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Curtin University
Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy
MWA Dipole Image: M. Lynch (Curtin University)


Curtin astronomy is involved in a number of local and international collaborative projects associated with the Murchison Radioastronomy Observatory (MRO), located several hundred kilometres inland from Geraldton. Currently Curtin, CSIRO and a number of Australian and overseas universities are setting up a wide range of instruments within the MRO.

Curtin Astronomy students will have an opportunity to become intimately involved with this ground breaking research. These activities are also attracting an increasing number of visiting researchers who provide valuable research seminars for the WA Astronomical community.

Curtin also has excellent links with the Perth Observatory. For many years Curtin physics students have undertaken Astronomy projects at the observatory.

There are also many other projects of astronomical and educational significance within Western Australia, in other states and overseas. For more information, see the local, national and overseas links provided.