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The Freeway Driving Simulator Study

The Curtin-Monash Accident Research Centre (CMARC) is seeking people who drive a minimum of three times a week, to drive their state of the art driving simulator

Who?
You must be 18-80 years of age, hold a Western Australian C class drivers licence, be able to understand English, and be able to participate in a driving simulator assessment.

How long will it take?
Approximately 60 minutes.

What does it involve?
You will be fitted with eye tracking glasses and be required to complete a series of questionnaires and a driving simulator assessment.

Where?
Curtin University, Technology Park Campus, Bentley.

Will I get paid?
You will not be paid

More information
To register to participate visit the Freeway Driving Simulator Study webpage or contact Patricia Barrett:



This study has been approved by Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (Approval number RDHS-). If you have any concerns, you may contact the Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee Secretary on 9266 9223 or hrec@curtin.edu.au.

Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH) Fundraiser

Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH) takes care of 250 000 Children across WA each year. Curtin University's annual PMH Day is your chance to support the fantastic work that the hospital is doing.

The fundraiser will be held on Thursday 4 May at the Forecourt outside Hayman Hall (bld 102) between 10am and 2pm.

There are a variety of ways you can get involved:


  • Make a donation
  • Dress in fun costumes and fundraise between 10am and 2pm - Assist with the sale of merchandise
  • Register to “Dare to be a Hero for the Day” – to seek donations and support when you wear your costume on campus! Sign up to join the Curtin team.
  • Check out the our Zoolander walk off at 12:30pm.
  • Have your photo taken at our booth on the day thanks to Epic Photobooth, Perth.

If you'd like to be involved in any of the above, please contact Maureen Meredith at m.meredith@curtin.edu.au.

Enjoy a day of fun and giving!

Change of emergency travel assistance provider

Following a five year partnership with CustomerCare, and after benchmarking alternative providers in the market, Curtin has made the decision to move the provision of Emergency Travel Assistance services, to International SOS with effect from 31 March 2017.

International SOS are the world’s leading Medical and Travel Security Assistance Company, with more than 1,000 locations in 90 countries, and led by 5,200 medical professionals servicing multinational companies, governments and NGO's globally. Most importantly, they service a number of Universities worldwide, and have a dedicated research practice into duty of care practices and other travel risk issues affecting travellers and students worldwide.

For more information on emergency travel assistance, please see the Risk & Assurance Emergency Assistance webpage.

Who do you contact with queries?
For queries in relation to Curtin's move to International SOS, or any other queries pertaining to their services, please contact:

Tracey Rossi
Insurance Advisor
Risk & Assurance
Phone: 9266 3748
Email: t.rossi@curtin.edu.au