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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 society.

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University a pathway to meaningful lives for people seeking asylum
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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Curtin’s teaching excellence celebrated during the Festival of Learning

Thursday 08 Nov 2018By Yasmine Phillips

Curtin’s teaching excellence celebrated during the Festival of Learning

Curtin’s outstanding teaching staff have been recognised at the 2018 Curtin Awards for Excellence in Innovation and Teaching (CEIT), including 18 recipients of a prestigious international…

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Curtin awards two Haydn Williams Fellowships for 2019-20

Wednesday 07 Nov 2018By Yasmine Phillips

Curtin awards two Haydn Williams Fellowships for 2019-20

Two international experts – a world leader in nanotechnology and nanomaterials, and a renowned industrial and organisational psychologist – have been awarded the 2019-20 Haydn Williams…

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Study helps solve riddle of Mekong River age and Tibetan plateau formation

Wednesday 07 Nov 2018By Yasmine Phillips

Study helps solve riddle of Mekong River age and Tibetan plateau formation

A Curtin researcher is among an international team that has found evidence the Mekong River was formed mainly by climate and not tectonic forces, as is widely thought.

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