Our Alumni Innovator Series showcases our most innovative alumni who contribute great ideas to their profession and to society. Their successes and insights are shared via public talks, panel discussions and other events, newsletter profiles and articles, and short feature videos.
Professional Film Makers, Grant Sputore, Alison James and Zak Hilditch | Curtin Alumni Innovators
Meet three accomplished graduates, Grant Sputore, Alison James, Zak Hilditch, who return to Curtin after building their highly successful careers as film makers. They talk about their experiences at Curtin studying Film and Television and their life after Curtin building their companies, reputations and their repertoire of films.
From the ground up
Micro-café Ground+Co is a Perth-based initiative making social contribution easier.
Researcher awarded for lung cancer recovery breakthroughs
Curtin researcher awarded for efforts to discover how people can better recover from lung cancer treatment.
Q&A with alumni innovator Vanessa Rauland
Vanessa Rauland - author, entrepreneur, academic, public speaker and small business owner of ClimateClever
Ignition program offers ultimate kick-start
Perth entrepreneur shares her insights at Curtin's popular Ignition program.
Blending commerce and creativity in a niche career
Combining passion for human-centred design with an interest in business practice delivers the perfect role.
Building ventilators in response to COVID-19
A team of Curtin students and researchers working to design and develop ventilator prototypes.
Bush gem: meet the woman from Kojonup unearthing country Australian talent
Empowering regional Australians to tell their stories and break down stereotypes about living in the bush.
Young alumni stories: Couture career for Curtin grad
Lace, silk, sequins, satin, pearls – welcome to the ethereal world of wedding dress designer, Madeleine Tucker
Historic building’s redesign reconnects alumni with Curtin
Curtin alumni have helped transform the interior of Curtin’s newest city premises.
3 tips to make it as a WA director
It’s an exciting time to be a lover of movies as streaming services revolutionise how fans discover new films.
Entrepreneur Stuart Hall keeps companies ‘appy
What do companies BMW, Microsoft and Twitter have in common? They all use software developed by Stuart Hall.
The outback pharmacist helping WA’s most isolated communities
Thousands of kms north of Perth a car is driving along a red dirt road to one of WA's most remote communities.
Risky business: preparing for climate change
The future effects of global warming are well known and taking action is imperative.
Stamping out the competition
Iris Smit is an interior architecture graduate turned entrepreneur who is making her mark in business.
Award-winning Darwin engineer keeps community top of mind
When Paul Brandis moved to Darwin he began to see his positive impact upon communities and lifestyles.