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 faculties.
Current research projects
New research finds issues with greenhouse gas calculationsRead more
New research led by the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods has found the amount of greenhouse gas released by rivers is not being calculated accurately.
CDU researcher involved in discovery of new bird speciesRead more
A Charles Darwin University researcher has collaborated with a joint research team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Indonesian Institute of Science to investigate an unusual new songbird species.
Researchers on honours listRead more
Professor Jai Singh, lecturer in materials engineering, renewable energy and mathematics, has been honoured in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.