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Mimal Land Management Ranger, Everlyn Mardi uses the new NAFI app in central Arnhem Land

Fire information goes mobile to Australia’s land managers

Land managers across much of Australia can now access near real-time bushfire information on their mobile phones with the launch of the NAFI (Northern Australia and Rangelands Fire Information system) free mobile app.

Carpet python

Data shows Darwin a tropical paradise for snakes

Data analysed by a Charles Darwin University researcher has confirmed Darwin is a tropical paradise for snakes, harbouring more different species than any other capital city in the country. 

Charles Darwin University IT Code Fair Team members Drs Sami Azam, Cherry Narumon Sriratanaviriyakul and Bharanidharan Shanmugam who are one of three CDU teams to receive a citation at the Australian Awards for University Teaching

CDU teams recognised in national university teaching awards

Three teams from Charles Darwin University have received citations at the Australian Awards for University Teaching.

Darwin students Liam Meyer and his partner Jess Lines have chosen different pathways to higher education at Charles Darwin University

Students welcomed to CDU in 2021

Charles Darwin University has woken from the wet season break to the buzz of new and returning students at its 2021 Orientation Week.

Scott Bowman

Charles Darwin University welcomes new Vice-Chancellor and President

The Council of Charles Darwin University (CDU) has announced the appointment of Professor Scott Bowman AO as the university’s new Vice-Chancellor and President.

a shrimp called Parisia unguis

Scientists’ outback fishing trip discovers exotic catch

Research scientists from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO and Charles Darwin University used fishing rods and handlines to plumb the depths of underground aquifers in the Northern Territory revealing a diverse variety of tiny aquatic animals known as stygofauna, mostly between 0.3 and 10 millimetres in length.

CDU Chemistry Spectacular team 2020

Grants to promote community science

Projects that inspire and involve people of all ages in science are being sought by local organisers of National Science Week.

Dr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr Baumann 3

CDU marks National Apology

The continuing impact of forcible removal policies on families of the Stolen Generations has been highlighted at a Charles Darwin University event marking the 13th anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations.

Dr Veronica Toral-Granda 2

Galapagos expert to highlight links on Darwin Day

An expert insight into life on the Galapagos Islands will be the highlight of Charles Darwin University’s annual Darwin Day celebrations tomorrow.

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