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  • By Kirsten Hudson A Collaborative Partnership Since 2016, the Curtin Library Makerspace and Kirsten Hudson, Lecturer, Faculty of Humanities, have nurtured a collaborative partnership to incorporate the Makerspace into undergraduate coursework across the areas of Cultural Studies, Creative Arts, Photography and Illustration, and Screen Arts. Starting from the position that...

  • Faculty of Health Sciences lecturer Claire Morrisby used the Makerspace’s VR equipment to augment her students’ learning. She kindly shared her positive experience: “I coordinate the gerontology units in the Occupational Therapy courses. Within these, one of the areas of practice we cover is home visiting with older adults, generally...

  • When Silvia Lozeva is not a Strategy and Reporting Officer from Ethics, Equity and Social Justice, she coordinates an activity called ‘Go Learn!’ in the Makerspace. She told us about her experience below. “I run an activity, called Go Learn! which aims to bring lessons from the ancient board game...

  • We love our Makerspace’s new home, and the extra space has enabled us to do so much more. Wai from Curtin Student Guild club AVRN Curtin values the Makerspace as a platform for discussion and education about immersive technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality. He said it is...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Curtin Cultural Makathon was a collaborative one-day event between the School of Media, Cultural and Creative Arts, and the Curtin Library makerspace, which brought hackers and makers together to hack cultural datasets and heritage information. The brief was to use government and institutional research data, gallery, library, archive and...

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