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Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy (CIRA), focuses on scientific and technological advances in the fields of astrophysics and engineering, and is involved in the Square Kilometre Array and the Murchison Widefield Array, as well as the investigation of active galactic nuclei and radio galaxies, transient radio phenomena and pulsars.
In the Australian Government’s Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015 assessment, Curtin University ranked well above world standard for astronomical and space sciences.
Current undergraduate units
Electromagnetism – PHYS2005
Run by Dr Jean-Pierre Macquart, this is a second year level unit please click find out more to be redirected to the Curtin course outline page.
Physics of stars and galaxies – ASTR2000
Run by Associate Professor James Miller-Jones, this unit gives an overview of basic cosmology, please click find out more to be redirected to the Curtin course outline page.
Mobile radio communications – COMT4003
Run by Dr Adrian Sutinjo & Associate Professor Randall Wayth this is an introduction to land-mobile radio communication systems, please click find out more to be redirected to the Curtin course outline page.