Issue 10
Monday, 20 June 2016

E-news

Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about how a bird that is critically endangered around Australia is experiencing a rise in numbers in Darwin, and the visit by the Mayor of Kalymnos to Casuarina campus.


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Top Stories
Charles Darwin University Bachelor of Laws student Mark Gregson

Law student heads to Harvard

A CDU law student has travelled to Harvard University in the United States, where he will fine tune his skills in immigration and refugee law.
Bachelor of Laws student Mark Gregson said he hoped to strengthen his understanding about international asylum...

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Research
PhD candidate at CDU’s Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods Benjamin Brown

Mangrove recovery movement takes world stage

A Charles Darwin University PhD candidate will travel to one of the world’s largest mangrove conservation conferences to discuss an initiative that aims to recover the vital ecosystem in Indonesia.
Benjamin Brown said technology was available to restore...

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Other Research News


In the Community
Associate Professor George Frazis welcomes the Mayor of Kalymnos Ioannis Galouzis to CDU

Kalymnian mayor visits Casuarina campus

Charles Darwin University has strengthened ties with the Greek community following a visit to Casuarina campus by the Mayor of Kalymnos recently.
Greek and Hellenic Studies Coordinator Associate Professor George Frazis said Ioannis Galouzis’s visit had...

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Other Community News


Students
Two members of the winning team Geoff Jowett and Matthew Wright with a half-scale prototype of the "Africart"

Africart provides transport solution

The student designers of a cart that converts to a market stall for villages in Africa have won the Engineers Without Borders real world design challenge at Charles Darwin University.
The “Africart”, which is designed for people in refugee camps in Zambia,...

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Experts on the Go

Experts on the Go

Mangroves and Macrobenthos Meeting IV Who: Mr Benjamin Brown When: July 18-22 Where: Flagler College, St Augustine, Fla, USA More: Mr Brown will sit on a scientific advisory committee, give an oral presentation and moderate a session at this international...

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In Pictures
Charles Darwin Scholar Emeritus Professor Peter Grant speaks at the Charles Darwin Oration at Casuarina campus
CDU Professor of Conservation and Sustainable Livelihoods Stephen Garnett joins question time as part of the public lecture
Emeritus Professor Rosemary Grant takes the stage
Charles Darwin Scholar Emeritus Professor Peter Grant addresses the audience

Charles Darwin Oration 2016

Husband and wife scientists, emeritus professors Peter and Rosemary Grant have presented this year’s Charles Darwin Oration at Casuarina campus as the 2016 Charles Darwin Scholars.
During the public lecture, the Princeton University evolutionary biologists...

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Art in Focus
Maccassan Prahu

Maccassan Prahu

Dhuwarrwarr Marika
Etching
40 x 39.5cm [print]
Acquired through the CDU Foundation, 2015
Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU2934
Reproduced with permission of the artist

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Events

Northern Population Matters Symposium

04 August, 2016

10:00am to 4:30pm

Presenting current research on demographic issues affecting Northern Australia and what it means for the Northern Australian economy, society and demographic future.
Experts will present on:...

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Charles Darwin Oration - Evolution in Action: Charles Darwin and the Galápagos Finches (Alice Springs)

27 June, 2016

5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Charles Darwin Oration, 'Evolution in Action: Charles Darwin and the Galápagos Finches', delivered by the 2016 Charles Darwin Scholars, is an important public seminar to which anyone is invited....

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Flyway Print Exchange: Birds Without Borders Award 2016

10 June, 2016 to 24 June, 2016

5:30pm to 4:00pm

At the beginning of Semester 1, 2016, both VET and HE Visual Arts students were invited to participate in a print project that highlights the situation for our migrating shore birds. The resulting...

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