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Curtin University
Health Sciences

Welcome to Health sciences research


The Health Sciences Office of Research and Development promotes and supports staff and students in research across the Faculty. We are continually exploring innovative solutions to health problems through our strong links with professional bodies and industry.


Cancer Prevention Unit opens at CurtinNews image

Preventing cancer is high on the agenda as Western Australia’s first Cancer Prevention Unit (WACPRU) has open at Curtin University.

Curtin researchers determine the cost of autismNews image

Curtin researchers have found that a delay in diagnosis of a child with autism can result in substantial lifetime costs to an individual, their family and the community.

Alcohol warning labels gain momentumNews image

Curtin researchers have found the development of cancer warning labels for alcoholic drinks would be accepted by the Australian community.

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General Information

A list of all Health Sciences research centres.

Learn about our 9 Areas of Research.

Find out more about our $35 million research and education facility.