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Environment award recognises student’s fertiliser work

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 PhD student to reduce carbon footprint one step at a time

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.