Science educator and Curtin Lifetime Achievement Award winner Dr Susan Barkdoll reflects on 30 years of teaching, from kindergarten to university level in San Bernardino, California.
By Dr Susan Barkdoll | Alumni news; Education; Humanities; Science and Engineering | 1 comment
Curtin University was named Overall Winner of the 2017 Mitsubishi Corporation WA Innovator of the Year awards, for research aimed at extending the shelf-life and reducing post-harvest losses in fruit,
By Carole Kerr | Alumni news; Campus and community; Research; Agriculture, environment and sustainability; Engineering and mining; Physical sciences and mathematics; Science and Engineering
The Kalgoorlie biplane, built by WA School of Mines students in 1915, is a remarkable story about battling against the odds.
By Daniel Jauk and Elizabeth McKenzie (university archivist) | Alumni news; Campus and community; Engineering and mining; Science and Engineering | 2comments
The presence of well-preserved biological material found in an Early Jurassic ichthyosaur vertebra suggests that fossils could play a major role in understanding the biology of extinct species.
By April Kleer | Feature; General; Research; Science and Engineering
Curtin University planetary scientists have shed some light on the evolution of asteroids, which may help prevent future collisions of an incoming ‘rubble pile’ asteroid with Earth.
By April Kleer | Future students; Research; Physical sciences and mathematics; Science and Engineering
Researchers from Curtin University have joined forces with astronomers from around the world in a major project to capture radiation bursts, following the rare merger of two neutron stars.
By Carole Kerr | Campus and community; Future students; Research; Physical sciences and mathematics; Science and Engineering
Australia’s coastline is a great wave resource, but wave power technology has typically lagged behind other renewable developments. One company looking to challenge this is Bombora Wave Power.
By Zoe Taylor | Feature; Research; Agriculture, environment and sustainability; Science and Engineering | 1 comment
Curtin University researchers have for the first time discovered the melting of mud in the Earth’s mantle, providing insights into the nature and history of the continental crust.
By Lauren Sydoruk | General; Research; Science and Engineering
How do you feel about driverless vehicles? Are you ready to let a machine make potentially life-or-death decisions for you?
By Daniel Jauk | Campus and community; Feature; Research; Science and Engineering | Leave a comment
Curtin University and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company will work together to evaluate and potentially extend the Desert Fireball Network’s meteorite tracking capability.
By April Kleer | Research; Science and Engineering