University Updates on Australian Bushfires



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Here’s updates from various Universities in Australia on how they’re impacted by the Bushfires.

Griffith University

Whilst bushfires continue to impact parts of Australia, at present there is no bushfire threat in South East Queensland where Griffith’s five campuses are located.

University of Canberra

Fortunately, Canberra has not been directly affected by the current bushfires. While we have experienced a short term decline in air quality as a result of smoke from the New South Wales fires, …

Macquarie University Introduces New Engineering Degrees



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Future Focused Engineering Degrees

At Macquarie University, we are building talented and knowledgeable engineers and forming a community of innovators and creators with a passion for research and making a real impact.

Our engineering programs uniquely combine a solid foundation in theoretical knowledge with modern, practical skills acquisition and industry experience.

Our academics research staff are world-renown experts in their fields and leading research in areas including antenna design, …

Macquarie University Introduces Australia’s Largest Range Of 1 Year Master Degrees



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With a relevant degree and good academic performance (WAM of 65+) you can now choose from Australia’s largest range of one year Master Degrees – saving you both time and money.

It’s our mission at Macquarie to prepare you for the future – whateverit’s going to look like. With experts predicting that by 2025 around 50 percent of jobs as we know them today won’t exist, it’s vital that you graduate with the right skill set for a changing world of work. …

Macquarie University’s 2018 STEM Superstars Named



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MACQUARIE’S STEM SUPERSTARS NAMED, SMASHING GENDER ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT SCIENTISTS

 

Three Macquarie University academics from the Faculty of Science and Engineering have been named in 2018’s list of the superstars of STEM, announced by Science & Technology Australia (STA).

Macquarie’s superstars are:

  • Dr Lizzy Lowe – an urban ecologist, passionate about working with local communities to improve the health of our cities with a particular passion for raising the public profile of under-appreciated animals such as spiders,

Leading Telescope Science and Technology Group Moves To Macquarie University



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Effective 1 July, Macquarie University has assumed responsibility for the research and optical instrumentation capability of the Australian Astronomical Observatory, a group with 45 years of excellence in astronomy instrumentation.

The group will be known as AAO-Macquarie and will partner with the University of Sydney, the Australian National University, and Astronomy Australia Limited to form a collaborative national capability for astronomical instrumentation, Australian Astronomical Optics (AAO).

“The consortium will build new optical astronomy instruments for the world’s largest telescopes, …

Macquarie University Incubator Given International Design Award



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The Macquarie University Incubator has been awarded the internationally-renowned GREEN GOOD DESIGN award in the research and technology category for 2018.

GOOD DESIGN® is the world’s most prestigious, recognised, and oldest Design Awards program organised annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design.

HRH Prince Andrew The Duke of York officially launched the Incubator in September 2017, and is a space designed to nurture, equip and accommodate budding entrepreneurs as they grow a business idea or social venture into a successful start-up. …

New Arts Precinct To Take Shape At Macquarie University



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An exciting new arts precinct is being created at Macquarie University as part of the Campus Development Plan.

The Macquarie University Arts Precinct Project (MUAPP) is a transformational project for the Faculty of Arts that will consolidate ten of twelve departments into a precinct that showcases the unique nature and focus of each department.

“The development of the new arts precinct is an exciting project to happen in the rich history of our Faculty, …

Two Macquarie Researchers Achieve Highly Cited Researcher List



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TWO MACQUARIE RESEARCHERS ACHIEVE THE WEB OF SCIENCE 2017 HIGHLY CITED RESEARCHER LIST

Two researchers from Macquarie University, Professor Richard Kefford and Professor Ian Wright, have been named a Web of Science 2017 Highly Cited Researcher, meaning they are among a distinguished group of the most frequently cited researchers in the world.

The Web of Science citation analysis identifies the most frequently cited researchers as determined by the extent to which their papers have supported, …

Macquarie University Academics Transform Student Learning



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Macquarie Academics Transform Student Learning

Three Macquarie University academics have been recognised in the 2017 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, presented by the Australian Awards for University Teaching.

Dr Kira Westaway, Dr Neil Harrison and Corrinne Sullivan (formerly Franklin) have all been honoured for their exceptional contributions to the quality of student learning over a sustained period.

From the Department of Environmental Sciences, Dr Kira Westaway has received one of the awards for the creation of effective earth science learning environments that support different learning styles, …

Macquarie University – New Accommodation For International Students



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Macquarie University – New Accommodation For International Students

Living among Macquarie’s vibrant community is one of the best experiences you can possibly have as an international student. Their accommodation is unique as it provides a balanced academic and social lifestyle among a supportive environment. Residents come from all over the world, creating a vibrant community where lifelong friendships are formed.

Accommodation at Macquarie is located both on and off campus and offers unique experiences for its residents. …