By Randall Bak

Research Rumble 2021 is a week-long event showcasing some of the most innovative and impactful research at Curtin University.

Event details

Join us for Research Rumble 2021, from 19 April – 23 April. A week-long event showcasing innovative and impactful research at Curtin University.

Date
19 April to 23 April
Time
Varies per event
Venue
Varies per event
Cost
Free

Has rapidly advancing digital technology and increasing global collaboration accelerated our ability to solve some of society’s most pressing problems; or has it only created different ones?
Join our researchers as they explore how their work is helping societies navigate the challenges and opportunities created in a world of continuous change.

We’re bringing Curtin’s research to the world, inviting you to learn from our ideas, meet our researchers and see how our expertise can help you with your next big challenge.

This year’s line-up features 20 free events hosted in venues across Perth, including the newly opened WA Museum Boorla Bardip as well as Curtin St Georges Terrace, Perth Children’s Hospital and the Legacy Living Lab in Fremantle.

We hope you will be able to join us and share in the excitement of this key event on the research calendar.

Browse events by date and register


Monday 19 April

Can democracy and good government thrive in a digital media age?
7.00am – 9.00am | Curtin 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth
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Impact Beyond the Night Sky: a VR experience
11.00am – 12.00pm | Curtin HIVE, Kent Street, Bentley
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The Future of VR series – VR in Education
1.00pm – 2.00pm | Curtin HIVE, Kent Street, Bentley
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Promises and pitfalls of the influencer industry
2.00pm – 3.45pm | Online
Register via WebEx
Research in the Curtin Medical School
5.00pm – 7.00pm | Curtin Medical School, Building 410, Room 101, Kent Street, Bentley
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Tuesday 20 April

Changing the age conversation: it’s time to rethink getting old
7.00am – 9.00am | Curtin 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth
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The botanist history forgot
10.00am – 11.00am | John Curtin Gallery, Curtin Perth, Kent St, Bentley
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The Future of VR series – VR in Maritime Archaeology
11.00am – 12.00pm | Curtin HIVE, Kent Street, Bentley
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The Future of VR series – VR in Health Sciences
1.00pm – 2.00pm | Curtin HIVE, Kent Street, Bentley
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Re-presenting Aboriginal Country: issues of ownership, trespassing and authenticity
3.00pm – 4.00pm | John Curtin Gallery, Curtin Perth, Kent St, Bentley
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How is big data changing the game in healthcare?
5.30pm – 8.00pm | PCH Auditorium – Level 5, 15 Hospital Ave, Nedlands
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Wednesday 21 April

The Future of VR series – VR in Economics
9.00am – 10.00am | Curtin 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth
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The Future of VR series – VR in Planetary Exploration
11.00am – 12.00pm | Curtin 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth
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Using the internet to deliver world-wide mental health programs
12pm – 1.45pm | Online
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Pitch Perfect: Curtin Innovation Start-ups
5.30pm – 7.30pm | Curtin 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth
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Restoration Economy: Looking at restoration through an Indigenous lens
5.30pm – 8.00pm | WA Museum Boola Bardip, Level 2 – Origins Gallery Foyer
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Thursday 22 April

Molecules to save endangered species
11.00am – 12.00pm | Curtin HIVE, Kent Street, Bentley
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Will robots steal my job?
12.00pm – 1.30pm | Curtin 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth
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RACE for 2030: How Australia can transition to clean energy
5.30pm – 7.30pm | Curtin 137 St Georges Terrace, Perth
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Friday 23 April

The Legacy Living Lab: the future of sustainable neighbourhoods
4.00pm – 8.00pm | East Village at Knutsford, 29-27 Blinco St, Fremantle
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Research Rumble 2021

Join our researchers as they explore how their work is helping societies navigate the challenges and opportunities created in a world of continuous change. We’re bringing Curtin’s research to the world, inviting you to learn from our ideas, meet our researchers and see how our expertise can help you with your next big challenge.

Find out more