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Bankwest and Curtin extend partnership for economic research centre

Bankwest and Curtin University have renewed the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC) partnership for a further four years.

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Bankwest and Curtin extend partnership for economic research centre
Six Curtin scientists named among world’s most influential on 2018 list

Wednesday 28 Nov 2018By Yasmine Phillips

Six Curtin scientists named among world’s most influential on 2018 list

Six Curtin University researchers have been named in Clarivate Analytics’ annual Highly Cited Researcher List, which identifies the world’s most influential scientists and social…

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Intense fires threaten conservation-significant trapdoor spider

Tuesday 27 Nov 2018By Lucien Wilkinson

Intense fires threaten conservation-significant trapdoor spider

A Curtin study found trapdoor spiders do not survive intense bushfires but have high survival rates in low-intensity fires, which may have implications for conservation management practices.

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University a pathway to meaningful lives for people seeking asylum

Tuesday 27 Nov 2018By Lauren Sydoruk

University a pathway to meaningful lives for people seeking asylum

A report released today by Curtin University has found improved access to higher education for asylum seekers is important for their individual wellbeing and their ability to contribute to…

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Keeping cancer in check: the potential of checkpoint blockade to treat elderly cancer patients

Wednesday 21 Nov 2018By Zoe Taylor

Keeping cancer in check: the potential of checkpoint blockade to treat elderly cancer patients

Curtin researchers are examining how ageing impairs the immune system’s ability to fight cancer. They are also exploring novel immunotherapies that could help treat cancer in elderly patients.…

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Curtin Professor launches international guide to tackling crop disease

Tuesday 20 Nov 2018By Lucien Wilkinson

Curtin Professor launches international guide to tackling crop disease

An international guide to addressing the challenge of diseases in wheat and barley has been launched, with John Curtin Distinguished Professor Richard Oliver editing the go-to reference.

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How do superbugs become super? Understanding antibiotic resistance

Wednesday 14 Nov 2018By Kitty Drok

How do superbugs become super? Understanding antibiotic resistance

Curtin researchers are studying how genes transfer between bacteria to help understand how antibiotic resistance evolves.

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Research uncovers tips for business success in changing workforce

Tuesday 13 Nov 2018By Lauren Sydoruk

Research uncovers tips for business success in changing workforce

Self-motivated employees who are wise, make good judgement calls and are sensible thinkers are more likely to succeed in the workplace, new research led by Curtin University has found.

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Study finds alcohol advertising rules may fail to protect Australian kids

Friday 09 Nov 2018By Lauren Sydoruk

Study finds alcohol advertising rules may fail to protect Australian kids

Regulations introduced to restrict the placement of alcohol advertising are unlikely to reduce young people’s exposure to alcohol marketing in Australia, research led by Curtin University has…

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Unique Indigenous native seed farm to help meet supply challenges

Thursday 08 Nov 2018By Yasmine Phillips

Unique Indigenous native seed farm to help meet supply challenges

A team of scientists from Curtin’s ARC Centre for Mine Site Restoration has helped to install an Indigenous-owned and operated native seed farm to supply Australia’s growing land rehabilitation…

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