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Curtin University
Humanities: Research and Graduate Studies

Cultural Heritage Research Unit

About Us

A vital question for the present and future is: how do we make the best use of that greater resource which is the past? At the Research Institute for Cultural Heritage, we do not only study and teach about cultural tourism and the management of various forms of heritage: movable heritage (collections and museums), local history, built heritage and cultural environments. We are also directly and practically involved as advisers and consultants to many museums, historic sites, government and community groups.

Mission Statement

The main aims of the Institute are, through rigorous interdisciplinary research:

Objectives