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The Curtin Institute for Computation (CIC) is a truly multidisciplinary institute, inspiring and fostering collaboration across computer science, engineering, sciences, social sciences and the humanities.

It has five themes:



CIC quarterly Newsletter

Our latest newsletter, including more research highlights, is available here.

Call for collaboration

The CIC aims to bring together cross-disciplinary teams to tackle new problems we want to hear about your ideas for collaborators with other fields. We have many ways to find the right researcher(s) to work with you including the newsletter, so please email the CIC if you need our help.

Regular Events

CIC Research Networking Tea

To foster collaborations and interdisciplinary research the CIC holds regular research networking tea (RNT) where researchers from across the faculties can mingle and discuss their research. Free refreshments provided.

Held every 4 weeks on Tuesday, 2pm – 3pm, Innovation Central Perth, B216:204.


Hacky Hour

Hacky Hour is a weekly meetup designed to help build a community around data and/or computing driven research. Everyone is welcome to drop-in to work on problems related to code, data, or digital tools in a social environment.

No RSVP necessary, just rock up! Held every Wednesday, 3pm-4pm at Curtin Library Makerspace (level 5).


CIC Research Seminar Series

The CIC research seminar series is aimed at a general audience under the umbrella theme of Introduction to Data and Computation and introduces researchers to the different areas of research in the institute.

Held monthly, typically the 2nd or 3rd Wednesday, 2pm-3pm, Innovation Central Perth, B216:204.

Get in touch!

Did you know the Institute has a team of computational specialists ready to help you tackle computational and visualisation problems?

Get in touch with them, they will love to hear about your research.


The institute also has a mailing list which you can join to receive our quarterly newsletter and stay up-to-date with upcoming events and other important information.


Too busy to come to our events? We use Slack so you can have a chat with us from anywhere. You can join our slack team here all you need is your email address and you’re ready to go.

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