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Perth hosts forum to inspire the next generation of female researchers

Tuesday 2 April 2019

Hundreds of budding female scientists from secondary schools across Western Australia will be given a glimpse into their future careers as part of the first Girls in Science Forum held in Perth this week.

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New Curtin-led traumatic brain injury research secures $50 million

Monday 11 March 2019

The Federal Government has awarded a Curtin University-led research mission $50 million over the next 10 years to help improve the lives of people with traumatic brain injuries of all severities, from concussion in sports to severe brain injuries from road accidents.

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Curtin receives gender equality honours for the fifth year in a row

Monday 25 February 2019

Curtin University has been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) for the fifth year in a row, recognising the University’s commitment to diversity and promoting equity and inclusion.

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Curtin researchers named national role models for women in STEM

Tuesday 11 December 2018

Curtin University astronomy researcher Dr Natasha Hurley-Walker and molecular plant pathologist Dr Caroline Moffat are among only 60 female scientists from Australia chosen for the 2019-20 Superstars of STEM program, which aims to boost the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Bronze award for Curtin’s work to encourage more women in STEMM

Wednesday 5 December 2018

Curtin University’s commitment to advancing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) has been recognised with bronze accreditation at the SAGE Athena SWAN Awards.

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The sky’s the limit for Curtin planetary scientist elected Fellow

Tuesday 30 October 2018

Curtin University planetary scientist Dr Katarina Miljkovic, who made headlines this year as the only Australian researcher involved in NASA’s Mars InSight Mission, has been recognised with a prestigious L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship.

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Curtin geochemist wins ANZAAS Medal for her scientific achievements

Friday 17 August 2018

Internationally renowned organic geochemist John Curtin Distinguished Professor Kliti Grice has been named the 2018 recipient of The Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS) Medal for her extraordinary contribution to science.

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