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2016 SiREN Symposium – Innovation in Practice

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Share and learn practical insights to reduce the impact of sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses.

Date: Thursday 9 – Friday 10 June 2016
Time: TBA
Venue: Curtin University, Bentley Campus
Cost: TBA

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  • Why is the new mineral discovered in Kalgoorlie significant?

    Dr Kirsten Rempel analysing the sample of kalgoorlieite.
    Thursday 26 May 2016
    In April, the discovery of a new mineral in an ore sample from the Kalgoorlie Super Pit made international news. But while this might be important to geologists, why should anyone else take notice?
  • Ancient pigment could help solve modern crime

    Ancient Egyptian mask showing Egyptian blue pigment. Image courtesy of the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
    Tuesday 24 May 2016
    Curtin forensic researchers working with conservation scientists have found a novel use for an ancient Egyptian pigment, revealing that it doubles as a safe and effective fingerprint dusting powder.
  • Cancer technology could help cure crop disease problems

    Dr Fran Lopez-Ruiz. Photo: Curtin University
    Monday 23 May 2016
    Researchers at the Centre for Crop and Disease Management are using digital Polymerase Chain Reaction (dPCR) cancer detection technology to discover fungicide resistance mutations in crop disease.
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