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A $6 million grant will aim to close critical gaps in healthcare

$6m grant to target healthcare gaps

A $6 million grant awarded to the Menzies School of Health Research will help to close critical gaps in healthcare across Northern Australia. Funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council, the project “Improving Health Outcomes in the...

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Research
Nerida Liddle examines the contents of bilby faecal pellets gathered in the Tanami

Tanami bilbies dine out on root larvae

A Charles Darwin University student has found that bilbies in the Tanami Desert include root larvae in their diet.Bachelor of Science (Hons) student Nerida Liddle ventured deep into the Tanami on three occasions this year to gather data about the foraging...

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In the Community
NT News journalist Matt Garrick has won the CDU sponsored Best Feature Writing category

NT awards recognise journalistic excellence

Charles Darwin University has recognised a print journalist for his flair and creativity in storytelling, at the 2016 Northern Territory Media Awards.CDU sponsors the Best Feature Writing category at the pre-eminent Territory-based awards that promote...

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Staff
Dr Ania Lian (left), Professor Sue Shore and Dr Gretchen Geng

Education books launched before Christmas

Three books offering unique perspectives on education in Australia and overseas have been launched at the International Graduate Centre for Education (IGCE) at Casuarina campus.CDU academics were among the co-editors of the books, which cover issues ranging...

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Students
Katie Hicks

Scholarship to take student to Fiji

A Charles Darwin University student is preparing to move to Fiji where she will live, study and work next year courtesy of the New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program.Bachelor of Applied Social Science student Katie Hicks said she was delighted to learn that...

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Experts on the Go

Experts on the Go

Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International Annual ConferenceWho: Professor Rolf GerritsenWhen: Dec 6Where: MelbourneMore: Professor Gerritsen will present the paper “The Whiteboard Rules, OK? Pork barrelling in Australian regional...

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In Pictures
Award recipient Susana Lu-Dizon (centre) with family from left Cecilia Dela Vega, Margie Dizon,  Dana Dizon and Kara Handberg
Vice-Chancellor Professor Siomon Maddocks with Ryan Award recipient Rebecca Marrone and Director of Strategic Services and Governance Ross Springolo.
Associate Professor James Smith receives the award for Exceptional Performance in Research
Award recipients Matt Marchesi, Nathan Franklin and Adelle Sefton-Rowston

Staff receive awards for excellence and service

Charles Darwin University staff have been recognised for their dedication, and continuous and meritorious service during the Vice-Chancellor’s end-of-year awards ceremony held on Casuarina campus.

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Art in Focus
Black Cockatoo

Black Cockatoo

Thomas Munkanome; 2006; Natural ochres on ironwood; Acquired for Charles Darwin University, 2006; Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU1294

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