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Kindness Shake organisers and volunteers (from left) Ben Poveda-Alfonso, Romal Shrestha and Nagendra Timilsina
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Giving students helping hand of kindness

International students in Darwin in need of a hand will receive a “kindness shake” this week thanks to a new initiative, providing free, pre-made meals.

Caption: Australian Army soldiers check out the parts created using 3D printing technology.

Printing tomorrow’s potential today

On the spot design and manufacturing through new cutting-edge metal ­­3D Printing technology will soon enhance lines of logistics for the Australian Army.


CDU helps to break down barriers

Charles Darwin University has welcomed new students to its Waterfront campus including scholarship recipient Ioannis Kazouris, who is proving that serious illness is no barrier to achieving his goals.

Rohan Fisher and Willie Rioli interviewed at the Savanna Fire Forum held at CDU.

Australia’s big burning issue tackled in the north

As Australia grapples with unprecedented wildfires that have caused widespread devastation over summer, the success of Indigenous fire management in the north has gained renewed attention.

Brett Murphy and Leo Cleanthous with the new chocolate quolls

Help save a mammal, buy a choccy quoll

Forget about chocolate bunnies this Easter, in 2020 it’s all about showing your love for the Top End’s northern quoll.

Exhibition opening in Dili

CDU Art Gallery strengthens relationships in Timor-Leste

A 2017 Charles Darwin University (CDU) Art Gallery-curated exhibition has been recreated in the artworks’ homeland capital of Dili, Timor-Leste, completing a circle of cross-cultural cooperation that spans more than four years.

Steve Farram with his latest book.

Lunchtime talk to explore historic peacekeeping mission

Charles Darwin University (CDU) historian Dr Steven Farram will reveal the story behind a little-known part of Australia’s military and diplomatic history with Indonesia at a lunchtime talk at the CDU Art Gallery on Thursday, 20 February.

Stephen Dhamarrandji pictured sitting among native bush lands.

Indigenous graduates celebrate recognition of research skills

Indigenous researchers working on country are having their specialist knowledge recognised by a new credentialing system offered through CDU.

Professor David Haig, the 2020 Charles Darwin Scholar

Harvard evolutionist named 2020 Charles Darwin Scholar

A Harvard University Professor of Biology is Charles Darwin University’s Charles Darwin Scholar for 2020.

Director of Research and Innovation Dr Steve Rogers

Research head looks to the stars to grow partnerships

Charles Darwin University has welcomed the new Director of Research and Innovation Dr Steve Rogers, who brings with him research and high-level leadership experience in the environment sector, mining exploration and mineral processing industries.

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