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ARC Deputy Head Professor Brian Yates, CDU Northern Institute’s Dr Linda Ford and Federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne

CDU wins $660,000 in tough battle for research funds

Charles Darwin University will receive $660,000 in the fiercely competitive field of research grants, following an announcement of Australian Research Council funding by Education Minister...

A group of CDU law students visiting the Anti-Corruption Agency in Jakarta

Government announces New Colombo Plan grants

Charles Darwin University is one of 37 universities that will have students live, study and work in the Indo-Pacific region during the second year of the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan....

Chief Minister Adam Giles and Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks sign a MOU focusing on international education and training

MOU targets international numbers

Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks and Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that focuses on shared education goals to benefit the Territory....

CDU has just received EUR-ACE® accreditation for its Bachelor of Engineering Science

World opens up to CDU engineering graduates

Aspiring engineers who have global ambitions will feel right at home at Charles Darwin University following the university’s engineering programs achieving a Europe-based accreditation. CDU has just...

Certificate III in Retail Baking student Deborah Trebilcock has won Apprentice Baker at the national Excellence in Baking 2014 competition

NT baker wins national comp

Baker Deborah Trebilcock has proven that training in the Northern Territory is a recipe for success by winning the Apprentice Baker title at the national Excellence in Baking 2014 competition in...

A documentary entitled “Written by Mrs Bach” based on the book of the same name written by Professor Martin Jarvis has premiered in Europe

Film on Bach research has international premiere

A film based on pioneering research by a Charles Darwin University academic, which shocked the classical music world in 2006, has premiered at the Leipzig Film and Documentary Festival in Germany...

Professor Tim Carey has taken up the role of Director of the Centre for Remote Health

Appointment of Remote Health Director

Esteemed mental health academic Professor Tim Carey has taken up the role of Director of the Centre for Remote Health (CRH), a joint Centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University....

VET Tourism and Hospitality team (from left): Tim Francis, Caroline Gallacher, Chris Hogarth, Michelle Rojo and Alison Bonney

Tourism team wins Brolga award

Charles Darwin University has received a top industry award for delivering outstanding tourism training programs across the Northern Territory. The Vocational Education and Training (VET) Tourism...

PTS graduates Amelia Kunoth-Monks, from Utopia, and Otis Pryor, from Alice Springs

ACIKE course reaches milestone

The Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE) is celebrating the success of the first 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates from the Preparation for Tertiary...

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RESEARCH

CDU researcher Dr Adam Britton hopes to expand the capabilities of the CrocBITE database

CrocBITE receives funding boost

A world-wide database compiling information about crocodilian attacks has received a funding boost that will improve accessibility and help with future conservation efforts of the species. Charles...

Dr Andrew Taylor is conducting a survey on self-drive tourists in the NT Outback

Researchers measure tourist satisfaction

Researchers are encouraging anyone who has visited the Northern Territory Outback as a self-drive tourist to complete an online survey. Charles Darwin University Senior Research Fellow at the...

Sea turtle expert Dr Mick Guinea has co-authored an educational book that gives children a lesson in sea turtle biology

Hatchling tale to inspire kids

The rescue of a turtle hatchling and research by a Charles Darwin University academic have inspired the creation of a children’s book titled “Monty C. Turtle Learns to Swim!” Sea turtle expert Dr...

Professor Lawrence Cram and Ms Jenny Wong

Open Access for next generation researchers

A move to provide free online access to scientific and scholarly research literature, especially peer-reviewed journal articles was behind the 2014 CDU Open Access Week Seminar held at CDU’s...

Jayshree Mamtora, Mr Diljit Singh and Ms Tina Yang at the IFLA conference, Lyon, France

CDU Librarian takes to international stage

A paper presented at an international conference by a CDU Librarian and her counterparts from two of South-east Asia’s leading universities has highlighted the challenges and opportunities in...

