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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.

CDU researcher Li Qun Yao teaches tai chi to breast cancer survivor Qingxia Lin at the Affiliated Hospital of Putian University, Fujian, China

Tai chi brings relief and better outcomes to breast cancer survivors

The Chinese movement and meditation technique, Tai chi, has been found to assist in the relief of a cluster of symptoms experienced by breast cancer survivors.

Bachelor of Paramedicine

Training the next generation of NT paramedics

The next generation of Northern Territory paramedics have begun studying at Charles Darwin University this week, with 36 paramedicine students aiming to hit the local workforce within three years.  

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.



‘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.