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As a university with an established reputation for innovation, Curtin excels in a diverse range of research areas that aim to make tomorrow better for people all over the world.
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Curtin research has provided the strongest evidence yet that Earth’s continents were formed by giant meteorite impacts that were prevalent during the first billion years or so of the…
The enduring partnership between the City of Cockburn and Curtin University has been formalised in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) designed to help the local community prosper.
Four Curtin-led research projects will help pave the way for the next generation of defence technology as part of the annual Collaborative Research Grant program awarded by the State Government.…
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We have medications to treat most human diseases and impairments, why not hearing loss?
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.
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.
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.
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