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Curtin rock physics whiz awarded international honour

A Curtin University researcher has received a prestigious international award for his work over several decades unlocking the secrets of rock physics.

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Curtin rock physics whiz awarded international honour
Curtin study a potential game-changer for treatment of traumatic brain injury

Thursday 01 Jul 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Curtin study a potential game-changer for treatment of traumatic brain injury

Curtin University researchers have been awarded almost $500,000 in Federal Government funding to help improve care for people with traumatic brain injury.

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Empowering older people could be key to positive change

Friday 25 Jun 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Empowering older people could be key to positive change

A research team led by Curtin University has demonstrated the potential of older people to play a direct role in tackling community issues affecting them such as food security.

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Housing affordability divide grows between owner-occupiers and renters

Thursday 24 Jun 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Housing affordability divide grows between owner-occupiers and renters

Housing affordability has improved in Western Australia but this improvement has been uneven, with a significant divide between those who own their home and those who are renting.

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Asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs still shaping life beneath impact crater

Thursday 24 Jun 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs still shaping life beneath impact crater

Curtin researchers studying microorganisms deep beneath the site of the asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs have discovered the ancient impact continues to influence life there today.

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Curtin-led projects to address urgent community health needs in WA

Tuesday 22 Jun 2021By 286333f

Curtin-led projects to address urgent community health needs in WA

A raft of health-based projects led by Curtin University have been awarded nearly $1.5 million dollars in funding by Healthway and West Australian Future Health Research and Innovation Fund.

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Ancient bones provide clues about Kangaroo Island’s past and future

Monday 21 Jun 2021By 286333f

Ancient bones provide clues about Kangaroo Island’s past and future

A Curtin University-led study of ancient bones on South Australia’s Kangaroo Island has provided new information about the Island’s past fauna and an insight into how species may live there in…

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Study finds tiny cannabis capsules could help treat neurological diseases

Friday 18 Jun 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Study finds tiny cannabis capsules could help treat neurological diseases

A team of researchers led by Curtin University has discovered a new way to improve the absorption rate of medicinal cannabis when taken orally

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Curtin study finds aspirin takes the headache out of restoration

Thursday 10 Jun 2021By Lucien Wilkinson

Curtin study finds aspirin takes the headache out of restoration

New Curtin research has shown how a readily available, cheap and safe-to-use product found in the medicine cabinet of most homes could be the key to better ecological restoration practices.

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Wildlife researcher awarded Forrest Research Foundation Prospect Fellowship

Tuesday 01 Jun 2021By 286333f

Wildlife researcher awarded Forrest Research Foundation Prospect Fellowship

Wildlife ecologist and geneticist, Dr Brenton von Takach, has been awarded a Prospect Fellowship by the Forrest Research Foundation to conduct research at Curtin University.

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