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Erik Champion talks about the Makerspace

Curtin University Professor of Cultural Visualisation and UNESCO Chair of Cultural Visualisation and Heritage, Professor Erik Champion enjoys being a part of the Makerspace community. He has participated in Makerspace events, run events with the Makerspace, supervised students and written book chapters with Makerspace staff. Some of Erik’s Makerspace highlights…

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Mentors in the Makerspace

Roselynn Lang is the New to Curtin Mentoring Program Manager, and used the Makerspace as an area for mentors and mentees to come together. “The New to Curtin Mentoring Program provides every new to Curtin student a peer mentor to assist them to successfully transition to Curtin. While this project…

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Using the Makerspace to support learning

Faculty of Humanities Sessional Academic Karen Miller’s areas of expertise in information and digital literacy/fluency are well served by the Makerspace. She describes how her teaching and research benefits from access to the Makerspace and its community. “In my teaching, I work with students in the Makerspace to support their coursework,…

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The Makerspace gets AHEAD

Learning Experience Coordinator Kate Bird has organised a number of secondary school visits to the Makerspace, which makes for a memorable student experience. “Curtin AHEAD in School brings groups of school students to the campus to learn about university life. The students participate in a range of activities that expose…

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Rachelle Jones on the Makerspace

Place Activation Coordinator Rachelle Jones works to engage Curtin staff, students, and the wider community to transform unused spaces into vibrant places. She spoke about how the Makerspace helps her with this goal. “Having an internal team that’s invested in the wellbeing of the campus and its community has made…

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Hacky Hour

hacky hour

Curtin University Hacky Hour is an informal gathering for people working with data in Perth, Western Australia. Brought to you by the Curtin Institute for Computation, all levels of expertise are welcome, across all faculties. You are invited to bring a problem, an idea, a work-in-progress, a finished project, or just…

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GO Learn!

GO game

GO is known as the oldest game in human civilisation, and is also regarded as one of the original art forms in Asian cultures. The ancient game of GO (also known as 围棋 and바둑 or “the surrounding game”) originated in China about 3-4 thousand years ago, and became popular to…

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Drop-in @ the Makerspace

whats new

The Curtin Library Makerspace is an exciting space that brings together innovation, design and fabrication for all members of the Curtin community and beyond. New to Semester 1, 2017, we are trialing opening up the Library Makerspace from 10am – 2pm, Monday to Friday. We hope to increase awareness of,…

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