quit smoking, without people realising that as a scientific discipline it can give fascinating insights into the inner workings of the mind and have tangible
Ten steps to reduce your risk of heart disease
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia - taking 51 people every day. But Macquarie University Hospital cardiologist Dr Fiona Foo says knowledge is power when it comes to prevention.
Anxious wait cut to 48 hours at new, one-stop breast cancer clinic
The new MQ Health Integrated Breast Health Clinic will streamline diagnosis and give patients access to the latest breast cancer treatments which now leave women with minimal scars, most of their hair and able to live normally during their care.
Better pictures from space on the way thanks to new astronomy squad
High in the Chilean desert, some of the world’s most powerful telescopes are trained on the night sky, searching for clues to unlock the secrets of the universe.  AAO Macquarie researchers have won a contract to improve how to
Hearing health crisis among Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders
The high prevalence of ear disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is linked with poor education and social problems, writes Professor Cath McMahon, who is dedicated to transforming hearing health in indigenous communities.