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Dr Thi Tam Duong has completed research into the perceptions of Vietnamese farmers towards biosecurity threats in Australia
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Room for biosecurity improvements in farmers’ fields

A new study into the perceptions of Vietnamese farmers towards biosecurity threats in Australia has found that more work needs to be done to improve channels of communication, and to build greater levels of trust with industry and government.

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CDU responds to COVID-19 short course demand

Charles Darwin University has responded to the recently announced Higher Education Relief Package with a suite of low-cost higher education short-course options aimed at helping support Australians impacted by COVID-19 to emerge with a new qualification. 

Professor Catherine Turner

No question ‘taboo’ for nurses

The global spotlight is firmly focused on nurses during the COVID-19 outbreak and now they are stepping up to answer the “taboo” questions as part of this year’s International Nurses Day on May 12.


CDU takes on program to support Indigenous mums, infants

The Charles Darwin University College of Nursing and Midwifery will take the reins of a national support service to deliver culturally appropriate support and training for health providers to boost the wellbeing of Indigenous children and their mothers.

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College of Nursing and Midwifery forms relationship with the Institute of Health and Management

Over the past six months, CDU’s College of Nursing and Midwifery has been working towards a collaboration with the Institute of Health and Management across multiple areas, enabling direct pathways to higher education for international students seeking a Master qualification.

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CDU's Mpho Dube wins Ryan Family Award

CDU Lecturer in Midwifery Mpho Dube has received a Ryan Family Award, for her exceptional performance and contribution to Charles Darwin University.

Course spotlight

Course spotlight: Graduate Diploma of Mental Health

In the health sector, it’s common to encounter clients experiencing mental health challenges. The Graduate Diploma of Mental Health is a great way for health professionals to equip themselves with the skills required to cope with these encounters, to provide a better service to their clients and a better outcome for themselves.

Prof Lesley Barclay

International year of the nurse and midwife

In 2020, the world celebrates the amazing contribution made by nurses and midwives around the world and the vital role they play in providing health services globally.

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CDU students provide hands-on care to Vietnam’s vulnerable communities

For the first time, Charles Darwin University students have been selected to deliver primary health care in remote regions of Vietnam - providing education, assessment and treatment to the country’s most vulnerable citizens, while also accruing accredited clinical hours toward the completion of their degree.

Lizzy Kara Cheryl

Giving industry partners a taste of academic life through innovative CLL program

In partnership with NT Health, Charles Darwin University has seconded staff and offered them the chance to try their hand at university-level teaching, following the introduction of CDU Clinical Liaison Lecturer positions within the College.