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Researcher Jen Macdonald takes sound recordings of Rapid Creek waters
Northern Institute

Study with us.

Are you interested in doing meaningful, community-based research? Study with the Northern Institute through a PhD, Masters, Indigenous mico-credentials, annual programs or workshops.

Why study with the Northern Institute?

Work with expert researchers and collaborators using innovative methodologies

Make positive differences in communities through robust and independent research

Explore complex knowledge and governance systems that improve our lives and opportunities

Aasish adhikari researching in West Kimberly. Photo taken by Rohan Fisher

Postgraduate research opportunities

Research with us. Northern Insitute is looking for postgraduate researchers to join our knowledgeable teams on Country across Northern Australia. 

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Student Story 

Meet Andy, a Research Associate at the Northern Institute based at CDU Casuarina Campus. 

Andy is currently working with our Risk, Disasters and Resilience team on analysing the use of social media for disaster management in Australia.

Project: “Data science meets social science: using social media to understand disaster response in Australia”.

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Recognising First Nations researchers for their skills and expertise.

Indigenous micro-credentials

Indigenous research micro-credentials recognise ‘in-place’ research. Supporting the development of research engaging traditional knowledge practices guided by Indigenous authority.

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Pathways to Politics for Women NT 2023 cohort during workshops
Changing the face of politics

Pathways to Politics for Women NT

Apply now for the Northern Territory's Pathways to Politics Program NT. This non-partisan initiative aims to change the face of politics by equipping women with the skills they need to run for elected office.

Applications are open until April 10th 2024. 

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Apply for a Higher Degree by Research

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