Areas of expertise

The expertise available from CDU covers a wide range of areas.

Contact our Research Grants and Business Development Team as your first port of call for more information.

Biological & Environmental Sciencesarrow

Charles Darwin University's areas of expertise within the field of biological and environmental sciences are broad.  Our researchers seek to understand the fundamental processes driving the evolution and maintenance of biodiversity from the genetic to the ecosystem level, how environments and ecosystems have changed over thousands of years, and to predict and mitigate the future impacts of anthropogenic change. Our findings are used to inform policy makers and practitioners in conservation and environmental planning. 

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Charles Darwin University's areas of expertise within the field of biological and environmental sciences are broad.  Our researchers seek to understand the fundamental processes driving the evolution and maintenance of biodiversity from the genetic to the ecosystem level, how environments and ecosystems have changed over thousands of years, and to predict and mitigate the future impacts of anthropogenic change. Our findings are used to inform policy makers and practitioners in conservation and environmental planning. 

 

Our specific areas of expertise are:

 

  • Agriculture, Land and Farm Management
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Crop and Pasture Production
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Science and Management
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Experimental Design and Analysis
  • Fisheries Sciences
  • Forestry Sciences
  • Geomatic Engineering
  • Horticultural Production
  • Microbiology
  • Oceanography
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Other Chemical Sciences
  • Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
  • Plant Biology
  • Primary Industries
  • Zoology

 

For further information, visit our Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods webpages or contact our Research Grants and Business Development team.

Creative Artsarrow

From architecture to design, digital media to performing arts, Charles Darwin University has expertise in a range of Creative Arts fields.

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From architecture to design, digital media to performing arts, Charles Darwin University has expertise in a range of Creative Arts fields.  Such areas include:

 

  • Architecture
  • Art Theory and Criticism
  • Design Practice and Management
  • Film, Television and Digital Media
  • Other Built Environment and Design
  • Performing Arts and Creative Writing
  • Visual Arts and Crafts

 

For further information, visit our Creative Arts and Humanities webpages or contact our Research Grants and Business Development team.

Educationarrow

Charles Darwin University has a breadth of areas of expertise within the field of education and can offer research services, consultancy services or specialised training in this field. 

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Charles Darwin University has a breadth of areas of expertise within the field of education and can offer research services, consultancy services or specialised training in this field.   Areas of specific expertise within this field include:

 

  • Academic Literacy
  • Adult Teaching and Learning
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education Systems
  • Flexible Delivery and Online Learning
  • Indigenous Education
  • Language and Culture
  • Linguistics
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Literary Studies
  • Schools Based Education
  • Specialist Studies in Education
  • Teacher Education

 

For further information visit our School of Education webpages or contact our Research Grants and Business Development team.

Engineering and Energyarrow

From physics to biomedical engineering, environmental engineering to mathematics, Charles Darwin University can offer a range of research, consultancy and specialised training services across the fields of Engineering and Energy.

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From physics to biomedical engineering, environmental engineering to mathematics, Charles Darwin University can offer a range of research, consultancy and specialised training services across the fields of Engineering and Energy.  Our areas of expertise include:

 

  • Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Energy
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geomatic Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Structural Engineering

 

For further information visit our Engineering webpages or our Centre for Renewable Energy webpages or contact our Research Grants and Business Development team.

Healtharrow

Whether your area is allied health, chronic diseases, disaster and emergency response, psychology, medical microbiology or anything else health related, Charles Darwin University has the expertise to assist you with your research consultancy or specialised training needs. 

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Whether your area is allied health, chronic diseases, disaster and emergency response, psychology, medical microbiology or anything else health related, Charles Darwin University has the expertise to assist you with your research consultancy or specialised training needs.  Our specific ares of expertise include:

 

  • Allied Health
  • Child Health & Parenting
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Clinical Practice
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Disaster and Emergency Response
  • End of Life Planning and Palliation
  • Health Communication and Education
  • Human Movement and Sports Science
  • Indigenous Health
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Other Medical and Health Sciences
  • Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Primary Health Care
  • Psychology
  • Public Health and Health Services
  • Social Work
  • Sports Science
  • Technology in health care

 

For further information visit our School of Health webpages or our Research Centre for Health and Wellbeing webpages or contact our Research Grants and Business Development team.

Information Technologyarrow

Information Technology is a rapidly developing field, critical for the economic development of the Northern Territory. Our staff can offer a range of research, consultancy and specialised training services in a wide range of areas within this field to assist you to meet your needs and goals.

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Information Technology is a rapidly developing field, critical for the economic development of the Northern Territory. Our staff can offer a range of research, consultancy and specialised training services in a wide range of areas within this field to assist you to meet your needs and goals.

 

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Business process re-engineering and Systems Development
  • Cognitive load management during search Interests tasks
  • Communications Technologies
  • Computer Supported Cooperative work
  • Data Visualisation
  • Design & development of 21st century learning spaces & pedagogies
  • Distributed Computing
  • E-Business and Risk Management
  • Enterprise Application Development
  • Flexible Delivery and Online Learning
  • Group Support Systems
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Information Systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Knowledge Transformation
  • Library and Information Studies
  • Modelling aspects of human cognition during interactive tasks
  • Skill acquisition
  • User experience design and evaluation
  • Web based/multimedia instructional/ educational design

 

For further information visit our Information Technology webpages or contact our Research Grants and Business Development team.

Management, Commerce and Industryarrow

Across the fields of Management, Commerce and Industry, Charles Darwin University has staff that can offer research, consultancy and training expertise in a range of specialised areas.

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Across the fields of Management, Commerce and Industry, Charles Darwin University has staff that can offer research, consultancy and training expertise in a range of specialised areas.

 

  • Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
  • Applied Economics
  • Building
  • Business and Management
  • Commercial Services
  • Heavy Equipment and Metal Trades
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Other Technology
  • Tourism
  • Trades
  • Transportation and Freight Services

 

For further information contact our Research Grants and Business Development team.

Contact us

Office of Research and Innovation
Building Orange 2, Level 2
Casuarina campus
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What we can do for you

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