A Curtin University PhD student has received the Wesfarmers National Innovation Award for his research involvement in reducing phosphorus leaching. Rowan Maddern, a PhD student from the Department of Environment and Agriculture, has carried out field work which indicates a new fertiliser developed by a fertiliser company can reduce phosphorus leaching by 50 percent. In Read More
Curtin University postdoctoral fellow, Dr Ali Saeedi, has won an internationally esteemed 2011 PhD Thesis Prize for his research into CO2 geo-sequestration, a process involving injecting carbon dioxide underground.
Curtin University PhD student, Christiane Vitzthum von Eckstaedt, has developed a technology to distinguish sources of major pollutants in the environment, known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including emissions.