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  • Program Beacon’s 2019 report card

    2019 has been a big year for Beacon, with 2020 shaping up to be even bigger as we continue building on the Student Strategic Success Framework.

  • Macquarie's Women of Influence

    Dr Vanessa Pirotta (left) and Professor Lucy Taksa have been recognised as champions of change. The Australian Financial Review's Women of Influence awards recognise a diverse group of influential, inspirational and visionary women who are dedicating their time and energy to creating positive change in business and society. Two Macquarie academics were nominated as Women […]

  • Awards and recognition

    Every month we celebrate some of the impressive achievements in the Macquarie community.

  • Like father, like son: Is this the next famous Professor Guillemin?

    Tristan Guillemin (left) is following in father Gilles' accomplished footsteps. They say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, and at Macquarie you'll find some wonderful examples of researchers who have passed on an insatiable pursuit of knowledge and discovery to their own children, creating multi-generational academic families. With celebrated neuroscientist Professor Gilles Guillemin […]

  • 10 questions with… Marcelle Freiman

    For many years, Associate Professor Marcelle Freiman displayed book covers on her door - the published works of Macquarie students whom she has taught creative writing to for almost 20 years. The posters may have been recently removed ahead of the Faculty of Arts' upcoming move to the new Arts Precinct. But many of her […]

  • Making an impact: DVCR applauds staff at annual research Weather Report

    The announcement of a new ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology (CoESB) at Macquarie University - led by Distinguished Professor Ian Paulsen - was among the year’s highlights. 'Connected intelligence' was the overarching theme as Professor Sakkie Pretorius, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), gathered University staff together for his annual research 'weather report' on 26 November. […]