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50 Years of Innovation in Chemistry at Curtin

Join us for our upcoming celebration, 50 Years of Innovation in Chemistry at Curtin on Thursday 28 September 2017.

If you weren’t yet aware, this year Curtin is celebrating 50 Years of Innovation. That's 50 years since we welcomed the first students into our predecessor institution, the Western Australian Institute of Technology (WAIT), and 30 years since it became Curtin.

However, the formal teaching of Chemistry actually commenced in Western Australia in May 1900 at the Perth Technical School on St Georges Terrace. In 1965, Chemistry moved to one of the original buildings on the Bentley site (B305), and was well established when WAIT got its own Act of Parliament becoming autonomous in 1967. In 2009, the Department of Chemistry moved into state-of-the-art facilities in the Resources and Chemistry Precinct (B500). Regardless of the architectural surrounds, Chemistry at Curtin has contributed strongly to the landscape of chemistry in Western Australia.

Join us for drinks and canapes as we celebrate these significant milestones, reconnect with the University and network with alumni. Not to mention, showcase what the Department and our graduates have achieved over the past fifty years and beyond.

I encourage you to share this invitation with your Chemistry friends and colleagues who graduated from WAIT or Curtin. We don't want anyone to miss out.

We hope to see you in September.

Event details

DATE Thursday 28 September 2017
TIME 6pm - 8pm

Chemistry Precinct
Building 500, Curtin University
Kent St, Bentley WA 6102

TICKET Complimentary (refreshments included)
RSVP By Thursday 21 September 2017


Register now