Curtin’s international reputation for research has grown rapidly. As we build on this momentum, we aim to strike a balance between research that solves defined problems for industry and society, and research that pushes the boundaries of understanding. As a university with an established reputation for innovation, Curtin excels in a diverse range of research areas that aim to change the minds and lives of people all over the world. We have world-class research facilities, institutes and centres where research and discovery abound.
Key Research Areas
- Agriculture and Environment
- Astonomy and Astrophysics
- Digital and Emerging Technologies, Digital Humanities
- Earth and Planetery Science
- Indigenous Studies, Society and Culture
- Industry 4.0
- Mining and Minerals
Top 5 Research Centres
Top 5 Research Achievements
- Ranked second in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021
- Recognised by NASA as the formal representative for Australia’s planetary science community
- Rated at or above world standard in 95 per cent of research fields assessed in ERA 2018
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