This is the place where ideas spark change. Where the imagination is a gateway to future possibilities. Our Faculty of Science and Engineering is the powerhouse of research at Curtin, instilling a strong reputation in WA and engaging with industry at every step.
Providing education at four overseas campuses, students experience unique and diverse work placements where studies can be applied to real challenges. The sophisticated, stimulating and creative learning facilities offer problem-solving opportunities, group collaboration and the chance to share ideas with industry professionals.
What’s happening in Science and Engineering
Australia’s first Indigenous Chair for Biodiversity and Environmental Science will lead a ground-breaking new training centre that will drive an Indigenous-led restoration economy.
Seven outstanding Curtin researchers and students, and two of the University’s science outreach programs have been named finalists in the 2021 Premier’s Science Awards.
Curtin researchers have developed new techniques using the long-lived mineral rutile to help guide explorers to undiscovered ore bodies in Western Australia’s ancient rocks.
A Curtin researcher has received a prestigious international award for his work over several decades unlocking the secrets of rock physics and helping usher in scientific advancements.
Curtin researchers discuss how ancient Aboriginal knowledge of the environment, together with world-leading science, can be used to restore and conserve our land for future generations.
Every day, we breathe in more hazardous chemicals and gases at home, work and in the environment than you think. Curtin researchers discuss how electrochemistry might change this.
What are non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and why have they been selling for millions of dollars online?
Snakes might seem pretty scary, but did you know they’re essential in maintaining the balance of their ecosystems? Curtin researchers discuss.
How you can help
Academic Excellence Fund
Give Science and Engineering students a well-rounded and unforgettable student experience enriched by mentoring programs, internships, research, workshops and seminars, and engagement opportunities with government, corporates and not-for-profit organisations.
Join Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Jeremy Kilburn in supporting the Fund today.