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Student testimonials

Where will research take you?

If you're considering further study and interested in research, then the Master of Research (MRes) at Macquarie might just be the right fit.

The MRes offers prospective research students like you a robust set of research skills to carry forward into a PhD in Australia or internationally.

Take a look through our collection of student and staff testimonials and find out what research training can do for you.


Donald Cameron - MRes student

Faculty of Science and Engineering

"Find your passion and don't worry about changing direction."

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Veronice Norman - Master of Research testimonial

Faculty of Business and Economics – Corporate fraud and governance

"My first year was jam-packed full of learning and discovering new research methods. It was a big journey for me."

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Hasnain Zaheer - Master fo Research testimonial

Faculty of Business and Economics – Marketing and management

"I had the option to either do MRes as a research training pathway or go into a PhD directly. I choose MRes intentionally because I wanted experience with a smaller project."

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Phillipa Bellmore - Master of Research testimonial

Faculty of Arts – Sociology

"I feel pretty clear about my voice as a researcher and I could only have done that through doing two years of the MRes."

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Phillipa Bellmore - Master of Research testimonial

Faculty of Human Sciences – Psychology  

"There was plenty of blood, sweat and tears, but all unbelievably worth it at the end of the day. The small achievements are so big that they overshadow that."

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