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Inspiring NT school students towards science study and career pathways

About 100 Northern Territory Year 9 students have spent three days participating in various STEM-related activities and workshops at Charles Darwin University (CDU)’s Casuarina Campus as part of the Santos Science Experience from 21-23 September.

Tiwi Islands man Jahdai Vigona is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year.

First Nations students among CDU honorees at NT Training Awards

A First Nations health researcher who wants to contribute to the wellbeing of his people is one of the Charles Darwin University (CDU) students and teachers honoured at this year’s Northern Territory Training Awards.


More hairdressers on their way to support industry

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is working to address skill shortages in hairdressing in the Northern Territory, as a part of the university’s apprenticeship offerings.


Threatened shark species ‘out of sight out of mind’: first complete national assessment of Australia’s sharks and rays

The first complete assessment of extinction risk for all Australian sharks, rays and ghost sharks reveals Australia is home to more than a quarter of shark species on the planet, but 12 per cent of those are at risk of extinction.


Supporting Northern Australia’s agricultural and food manufacturing capability

Charles Darwin University (CDU) has been awarded $735,000 to collaborate with local industry and boost manufacturing capability in the agricultural and food industries in Northern Australia, thanks to the Australian Government.


Backing research to power up Charles Darwin University renewable microgrid project

Charles Darwin University (CDU) has been awarded more than $2 million for a project to establish a Renewable Energy Microgrid Hub which will lead research in the development of innovative, cheap and reliable green power systems, thanks to the Australian Government.


New mapping technology to reduce bushfire risk in the Territory

New mapping technology developed by Charles Darwin University will help prevent, and limit the spread of bushfires in the Northern Territory.

Dr Leisa McCarthy and Zania Liddle deliver the keynote presentation at the 2019 symposium.

Symposium offers unique insights to desert knowledge

The Knowledge Intersections Symposium provides a platform for ear­ly-career and estab­lished researchers to con­nect and share their knowl­edge, ideas and expe­ri­ences in desert research.


Agricultural research boost for Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University (CDU) with the Northern Territory primary production sector is set to expand critical research that will boost food security, sustainable primary production, and drought resilience, thanks to the Federal Government.


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