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Bright future for historic Boab tree

The historic Boab tree on the site of Charles Darwin University’s city campus will be protected and become a key feature of the new campus into the future.

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CDU climbs higher in global impact ranking

Charles Darwin University  has ranked in the top 100 universities in the world in six areas of the 2021 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.

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New study highlights tourism operators were not strategically prepared to respond to economic impacts of COVID-19

A new Charles Darwin University study aimed at highlighting the impacts of COVID-19 on global tour operators has revealed that many operators lack strategic plans or activities for dealing with crisis events.

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Encouraging more Aboriginal people into the legal profession

CDU student Jared O’Neill is set to graduate from his Bachelor of Laws degree. He was awarded a four-year Bachelor of Laws Scholarship from The Department of the Attorney-General and Justice.

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New CDU city campus reaches major milestone

Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) new city campus has reached a significant milestone this week with the excavation for the main Education and Community Precinct building completed

Dr Steve Rogers, CDU Vice Chancellor Professor Scott Bowman and Senator Sam McMahon

A centre for drought resilience innovation in the Top End

A new Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub based in Darwin is set to transform the way that Top End producers and communities prepare for and respond to drought.

CDU new Vice Chancellor chats to staff and students at lunch on his first day

New Vice-Chancellor welcomed to campus

Charles Darwin University has welcomed its new Vice Chancellor Professor Scott Bowman onto the Casuarina campus in Darwin.

After leading an all-staff meeting, he was greeted by staff and students at CDU’s Casuarina campus and said he was excited to get to work.

Hugh Van Cuylenburg

The Resilience Project founder to feature at CDU youth event

The Resilience Project founder, responsible for his work with schools and some of Australia’s most famous athletes, will be the keynote speaker at the Charles Darwin University’s Youth Futures Workshop next week.

Charles Darwin University research associate Dr Amanda Lilleyman with a Far Eastern Curlew, the focus of her research in the Top End

A farewell to migrating shorebirds and their champion

It’s the time of year when thousands of migratory shorebirds take off from Top End coasts and fly north – some as far as the Arctic Circle.

They will return around October, but one of their strongest advocates, Dr Amanda Lilleyman, is also leaving Darwin.

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