When Michelle Rogers studied social work at WAIT from 1979-1982, being gay in Western Australia was illegal and university campuses weren’t immune to the prejudices of the time.
By Jarrad Long | Leave a comment
Last year a record 50 per cent of school-leavers nominated a Curtin course as their first preference, consolidating Curtin’s position as WA’s university of choice. So what’s the secret?
By Daniel Jauk | Leave a comment
Since 1983, the Centre for Aboriginal Studies has been contributing to positive social change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
By Zoe Taylor | Culture, language and Indigenous | Leave a comment
Scholarships change lives. More than 13 per cent of students at Curtin come from low socio-economic backgrounds – many of them relying on a scholarship to obtain a university qualification.
By Anita Shore | Leave a comment
The latest edition of Nature Index Rising Stars points to Curtin as the top Australian mover in the national tertiary sector. Why? Here we review Curtin’s research ascendency.
By Andrea Lewis | Leave a comment
Echidnas are only one of two surviving monotremes in Australia, yet very little is known about these spiky, ambling creatures and the important role they play in our ecosystems.
By Zoe Taylor | Feature; Research; Agriculture, environment and sustainability | Leave a comment
In the burgeoning world of technology start-ups, women are massively underrepresented. Why is that and how do we solve it?
By Yvette Tulloch | Feature; Research; IT and computing | Leave a comment
Curtin University researcher Janet Bielby is tackling the mysterious condition of stuttering from a new angle – investigating it as a genetic condition.
By Nicholas Brant | Research; Health | Leave a comment
The diagnosis of autism has risen rapidly, but thankfully, so have our efforts to understand the condition and integrate those with autism into society.
By Kim Cousins | Feature; Humanities; IT and computing | Leave a comment
Expert meteorite hunter and planetary geologist Professor Phil Bland from the Western Australian School of Mines talks with Cite about what exactly is involved in tracking and recovering a meteorite.
By Yvette Tulloch | Feature; Science and Engineering | 2comments