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Pandemic increases loneliness among Australians with adverse health outcomes costing up to $2.7 billion per year

Released today by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, the ‘Stronger Together: Loneliness and social connectedness in Australia’ report has revealed the economic cost of loneliness in Australia.

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Pandemic increases loneliness among Australians with adverse health outcomes costing up to $2.7 billion per year
Snakes more likely to inbreed and lose ability to adapt due to urbanisation

Monday 01 Nov 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Snakes more likely to inbreed and lose ability to adapt due to urbanisation

Curtin University research has found that isolated Perth tiger snake populations, such as those surrounded by urban development or seawater, are more likely to resort to inbreeding.

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Three things to know when planning your next career move

Monday 01 Nov 2021By Daniel Jauk

Three things to know when planning your next career move

Ready for a career change? Associate Professor Julia Richardson explains how you can best prepare yourself to make a successful career transition.

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New Curtin study solves energy storage and supply puzzle

Thursday 28 Oct 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

New Curtin study solves energy storage and supply puzzle

Curtin University research has found a simple and affordable method to determine which chemicals and types of metals are best used to store and supply energy.

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Curtin back pain expert wins award for contribution to physiotherapy

Monday 25 Oct 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Curtin back pain expert wins award for contribution to physiotherapy

A Curtin researcher committed to helping people living with musculoskeletal pain has won the 2021 Aspire Award for expertise in physiotherapy and work in developing a new app.

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

Thursday 21 Oct 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

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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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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