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Curtin study highlights increased use of CT scans in WA emergency departments

New Curtin research has revealed a marked increase in use of CT scans for injured patients in the emergency departments (ED) of Western Australian hospitals, raising concerns.

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Curtin study highlights increased use of CT scans in WA emergency departments
Student-led app to help solve crime in WA

Monday 18 Oct 2021By Bree Smolinski

Student-led app to help solve crime in WA

Together, Innovation Central Perth and the WA Police Force are developing an app that will make it easier to capture offenders’ identifying marks, such as tattoos, piercings and scars.

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Voice-controlled beds to be made available for market, thanks to innovative partnership

Thursday 14 Oct 2021By Daniel Jauk

Voice-controlled beds to be made available for market, thanks to innovative partnership

Curtin students and academics will assist in commercialising a new voice controller, which is already helping older Australians and Australians with a disability.

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Space hunt begins as WA’s Binar-1 mission takes next giant leap   

Thursday 07 Oct 2021By Vanessa Beasley

Space hunt begins as WA’s Binar-1 mission takes next giant leap  

Western Australia’s homegrown spacecraft, Binar-1, is flying – shot into Low Earth Orbit from the International Space Station.

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Automated fish counting system to benefit ecology, fisheries industry

Wednesday 29 Sep 2021By 286333f

Automated fish counting system to benefit ecology, fisheries industry

Researchers from Curtin Institute for Computation will use the latest in data science to develop an automated fish detection and counting solution offering exciting economic and ecological…

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WA’s next big start-ups urged to nominate for Curtin Accelerate

Wednesday 29 Sep 2021By Yasmine Phillips

WA’s next big start-ups urged to nominate for Curtin Accelerate

Perth’s most promising entrepreneurs are being encouraged to nominate for the 2022 Curtin Accelerate, an intensive program that is helping turn brilliant ideas into booming businesses.

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Sick snakes a cause of concern for Perth’s wetlands

Tuesday 28 Sep 2021By Craig McKeough

Sick snakes a cause of concern for Perth’s wetlands

Perth’s wetland tiger snake populations are contaminated with toxic metals and many are in poor health. We speak with wildlife ecologist Damian Lettoof about what this means for the food chain.…

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Indigenous culture, performing arts and emerging technologies keys to strengthening creative industries in WA

Friday 24 Sep 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Indigenous culture, performing arts and emerging technologies keys to strengthening creative industries in WA

A new Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre report has found Indigenous art and culture, emerging digital technologies and a thriving and resilient local music scene could help revive WA’s creative…

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Moving beyond mining

Wednesday 22 Sep 2021By Zoe Taylor

Moving beyond mining

Curtin economics research has delivered an innovative road map to diversify Western Australia’s regional industries beyond just mining.

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Think before you post: the impact of sharing photos of your child online

Monday 20 Sep 2021By Bree Smolinski

Think before you post: the impact of sharing photos of your child online

The practice of parents sharing content of their kids online is so common, it’s spawned its own term, ‘sharenting’. But before you post your next photo, consider the effect it can have on…

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