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.
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A ‘beauty bias’ may be holding science back, with a tendency for colourful and visually striking plants to be chosen for scientific study, which benefit from subsequent conservation efforts.
New Curtin research has found urgent action is needed to ensure human-generated underwater noise in Australian waters does not escalate to levels which could be harmful to marine animals.
The Black Summer fires that ravaged Australia last year were a brutal wake-up call to rethink the management of extreme weather events and what it means to coexist with the Australian bush.
Astronomers have discovered a pulsar – a dense and rapidly spinning neutron star sending radio waves into the cosmos – using a low-frequency radio telescope in outback Australia.
Hosted by the Young Alumni Advisory Board, this series explores a range of new and exciting topics, while creating a community of sharing opportunities for graduates aged 35 and under.
Delve into trending and topical issues during each episode of Curtin’s podcast series, from self-injury recovery, to cryptocurrency, to gender diversity – there’s something for everyone!
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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.
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