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Institutes, centres and collaborations

Research at Curtin is facilitated across more than 60 research centres, institutes and collaborations. They bring together some of the most well-respected researchers from Australia and the world, across a range of areas.

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Name Type Faculty
ARC Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems (CCFS) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
Australia-Asia-Pacific Institute (AAPI) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Humanities
Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG) Multi-institutional and CRCs Science and Engineering
Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURi) Multi-institutional and CRCs Curtin Business School
Australian Sustainable Development Institute (ASDI) Strategic Research Institute Vice Chancellory
Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Curtin Business School
Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer Control (CBRCC) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Health Sciences
Centre for Culture and Technology (CCAT) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Humanities
Centre for Data Linkage Multi-institutional and CRCs Health Sciences
Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET) Multi-institutional and CRCs Science and Engineering
Centre for High-Definition Geophysics (CHDG) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
Centre for Human Rights Education Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Humanities
Centre for Industrial Modelling and Optimisation (CIMO) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
Centre for Marine Science and Technology (CMST) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis (CMCA) Multi-institutional and CRCs Science and Engineering
Centre for Population Health Research (CPHR) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Health Sciences
Centre for Process Systems Computations (CPSC) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
Centre for Research in Applied Economics (CRAE) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Curtin Business School
Centre for Smart Grid and Sustainable Power Systems (CSGSPS) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
Centre for Sport and Recreation Research (CSRR) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Humanities
Centre of Excellence for Science, Seafood and Health (CESSH) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Health Sciences
Clean Gas Technology Australia Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
Climate Change Refugia Research Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
Communication Technology and Signal Processing Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
Corrosion Centre for Education, Research and Technology (Corr-CERT) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute (CHIRI) Strategic Research Institute Health Sciences
Curtin Institute for Radio Astronomy (CIRA) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute (CUSP) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Humanities
Curtin Water Quality Research Centre (CWQRC) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
Curtin-Monash Accident Research Centre (C-MARC) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Health Sciences
Embedded Systems and System Technologies Research Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
Environmental Health Impact Assessment WHO Collaborating Centre (WHO EHIA) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Health Sciences
Fluid Dynamics Research Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
Fuels and Energy Technology Institute (FETI) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) Multi-institutional and CRCs Science and Engineering
International Institute of Agri-Food Security (IIAFS) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Curtin Business School
Isotope Science Research Laboratories Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
iVEC - The hub of advanced computing in Western Australia Multi-institutional and CRCs Science and Engineering
John Curtin Institute of Public Policy (JCIPP) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Curtin Business School
John de Laeter Centre for Isotope Research (JDLC) Multi-institutional and CRCs Science and Engineering
Multiphase Flow through Porous Media Research Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
Nanochemistry Research Institute (NRI) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Curtin Business School
National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Health Sciences
Ninti One: CRC Remote Economic Participation Multi-institutional and CRCs Curtin Business School
Pavement Research Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
Petroleum Geomechanics Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
Planning and Transport Research Centre (PATREC) Multi-institutional and CRCs Health Sciences
Public Health Advocacy Institute Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Health Sciences
Public Sector Accountability and Disclosure (PSAD) Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Curtin Business School
Radio Astronomy Science and Engineering Centre of Excellence University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
Remote Sensing and Satellite Research Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
Renewable Energy and Power Systems Research Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
Research Centre for Applied Psychology Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Health Sciences
Research Unit for the Study of Societies in Change Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Humanities
Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre (SBENRC) Multi-institutional and CRCs Humanities
Sustainable Engineering Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
The Institute for Geoscience Research (TIGeR) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Science and Engineering
Tourism Research Cluster Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Curtin Business School
Unconventional Gas Research Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
WA Centre for Evidence Informed Healthcare Practice Multi-institutional and CRCs Health Sciences
Water and Environmental Engineering Research Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
Western Australian Centre for Health Promotion Research (WACHPR) University Research Institutes, Centres and Externally funded Health Sciences
Western Australian Energy Research Alliance (WA:ERA) Multi-institutional and CRCs Science and Engineering
Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) Multi-institutional and CRCs Science and Engineering
Western Australian Satellite Technology and Applications Consortium (WASTAC) Multi-institutional and CRCs Science and Engineering
Wireless Instrumentation and Networks Research Group Faculty Clusters, Groups and Units Science and Engineering
Wound Healing and Management CRC Multi-institutional and CRCs Health Sciences