From seeking cures for devastating diseases to developing heat-resistant crops, Macquarie University is making a real-world impact through its research, writes Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Sakkie Pretorius.
The recent attack on the world's largest crude oil processing plant – and the subsequent market shock – should be a wake-up call for the government about the precarious state of Australia’s transportation fuel reserves.
Flexible work – such as working from home during school holidays - can sometimes be more of a curse than a blessing for employees, with current research suggesting it can add stress for working parents.
With the national conversation turning to the future of work, Macquarie Business School's Professor Lucy Taksa says responding well to diversity in the workplace is a much bigger issue than the fear of robots taking our jobs.
Slashing the cost of real estate conveyancing is just one of the ways blockchain technology will transform commerce and affect our daily lives. Professor Tom Smith, Head of Macquarie’s Department of Applied Finance, explains.
Australians have long been fascinated by the Shakespearean succession dramas among families such as the Murdochs and Packers. But as we move into the peak Baby Boomer retirement years a crisis may be looming - who will take over the family businesses