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CDU proposes restructure to balance budget, unify VET and HE, allow for future growth

CDU is seeking feedback on a draft Change Proposal to unify Vocational Education and Training and Higher Education across the university. The draft proposal provides $10m in savings through financial efficiencies across the university and positions CDU for growth - with better pathways for more VET students.

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. 

CDU Art Gallery curator Kellie Joswig

Pop-up exhibition reopens CDU Art Gallery

PLACE is an exhibition that celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Charles Darwin University (CDU) Art Gallery and is a celebration of the gallery reopening after a forced COVID-19 closure.

CDU Engineers respond

CDU engineers help with COVID-19 response effort

The Charles Darwin University Advanced Manufacturing Alliance (AMA) has joined the global effort to address a shortage in personal protective equipment and help in the COVID-19 response efforts. 



CDU plan to redress Indigenous accounting shortage

A new Charles Darwin University initiative aims to make a serious difference to the number of Indigenous accountants working across the Northern Territory and Australia.

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