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Radio presenter hits professional milestone

Territory FM radio personality Matthew Bernasconi is about to celebrate his 10th anniversary as the presenter of the Drive program.

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.

HE short courses

CDU responds to COVID-19 short course demand

Charles Darwin University has responded to the recently announced Higher Education Relief Package with a suite of low-cost higher education short-course options aimed at helping support Australians impacted by COVID-19 to emerge with a new qualification. 

Simon Moss

University to provide free careers, education counselling

Charles Darwin University will deliver a free 13-part webinar series to help people navigate changes in the Australian jobs market and education sector that have been redefined by COVID-19.

Tony lee and Michelle Moss with the marionettes

New CDU course aims to heal through creative arts

The healing power of art, music, play and dance is the foundation of a new course at Charles Darwin University (CDU).

Alexander Engel

Research finds child’s play reduces chronic disease

The better children can run, jump, kick, catch, throw and roll, the more active they will be in later life, according to research.