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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 researchers have discovered a promising new herbicide target site in plants with potential to provide new solutions for growers dealing with the increasing problem of herbicide…
Pregnant, expectant and breastfeeding First Nations mums will be the focus of new research that seeks to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates among Aboriginal women across Western Australia.
Children with cerebral palsy will wear specially designed wearable sensors as part of new research to address the problem that these children can spend 96 per cent of their day seated or lying…
A Curtin-led research team will develop a new range of online tools that will help predict life-changing consequences for the 200,000 everyday Australians who suffer mild traumatic brain…
Nine out of 10 Aussies have low vitamin D intakes, but why do we need vitamin D and why aren’t we getting enough of it?
What does it mean to be a trans person? How included do they feel in society, and why are some of us afraid of people who are different?
The last few years have seen dramatic growth in the popularity of these extremist groups. How will they affect society in the future?
Could Australia legalise recreational cannabis use while avoiding the same profit-driven pitfalls that have occurred with tobacco and alcohol?
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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