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Keeping up appearances

Monday 7 August 2017

While many types of cosmetic procedures are now commonplace, Curtin academic, and Top 5 Under 40 scientist, Dr Gemma Sharp’s, research focuses on which factors influence women to choose labiaplasty.

Researchers present at world’s largest autism conference

Monday 7 August 2017

Researchers recently attended the world’s largest autism conference, the  16th Annual International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), in San Francisco, California.

Occupational therapy stalwart earns Curtin Lifetime Achievement Award

Curtin University’s Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Freda Jacob, a pioneer of occupational therapy (OT) in Western Australia, during the University’s Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony.

Public Lecture with Professor Sven Bölte – 7 December


Friday 4 November 2016
Curtin University Autism Research Group (CARG) and the Autism Association of Western Australia are excited to introduce Professor Bölte from Sweden’s Karolinska Institute for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (KIND). Register now.

Hot, dusty and Frozen on the Kimberley’s Gibb River Road

Andrew Hare and team
What does WA’s striking Kimberley region have in common with a tricked out 1977 Kingswood, a bunch of mates, some curious crocodiles and the highest grossing animated film of all time?

Curtin champions: Jane-Anne Claxton, hockey superstar

Olympic midfielder Jane-Anne Claxton talks about her Olympic dream and the importance of being prepared for life after hockey.

Autism Academy utilises unique strengths of adults with ASD

More than 100 guests attended the official launch of the Autism Academy for Software Quality Assurance (AASQA) on Wednesday 6 April 2016.

Children who watch lots of TV have weaker bones in adulthood

Curtin 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.

Curtin graduate a rising star in social work 

Curtin graduate Julie Verley (right) and Kate Jefferies from Communicare
Curtin graduate Julie Verley has been recognised at the 2016 Social Worker of the Year Awards for making an outstanding positive difference in the field.