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Dr. Awni Etaywe

Victim-blaming, manipulation, and denial: How terrorists use language to justify violence

Victim-blaming, denial and reversal are among the tactics used by terrorists to justify their violent actions and influence audience perceptions of harm and agency, according to a new Charles Darwin University study examining the language of some of the world’s most notorious individuals. 

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Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) Paramedic Course Coordinator Sam Willis has used virtual reality technology to facilitate communities of practice connecting students and providing them with support to undertake work placements.

VR experience gets paramedicine students connected

Connecting students through virtual reality (VR) can help better prepare and support students to tackle work placements, a Charles Darwin University (CDU) researcher says. 

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The simulation was developed by members of Charles Darwin University’s Northern Institute alongside the Indigenous Desert Alliance.

Desert fire simulation a gamechanger for education and engagement

A new simulation game is helping indigenous rangers, landowners, children and more to learn about fire behaviour and how they can mitigate the increasing threat of infernos. 

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Charles Darwin University’s Northern Institute Director Professor Kim Humphery reflected on the need to support and uplift trans and gender diverse people in academia.

Trans and gender diverse visibility in academia critical in higher education

A year on from taking the helm of Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) Northern Institute, Professor Kim Humphery is celebrating and reflecting on more than a work anniversary. 

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The façade of Charles Darwin University’s new city campus is complete ahead of the wet season, capping off the building’s main protection against Darwin’s tropical heat and humidity.

CDU’s city campus stays cool under Darwin heat

The façade of Charles Darwin University’s new city campus is complete ahead of the wet season, capping off the building’s main protection against Darwin’s tropical heat and humidity.

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Aspire Design and Construct Executive Director Lisa Jenkinson, Minister for Skills, Training and International Education Joel Bowden, CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Scott Bowman and CDU TAFE Chief Executive Mike Hamilton at the construction site.

CDU Trades Centre ground-works commence

The latest addition to Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) Trades Precinct is now underway, with construction commencing on the CDU Trades Training Centre at Casuarina campus.

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The project by three Charles Darwin University experts will delve into how weather events affect where people choose to live.

Project to examine the relationship between severe weather and migration

A new Charles Darwin University (CDU) project will explore how extreme weather events are affecting where Australians choose to live and how this migration could have consequences for service provisions, infrastructure planning, disaster management and more. 

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Dr Mark Englund was recognised with the Alumni Award for Industry Excellence. Picture: Julianne Osborne

Alumni achievements celebrated at annual awards

A Darwin-born tech entrepreneur and innovator is one of a handful of individuals recognised for their extraordinary achievements at Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) Alumni Awards.

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CDU PhD candidate Adam Rexroade

From Chicago to the NT: CDU PhD candidate on tropical quest to study carbon unknown

The Northern Territory’s dusty red tracks are a long way from the city streets of Chicago, but for Charles Darwin University (CDU) PhD candidate Adam Rexroade, his commute to work is far more exciting and adventurous down under.

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CDU researchers Dr Matthew Abunyewah and Professor Mitchell Byrne are investigating community resilience to drought to better prepare residents of Alice Springs for future possible severe effects.

Drought resilience framework is needed as NT expects extreme heat

As the Northern Territory continues to experience extreme weather conditions, Charles Darwin University (CDU) researchers are investigating the role community leaders play in building resilience during times of drought.

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