Northern Institute is a regional leader in high-quality social and public policy research. Our research teams are led by nationally and internationally recognised human geographers.
Northern Institute is partnership-focused. We work with multiple stakeholders to ensure outcomes meet needs and impact positively on people's lives.
Northern Institute encompasses four major research themes:
- Contemporary Indigenous Knowledge & Governance – designing new institutional and governance practices.
- Demography & Growth Planning – focused on dynamic remote and sparsely populated areas.
- Evaluation & Knowledge Impact – evaluating public service delivery strategies, policy and community partnerships.
- Regional, Economic & Workforce Development – exploring integrated and sustainable regional and economic development in diverse contexts.
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Higher Degree by Research (HDR)
Consider expanding your knowledge by pursuing a Higher Degree by Research at CDU. We're committed to research that explores emerging social, cultural and economic issues in challenging contexts.
The College of Indigenous Futures, Arts & Society supports research students in a broad range of areas. The right supervisor can help you develop your project outline and provide the support needed to help you successfully complete your degree.