Issue 1
Monday, 15 February 2016
E-news

Welcome to the new-look E-news, Charles Darwin University’s newsletter. Along with a fresh design and some new features, E-news has moved from monthly to fortnightly production, making it easier to stay up to date with CDU news.


Table of Contents


Top Stories
Emeritus Professors Peter and Rosemary Grant will take up the role of the 2016 Charles Darwin Scholars

Darwin scholars a double act

Two evolutionary biology icons who have had life-long careers working together on “Darwin’s Finches” on the Galapagos Islands will take up the role of the 2016 Charles Darwin Scholar at Charles Darwin University.
The husband and wife team of Emeritus...

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Research
One of several polychaete species found along the intertidal zone of Darwin’s beaches. Photo: C. Glasby, Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Student uncovers new species on Darwin beaches

A Charles Darwin University PhD candidate has stumbled on new microscopic species living beneath some of Darwin’s most popular beaches.
Amanda Lilleyman is currently researching shorebirds that live in the intertidal zone, but when she decided to delve...

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Other Research News


In the Community
The DSO prepares for its first concert of 2016

DSO collaborates on ‘Dreams & Prayers’

The Darwin Symphony Orchestra and Darwin Chorale are collaborating to bring the Darwin community a memorable and impactful performance, “Dreams & Prayers”, on March 12.
This is the first of the 2016 DSO Master Series concerts that are inspired by...

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Other Community News


Staff
Professor Jenny Davis is Head of the School of Environment at CDU

Aquatic expert flies high as new head

An aquatic ecologist and dragonfly expert, with experience spanning more than 30 years in Australia and Asia, has been appointed Head of the School of Environment at Charles Darwin University.After starting her academic career at Murdoch University, in...

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Other Staff News


Students
Pat Sim is the Darwin co-ordinator of Football Without Borders

Football program receives diversity award

A program aiming to instil a sense of community and build the confidence of new residents to the Territory has won a NT Human Rights Award.
Charles Darwin University Humanitarian and Communities Studies student Pat Sim is the Darwin co-ordinator of “...

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Other Students News


Experts on the Go

Experts on the Go

Seminar - Dreamland: The Figure of the Philosopher in Ethnographic Film
Who: Professor Helen Verren, Senior Research Fellow, Northern Institute
When: Tuesday 16 February, 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Where: Casuarina campus, Yellow Building 1, Level 2, Room 48
More: ...

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In Pictures
CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks presents Dr Alison King with the Exceptional Performance in Research Award
Dr Linda Ford, Exceptional Performance in Research Award
Child Respiratory Clinical Team (Dr Gabrielle McCallum), Exceptional Research Performance
Child Health Life Course Team member Belinda Davison, Exceptional Performance in Research Award

2015 Staff Awards

Charles Darwin University staff have been recognised for their dedication to their work during the annual end-of-year awards ceremony at Casuarina campus.

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Art Exhibition
Marina Strocchi: a survey, 1991-2015

Marina Strocchi: a survey, 1991-2015

Marina Strocchi
Orange-Footed Scrub Fowl
2007
Lithograph with chine collé
23.8 x 31.8cm [print]
Workshop Proof
Gifted by the artist and Northern Editions Printmaking Studio, 2007
CDU Art Collection, CDU1535

EXHIBITION DETAILS


Events

O'Week

22 February, 2016 to 26 February, 2016

9:00am to 4:00pm

Getting ready for O'Week?
Check out the website and join in all the fun of O'Week 2016!

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Marina Strocchi: a survey, 1991-2015 exhibition

12 November, 2015 to 19 February, 2016

10:00am to 4:00pm

This survey exhibition is a gaze into the wondrous art of Marina Strocchi and her musings on life in the Red Centre and Top End, and other places in between.
The art of Marina Strocchi propels us on...

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