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Talented Curtin trio win WA Young Tall Poppy Science Awards

Three Curtin University researchers have been recognised in the Western Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

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Talented Curtin trio win WA Young Tall Poppy Science Awards
The future of oil and gas, and the true price of power

Friday 10 Sep 2021By Kitty Drok

The future of oil and gas, and the true price of power

Oil and gas have powered our lives for decades. So what will they do in response to growing demand to mitigate their environmental impacts? Professor Claus Otto and Dr Roberto Aguilera…

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New research to bring fibre optic technology to Australia’s resources sector

Tuesday 07 Sep 2021By Yasmine Phillips

New research to bring fibre optic technology to Australia’s resources sector

A Curtin research team will work to bring leading broadband fibre optic acoustic sensing technology to the Australian oil and gas, mining and environmental monitoring industries.

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Mauritius incident was world’s first major spill of Very Low Sulfur Fuel Oil

Tuesday 07 Sep 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Mauritius incident was world’s first major spill of Very Low Sulfur Fuel Oil

A year after a bulk carrier ran aground in an environmentally sensitive area off Mauritius, Curtin-led research has identified the incident as the first known spillage involving a new marine fuel…

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Raising the voice of unheard consumers

Monday 06 Sep 2021By Karen Green

Raising the voice of unheard consumers

A Curtin research group dedicated to empowering neglected consumers is helping service providers drive continuous improvement in their organisations.

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Study reveals threat of catastrophic supervolcano eruptions ever-present

Monday 06 Sep 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Study reveals threat of catastrophic supervolcano eruptions ever-present

Curtin scientists that studied an ancient supervolcano in Indonesia and found such volcanoes remain active and hazardous for thousands of years after a super-eruption.

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Curtin’s Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence going where no radio astronomy has gone before

Friday 03 Sep 2021By Claire Bradshaw

Curtin’s Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence going where no radio astronomy has gone before

How would you feel if, after many decades of searching, we finally found signs of extraterrestrial intelligence? We ask Professor Steven Tingay and Dr Chenoa Tremblay.

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Curtin team behind submariner endurance research named Eureka finalist

Thursday 02 Sep 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Curtin team behind submariner endurance research named Eureka finalist

A team of Curtin researchers are finalists in the 2021 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes for their innovative research into strategies to assure the endurance and performance of submariners.

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How Curtin is using big data to improve health care

Wednesday 01 Sep 2021By Ana Fountain

How Curtin is using big data to improve health care

The application of big data promises faster and more accurate provisions for health care and for people, says professors Suzanne Robinson and Nick Golding.

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Calls to return stolen artefacts home

Friday 27 Aug 2021By Daniel Jauk

Calls to return stolen artefacts home

Repatriating stolen artefacts could reverse some of the “unjust treatment” of the world’s Indigenous peoples, says Dr Yirga Gelaw Woldeyes.

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