Curtin University has risen 30 places to equal 234th in the world, according to the US News and World Report’s latest global rankings.


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Curtin University has risen 30 places to equal 234th in the world, according to the US News and World Report’s latest global rankings.

The fifth annual ranking, which considers the University’s academic research performance and global reputation, also placed Curtin ninth in Australia.

Curtin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry said she was delighted Curtin continued to enhance its performance in global rankings, jumping 30 places from last year’s result.

“The US News and World Report’s Best Global University Rankings show Curtin continues to rise through international rankings, …

Internationally renowned geochemist Professor Kliti Grice was named the 2018 recipient of the ANZAAS Medal for her extraordinary contribution to science.


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Professor Grice, who is founding Director of the Curtin-based Western Australian Organic and Isotope Geochemistry Centre and based in Curtin’s School of Earth and Planetary Sciences, was presented the The Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS) Medal by Chief Scientist of Western Australia, Professor Peter Klinken AC, yesterday at the University’s Bentley campus.

Curtin University Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research Professor Chris Moran congratulated Professor Grice on receiving the medal, …

People who want to adopt a healthier lifestyle may be best to mentally visualise it, new research by Curtin University has found.


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People who want to increase their participation in regular exercise and adopt a healthier lifestyle may be best to mentally visualise it, new research by Curtin University has found.

The research, published in the leading journal Health Psychology, found that ‘mental imagery interventions’, or visualising an activity or task, may be effective in helping people change their behaviours, including moderating alcohol consumption and participating in regular physical activity.

Lead Australian author John Curtin Distinguished Professor Martin Hagger, …

Curtin University has continued to hold its strong position as one of the world’s best universities aged 50 years and under in Young University Rankings.


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Curtin University has continued to hold its strong position as one of the world’s best universities aged 50 years and under in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings, rising to 68, up from 84 in 2017.

The rise in the highly regarded rankings has also placed Curtin 12th nationally, up from 14th for the previous two years.

Curtin University Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor John Cordery said he was delighted that Curtin had continued to receive global recognition in these key rankings. …

Curtin University continues to hold second place in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering, and is ranked as a top 100 university in eight subjects in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.


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The latest results released overnight show Curtin achieved ranking in 27 subjects, two more subjects than last year, and ranked as a top 100 university in Mineral and Mining Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering, Earth and Marine Sciences, Development Studies, Architecture/Built Environment, Education and Sports-related subjects.

The University also ranked for the first time in Linguistics, Biological Sciences and Development Studies.

Curtin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Deborah Terry said the results reflected Curtin’s commitment to providing high-quality research and teaching to a national and international audience. …

Curtin University has appointed Professor Archie Clements as its Pro Vice-Chancellor Health Sciences, commencing in April 2018.


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Curtin University has appointed Professor Archie Clements as its Pro Vice-Chancellor Health Sciences, commencing in April 2018.

Professor Clements is currently Director of the Research School of Population Health and Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra. The Research School of Population Health is comprised of five academic units, including the flagship National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH).

He is also an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow, …

A Curtin University science teacher who's demonstrated leadership, professionalism & dedication for 30 years was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.


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A science teacher who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, professionalism and dedication over her 30 year career in education has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at Curtin University’s Alumni Achievement Awards.

Dr Susan Barkdoll, an award-winning science teacher who now lives in San Bernardino in the United States, is an influential force in the field of science education and a leader of STEM education, who has inspired pre-primary children through to university-level adults.

Dr Barkdoll’s passion for science has benefited not only her students but also her local community, …

Curtin University's top 5 favourite reasons why students should choose Curtin University in Perth, Austrlia!


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Curtin University’s top 5 favourite reasons why students should choose Curtin!

  1. We are in the top 1% of all universities worldwide (ARWU 2017).

Additionally, Curtin University is ranked as a top 100 university in seven subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017:

  • Mineral and Mining Engineering – 2nd in the world!
  • Architecture/Built Environment
  • Art and Design
  • Nursing
  • Earth and Marine Sciences
  • Education
  • Sports-related Subjects
  1. We offer a suite of attractive scholarships,
Curtin University researchers have found children who spend a lot of time watching tv have poorer & weaker bones which can impact their health in later life


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Curtin University researchers have found children who spend a lot of time watching television, have poorer and weaker bones in young adulthood which could significantly impact their health in later life.

Lead researcher Dr Joanne McVeigh, Curtin’s School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, said the study examined the TV viewing habits of 1,181 young adults over their childhood and adolescence years and related these to how strong their bones were at age 20. …

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Australia’s only capital city on the Indian Ocean oozes confidence. Explore Perth’s hip wine bars and sunny beaches, spectacular green parks and glittering skyscrapers, funky neighbourhoods and beautiful colonial architecture. Be enthralled by a city on the move that has passion for the past and energy for the future.

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Wander one of the biggest city parks in the world, Kings Park and the Perth Botanic Garden. …