The use of tablet devices among young children may increase the risk of neck, back and arm pain and reduce physical activity, new Curtin University research has found.
By Yasmine Phillips | Research; Education; Health; IT and computing
School leavers who feel they are unable to refuse offers of alcoholic drinks plan to drink more alcohol at end-of-school celebrations than those who are confident in saying no, new research has found.
By Yasmine Phillips | Research; Education; Health
The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) has recorded a key milestone in its ongoing development, with the building and deployment of equipment for its Phase Two expansion now complete.
By Carole Kerr | Campus and community; General; Research; Research Featured; Science and technology; Physical sciences and mathematics; Science and Engineering
Curtin University has today secured $10.45 million in funding from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council to support important research activities.
By Yasmine Phillips | Feature; Research; Culture, language and Indigenous; Education; Engineering and mining; Health; Physical sciences and mathematics; Science and Engineering
Curtin University-led research has recommended a new communication tool to help the millions of people living with dementia who are admitted to hospital across the globe every year.
By Yasmine Phillips | Research; Health
Renewable energy is undoubtedly a good thing, but economists are warning we should move carefully to avoid negative consequences for those already at a socioeconomic disadvantage.
By Karen Green | Research; Research Featured; Science and technology; Agriculture, environment and sustainability | Leave a comment
PhD researchers from Curtin’s School of Public Health are pushing marketing fallacies aside and providing accurate, well-researched solutions to contemporary public health issues.
By Zoe Taylor | Campus and community; Research; Research Featured; Health | Leave a comment
Curtin University researcher Dr Natasha Hurley-Walker has been named Western Australian Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year at the 2017 WA Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
By Lauren Sydoruk | Research; Science and Engineering
Manipulative, ruthless and lacking in empathy. Sound like traits of someone you interact with every day in the office? You could be working with a corporate psychopath.
By Nik Malane | Alumni news; Research; Business, management and law | 3comments
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