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Professor Suresh Thennadil congratulates Kieran Marchant, winner of a prize sponsored by Dow Australia

Top students encouraged to excel

More than 100 of Charles Darwin University’s top students have been acknowledged for their academic achievements at a series of prize-giving ceremonies in Darwin recently.Among them was Kieran...

Her Royal Highness Princess Anne with RIEL PhD candidate Jayson Ibanez

Conservationist awarded for eagle efforts

A PhD candidate at Charles Darwin University has been recognised for his efforts to prevent further decline of the critically endangered Philippine eagle.Jayson Ibanez received the prestigious...

Originally from Ghana in West Africa, Dr Susana Akua Saffu has completed a PhD through CDU

Education – a life-line for migrants in rebuilding

Stories of empowerment and survival have emerged through research that aims to address Australians’ perceptions of African immigrants and shed light on the value of education as the key to...

Dr Mark Thiele … “Six million times faster”

Engineer plays moving part in more efficient motor

A Charles Darwin University graduate’s research into the sublimely technical field of mechatronics has helped Australian engineers design the next generation of electric motor.Dr Mark Thiele said the...

Dr Tom Brewer said he was hoping to engage more residents to become involved in the project

Opportunity for residents to voice views on Darwin Harbour

Top End residents have placed recreational and aesthetic values above economic values in and around Darwin Harbour, preliminary results of a community consultation-based research project suggests....

Law student Caitlin Marshall travels to Harvard University this month

Harvard calling for top law student

A Charles Darwin University law student will enhance her immigration and refugee law skills at Harvard University as part of a new scholarship arrangement between the universities.Caitlin Marshall...

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Researcher Hannah Payer

Incarceration ‘impacts on Indigenous communities’

Researchers have indicated that up to 14 per cent of male residents are likely to be missing from remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory at any time due to incarceration.Northern...

RIEL Senior Research Fellow Natasha Stacey said the project aimed to better understand the role of women in small-scale fisheries

Research targets fisheries livelihoods in Indonesia

A new collaborative research project will aim to evaluate the contribution of small-scale fisheries to household livelihoods in eastern Indonesia and review the roles of women.The project is led by...

Dr Kiki Dethmers with an endemic Flatback turtle

Spotlight on turtle research

A Charles Darwin University researcher is edging closer to helping provide vital information to protect threatened turtle species living in Top End waters and throughout the Arafura Sea.CDU marine...

PhD graduate Dr Michelle Hilder-Achurch says a healthy early childhood is key to building resilience in adults

Research highlights silent sufferers of post-traumatic stress

A Charles Darwin University graduate who spent six years studying post-traumatic stress has identified a healthy early childhood as a key to building resilience in adults.Dr Michelle Hilder-Achurch...

PhD graduate Dr Nathan Franklin says Australia would benefit from understanding political developments in Indonesia

PhD graduate explores Islamic influences in Indonesia

A researcher has investigated the ways religious boarding schools in parts of Indonesia have influenced politics and helped shape the country’s national identity.Charles Darwin University PhD...

A short-film based on the work of PhD student Aly De Groot recently premiered on iview

Film to unravel artists’ conservation message

A short film aiming to transport viewers into an eerie and enchanting underwater world to highlight a creative solution to an environmental scourge threatening protected marine species recently...

Political science Professor Wayne Cristaudo is a co-editor of the special issue

Spotlight on forgotten thinker

Researchers have attempted to revive the works of a forgotten thinker by celebrating his contributions to the social sciences in a special edition of a journal.Co-editor, Charles Darwin University...

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Aspire Scholarship recipient Alex Bruer … on the ball

Red Centre volunteer stories on YouTube

Four Charles Darwin University Aspire students from Central Australia have spoken about their experiences as community volunteers in a video published on YouTube.Brittany Krol, Tyson Abbott and Alex...

The elusive echidna was spotted with advanced infrared camera technology

Proof prickly echidna calls park home

An echidna has officially been sighted on camera for the first time in the Territory Wildlife Park during a project involving Charles Darwin University staff and students.The secretive animal was...

Kaleopy Kypreos and Ioannis Karavokiros participated in the exams at CDU

Greek exam a first for the NT

Territorians have for the first time had the opportunity to sit an internationally recognised Greek language exam in Darwin through Charles Darwin University.Eleven participants took part in the...

Territorian Patrick Nelson says he enjoys taking photos in the Central Australian outback

Happy snapper unites digital with the desert

The rugged beauty of Central Australia will be celebrated in a unique series of digitally enhanced photographs at an upcoming exhibition.Eleven vibrant images created by long-time Territorian Patrick...

Taminmin College student Sam Mauner tests out CDU’s new Yamaha Disklavier Grand Piano at Year 10 Discovery Day

Discover Day showcases study opportunities

Secondary students from across the Top End have had a taste of the study opportunities available to them at Charles Darwin University.About 200 students from Darwin, Katherine and regional NT areas...

Year 10 students Daniel Maher and Cooper Wenck attempt to build an earthquake-proof structure at the event

Students take on science and engineering challenge

Secondary school students have tested their engineering skills in this year’s Science and Engineering Challenge at Charles Darwin University’s Casuarina campus.About 450 students from nine schools in...

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Professor Marilynne Kirshbaum has specialised in cancer care nursing for more than 30 years

Researcher devoted to cancer care

Revitalising research by a Charles Darwin University academic aims to reinvigorate and re-energise cancer patients across the globe.Professor Marilynne Kirshbaum has specialised in cancer care...

Francis Diatschenko … audio, video, guitar

Lecturer joins Boomerang Tour of Germany

Charles Darwin University music lecturer Francis Diatschenko has been invited to accompany the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir on their tour of Germany this month.Mr Diatschenko’s primary...

Andrew Schubert measures the bark of a corkwood near Alice Springs

Awards for top ecology student

A Central Australian ecology student will be presented with a Chancellor's Medal at Charles Darwin University’s graduation ceremony in Alice Springs this month.Honours graduate Andrew Schubert will...

Student Steve Waters practises tree removal as part of his training

Arboriculture climbs to new heights in Darwin

Students have taken to the trees in Charles Darwin University’s first arboriculture course.The eight tree-doctors-in-training recently went to a park in Anula to test their skills in rope access and...

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Jamie Finn and Lyle Mellors greet Administrator the Honourable John Hardy OAM, and Mrs Marie Hardy

NT Administrator visits Alice campus

The Northern Territory Administrator has made his first visit to a regional Charles Darwin University campus during a trip to Alice Springs recently.His Honour the Honourable John Hardy OAM and Mrs...

James Morrison with Hermannsburg Band members

Jazz great gives students ‘elbow’ demo

A group of VET music students from Hermannsburg enjoyed a rare treat when Australian jazz maestro James Morrison turned up in Alice Springs for an impromptu workshop recently.Contemporary music...

Bill Adams (2nd from right) with sport and recreation students from MacDonnell Regional Council

Sports trainer helps students achieve goals

Eighteen sports and recreation students have returned home to some of the Outback’s remotest communities after a challenging week’s tuition in Alice Springs with one of Charles Darwin University’s...

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