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5 November 2019

Master of Environment and Climate Emergency

This master by coursework is a Curtin research-led flagship course that leverages local and global partnerships to provide you with an advanced and unique education experience.

The master degree, which is achieved over your second year of study in the Environment and Climate Emergency course, offers problem-focused and work-related learning experiences that are tailored to your interests and can open pathways to future research.

This course consists of two core dissertation units, research methods units and optional units to support your final dissertation. Your chosen research dissertation topic will be guided and oriented by an experienced supervisor throughout the course.

You will have the opportunity to engage with the latest research related to your topic at the innovative Legacy Living Laboratory (L3), a state-of-the-art data visualisation space and research facility. L3 is also a meeting place of researchers, practitioners and industry and government partners, providing an ideal hub for learning and networking. Content is supported by demand-driven research at the Curtin University Sustainability and Policy (CUSP) Institute.

The master degree comprises three levels of study, with completion of one level providing credit towards the next. You can choose to exit the degree at the graduate certificate or graduate diploma level.

Students who complete the master degree to a high standard may apply for doctoral-level studies

The course will be ready to start in semester 1, 2020. For any inquiry and early registration, please contact Dr Mariela Zingoni.

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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.