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Curtin University
Humanities: Research and Graduate Studies

The Australia Research Institute

Director, Professor Richard Nile

"The Institute is an acknowledged national leader in research production, enhancement and communication".

The Australia Research Institute is a Curtin University Research Institute in the Humanities and Social Sciences, incorporating within its federated structure a series of research centres and units:

ARI manages and produces the API Network and is the administering unit for New Talents 21C, in partnership with the Universities of Melbourne and Queensland.

Among its staff, ARI has four Postdoctoral Fellows and other Academic Research Staff. ARI manages Curtin University Books, in partnership with Fremantle Arts Centre Press. It features a production and research enhancement unit and employs a web publisher and an associate publisher, both of whom are expert in the fields of electronic and print on demand technologies.

The Institute is an acknowledged national leader in research production, enhancement and communication, through its several partnerships with industry, professional and academic associations, agencies and other universities. It manages an Australian Studies visiting fellowship scheme for the Australia-India Council in partnership with La Trobe, Monash and the University of Queensland.

ARI produces the following academic publications: