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Northern Institute

Our research

The Northern Institute is a hub for research expertise, leadership and impact for stakeholders. Northern Institute’s researchers are recognised nationally and internationally as leaders in their fields.

Our research teams work through partnerships with context experts locally and content experts internationally to bring together a deep understanding of people, policy and place.

Research themes

Contemporary Indigenous governance, knowledge and science

Demography and growth planning

Risk, disasters and resilience

Realist research, evaluation and learning initiative

Regional, economic, education and workforce development

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Research centres and groups

Meet the teams that are specialists in their field:

  • Central Australian Research Group
  • First Nations Sovereignty and Diplomacy Centre
  • Indigenous Enterprise Hub (The Hub)

  • Top End Language Lab
  • Top End Science, Technology and Society (Top End STS)
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