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RACI awards for Curtin science education and neurochemistry experts

Two Curtin University academics have been recognised by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI).

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RACI awards for Curtin science education and neurochemistry experts
Research finds that now is the time to protect WA’s tall forests

Thursday 06 Dec 2018By Lucien Wilkinson

Research finds that now is the time to protect WA’s tall forests

South-western Australia’s tall karri forests require a new management approach for their conservation based on a changed moral consensus in the community, a new Curtin University study has…

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Bronze award for Curtin’s work to encourage more women in STEMM

Wednesday 05 Dec 2018By Yasmine Phillips

Bronze award for Curtin’s work to encourage more women in STEMM

Curtin’s commitment to advancing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine has been recognised with bronze accreditation at the SAGE Athena SWAN Awards.

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Strength exercises could help older adults get back on their feet, study finds

Wednesday 05 Dec 2018By Lauren Sydoruk

Strength exercises could help older adults get back on their feet, study finds

Older adults who participate in strength training may have a better chance of being able to get up independently after they have a fall, new research led by Curtin University has found.

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Space missions launch, land and arrive in time for new Curtin space centre

Wednesday 05 Dec 2018By Lucien Wilkinson

Space missions launch, land and arrive in time for new Curtin space centre

Curtin University researchers are on science teams for three major current space missions, which coincide with the launch of the new Curtin University Space Science and Technology Centre…

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Cannabis compound gives hope to patients with pancreatic cancer

Tuesday 04 Dec 2018By Anita Shore

Cannabis compound gives hope to patients with pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer patients in Western Australia will be offered a medicinal cannabis compound in clinical trials conducted by Curtin University.

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Curtin research boosted by $8.9 million in ARC grants

Tuesday 04 Dec 2018By Yasmine Phillips

Curtin research boosted by $8.9 million in ARC grants

Curtin University has been awarded $8.9 million from the Federal Government’s Australian Research Council to support 21 research projects.

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Ancient botany meets state-of-the-art technology at Curtin Malaysia

Thursday 29 Nov 2018By Curtin Malaysia

Ancient botany meets state-of-the-art technology at Curtin Malaysia

Researchers at Curtin Malaysia are using state-of-the-art technology to extract valuable oils and resin from a variety of natural produce.

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New technology revives patchouli industry in Aceh, Indonesia

Wednesday 28 Nov 2018By Zoe Taylor

New technology revives patchouli industry in Aceh, Indonesia

Dr Syaifullah Muhammad is a chemical engineering alumnus who has developed an innovative technology to extract high-quality patchouli oil from the patchouli plant.

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