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19 August 2019

The Master of Environment and Climate Emergency, a new master program, is coming to Curtin soon!

The Master of Environment and Climate Emergency will prepare students to deal with environmental and climate challenges at government, industry, consultancy and NGO levels.

Why a Master of Environment and Climate Emergency?

The Environment and Climate Emergency was announced by the British Parliament in May 2019. It is increasingly accepted as policy by national, state and local governmental authorities across the world, and actioned across the globe as a result of the voice of the next generation demanding climate solutions.

This course introduces a strong emphasis on research to effectively respond to the emergency we are living now by taking action to address the younger generation’s demand. Students will be exposed to real world practice and challenges through favouring familiarisation with researchers, industry and local governments’ to build knowledge and skills to contribute environment and climate solutions.

This is a two year research led flagship course for Curtin University which leverages local and global partnerships to provide students with a unique learning experience.

The course is currently undergoing the approval process across the university committee, expected to finalise by October 2019 and be ready to start in semester 1, 2020.

For an early registration or any inquiry, please send email to Dr Mariela Zingoni.


31 May 2019

Buried Treasure

Josh meets up with Professor Kingsley Dixon, who has developed a breakthrough in terrestrial orchid propagation, cutting growing time from years to months!


10 April 2019

Curtin gets millions to spark up battery centre

CRC Future Battery Industry reported in an article in West Australian

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6 Feb 2019

Gian de Poloni’s interviewing Professor Peter Newman on the 40th anniversary of the announcement of the closure of the Fremantle train line


4 Dec 2018

RENeW Nexus Project – Perth.

Today Tonight segment that aired on Channel 7 on December 4th, 2018.


2 Dec 2018

Radio National ‘Future Tense’ on Trackless Trams

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19 Nov 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS for Special Section on “Blockchain and AI enabled 5G Mobile edge Computing”

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (Impact factor 5.430)


16 Jan 2018

WA to be hit by China recycle ban


9 June 2017, Curtin University

Low meat diet book wins prestigious World Book Gourmand Award

CUSP Institute researchers Talia Raphaely and Dora Marinova have been recognised at this year’s World Book Gourmand Awards, which annually honour the best food and wine books, printed or digital, as well as food television, from around the globe. Read more


1 June 2017, The New Daily

‘Carbon capture’ technology is nothing but a smokescreen

Professor Peter Newman from the Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute, comments on the debate about carbon capture and storage in Australia. Read more

No politician can singlehandedly bring back coal – not even Donald Trump

On the night Donald Trump won the US election, Doug Ratliff of Richlands, owner of struggling shopping malls in a region hit hard by coal closures, said Trump “gives people hope” that these ailing industries can be brought back to health. But the reality is that Trump won’t be able to do it. Read more.


15 November 2016, The Conversation

Josh Byrne to lead national zero energy homes project

Environmental scientist and television presenter Josh Byrne is set to lead a new project to help get developers building zero energy homes. Read more.


18 March 2016, The Conversation

“The 30-minute city”: how do we put the political rhetoric into practice?

About more than urban rail and other transit projects, this goal means transforming our cities into centres of activity where work, study and services are all close by. Peter Newman, Curtin University. Read more.