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Program maps path for Indigenous lawyers

A Charles Darwin University (CDU) program is aiming to grow the number of Indigenous lawyers in the Northern Territory.

paramedic science

CDU program to boost NT’s paramedics workforce

In a first for the Northern Territory, paramedics can now train locally providing a much-needed boost for recruitment and retention

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. 

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.

 

Rowers

‘Oarsome’ CDU to host indoor rowing championships

Rowing enthusiasts of all ages are set for an “oarsome” weekend when Charles Darwin University hosts Northern Territory competitors as part of the Australian Indoor Rowing Championships this Sunday. 

St John's MoU

CDU to train homegrown paramedics

Paramedics will soon be able to train locally in the Northern Territory thanks to a new partnership between Charles Darwin University and St John NT.

Microbiologist Prof Professor Phil Giffard

Microbiologist recognised for excellence

Darwin microbiologist Professor Phil Giffard has been recognised for his exceptional service and contribution to science by the Australian Society for Microbiology (ASM) with the society’s Distinguished Service Award.

Health Science PhD candidate Tim Howarth

Spotlight on birthweight impact on sporting success

Charles Darwin University PhD candidate Tim Howarth is investigating the health status and sporting prowess of adults who were born underweight, as part of a project to develop a training approach that optimises gains for low birthweight people.

Professor Dominic Upton

Graduates in a brave new world

On Friday 12 June, Dean Dominic Upton proudly presented the achievements of some 120 graduating students the College of Health and Human Sciences. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Prof Upton joined the Chancellor, Vice-chancellor, graduates, families, friends and colleagues in celebrating CDU’s first virtual graduation ceremony online.

Sam Gleadhill

Digital devices to get bad backs back on track

A passion for sprinting and weightlifting has led a Charles Darwin University PhD graduate to a different pursuit, assisting workers to avoid debilitating back injuries.