Partnership and collaboration
Our collaborations bring many diverse benefits, from supporting vocational and higher education to building collaborative commercial ventures.
Research Impact and Excellence
CDU has various research strengths that can tackle significant global challenges to contribute to society in the Northern Territory and beyond.
Research Ethics and Integrity
Charles Darwin University places great value on the knowledge, expertise and integrity of its research students and staff and on their commitment to conduct research with high standards of integrity and ethics.
The Office of Research and Innovation runs university-wide programs for researchers at CDU. We design research workshops and other social events to support all CDU HDR candidates, supervisors, and early and mid-career researchers in their work.
Research institutes and centres
Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a research intensive university with outstanding performance and recognised excellence in Indigenous and tropical health, environmental science and public policy. Our research portfolio has a real world impact, within and beyond our unique location in Northern Australia.
The Research and Innovation team
Charles Darwin University provides high quality consultancy and other research, training, and other services for government, industry, communities, and end-users.
Higher Degree by Research scholarships
We offer a variety of research scholarships to assist you throughout your program. Find out what we have on offer and how to apply.Find out more
Information for Higher Degree by Research Students and Supervisors
Find a supervisor and research project
Find a research supervisor and explore available research projects to start your research journey with Charles Darwin UniversityFind out
Strategic Plan 2021-2026
CDU’s Strategic Plan 2021-2026 will set out our roadmap for the next five years
Research Web Portal
Explore the CDU Research Web portal to access CDU's Research Projects and Researchers.
Research & Innovation events
Explore various workshops and social events available for CDU's researchers and HDR students
CDU professor brings his extensive knowledge in Aquaculture to the NTRead More
A global leader in aquaculture research and development, who is using sonar technology to understand fish welfare in Norway’s aquaculture farms, is hoping to continue his ground-breaking research in Australia.
CDU top 200 university in the world for impactRead More
Charles Darwin University (CDU) has ranked in the top 200 universities in the world as part of the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.
CDU researchers highlight emerging climate change risk to seafood industryRead More
Leading Charles Darwin University (CDU) environmental microbiology researchers have presented research focused on understanding tropical rock oysters and Vibrios and the implications for food safety and human health at an international Aquaculture conference held this week in Darwin.