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Voice-controlled beds to be made available for market, thanks to innovative partnership

Curtin University students and academics will help to commercialise a powerful new voice controller built by Technology for Ageing &…


Moving beyond mining

Economics research delivers an innovative road map to diversifying Western Australia’s regional industries. Mining has been Western Australia’s jewel in…

Art and design

Think before you post: the impact of sharing photos of your child online

The practice of parents sharing content of their kids online is so commonplace, it’s spawned its own term, ‘sharenting’. But…


Raising the voice of unheard consumers

A Curtin research group dedicated to empowering neglected consumers is helping service providers drive continuous improvement in their organisations. Like…

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander

Calls to return stolen artefacts home

Hundreds of thousands of stolen artefacts are on display in esteemed Western institutions: from the British Museum in London to…


Re-thinking our global response to humanitarian crises

Yemen, Syria, Somalia, Myanmar. These countries are home to some of the world’s worst humanitarian crises. Millions have suffered as…


Cryptocurrency: financial revolution or flash in the pan?

Touted as the future by some and a fleeting trend by others, what’s behind the rollercoaster-like value and popularity of…


Next steps for digital agriculture in Australia

Technology has improved our lives in numerous ways, but how often do we give up on new systems when they…


Not home safe and sound: Housing policy has forgotten our older generations

Housing issues in Australia are not all about market fluctuations and interest rates. While politicians and the media remain preoccupied…


Tourists flock to Margaret River in a record-breaking season

The COVID-19 pandemic decimated tourism operators around the world in 2020. But in Western Australia’s Margaret River region, operators have…

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