An Australian research institute is making waves in the way of international relations through the generous donation of a $132,000 piece of highly specialised research equipment to our Chinese counterparts.
Machines are watching us, they are listening to us, living with us and soon they will be living inside us. As the world comes to grips with an ever growing technological society, a question that is often asked is: Can and should we trust machines?
A team of Australian Researchers from Western Sydney University have successfully developed a revolutionary way to increase the lifespan of live tissue required for scientific and medical research by 400 per cent.
Dr Quang Vinh Nguyen, from the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development is researching how large amounts of genetic data can be analysed to explore and guide better diagnosis and treatment options that are safer, less toxic and more effective for kids with leukemia.
Participants are needed for an MRI study conducted by the MARCS Music, Cognition and Action Program called, the Rhythmic Brain. The study will examine the brain while synchronising movement with sound.
Scientists have successfully created a new flexible polymer patch that attaches to live heart tissue and improves the conduction of electrical impulses across a damaged heart without the need for stiches.
A research grant worth almost $3 million has been awarded to a consortium including The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development at Western Sydney University to develop a non-obtrusive and personalised treatment option for people who suffer from sleep apnoea.
Monday, 26 June, 2017 1pm to 2pm We are delighted to present Dr Anita Collins, Assistant Professor of Music and Arts Education, University of Canberra. Anita is an innovative and highly awarded musical director. She is an award winning Australian educator, academic and researcher in the area of music education and the impact of music education on cognitive development.. Read more about Dr Anita Collins
Monday, 19 June, 2017 11am to 12pm Robert Sazdov (MARCS Alumni, UTS) will present on his work since completing his PhD at The MARCS Institute. Robert is a composer, researcher, music producer, and educator. His compositions and productions have received prizes and awards from various organizations and institutions including: ‘Pierre Schaeffer’ Competition, Musica Nova Competition, Sonic Arts Awards, Bourges International Competition, Just Plain Folks Music Awards and the Audio Engineering Society. Read more about MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) presents Robert Sazdov