The Innovation Minister, Senator Kim Carr, announced the launch of a new initiative that will see up to 200 research students working on industry-focused projects during a speech at Curtin’s Research and Chemistry Precinct.By Jarrad Long | Campus and community; Physical sciences and mathematics | Leave a comment
Resources and Chemistry Precinct
Curtin University of Technology has signed a four-year, $1.2 million agreement with the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) to conduct research into the storage of nuclear waste.By Shaun Ratcliff | Research; Agriculture, environment and sustainability; Physical sciences and mathematics
A Curtin University of Technology scientist has made a breakthrough that could overturn some elementary tenants of solid-state chemistry and lead to a new branch of materials science.
Associate Professor Nigel Marks has been working with Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers Chao Jiang, Chris Stanek, Kurt Sickafus and Blas Uberuaga, running atomic-scale simulations on nuclear waste, with results indicating that the decay of radioactive isotopes may be used to create new materials for use in industrial processes.By Shaun Ratcliff | Research; Agriculture, environment and sustainability; Physical sciences and mathematics
Imagine walking into a university building and being surrounded by a profusion of interactive visual artworks created by data from the resident scientists and staff, electronically displayed on walls and ceilings.By Ann Marie Lim | Campus and community; Physical sciences and mathematics; The arts and creative industries
Curtin University of Technology’s new $116 million Resources and Chemistry Precinct — one of the largest centres of resources, energy and chemistry research and education in the Southern Hemisphere — will be opened today by Premier Colin Barnett.By Shaun Ratcliff | Campus and community; Research; Engineering and mining; Physical sciences and mathematics