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
What happens to your body when you throw an axe?Read more
With axe throwing growing and elite competition booming, a Charles Darwin University (CDU) sports scientist is looking at how the three most common throwing techniques impact the body.
Study shows links between Australia’s false killer whales and endangered groups from HawaiiRead more
False killer whales off the Northern Australia coast need their conservation status reviewed because of similarities they share with groups from Hawaii listed as Endangered in the USA, a Charles Darwin University (CDU) researcher says.
Rising prices could push more supermarket shoppers to make unhealthy choicesRead more
Rising supermarket prices could be pushing people to make more unhealthy food choices thanks to aggressive marketing ploys, new research suggests.