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The importance of whistleblowers in the war on white-collar crime
Most corporate wrongdoing would go undetected were it not for suspicious co-workers raising the alarm. But why do so many turn a blind eye?
Review: SIX, a pop musical about the wives of King Henry VIII
The latest reimagining of the six wives of King Henry the VIII, playing at the Sydney Opera House until March 5, is one for the #MeToo era, writes Macquarie University Senior Lecturer in English, Dr Stephanie Russo.
Eco-anxiety climbs as fires, smoke and animal deaths trigger fear and trauma
The mental health fall-out is real among Australians as fires continue their path across Australia and our cities are shrouded in smoke. Two Macquarie psychologists have these tips to help people cope with a growing new form of anxiety.
Is it possible to learn anything?
Organisational Psychologist Professor Mark Wiggins, of Macquarie’s Centre for Elite Performance, Expertise and Training, explains.
What will the average life expectancy be in 100 years?
Alexandra Bhatti, Associate Lecturer in Public Health in the Department of Health Systems and Populations, explains.
The 2010s: A decade of disrupters
Macquarie University experts look back on the big events of the last 10 years in the economy, health and medicine, the environment and politics and predict what the 2020s might bring.
The 2010s: From melanoma to cystic fibrosis, new drugs improve lives
Macquarie University experts look back on the big events of the last 10 years in the economy, health and medicine, the environment and politics and predict what the 2020s might bring.
The 2010s: A fiery wake-up call over environment inaction
Macquarie University experts look back on the big events of the last 10 years in the economy, health and medicine, the environment and politics and predict what the 2020s might bring.
The 2010s: How rising inequality defined 10 years that shook the world
Macquarie University experts look back on the big events of the last 10 years in the economy, health and medicine, the environment and politics and predict what the 2020s might bring.
Non-smokers and teens take up vaping: study blames ads
New research shows that non-smokers and teens are taking up vaping thanks to advertising and social media ‘influencers’.
Will there ever be a supercomputer that can think like HAL?
Dr Matthew Crossley and Dr David Kaplan, researchers in the Department of Cognitive Science at Macquarie University, explain.
Anxiety fuels asthma as fires rage
A Macquarie research fellow has come up with a new strategy for how children with asthma and anxiety can become more resilient and independent.