Category: Human Interest

STEM Careers forum

Career Tips from a STEM panel discussion

The Faculty of Science and Engineering Women in STEM committee combined with the IEEE Women in Engineering to discuss career paths.

/ 29 November, 2018
Desserts from The Sweetest Memory promo video

Shared humanity through recipes and personal memories

Everyone has a recipe and a sweet memory to share: Help students from refugee or asylum-seeker backgrounds AND get a great recipe story book.

/ 28 November, 2018
Photo by Ben White

Celebrating World Access to Higher Education Day

The Widening Participation Unit celebrated World Access to Higher Education Day in style: engaging with higher education practitioners to discuss student equity, equitable access, policy, research and practice; planning a roadtrip with Sean; and publishing a book we can all...

/ 28 November, 2018
Dominique Parrish. Photo by Mike Catabay for LIH

Who is the new PVC L&T and what’s the plan?

At this week's LIH/LTRC meet and greet, Dominique discussed her background, current research projects, reflections on her first month at Macquarie, and her thoughts for the future.

/ 22 November, 2018
20181106 One Health Science Fair

Innovative assessment captivating Biology students

One Health Antibiotic Resistance Science Fair – integrating research, teaching and outreach in assessment practice.

/ 20 November, 2018
man balancing on rock at sunset

Achieving a work-life balance while juggling research and teaching

Mike Heimlich and Stuart Jackson from the School of Engineering, Michelle Leishman from Biological Sciences, and Orsola De Marco from Physics and Astronomy talk about their personal paths towards achieving work-life balance.

/ 20 November, 2018
20181031 Murray Taylor VC L&T Awards

Watch Murray’s funny speech at the VC’s L&T Awards 2018

Sharing his very personal and candid story of growth, Dr Murray Taylor, who was the recipient of a Vice-Chancellor Citation Award in Learning and Teaching 2018, had the room in stitches. A moment too good not to share!

/ 14 November, 2018
Olga at the staff circus workshop

Defensive pessimism and self-handicapping: Helping students

Olga shares some lessons from the Staff Wellbeing Week circus skills workshop that can help educators deal with defensive pessimism in students.

/ 8 November, 2018
Dominique Parrish

Welcome Dominique Parrish, new Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning & Teaching

Welcome to the new Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning & Teaching, Professor Dominique Parrish. She shares her story and her initial thoughts on arriving at Macquarie.

/ 25 October, 2018