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Web of life: research reveals spiderwebs are nature's DNA traps

Groundbreaking Curtin research has revealed that webs act like natural traps for tiny bits of environmental DNA (eDNA) from vertebrates, which could change how we learn about wildlife.

Stars

Astronomers produce most sensitive radio image ever of ancient star cluster

A global team of astronomers have created the most sensitive radio image ever of a globular cluster, an ancient ball of tightly-packed stars.

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

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Sunday 24 March 2024

Curtin Open Day

Join us for a day full of personalised advice on courses, entry pathways, scholarships and how to apply to Curtin. Plus, you’ll get the chance to explore our beautiful Perth campus, world-class facilities and on-campus accommodation. 

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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.