Category: Medicine and Health Sciences

From the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Award-winning trifecta!

Congratulations to our award winning educators, Associate Professor Matt Bower, Associate Professor Tiffany Jones and Alexandra Bhatti.

/ 25 February, 2021

Collective efficacy: An example of how to improve the student experience

When teams of educators believe they can make a difference, exciting things can happen to student learning. Read on to find out about the process used by the Master of Clinical Audiology team to improve the student experience.

/ 17 December, 2020

Legacy of SaP: Celebrating 10 years of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI)

Student Partners Ali Asgher Ali, Angelica Ojinnaka, and Angel Kalaimani share their experiences as Student Partners over their years with MURI

/ 16 December, 2020
2020 MURI Intern Joanna Cai with her research sponsors & mentors

Student Partnership: Celebrating 10 years of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI)

Joanna Cai, a second-year Bachelor of Media and Marketing student, shares her 2020 internship experience in the 10th cohort of the MURI program.

/ 2 November, 2020
MURI intern, Alora Cantwell

Research-enriched learning at MQ: Celebrating 10 years of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI)

Alora Cantwell, a third-year biology student completing a Bachelor of Science, shares her 2020 internship experience in the 10th cohort of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI).

/ 25 October, 2020

Learning design that fosters student engagement and autonomy

Leveraging the affordances of technology readily available in iLearn, a team of Convenors and Lecturers on a Linguistics Unit, developed a series of tasks to simulate the face-to-face experience of micro-teaching. The learning design changes had numerous positive outcomes, including...

/ 20 August, 2020

Departments rising to the challenges and opportunities created by Covid-19 travel restrictions

In this article, we share some of the creative efforts of three departments and individuals within the Faculty of Medicine, Health & Human Sciences.

/ 15 May, 2020
Celebrating graduation in isolation

Celebrating graduation in absentia in the era of Covid-19

This personal graduation account is a wonderful example of the ingenuity and resilience our graduates have demonstrated during this extraordinary time. It is highly likely that similar celebrations and reflections have been repeated across the globe as students adjust to...

/ 29 April, 2020

A/Prof Verity Pacey: Personalising online communication for students during these extraordinary times

Verity has recently become a ‘power-user’ and advocate of the iLearn ‘Personalised Learning Designer’ (PLD) tool, running a number of training sessions for DHP staff. Verity says, “It is a huge positive in terms of personalising online communication for our...

/ 9 April, 2020