Impact far beyond the lab
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.
Patients seeking treatment for HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, maternal and child health services missed vital appointments because of the pressures COVID-19 put on Africa’s health systems.
Curtin University students have helped to create a blueprint of how trackless trams could be incorporated into Perth’s public transport system as part of a new industry-research…
Curtin University researchers have helped unravel the enduring mystery of the origins of the Earth’s water, finding the Sun to be a surprising likely source.
The first cohort of graduates from Curtin’s Medical School are ready to join WA’s new generation of doctors after completing the five-year, full-time Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery…
Cyber security attacks have become a global concern — so how can we protect ourselves online?
Now transmitting data from space to Earth, we explore the next steps for Western Australia’s diminutive Binar-1 satellite.
What makes junk food advertising so successful and how can these messages be counteracted?
What’s the holdup with energy utilities transitioning from coal-fired power to clean energy?
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.
Connect with us to explore the many ways you can work with Curtin research to make a difference.