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Report
22 September 2015

In an age where the threat of terrorism from non-state actors is on the rise and traditional counter-terrorism policies do not seem to be reducing terrorism worldwide, governments are looking...

Working paper
15 September 2008

Drawing on comprehensive research undertaken in the Shire of Ravensthorpe on the South Coast of Western Australia, this case study focuses on the experiences of two groups of women from a...

Article
21 November 2006

Australia has always been multicultural, says SIMON ADAMS

Content from centres and departments of Curtin University

Report
21 March 2017

This report addresses the question of how effective agreements arising from native title determinations are at meeting the needs and aspirations of Aboriginal peoples who have achieved legal...

Report
8 March 2017

This study looked at the determinants of student satisfaction and academic outcomes at university, with a focus on equity group differences.

Report
28 February 2017

This research study examines regional student participation and migration by use of novel data sources and analytic techniques. The data and techniques utilised within the study provide insights...

Report
14 February 2017

This report applies statistical modelling and geo-mapping to existing data, contributing to current literature as well as indicating an ongoing advancement from discrete categorisation to...

Report
21 November 2016

Since the 1980s, Enabling Pathways have been one of the main ways that prospective students from low-SES backgrounds have been able to enter into universities. These programs, often known as...

Report
3 November 2016

Using the latest data available, this report examines recent changes in the state’s economic trends following the tailing off of the resources boom.

Report
1 November 2016

This roadmap highlights, in an accessible way, some existing and emerging digital technologies and their potential to create deeper and authentic learning opportunities in school and post-school...

Briefing paper
17 October 2016

Provides an update on domestic undergraduate student enrolment and equity outcomes from 2008 to 2015.

Report
12 August 2016

This research highlights that selected universities have been active in creating pathways to be inclusive of refugee background students.

Report
25 July 2016

This report details the findings of the Enabling programmes for disadvantaged student groups project, which was funded as part of the Australian Government Department of Education and...

Report
25 May 2016

The number of students with disability in higher education is increasing. National data reveal differences in the retention and success of these students across Australian higher education...

Report
9 May 2016

This paper reports on a study conducted in 2014 and 2015 that explored the accessibility of eLearning for students with disabilities studying fully online in Australia.

Report
6 May 2016

Despite the rapid recent growth in university participation of students with a disability, there has been little research conducted on the prevalence, consistency and characteristics of inherent...

Report
27 April 2016

Australian higher education equity policy focusses mostly on access and participation with the implicit assumption that disadvantage will be ameliorated through educational achievement. Less is...

Report
1 April 2016

This project targets improvements in support for higher education students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in light of the substantive existing and anticipated future growth of this population...

Report
21 March 2016

Examines the role of productivity and innovation in maintaining economic growth, improving competitiveness and creating jobs.

Report
8 March 2016

This study widens the evidence base in that it assesses a range of employment outcomes of disadvantaged students, and further, utilises data from multiple universities from one Australian state....

Report
3 March 2016

Seeks to add to and strengthen the evidence base that exists around gender pay gaps throughout Australian workplaces.

Report
29 February 2016

This study investigates the relationships between equity scholarships and the retention and success outcomes of recipients at three deliberately different universities, Deakin University,...

Report
25 November 2015

This study explores the lived experiences of students with a self-disclosed disability enrolled at a regional university in Australia.

Report
10 September 2015

Providing an update on domestic undergraduate student enrolment and equity outcomes from 2007 to 2014, this policy note focuses on undergraduate outcomes in the context of policy changes to...

Report
16 August 2015

First in family (FiF) students may encompass low SES, mature age, regional and remote, and Indigenous students who can all experience educational disadvantage because their cultural and social...

Technical report
26 June 2015

This report argues that Australia is currently not adequately equipped to deal with the growing problem of steroid use.

Report
1 May 2015

This report examines the impact of tertiary entry scores, socio-economic status and other factors on the first year performance of higher education students at Victoria University in Melbourne....

Content Associated with Curtin University

Report
21 March 2017

This report addresses the question of how effective agreements arising from native title determinations are at meeting the needs and aspirations of Aboriginal peoples who have achieved legal...

Article
30 November 2016

Drawing on the Spatial Network Analysis of Multimodal Urban Transport Systems (SNAMUTS) accessibility tool, this paper introduces comparative results of public transport network performance...

Conference paper
22 November 2016

Purpose: This paper set out to uncover the advice available to help people take effective action within our home to improve mental health. The literature and professions are virtually silent on...

Conference paper
22 November 2016

The share of prefabricated modular residential buildings in the Australian construction market is growing mainly because they are quicker to erect on-site than traditional construction, and often...

Book
15 July 2016

This collection of essays presents the ideas of academic researchers, policy practitioners and thought leaders to address a variety of emerging issues facing policymakers, public sector...

Conference paper
2 July 2016

This paper suggest that serious computer games can be used as digital tools to assist students overcome the shame associated with poor literacy and provide an engaging way to learn.

Report
3 March 2016

Seeks to add to and strengthen the evidence base that exists around gender pay gaps throughout Australian workplaces.

Report
23 December 2015

This research project explored whether targeted or integrated housing support for low-income private rental tenants at key transition points is likely to enhance their capacity to sustain...

Report
17 December 2015

This research project developed and trialled a new social housing performance assessment framework. Such a framework would better help policy-makers understand how social landlords allocate...

Report
29 October 2015

This project scoped evidence about the impacts of housing on productivity. It also assessed existing regional and metropolitan economic development strategies and interviewed practitioners to...

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