The winner of Curtin’s inaugural alumni Innovation Award shares his thoughts on why assistive technologies could give greater independence to people with disability.
By Tony Brown | Alumni news; Health; Physical sciences and mathematics; Science and Engineering | 2comments
Collaborative research led by the WA Organic & Isotope Geochemistry Centre at Curtin University has discovered the oldest land-plant microfossils in Australia, after analysing rocks from WA.
By April Kleer | Research; Science and technology; Agriculture, environment and sustainability; Science and Engineering
‘Atomic collision theory’. Its existence and impact is relevant to all humankind, and Curtin’s Professor Igor Bray is making invaluable contributions to the field.
By Nik Malane | Research; Research Featured; Science and technology; Science and Engineering | Leave a comment
Researchers from Curtin University have been able to reproduce and explain the puzzling behaviour of electrons that enter or leave semiconductor materials commonly used in the electronics industry.
By April Kleer | General; Research; Science and technology; Science and Engineering
Curtin University has attracted one of the world’s leading astronomers from the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project.
By April Kleer | General; Research; Science and technology; Physical sciences and mathematics; Science and Engineering
A new Curtin University developed app aimed at helping users around the globe monitor their own conservation efforts has just been released.
By April Kleer | General; Engineering and mining; Science and Engineering
Being an emergency first responder in a rural or regional area has unique challenges. Curtin alumnus Con Michael has created a tool to tackle those challenges head on.
By Nik Malane | Alumni news; Engineering; Science and Engineering | Leave a comment
Astronomers have used two Australian radio telescopes and several optical telescopes to study complex mechanisms that are fuelling jets of material blasting away from a black hole.
By Carole Kerr | General; Science and technology; Science and Engineering
Curtin researchers are exploring better ways to combine seismic and electromagnetic methods for deep subsurface exploration all over the world.
By Daniel Jauk | Research; Science and technology; Engineering and mining; Science and Engineering | Leave a comment
Eight Indigenous students travelled to Kalgoorlie-Boulder recently to take part in an inaugural five-day intensive program designed to inform and enthuse students about careers in the mining sector.
By Lauren Sydoruk | Campus and community; General; Culture, language and Indigenous; Engineering and mining; Science and Engineering