Humanitarian, Disaster and Emergency Management
Australia Award Scholarship recipient, Nadia, is mastering malaria researchRead more about Australia Award Scholarship recipient, Nadia, is mastering malaria research
While spending her early career as a research assistant studying malaria at the Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology (EIMB) in Jakarta, Nadia became aware of the work being done by our own Menzies School of Health Research on the disease.
Mohammad dreams of building disaster-resilient communitiesRead more about Mohammad dreams of building disaster-resilient communities
Mohammad dreams of developing disaster-resilient communities in Indonesia, so he began his search for a Higher Degree by Research and was granted an Australia Awards Scholarship. His research could make a big impact on small islands threatened by a host of natural disasters.
Border closures no barrier to Mujiburrahman's impactRead more about Border closures no barrier to Mujiburrahman's impact
With a growing need for specialists in humanitarian aid, but faced with COVID-19 border closures, Mujiburrahman made the tough decision to leave his family at home in Indonesia to return to Australia and finish his PhD in humanitarian, emergency and disaster management.
Lloyd's studying humanitarian aid to make the world a better placeRead more about Lloyd's studying humanitarian aid to make the world a better place
After a challenging childhood in the Philippines, Lloyd wanted to dedicate his life to helping people in need. He found a way to do that through a degree in humanitarian aid at CDU.
Age is no barrier to making an impact in emergenciesRead more about Age is no barrier to making an impact in emergencies
Meet the emergency services veteran who, at 80, went to university to consolidate a lifetime of on-the-job learning and help shape the future direction of emergency management.
Are peace and democracy worth dying for?Read more about Are peace and democracy worth dying for?
We have all seen the images of war on our television screens. What happens when, inevitably, the guns fall silent and the blades are returned to their sheaths? When the red mist recedes, and some form of non-violent rationality raises its weary head above the bloodied parapets.
Theory in action: Stephanie's overseas placementRead more about Theory in action: Stephanie's overseas placement
In her final year of a Bachelor of Humanitarian and Community Studies, Stephanie completed a student placement with the Red Cross in Timor-Leste. She reflects on the placement – and dissects why it was such a formative personal, professional, and academic experience.
How Emma's shoring up her industry skillsRead more about How Emma's shoring up her industry skills
As the humanitarian aid and disaster management sector evolves, keeping up with best practice and new ways of responding to crises has never been more important. That’s exactly why Emma Kettle chose to return to uni to take on a postgraduate degree in Humanitarian, Disaster and Emergency Management.
Studying to start a career in humanitarian aid: Cecilia’s storyRead more about Studying to start a career in humanitarian aid: Cecilia’s story
Cecilia wants a career helping people, so she’s studying a Bachelor of Humanitarian and Community Studies at CDU. After traveling for a while and spending some time working with children, she’s upped the ante and is completing her degree so she’s prepared to work with refugees and special migrants.