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Environmental science at CDU

Research Institutes and centres

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a research-intensive university with outstanding performance and recognised excellence in Indigenous and tropical health, environmental science and public policy. Our research portfolio has a real-world impact, within and beyond our unique location in Northern Australia.

The majority of CDU's research is interdisciplinary and conducted across the below research centres. The CDU Institute of Advanced Studies coordinates units with researchers from CDU's six colleges.

Institutes and centres

Menzies School of Health Research

Northern Institute

Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL)



Energy and Resources Institute

International Graduate Centre of Education

The Australasian Centre for Resilience Implementation for Sustainable Communities

Molly Wardaguga Research Centre