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Strong response to CDU’s student food programs

Two food programs launched by Charles Darwin University to help students put food on the table after losing paid work as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak – have reported a strong uptake over the weekend.

Dr Lorraine Teece Newsroom

Comms is key to more just treatment of First Australians

Charles Darwin University researcher Dr Lorraine Teece was distressed as she sat in a law court watching an Aboriginal man, who obviously had little understanding of proceedings against him, nodding in agreement with all that was being said to him and about him.

Professor Linda Ford EJ lecture

CDU researcher to deliver Eric Johnston Lecture

Prominent researcher from Charles Darwin University’s Northern Institute, Associate Professor Linda (Payi) Ford will present this year’s Eric Johnston Lecture on Wednesday 23 October at the Library & Archives NT.

Dr Jo Wicks Newsroom

Researcher: play therapy helps heal trauma

Charles Darwin University (CDU) PhD candidate, Dr Joanne Wicks has been working with children, parents and teachers to explore the benefits of intensive Child Centred Play Therapy (CCPT).

Professor Dominic Upton Newsroom

New CDU course paves way for work in allied health

Charles Darwin University will offer a new dual degree from next year to undergraduates seeking a career in Nutrition, Speech and Language Therapy, or Occupational Therapy.
The four-year Bachelor-Masters opens the door to many career opportunities in allied health.

Dr Tracy Woodroffe Newsroom

Call for Indigenous knowledge in teacher training

A Charles Darwin University (CDU) PhD candidate has identified the need for teachers to receive specific pre-service training in Indigenous knowledge.

Desert Rose 2001

NT’s pioneering solar car on display in CBD

Darwin’s history as an early leader in solar car technology is on display in the Smith Street Mall.

Fire - credit K. Thorburn

Darwin region bushfires up three-fold in Sept

There were record bushfires around Darwin for September, according to data from the North Australia and Rangelands Fire Information (NAFI) website.

Dr Kamala Thriemer

Malaria researcher awarded $1.25m national fellowship

Menzies School of Health (Menzies) researcher Dr Kamala Thriemer has been awarded a prestigious $1.25 million CSL Centenary Fellowship to develop and optimise treatment programs against vivax malaria in South-east Asia and the Horn of Africa.

Dr Linda Ford

CDU researcher to honour Charles Perkins

One of Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) leading Aboriginal researchers has been chosen to present a prestigious oration named after Dr Charles Perkins AO, the first Aboriginal man in Australia to graduate from university and one of the country’s most influential figures of the late 20th century. 

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