We might be physically distancing ourselves, but it’s now more important than ever to maintain our social connections. Wherever you are in the world, we would like to support you by providing some useful content and resources during this uncertain and difficult time.
Curtin is working hard to continue to deliver educational webinars, inspirational podcasts, remarkable stories, and much more.
Keep an eye on this page to be kept up-to-date with the latest opportunities to learn, be inspired, and stay connected with your Curtin family.
The Future Of
Curtin experts share how their work is shaping the future. Explore the phenomenon of Australian bushfires, medicinal cannabis, internet fame, human-robot relationships, and more.
Created by Curtin's Young Alumni Advisory Board, this series shares innovative ideas that inspire change across various disciplines, while showcasing graduates aged 35 and under.
Thrive at Work at Home
Curtin's Future of Work Institute has launched a new series providing evidence-based and practical tips to help you be productive and mentally healthy when working from home.
Executive Education vlogs
Experts share their insights, lessons and real-world experiences during these unprecedented times.
The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre provides analysis and expert commentary needed to understand how COVID-19 is impacting the Australian labour market and economy.
Free online course - youth mental health
Learn the skills needed to recognise and respond to young adults who are dealing with mental health issues and suicidal thoughts.
CurtinX - online short courses
Check out Curtin's MicroMasters and free MOOCs. Topics range from building iOS apps, online marketing strategies, the Internet of Things (IoT), and more.
Curtin Corner 2020 virtual presentation
Join us in learning about the historic collapse of the global economy due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and about long term predictions of what the future might hold.
Get moving with Curtin’s Sport and Recreation team
COVID-19 does not need to interrupt your fitness routine or impact your general health and wellbeing – join Curtin Sport and Recreation’s active Facebook community for workout videos, Q&A sessions with health professionals, live broadcasts with trainers, and other information to help keep you feeling positive.
You can also download the CurtinMoves health and fitness app for self-isolation workouts, challenges and more.
Curtin experts in the media
Sunday 17 May
The COVID-19 economic crisis has hit different sectors of business in very different ways – ABC News
Dr Daniel Kiely from the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre comments on the Federal Government’s Jobkeeper program potentially masking the full extent of the economic damage due to COVID-19.
Wednesday 20 May
The potential of far-ultraviolet light for the next pandemic – Physics World
Adjunct Professor Charlie Ironside from the School of Electrical Engineering, Computation and Mathematical Sciences comments on emerging evidence that a narrow range of far-UV wavelengths is safe for humans, while being lethal for viruses.
Wednesday 20 May
With no vaccine, could WA be trapped in ‘COVID-free bubble’ for years? – The Sydney Morning Herald
Associate Professor Tod Jones from the School of Design and Build Environment comments on how families separated by sea have to adapt to a new normal due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Wednesday 20 May
John Curtin Gallery hosts FLOCK – Xpress Magazine
The John Curtin Gallery will host FLOCK online, a monthly forum for artists to connect through practice-led workshops and facilitated conversation.
Friday 22 May
WA’S COVID-19 testing rates are the lowest in the country, but could this be good news? – SBS News
Curtin Pro-Vice Chancellor of the Faculty of Health Sciences Professor Archie Clements comments on how WA’s low COVID-19 testing rate could be a positive sign.
Enjoy art from a distance
The John Curtin Gallery are doing some exciting things to ensure you don’t have to miss out on the pleasure of art during quarantine.
Attend FLOCK, the Gallery’s virtual event series of practice-led workshops, followed by rigorous facilitated conversations. Remember to bring your paper and pen! REGISTER NOW.
Finally, check out the Gallery’s materials that have gone online since the coronavirus pandemic reached WA, including artist and curator talks, exhibitions flashbacks, short videos, exhibition catalogues, virtual tours and more – EXPLORE JCG@HOME.
Meet some of our graduates who are doing remarkable things.
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