Physics and Astronomy
- Deputy Vice-Chancellor Jim Piper retires - June 2013
- How will our sun die? - 22 April 2013
- Diamonds can mend a broken heart - 15 February 2013
See vidoes of the Festschrift to celebrate Professor Piper’s many achievements (MQ login required)
Orsola DeMarco and colleagues suggest our sun may not terminate as previously expected.
Jana Say has been working on processing the raw diamonds so that they might be used as a tag for biological molecules.
- A Young Exoplanet Caught at Formation - 20 October 2011
- Success in the MQ Research Awards - 13 October 2011
- Unconventional anyon behaviour - 17 August 2011
- New planetary nebula discovered - 25 July 2011
- Diamonds aren't forever - 14 July 2011
- Australian Learning and Teaching Awards - 28 June 2011
- New Research Centre - 29 April 2011
- Supernova Impostor - 9 December 2010
- Picture-perfect race for Italian PhD student - 1 November 2010
- Physics and Astronomy at the MQ Research Awards - 28 October 2010
- MQ Photonics publishes its first newsletter (pdf) - October 2010
- GALD in New Inventors Grand Final (video) - 23 September 2010
- 'Phrame by Phrame Photonics' wins OSA award - 26 July 2010
- Jim Rabeau on ABC's 'Ockham's Razor' (audio) - 18 July 2010
- Enhancing fluorescence signals for Physics PhD - 12 July 2010
- GALD wins on ABC's New Inventors (video) - 8 July 2010
- As good as GALD - 27 April 2010
- Diamond Lasers - 23 April 2010
- Super Science Fellowships - 14 April 2010
- Making a splash - 12 April 2010
- Strong performance in ERA - 10 December 2009
- Young Tall Poppy awards - 30 October 2009
- Diamond research on ABC's Catalyst (video) - 19 March 2009
- New laser reseach (video) - January 2009
Macquarie's Michael Ireland and collaborator Adam Kraus take a picture of a planet in the process of formation around a young star.
Jim Rabeau wins the "Excellence in Research - Science and Engineering" award
Researchers predict suprising new result.
Find out the role MQ AAA researchers played in the discovery.
Researchers discover than diamonds are evaporating all the time, even in sunlight.
Professor Quentin Parker recognised for his excellence in research-lead teaching.
Macquarie launches Astronomy, Astrophysics and Astrophotonics Research Centre.
Aboriginal astronomers observed and recorded a "supernova-impostor" event.
With the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House as the backdrop, the Sydney Half Marathon was a picture-perfect race for Italian Physics PhD candidate Carlo Bradac last month.
Our researchers win four of the eight awards at the 2010 Macquarie University Research Awards.
Read about the Macquarie University research centre 'MQ Photonics', and find out the centre's goals and recent achievements
Russell Connally's GALD invention in the Grand Final of ABC's 'New Inventors' 2010
MQ Photonics wins the "Optics Visualized Contest 2010" award from the Optical Society of America
A/Prof Jim Rabeau takes a look at synthetic diamonds
Wei Deng studies the applications of nanoparticles in bioassays and bioimaging
Russell Connally's GALD invention is winner and people's choice on New Inventors.
Learn how Russell Connally is developing a new microscope to aid in the detection of diseases and parasites.
Richard Mildren shows why diamonds hold the key to new laser discoveries.
Young scientists to be recruited with early-career grants.
Tiny diamond sparklers may hold the key to big advances in biomedical imaging technology.
Excellence in Research for Australia: Macquarie's science results.
New award to Dr James Rabeau, senior lecturer and ARC Fellow in the Department of Physics.
Hear Future Fellow James Rabeau on the ABC Catalyst program explain why his research on diamond could be the key to protect all your electronic data.
David Coutts and Michael Withford explain some of the current laser research in the MQ Photonics Research Centre at Macquarie University.