ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders
The ARC Centre of Excellence offers unique opportunities for interdisciplinary and international collaborative research in the study of cognition, its disorders, and their treatment.
Erasmus Mundus International Doctorate for Experimental Approaches to Language and Brain (IDEALAB)
Macquarie University is the first full partner Australian University of an Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Program - a prestigious European funding initiative. Read more »
Three Belief Formation Program researchers win prestigious APA awards
Associate Professor Amanda Barnier, Dr Michael Connors and Dr Rochelle Cox of the CCD Belief Formation Program's Hypnosis and Delusions Team won prestigious research awards from the American Psychological Association (Division of Psychological Hypnosis). Read more »
CCD Chief Investigator recognised for exceptional leadership and achievement
The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) awarded this year's Bernard B Raginski Award for Leadership and Achievement in Hypnosis to CCD Chief Investigator Amanda Barnier. Read more »
Associate Professor Anina Rich wins 2013 Paul Bourke Award for research excellence
Each year, The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia honours Australians in the early parts of their careers who have achieved excellence in scholarship in one or more fields of the social sciences.
World-first device offers insight into life with a Cochlear implant
A new imaging device on Macquarie University's campus today, will help researchers in the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) and HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) better understand how the human brain processes information from a cochlear implant. Read more »
CCD researchers hear China's language acquisition concerns
Researchers and university leaders travel to Beijing to address the issue of hearing impairment and its effects on language acquisition and cognition in children.
Two of eight Three Minute Thesis finalists are CCD researchers
Congratulations to Sharon Savage and Shu Hui Yau for making it to the grand finals of the 2013 Trans-Tasman Three Minute Thesis competition! Read more »
NSW Governor presents Prize to CCD Memory Program Researcher
The Paxinos Prize, supported by Professor George Paxinos, a senior researcher at NeuRA (Neuroscience Research Australia), is awarded annually for the best scientific paper published by a postdoctoral researcher at NeuRA. Read more »
Prime Minister Visits Macquarie University Campus
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announced the first new Australian Innovation Partnership - the Medical Technologies Innovation Partnership - which will be headquartered in Macquarie Park. Read more »
Liquid Helium Recovery System Launch
Macquarie University 'flicked the switch' on a state-of-the-art liquid helium recovery system yesterday, in partnership with the CSIRO and as an initiative of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD). Read more »
Upcoming CCD Seminars
- Monday 3rd Mar,
Dr Dany Adone,
"From V to V+V+(V) Constructions: How serial verb constructions are acq..."
- Monday 10th Mar,
Assistant Professor Tim Hunter,
"Sharpening the empirical bite of syntactic derivations. (CLaS-CCD Rese..."
- Friday 14th Mar,
Professor Andrea Halpern,
"Memory for music and art in Alzheimer's Disease."
- Friday 14th Mar,
Mr Andy Thwaites,
"Function expression in EMEG source space."
- Wednesday 19th Mar,
Distinguished Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith & Professor Kim Sterelny,
"Dual-inheritance models of cultural transmission. (CCD Cognition in Co..."
- Friday 21st Mar,
Professor John Duncan,
"A core brain system in assembly of cognitive episodes."