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CDU welcomes international students as flight lands in Darwin

Charles Darwin University (CDU) has become the first university in the country to welcome international students back to Australia, with a flight carrying 63 students landing in Darwin this morning (Monday, 30 November). 

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Looking for Gudidi in Milingimbi

Looking out the window of the plane I was amazed to see the extent of what looked like saltpan habitat as our plane descended into the small remote community of Millingimbi or Yurruwi in northeast Arnhem Land of the Northern Territory.

Dr Alan Anderson

CDU academics named among world’s most influential

Charles Darwin University academics have been named as some of the most influential scientists in the world as part of newly-released database compiled by Stanford University. 


NT croc resurgence under investigation

A team of researchers from Charles Darwin University will investigate the impact of the recovery of the northern Australian estuarine crocodile population on river ecosystems after being awarded a Discovery grant in the latest round of Australian Research Council funding.

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CDU secures $2 million research boost

Charles Darwin University researchers have been awarded more than $2 million in funding following the latest round of Australian Research Council funding announcements.


Senior Research Fellow Dr Christine Schlesinger

Wildlife flourishes when buffel removed

Scientists in Central Australia have confirmed that native wildlife will flourish in areas where the introduced weed buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris) has been removed.

Dr Sean Bellairs

Native rice trials begin in a $1.4 million project

A research project seeking to commercialise native rice in Northern Australia, and support Indigenous enterprise, has received $1.4 million cash support and has commenced growing trials.


Social media reveals location of threatened clown wedgefish

Researchers have used social media to reveal the geographic location of a Critically Endangered wedgefish not seen for more than two decades.

EnviroCollective CDU members

Bring binoculars for date with feathered friends

The environment student group EnviroCollective CDU is inviting students, staff and the public to participate in a citizen science project to discover the diversity of bird species on Casuarina campus, as part of the Aussie Backyard Bird Count.

Eureka finalists

CDU researchers take places as Eureka finalists

Charles Darwin University researchers are part of two teams announced as finalists in categories of the prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.