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Three WA Science Award Finalists from Curtin University

Two Curtin University researchers and one initiative have been named finalists in the 2012 WA Science Awards. The WA Science Awards are a State Government initiative rewarding excellence across science research, engagement and education, and promoting the importance of science and innovation in the State. Professor Graeme Wright, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Development, said the Read More

Curtin researchers to contribute new knowledge about the solar system

Curtin University planetary scientists have been selected by the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) to undertake geochemical analysis of two of the largest and most precious grains that it recovered from the asteroid Itokawa. The scientists hope to uncover the formation of the asteroid’s age and ultimately contribute new knowledge about the history of the solar Read More

Curtin receives funding for emission reduction technology

Curtin University researchers will develop new technology for reducing carbon dioxide emissions after receiving $1 million of State Government funding. John Curtin Distinguished Professor Chun-Zhu Li, Director of the Fuels and Energy Technology Institute, will lead the project, which aims to replace some of the coal burned in coal-fired power stations with biomass. The technology Read More