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Research provides roadmap towards global species list

A roadmap to an agreed list of all the world’s species, from mammals and birds to plants, fungi and microbes, has been created for the first time and could have global impacts for their conservation.

Dr Robert Commons

Radical cure instrumental in beating malaria

Research findings by Charles Darwin University PhD graduate Dr Robert Commons has the potential to deliver health benefits to millions of malaria sufferers around the globe.

Tatenda Mapuranga

CDU grads get virtual send off

More than 2200 students will be recognised for their academic achievements during CDU’s first ever virtual graduation ceremony this Friday, 12 June.

PhD graduate Penelope Bergen

Outback isolation study may contain celestial insights

Humanity’s quest to settle Mars may find insight in a new Charles Darwin University study that explores how government workers adapted to life in isolated Outback Territory settlements.

Dr Karen Hobday

Research to lower alarming global maternal mortality

Giving birth continues to be a life-threatening event for women globally, with about 830 women dying each day due to pregnancy-related complications.

 

Dr Thi Tam Duong has completed research into the perceptions of Vietnamese farmers towards biosecurity threats in Australia

Room for biosecurity improvements in farmers’ fields

A new study into the perceptions of Vietnamese farmers towards biosecurity threats in Australia has found that more work needs to be done to improve channels of communication, and to build greater levels of trust with industry and government.

Dr Audrey Rachlin

Melioidosis research traces source to reduce spread

Research by a Charles Darwin University PhD graduate, who tracked the source of the melioidosis-causing bacterium, could help develop future public health measures in communities prone to infection.

Dr Lisa McHugh

Immunisation in pregnancy ‘safe’, but uptake still low

Research by a Charles Darwin University PhD graduate shows influenza and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines in pregnancy are safe for mums and bubs, but uptake remains low.

Reuben Bolt

Reconciliation a move towards equality

Ensuring Indigenous Australians share equally in the wealth of the nation is essential to realising reconciliation, according to Indigenous advocate and Charles Darwin University academic Professor Reuben Bolt.

CDU city campus

First pictures of CDU new precinct

Brand new images of the proposed Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) Education and Community Precinct have been revealed today. 

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