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Home cooking on the rise during COVID-19

Improved nutrition and connected family meal times could be an unintended positive consequence during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a Charles Darwin University dietitian.

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.

Professor Douglas Paton

Grassroots approach needed in epidemic preparedness: researcher

A Charles Darwin University disaster readiness and recovery expert says a “top-down” approach to informing people about the impacts of the novel coronavirus might impede effective preparation and increase anxiety levels.

Professor Stephen Garnett

Experts gather in lead-up to Darwin Day

International biologists, including a mammal expert from the Natural History Museum in Vienna, Austria, will gather at Charles Darwin University in the run-up to the university’s celebration this week of its namesake Charles Darwin.

CDU Vice Chancellor Prof Simon Maddocks unveils the CDU international College plaque with UP Education CEO of University Partnership's Marnie Watson.

CDU International College set for first students

Charles Darwin University is intensifying its work to grow international student numbers with the launch of an international pathway college in Darwin. 

PhD candidate Rifka Sibarani

Researcher examines value of social media in a crisis

A Charles Darwin University researcher will analyse social media’s fake bushfire map phenomenon as part of a PhD investigation into the effects of disaster communication on human behaviour in rural areas.

Professor Steve Webb

Super webinar to deliver heads-up on clinical trials

Health care workers and medical researchers are invited to attend a free Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA) “super webinar” on 11 February at Menzies’ Royal Darwin Hospital. The event will provide guidance for clinical trialists regarding optimising their trials for implementation.

Dr Krissy Wilson considers the paranormal with a ghost and alien in the background.

Researcher hunts for Darwin’s spookiest spots

Darwinites are being urged to share their spookiest spots and most haunted local hangouts for a new Charles Darwin University research project.

Wuhan coronavirus

Message from the Vice-Chancellor

Charles Darwin University is closely monitoring the growing outbreak of the coronavirus. Over the coming weeks, students and staff will begin returning to our campuses for the start of the 2020 academic year.

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