Are you looking for professional services or advice? Charles Darwin University provides important and effective consultancy services which enable the University to share its knowledge with its corporate, government and professional service clients and make a direct impact on society.

CDU’s Research Grants and Business Development team provides potential and existing clients with a direct route to contact consultants and individual researchers, as well as access to key groups and specialist business units within the University.  Our goal is to make the process of consultancy easier for CDU academics and those in need of their specific expertise.

 Whether you require an academic consultant to provide specialist advice, access to high quality testing and analysis services or the provision of customised research services, the Research Grants and Business Development team can help.

We work with you to ensure we have a clear understanding of your needs and then link you with the expertise within CDU most appropriate to respond to your requirements.

Our academic consultants can be contracted on a short-term consultancy basis or for extended project work. The types of services our consultants commonly provide include:

  • Program, Policy and Service Evaluation
  • Testing & Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Impact Assessments
  • Drafting Government Legislation and Guidelines
  • Surveys and Market Research
  • Commissioned Research Services
  • Professional Development and Training Programs.

 Whatever your expertise needs, the Research Grants and Business Development team aims to help you by arranging access to leading experts in the field.

 See examples of our areas of expertise.

What we can do for you

  • Contract research
  • Consultancies
  • Needs analyses
  • Commercial research
  • Course design & customisation