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Researcher Natasha Hurley standing in front of display of space

Curtin astrophysicist named among nation’s leaders in her field

A Curtin astrophysicist has been recognised by the country’s professional body for astronomical research for her significant contribution to advancing a greater understanding of the Universe through research.

Curtin blazes a trail for resources research commercialisation

Curtin University has been named the first of Australia’s Trailblazer universities to receive a share of more than $242 million in federal government funding to develop a research commercialisation hub.

Research at Curtin

Curtin satellite makes first contact

The Binar-1 CubeSat has made contact with ground control at Curtin.

Research areas

Explore our research areas of expertise and how Curtin research makes a difference.

Higher degrees by research

Browse PhD programs and other research degrees, and learn about scholarships and application procedures.

Our researchers

Find a researcher or HDR supervisor, explore eResearch tools, and discover how we support our researchers.

Centres, institutes and facilities

Explore our agile environment where research and discovery abound.

Join a global leader in research

With our renowned research expertise, multidisciplinary networks and specialised facilities, we’re ready to partner with you to explore new ideas, take industry into the future and create positive change.

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Commercialisation

The Commercialisation team at Curtin works with researchers, investors and industry partners to take Curtin innovations, assess their commercial potential and find the best ways of bringing them to market.

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Invest with us

We’re looking for investment, collaboration and licensing partners in scalable projects across a range of disciplines.

Faculty research

Our faculties are not only home to teaching and learning, but also outstanding research. Discover more.

Business and Law

The Faculty of Business and Law’s research provides solutions for industry, opportunities for research collaborations and support for research students.

Health Sciences

The Faculty of Health Sciences researchers conduct cross-disciplinary research between schools, industry groups, cooperative research centres, institutes and units. We have areas of research strength in cancer, ageing, autism, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities research is increasingly important as the world experiences a shift to digital technology and rapid advances in health and science raise social questions and concerns around ethics, culture and rights.

Science and Engineering

Underpinning the Faculty of Science and Engineering Research are strong partnerships with industry, business and government, which result in outcomes that greatly benefit the broader local, national and global community.