WA’s sex industry should be decriminalised amid an increase in private sex workers and a decline in brothel and street-based sex work over the past decade, a new report led by Curtin University shows.
By Yasmine Phillips | Research; Business, management and law
Addressing the ‘NIMBY’ concerns of neighbours early in the development process and flexible planning regulations are key to delivering innovative housing solutions for the future, a new book says.
By Yasmine Phillips | Research; Architecture and construction; Business, management and law
Workplaces should incorporate physical activity into daily tasks to improve productivity, enable Australia’s ageing population to continue working and prevent chronic diseases, new research finds.
By Yasmine Phillips | Research; Business, management and law; Health
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 | Leave a comment
The 2017 Research and Engagement Awards combined, for the first time, the annual Curtin Excellence in Research Awards and the Curtin Media Awards.
By James McIntosh | Research | Leave a comment
Many dads are more involved with their children than previous generations, and new research is demonstrating how important the father-child connection is to family functioning and wellbeing.
By Arianne Chavez | Research; Health
John Curtin Distinguished Professor Peter Newman has been named founding Editor-in-Chief of the new BMC journal, Sustainable Earth.
By Carole Kerr | Research; Agriculture, environment and sustainability; Humanities
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