Indigenous Research Collaborator 

This credential acknowledges the participation and contribution made by an Indigenous community-based researcher to a collaborative research project. Earners will have worked with CDU staff on one or more research projects. They will have received introductory training in research ethics, and been given the opportunity to learn about research by watching experienced community and university-based researchers.


This credential is available to Indigenous community-based researchers working with CDU staff on a research project in the Northern Territory. It is designed to acknowledge the recipients participation in cross-cultural facilitation and research.

Award criteria:

  • Attendance at a research induction meeting
  • Creation of a research profile detailing who you are, plus any previous work or research experience
  • Participation in one or more collaborative research projects undertaken with CDU staff


Credential will be authorised by an appropriate senior Indigenous authority and the Dean of the College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society, CDU.

How to apply:

For further information please contact:

Michaela Spencer at the Northern Institute, CDU