Slips, trips and falls when using stairs are a common cause of injury, but they can be easily avoided. Ensure you hold onto the hand rail or have it immediately at hand and don’t use your mobile device at the same time.

Please note some stairwells are only designed for emergency egress and not regular foot traffic. These stairwells are typically fairly narrow and only have a single hand-rail in the centre, meaning two people cannot safely pass while on the stairs as only one person would have access to the hand rail.

If you happen to be using one of these stairwells and someone is for some reason coming the other way, please wait at the landing while they pass so you can continue your journey safely with access to the hand rail. Do not attempt to push past people on stairs or walk sideways down the steps while the other person passes by.

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Congratulations to William Gale, recent Computer Science graduate, who won the undergraduate student iAward for South Australia at the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) SA iAwards gala dinner on 14th June 2018.

William developed an Automated Hip Fracture Detection system that uses machine learning to detect hip fractures from frontal pelvis x-rays. The system demonstrates diagnostic performance that matches or even exceeds that of human radiologists – making it the first large-scale method to reach such performance on a clinical radiological task.

William will now be progressing to the National iAwards to be held in Melbourne on 30th August 2018.

The full list of winners and Merit listed projects is available here.

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The AR Riddle Grants for 2018 are now open for application.

These grants were founded in memory of the late Mr Arthur R Riddle, and are available to students who are commencing the last semester of their Honours or postgraduate coursework programs in 2018. Students must be able to establish financial need and provide supporting documentation.

Applicants are requested to contact Student Care before submitting an application to make an appointment – Ph: 8313 5430 / email:

The value of the scholarship varies depending on grant funds and applicant numbers (dependent on merits of application).

Further information can be found here.

Applications for this scholarship close at 5pm, Friday 27 July 2018.

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Dr Julker Nine from the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences was recently conferred a PhD degree on “Graphene based Multifunctional Coatings”. Dr Nine’s research work produced three intellectual properties (patents), eight Journal publications, two book chapters and three international conference proceedings. Dr Nine, currently based in the ARC Graphene Research Hub, has recently […]

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Do you want to experience what it is like to be part of a talented global team? Are you instinctively entrepreneurial and ambitious in nature? If you’re determined to succeed we can help you reach your potential. Applications for our 2018/2019 Summer Internship Program are now open. By joining the Macquarie Summer Internship Program you’ll […]

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If you need first aid treatment, please report to your nearest first aid treatment location. We have a number of these throughout ECMS which are staffed by first aiders, so you no longer have to hunt down individual first aiders who may or may not be in their office at the time. The emergency posters […]

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Hully is a Construction and Project Management company based in Adelaide, South Australia. This role will take a project management focus (rather than design) and would appeal to a graduate with a Civil Engineering Degree (and an interest in concrete structures). You will be involved in site work, altering and updating quality and safety documents […]

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You are invited to be part of the largest study into Meningococcal disease in the world! This is your chance to make a difference by having a throat swab – it only takes a few minutes. Visit them whilst they are on campus for your swab on Thursday 31 May, 10.30am to 3.30pm (Ingkarni Wardli […]

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