Curtin University

Curtin University (previously known as Curtin University of Technology) is an Australian university based in Perth, Western Australia, with additional campuses in regional Western Australia and at Miri, Sydney and Singapore. As of 2010, the university has a student enrolment of 46,634 with a FTE of 33,509, of whom 19,872 were onshore or offshore international students, and employed a staff of 3,020 (exclusive of casual and sessional academic staff). Prior to 1985, the university was called the Western Australian Institute of Technology (WAIT), formed in 1966. Its nucleus comprised the tertiary programs formerly conducted in the Perth Technical College which opened in 1900. In 1969, three more institutions were merged with WAIT: The Western Australian School of Mines (originally opened in 1902), the Muresk Agricultural College (dating from 1926) and schools of physiotherapy and occupational therapy in operation since the 1950s at Shenton Park. By 1976, it had expanded from 2,000 to more than 10,000 students. In 1987, the institute became the Curtin University of Technology under provisions of the WA Institute of Technology Amendment Act 1986.

Address
78 Murray St., Perth, Western Australia, Australia 6000
Website
http://www.curtin.edu.au/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curtin_University

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Pediatrics

Girls slip through the cracks due to 'referral bias,' says study

Young girls are just as likely to be living with language difficulties despite more boys being referred for support services, according to a new Curtin University-led study that seeks to shatter the "referral bias" and help ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most British COVID-19 mourners suffer PTSD symptoms

More than eight out of 10 British people who are seeking support for having lost a loved one to COVID-19 reported alarming post traumatic stress disorder symptoms, new Curtin University-led research has found.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Wearable sensor finds dancers are dancing through pain

A new Curtin University-developed wearable sensor system has tracked the movement of dancers, providing valuable insights into how they adapt to dance through disabling pain.

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