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.
School strikes will put politicians on notice on climate change action – with supporters hoping the national campaign will diminish political apathy and lead to finding for technologies that will make a difference.
A Macquarie University volcanologist is calling on authorities to implement an emergency response plan, warning an eruption in the Newer Volcanics Province - an area with over 400 volcanoes - could threaten Melbourne, Sydney and the east of Australia
As torrential rain and flash flooding hit NSW on Wednesday, drivers were warned again it is never safe to enter flood waters - as Macquarie research has shown, a slight error of judgement can be the difference between life and death.
Distinguished Professor Michelle Leishman is Head of Macquarie University's Department of Biological Sciences, leader of the Green Cities Project, board member of the Royal Botanic Gardens, and all-around hero of the garden. Discussing the 'Living