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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.

Small mammal researcher Hugh Davies holds a brush tailed rabbit rat.

Using fire to save vulnerable species on Tiwi Islands

Research into fire management and biodiversity on the Tiwi Islands is aiming to stop feral predators, particularly cats, in their tracks.

Dr Martin Jarvis

Controversial documentary heads for Prime time

A provocative forensic investigation (and PhD thesis) undertaken by Charles Darwin University music scholar Martin Jarvis into the provenance of musical compositions attributed to Johannes Sebastian Bach, will soon be available as a video documentary on streaming service Amazon Prime.

ARIA award winner Emily Wurramara

University to honour Darwin at Black Tie Dinner

Charles Darwin University will celebrate the legacy of namesake Charles Darwin with a gala black-tie dinner on 12 February, the anniversary of the naturalist’s birth.

NT farmers share sustainability knowledge in India

NT farmers share sustainability knowledge in India

Northern Territory agriculturalists have begun a sustainable farming knowledge exchange with their Indian counterparts.

Pro-Vice Chancellor Indigenous Leadership Professor Reuben Bolt

Indigenous advocate, scholar joins CDU

An Indigenous academic who is dedicated to supporting Indigenous people to pursue education and bring about change, has joined Charles Darwin University as the Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Leadership.

Charles Darwin University Professor of Conservation Biology John Woinarski

CDU expert helps steer wildlife recovery after bushfires

Charles Darwin University Professor of Conservation Biology John Woinarski has joined an expert panel to help steer the wildlife recovery in the aftermath of the devastating bushfires still raging in the south of the country.

Cara Penton climbing up a tree to investigate tree hollows on the Tiwi Islands.

Tree hollows count for endangered species

In a bid to save hollow-dependent endangered species, Charles Darwin University PhD candidate Cara Penton has scaled more than 180 trees on the Tiwi Islands in the Northern Territory.

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Bushfire information

Charles Darwin University is responding to the devastating bushfires sweeping across large parts of Australia.

New CBD Campus

CDU releases arborist report on milkwood tree

Charles Darwin University (CDU) commissioned an arborist report on the milkwood tree that was removed recently from the Darwin CBD site of the university’s new inner-city campus.

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