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Macquarie signs unique trilateral partnership
Macquarie University has signed a trilateral joint PhD agreement with The University of Hamburg in Germany and Chinese Fudan University (FU) in Shanghai.
Macquarie University goes from strength to strength in Times Higher Education rankings
Macquarie University has moved into the 201-250 band in the 2018/19 UK Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, announced today.
September graduation season commences, hon docs awarded
More than 3300 graduates will receive their degrees, diplomas and certificates in Macquarie University’s September 2018 graduation series over a two-week period.
Australia’s first ‘bush university’ launched in Arnhem Land
Macquarie University and South-East Arnhem Land communities have partnered to establish Australia’s first ‘bush university’ at the remote outstation of Wuyagiba.
Sparrow in a lead mine: birds adapt to life in contaminated areas
A new study of house sparrows’ genes has found the first evidence of animals adapting to lead contamination in heavily polluted areas of Australia.
Calling all tech entrepreneurs – applications for Pitch@Palace Australia 2.0 are open
HRH The Duke of York, KG to visit NSW for Pitch@Palace On Tour Sydney
Call for co-operation on coastal developments
Experts from Macquarie University and James Cook University are calling for scientists, engineers and planners to work together to manage the burgeoning growth of new construction on Australia’s coastline.
Bugs’ burps for efficient hydrogen production
Bacteria that turn sugar into hydrogen are being engineered by Macquarie University researchers who received a $1.1 million grant from ARENA, the Australian government’s renewable energy agency.
Macquarie University launches an entirely online Global MBA program focused on building capabilities of the future
The Macquarie Graduate School of Management Global MBA is the first degree offered on Coursera in the Asia-Pacific region
Neurodiverse students get a career kick-start at new virtual hub
Macquarie University students with autism, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and dyslexia will gain employment opportunities and support at the first university-based Neurodiversity Hub in New South Wales.
Macquarie University researchers awarded funding to improve older Australians’ mental health
The Centre for Emotional Health at Macquarie University has been awarded $1.8 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and beyondblue for two innovative projects to improve treatment for older adults with
Turning coffee waste into coffee cups
A Macquarie PhD student believes he’s come up with a way to turn coffee waste into biodegradable plastic coffee cups.