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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
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CDU teams recognised in national university teaching awards

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

Fiona Shalley

Staying, coming or going? Survey to explore Territory migration since COVID-19

Charles Darwin University researchers have developed a survey to provide a better understanding of COVID-19’s impact on population migration patterns into and out of the Northern Territory.

Student Duane Heywood

Marine debris turned into stunning woven baskets

Using discarded marine debris to hand-craft traditional Groote Eylandt woven baskets was one of the highlights for students taking part in a five-day Charles Darwin University course this week. 

Military historian Dr Craig Bellamy

Australia at forefront of secret war technology

New research shows that Australia played a far greater role in the development of technology used to find enemy radar during World War II than has been credited previously.

PhD graduand Belinda Davison

Students to celebrate academic achievements at virtual grad

Charles Darwin University will celebrate the academic achievements of more than 1200 students at virtual graduation ceremonies tomorrow night.


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CDU to train homegrown paramedics

Paramedics will soon be able to train locally in the Northern Territory thanks to a new partnership between Charles Darwin University and St John NT.

Dr Damian Oyong

Malaria research leads CDU graduate to USA

Research on a disease that impacts more than 200 million people globally each year has led a Charles Darwin University PhD graduand to Seattle in the United States to continue vital immunology work towards global malaria elimination.

Dr Vidushi Thusithana

Research focuses on East Point rainforest rehabilitation

The rehabilitation of dry seasonal rainforest at East Point Reserve in Darwin, which was devastated during World War II and Cyclone Tracy, has been the focus of research by a Charles Darwin University PhD graduand. 

The development of school gardens is helping Papua New Guinea communities produce their own food

CDU horticulturalist helps raise school gardens in PNG

A Charles Darwin University horticulture expert is spearheading a project to help schools in Papua New Guinea grow their own produce to counter food supply issues caused by COVID-19. 

Dr Tony Boutagy used 60 people performing six different warm up methods as part of his research

Sports science research debunks stretching myth

A PhD graduand, who has conducted an extensive study on the effects of warming up and stretching before physical activity, will receive a PhD at Charles Darwin University’s virtual graduation ceremony this Friday.

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