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Significant global impacts on social, cultural, health, economic, and environmental issues.

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Partnership and collaboration

Our collaborations bring many diverse benefits, from supporting vocational and higher education to building collaborative commercial ventures.

 

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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.

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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.

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Researcher Development

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.

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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.

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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.

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Supporting emerging researchers

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. 

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Information for Higher Degree by Research Students and Supervisors

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Future Research Students

Find more information about higher degrees by research at CDU

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Current HDR candidates

Find out more information for our current research candidates

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HDR Supervisors

Find out more information for our current research supervisors

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Find HDR supervisor and available research projects

Find a supervisor and research project

Find a research supervisor and explore available research projects to start your research journey with Charles Darwin University

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Strategic Plan 2021-2026

CDU’s Strategic Plan 2021-2026  will set out our roadmap for the next five years

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Research Web Portal

Explore the CDU Research Web portal to access CDU's Research Projects and Researchers.

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Research & Innovation events

Explore various workshops and social events available for CDU's researchers and HDR students

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Research news

  • The album Songs of Disappearance, produced by Charles Darwin University PhD candidate Anthony Albrecht, looks set to be another hit following the success of the bird song album he produced last year.

    Frog sounds set to light up the music charts

    The creative team behind an album of bird songs that shook the top of Australia’s music charts are at it again with a new album and a new animal.

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  • Associate Professor Mamoun Alazeb

    CDU computer scientist recognised as one of the most influential in the world

    Charles Darwin University (CDU) Associate Professor Mamoun Alazab always noted the renowned researchers who made a list of the top one per cent of the most influential in the world, never imagining that one day he would be on it.

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  • New Northern institute Director Professor Kim Humphery plans to focus on what the institute does best by championing collaborative research.

    New Director encourages collaborators to share in Northern Institute research successes

    The new Director of Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) Northern Institute wants to build on the successes that it has had over the past decade.

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