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  • Curtin student builds folding robots in NASA internship


    A Curtin University mechatronics student selected for a six month research internship with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California has spent the time learning to build disposable folding robots which may be deployed on future planetary missions.

  • Curtin and Murdoch welcome inaugural Premier’s Fellow in Agriculture and Food


    An internationally accomplished scientist will take up the inaugural Premier’s Fellow in Agriculture and Food, in a partnership between Curtin and Murdoch universities and jointly funded with the Science and Agribusiness Connect initiative, made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program.

  • Curtin scientists’ crystal discovery sheds new light on impact craters


    Researchers from the WA School of Mines, Curtin University have discovered rare, microscopic crystals at Meteor Crater in the United States, which are providing new insights into impact events on Earth and elsewhere in the solar system.

  • Curtin scientists make Earth-shattering discovery

    Zircon crystals

    Research from the Curtin WA School of Mines has led scientists to believe that volcanic eruptions that occurred more than 100 million years ago were so powerful that they could project sand-sized crystals from the east coast of Australia to as far away as Western Australia.

  • Curtin and Scotch College make a fine pair

    Curtin University has partnered with Scotch College on the curriculum for a new elective that asks year nine students to use Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to explore drone technology as a solution to real-life issues.


  • Register now to attend the next Engineering Evening Tour and find out about our facilities, our award-winning engineering foundation year, the engineering majors offered, scholarship opportunities and more.

  • Do you love robots? Have you always had a fascination for electronics and computers? Come along to the 2016 Curtin Robofair for all things robotics!

  • The Centre for Infrastructural Monitoring and Protection at Curtin University presents the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24) 6-9 December 2016.

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Curtin University in NASA’s orbit

NASA and Curtin University have signed an Affiliate Member statement with NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI).

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