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Curtin University

Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest university, with more than 56,000 students. Of these, about 26 per cent are international students, with half of these studying at the University’s offshore campuses. The University’s main campus is in Perth. Curtin also has a major regional campus in Kalgoorlie, and a campus in Midland, in addition to four global campuses in Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius.

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide, with the University placed 9th in Australia according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2020.

The University has built a reputation around innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit, being at the forefront of many high-profile research projects in astronomy, biosciences, economics, mining and information technology. It is also recognised globally for its strong connections with industry, and for its commitment to preparing students for the jobs of the future.


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An unlucky star is torn apart by the strong gravity of a black hole, leading to the launching of a relativistic jet. Carl Knox – OzGrav, ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery, Swinburne University of Technology

Astronomers witness the dying flare of a star torn apart by a black hole halfway across the Universe

When a black hole tears apart a star, it feeds on the debris and launches a powerful jet.
« Mal » se tenir ne serait finalement pas si mauvais pour le dos. Andrey_Popov/Shutterstock

Non, une « bonne posture » ne prévient pas le mal de dos… pas plus qu’une « mauvaise » ne le provoque

Toute notre vie, on nous a dit qu’il fallait adopter une « bonne » posture : s’asseoir droit, se tenir droit, plier les genoux pour soulever des charges… Or, ces conseils ne sont pas vraiment fondés.


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