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CDU researchers explore the piles of rubbish that continues to build on Wessel Islands beaches left scattered every wet season.

Plastic waste is choking one of Northern Territory’s most pristine areas and culturally significant areas

Wessel Islands Archipelago could have some of the most littered beaches in the Northern Territory with Charles Darwin University (CDU) researchers discovering tons of plastic waste washed ashore.

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CDU researchers explore the piles of rubbish that continues to build on Wessel Islands beaches left scattered every wet season.

Plastic waste is choking one of Northern Territory’s most pristine areas and culturally significant areas

Wessel Islands Archipelago could have some of the most littered beaches in the Northern Territory with Charles Darwin University (CDU) researchers discovering tons of plastic waste washed ashore.

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International Students

CDU celebrates the return of international students to the Territory

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is set to welcome more than 130 new international students over the coming weeks to the Northern Territory before Semester 1 in March.

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Seagrass habitats more diverse and expansive than expected; survey reveals

Vital seagrass habitat is more widespread and diverse than previously thought, according to new research that is surveying the habitats across Marra and Yanyuwa sea country.

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Charles Darwin University (CDU) undergraduate law student Michelle Burchill has been awarded the 2022 John Koowarta Law Scholarship.

First Nations CDU student awarded law scholarship

A First Nations Charles Darwin University (CDU) undergraduate law student Michelle Burchill has been awarded the 2022 John Koowarta Law Scholarship.

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Dr Michael Erdiaw-Kwasie

Research to help NT tourism businesses survive disasters

Research underway at Charles Darwin University (CDU) aims to help the greater Darwin region’s hospitality and tourism businesses build resilience to pandemics, cyclones and climate change.

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New undergraduate certificates make Higher Education degrees more accessible

New undergraduate certificates make Higher Education degrees more accessible

New undergraduate certificates released today by Charles Darwin University (CDU) will provide an accessible entry pathway for students wanting to study in Higher Education without an ATAR score.

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Women retirees are disadvantaged compared to men

Women retirees are disadvantaged compared to men says researcher

Territorian women who have raised children and been homemakers are particularly disadvantaged by Australia’s retirement income system says a researcher at Charles Darwin University (CDU).

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Northern Australia universities launch new alliance

Northern Australia is set to benefit from the combined academic and research powers of its three major universities, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of the Northern Australia Universities Alliance (NAUA).

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Molly Wardaguga team

CDU researcher a rising star in health services

One of Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) rising stars in health services research has received the new investigator award at the 2021 Health Service Research Association Australia and New Zealand (HSRAANZ) event.

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The CDU Newsroom is the central point of contact for all media enquiries to Charles Darwin University (CDU). The media team promotes University research, manages requests for expert commentary and produces articles and media releases for news outlets. For all enquiries to film on campus please email the team below.

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