Category: Human Interest

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
JoAnne Sparks

Thanks and Farewell to JoAnne Sparks

JoAnne Sparks is retiring from the University after almost six years. Some of JoAnne's closest colleagues wanted to say a few words to pay tribute as she says farewell to Macquarie University.

/ 25 October, 2018
people from the Macquarie University Research Internship

Internship Program Recognised For Outstanding Work With Diverse Young People

Congratulations to the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship program (MURI) who have been nominated for a NSW Youth Work Award for the Outstanding Work with Diverse Young People Award! Find out more about the program and how it is helping students...

/ 18 October, 2018
Michael Donovan

Embedding Indigenous Knowledges Across The Curriculum – Meet Michael Donovan

Meet Michael Donovan, the new Academic Director, Indigenous Learning and Teaching in Walanga Muru, who, through the new Curriculum Architecture, will be helping faculties embed Indigenous knowledges across all courses by 2020.

/ 3 October, 2018