Want to join Northern Institute?

Become a Member

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The Northern Institute (NI) welcomes applications from interested stakeholders to become members of NI. The Membership Information SheetMembership Application Form together with a Conflict of Interest Declaration are provided in the links below. 

The benefits of a membership with NI include promotion to external stakeholders on NI’s website, invitations to NI hosted events and symposia and access to potential collaboration with NI staff members.

The process of applying for a membership is:

  1. Please read the Membership Information Sheet which includes the eligibility criteria for membership;
  2. Submit your completed Membership Application Form, copy of your up-to-date CV together with the Conflict of Interest Declaration (if required) to the Northern Institute via email – thenortherninstitute@cdu.edu.au;
  3. The application will be assessed by the assessment panel based on the eligibility criteria;
  4. The outcome of the assessment panel will be advised usually within two weeks of the assessment panel meeting.


Become an Adjunct 

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Only CDU staff members may nominate individuals for honorary appointment to the University. Such appointments are expected to be mutually beneficial, to enhance capacity and to build relevant networks. Successful nominations will be individuals who have appropriate qualifications or experience and whose expertise aligns with the University’s values and strategic objectives. Honorary appointees will advise, mentor and collaborate with University staff members and students to enhance academic, research and professional achievements and outcomes. Honorary appointments are for a defined period of time and are made in the following categories: University Professorial Fellows, University Fellows, Honorary Fellows and Visiting Scholars.

Please go to (coming soon) to view nomination information and procedures (CDU staff only) 


Member or Adjunct queries:

Katrina Britnell

Partnerships Coordinator, Northern Institute 

E. katrina.britnell@cdu.edu.au

T. (08) 8946 7468