Curtin PhD student to reduce carbon footprint one step at a time
Curtin University PhD student, Christiane Vitzthum von Eckstaedt, has developed a technology to distinguish sources of major pollutants in the environment, known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including emissions.
Scientists and industry seek the first stars and galaxies
A quest to discover the first stars and galaxies formed after the Big Bang is underway with the first major pieces of a revolutionary new radio telescope built in remote Western Australia.
Curtin Top-ranked for Earth Sciences Research – ERA results.
In the Federal Government Excellence in Research for Australia 2010 survey of Australian Higher Education Institutions, Curtin was one of only six Australian Universities awarded the highest possible ranking of 5 for the Earth Sciences discipline overall, indicating “outstanding performance well above world standard”.
Curtin offers a wide variety of undergraduate, double degree and postgraduate science courses including Astronomy, Medical Imaging, Nanotechnology, Actuarial Science, Chemistry, Physics, Applied Mathematics & Statistics, and Environmental & Agricultural Science.
The School of Science has an exemplary research profile with a number of Institutes and Research Centres covering such areas as Nanochemistry, Materials Research, Water Quality, Marine Science, Corrosion, Radio Astronomy, Mass Spectrometry, Environmental Science, and Agriculture.
The Science Outreach Program coordinates science events, excursions and activities for schools, teachers and the community – most of which are free.