The Department of Cognitive Science invites applications for scholarships in a 4-year Masters by Research(MRes)/PhD program, commencing 2015. Competitive scholarships are available for Australian and international students.
Department of Cognitive Science
Welcome to the Department of Cognitive Science
The Department of Cognitive Science is a research department which carries out research and PhD supervision across a wide range of domains of cognitive science, including memory, language, belief formation, perception in action, and reading. The Department hosts the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, which brings together researchers from the Departments of Cognitive Science, Psychology and Linguistics at Macquarie University and thirteen other national and international institutions.
Latest Department News...
Rebecca Gelding winner of Department 3MT competition
Congratulations to Rebecca Gelding for winning the Department's 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition with her talk entitled "Manipulating music in your mind”
Reading program researchers contribute to policy roundtable
The Hon Christopher Pyne, MP, Minister for Education invited CCD Reading Program Leader Professor Anne Castles and Chief Investigator, Associate Professor Genevieve McArthur to a recent policy roundtable on students with dyslexia.
Congratulations to Professors Amanda Barnier and Mark Williams
Department researchers Amanda Barnier and Mark Williams will be promoted to Professor (Level E), effective July 1st, 2014. Congratulations to them both!
2014 Paul Bourke Public lecture available for viewing
Associate Professor Rich delivered the 2014 Paul Bourke Lecture on 1 May at Macquarie University. The event is now available to watch online.
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Hearing and the Brain Symposium: Translating Research into Practice - 9 May
Satellite symposium to the World Congress of Audiology to be held at the Australian Hearing Hub aims to provide clinicians and researchers with current information about the interaction between ageing, cognition and hearing loss.
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Two new Postdoctoral positions available
Two (2) positions are available for outstanding early career researchers to join the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) and the Department of Cognitive Science.
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Three Belief Formation Program researchers win prestigious APA awards
Associate Professor Amanda Barnier, Dr Michael Connors and Dr Rochelle Cox won prestigious research awards from the American Psychological Association.
Macquarie University is the first full partner Australian University of an Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Program - a prestigious European funding initiative.
The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) awarded this year's Bernard B Raginski Award for Leadership and Achievement in Hypnosis to Associate Professor Amanda Barnier. Read more »
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