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Encouraging more Aboriginal people into the legal profession

CDU student Jared O’Neill is set to graduate from his Bachelor of Laws degree. He was awarded a four-year Bachelor of Laws Scholarship from The Department of the Attorney-General and Justice.

Arafura Swamp Rangers Aboriginal Corporation members Erica Ngurruwuthun, David Bidingal and Charlie Ramandjarri test out the virtual reality technology at CDU. Virtual reality image courtesy of Injalak Arts.

VR technology has the potential to map sacred sites

Indigenous rangers are exploring the possibilities of using state-of-the-art virtual reality technology at Charles Darwin University to help them map sacred sites across the Northern Territory. 

micro grid

Renewable energy focus builds at CDU

Charles Darwin University has taken carriage of a facility that will enable industry and government to continue to ensure the reliable flow of energy throughout the vast expanse of the Northern Territory and further integrate renewable and conventional energy.

Dr Alan Anderson

CDU academics named among world’s most influential

Charles Darwin University academics have been named as some of the most influential scientists in the world as part of newly-released database compiled by Stanford University. 

IT CodeFair judges

IT protégés in spotlight at CodeFair

Some of the Northern Territory’s brightest young minds in the information technology field are set to be rewarded at the conclusion of the Charles Darwin University IT CodeFair tomorrow.

Provost Professor Mike Wilson

CDU welcomes distinguished Provost

A leader with significant international experience and a distinguished academic career has been welcomed as Charles Darwin University’s new Provost.


Community rangers and CDU staff at the leadership workshop

Rangers take emergency leadership training

Charles Darwin University’s Darwin Centre for Bushfire Research, and the Humanitarian, Emergency and Disaster Management team are hosting 25 remote community rangers at a leadership skill-building workshop in Noonamah this week.

Dr Kerstin Zander has contributed to a global report

CDU research informs global conservation effort

Charles Darwin University researchers have contributed to an international call for 30% of the planet to be protected to address the alarming collapse of the natural world.

Brittany Hayward Brown

Students call to reduce single-use plastics

A Charles Darwin University environmental action group is lending its support to Plastic Free July, an initiative that encourages people to be part of the solution to plastic pollution.


New Guinea giant softshell turtle (hatchling)

Experts warn of species’ imminent extinction

A Charles Darwin University ecologist has joined 50 experts with the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group to publish the most comprehensive study of the extinction risks for turtles and tortoises.