Issue 6
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
E-news

Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about the installation of CDU’s third Chancellor, Mr Neil Balnaves AO, and what’s new with our high-achieving students.


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Top Stories
Outgoing Chancellor The Honourable Sally Thomas AC passes the power and authority of the position to the incoming Chancellor Mr Neil Balnaves AO

Power changes hands at ceremony

The Northern Territory has witnessed the first installation ceremony of a University Chancellor in the 27 years of higher education in the jurisdiction.
NT community leaders and special guests from interstate joined Charles Darwin University staff and...

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Research
Professor Rolf Gerritsen: student growth in the past two years has been dramatic

International education ‘could bring NT $150m’

A Charles Darwin University academic has calculated that the Territory’s international education exports could triple to $150 million a year within a decade.

Northern Institute political economist Professor Rolf Gerritsen said this would see international...

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Other Research News


In the Community
CDU PhD candidate Clint Cameron will present at the conference

Experts gather to spotlight mangrove research

Darwin will take the international stage next week as Charles Darwin University prepares to host one of the biggest conferences on mangrove and saltmarsh conservation research.
More than 40 speakers will present at the Australian Mangrove and Saltmarsh...

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Other Community News


Staff
Visual arts lecturer Henry Smith with the portrait of the NT Speaker

Portrait prompts Speaker to pause for thought

A portrait by Charles Darwin University arts lecturer Henry Smith is going through the final stages of preparation before it goes on display in Parliament House in Darwin.
Mr Smith, who has taught visual arts at Alice Springs campus for the past 20 years,...

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Students
PhD candidate Samuel Keitaanpaa is congratulated by CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks

High achiever set to attend Y20 China Summit

A high-achieving postgraduate student has been awarded a scholarship that will take him interstate and overseas to meet with some of the world’s top diplomats.
PhD candidate Samuel Keitaanpaa has been selected as the semester 1, 2016 Charles Darwin...

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Other Students News


Experts on the Go

Experts on the Go

Seminar: Towards good organisational policy for organisational goodsWho: Professor Helen Verren, Senior Research FellowWhen: Tuesday 26 April, 9.30am – 10.30amWhere: Northern Institute, Yellow Building 1, Level 2, Room 48More: Professor Verren will explore...

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In Pictures
Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment Professor Sue Carthew.
Emeritus Professor Maryann Bin-Sallik, Emeritus Professor Charles Webb and Professor of Zoology Keith Christian.
CDU Chancellor Neil Balnaves AO, the Honourable Sally Thomas AC and Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks.
Ceremonial mace bearer, Chief Operating Officer Debra Farrelly leads the academic procession.

CDU welcomes new Chancellor

The Northern Territory has witnessed the first installation ceremony of a University Chancellor in the 27 years of higher education in the jurisdiction.

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Art in Focus
Jazmina Cininas Reduction linocut 27.3 x 26.3cm [print] Edition number: 7/33 Gifted by Franck Gohier, 2007 Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU1444 Reproduced with permission of the artist

Werewolves will sometime play with dingoes (2005)

Jazmina Cininas
Reduction linocut
27.3 x 26.3cm [print]
Edition number: 7/33
Gifted by Franck Gohier, 2007
Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU1444
Reproduced with permission of the artist

EXHIBITION DETAILS


Events

Northern Institute Policy Briefing sessions: The NT Aboriginal Affairs Strategy - Direction & Pathways

03 May, 2016

10:00am

The NT Aboriginal Affairs Strategy - Direction & Pathways 
Mr Mike Chiodo, Chief Executive of the Department of Local Government and Community Services and Office of the Aboriginal Affairs will...

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Flute Recital by Maggie Wu Jing

30 April, 2016

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Maggie Wu Jing will be performing 3 Sonatas by Bach and the Valse di Bravura by Doppler with Chen Hui and Janusz Kwasny.
All are welcome to this free event.

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Mangroves, How Art Thee?

19 April, 2016 to 11 May, 2016

8:00am to 5:00pm

In conjunction with the 2016 Australian Mangrove Saltmarsh Network Conference being held in Darwin, second-year CDU Visual Arts students and staff present an exhibition of mangrove...

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