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Leadership Professor Steve Larkin says participants discussed national Indigenous tertiary education issues at the meeting

CDU hosts national Indigenous tertiary education meeting

University representatives from across Australia have discussed important issues about Indigenous tertiary education at a recent meeting at Charles Darwin University. Stakeholders from about 15...

Top CDU education graduates celebrate with NT Government and CDU staff, including (from left): CDU Pro Vice-Chancellor Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts Professor Giselle Byrnes, and School of Education Head Professor Peter Kell

NTG encourages top graduates to teach locally

Charles Darwin University’s top teaching graduates will be offered permanent working positions as part of a new Northern Territory Government initiative. NT Minister for Education Peter Chandler...

Professor Ruth Wallace says conference speakers have addressed key areas of interest in developing Northern Australia

Researchers shed light on North Australian development

Leading researchers have discussed the future of development in Northern Australia at a recent public conference in Darwin. Speakers at the event highlighted factors to consider when planning for...

Waralungku artist Nancy McDinny learns new skills in printmaking

Borroloola artists perfect printmaking skills

Artists from the remote Northern Territory community of Borroloola have learned valuable skills in printmaking and etching at a Vocational and Education Training workshop. Seven Waralungku Arts...

Jo Green with one of the paper tea cups from the AfterLife Dialogues exhibition

Our Alumni at work – Jo Green

A recent art exhibition in Darwin featured an assortment of tea cups made from the pages of an old text book of musical scores. Delicate and intriguing, they were the handiwork of CDU visual arts...

Darwin rangers Keith Hayes and Leo Goodman have completed training in conservation and land management at CDU

Indigenous rangers boost qualifications

Indigenous rangers from across the Top End have enhanced their skills in conservation and land management at Charles Darwin University. Seventeen rangers and trainees recently undertook a...

Therese Kersten was among the speakers at the conference

International event focuses on global learning

Challenges arising from global learning initiatives were on the agenda at a recent international symposium organised by Charles Darwin University. A book will be published to document the...

CDU’s Head of Creative Arts Professor Brian Mooney (centre) with speakers Dr Richard O’Brien (left) and Dr Alan Tapper

Experts deliver talks for postgrads

Prominent international and interstate researchers have held a series of talks on analysis and research methods for postgraduate students at Charles Darwin University. Researchers from Western...

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STAFF

Weed researchers (from left): Associate Professor Samantha Setterfield, Professor Michael Douglas, Dr Natalie Rossiter-Rachor, Professor Lindsay Hutley, Dr Keith Ferdinands, and Damien McMaster

Weeds researchers receive award

A team led by Charles Darwin University researchers has been awarded Best Research in NRM at the 2014 Territory Natural Resource Management Awards dinner at the Darwin Convention Centre.  The award...

Professor Nick Anstey

Infectious diseases specialist receives award

One of Australia’s leading infectious diseases specialists has been recognised with a prestigious national award for his contributions in tackling the global burden of malaria. Head of the Menzies...

 Globetrotting law academics Joe and Juliette McIntyre have joined CDU

Double act heats up at Law School

The mercury has climbed from minus 30C to plus 30C for husband and wife lawyers who have returned to Australia to join the Charles Darwin University School of Law in Darwin. Globetrotting law...

Andrew Woodmansey is the new Deputy Chief Operating Officer at CDU

Welcome to new Deputy Chief Operating Officer

A passion for serving the community and a love of nature has brought Andrew Woodmansey to Darwin to take on the role of Deputy Chief Operating Officer at Charles Darwin University. Mr Woodmansey has...

Australian Ambassador to the US Kim Beazley AC and CDU Professorial Fellow Tim Berra (right) at the Australian Embassy in Washington

Charles Darwin expert guest at Fulbright reception

Charles Darwin University Professorial Fellow Tim Berra was among the guests of honour at a reception to mark the 65th anniversary of the Australian-American Fulbright Commission in Washington DC...

Indonesian Consulate representatives and University Indonesia Law Faculty staff discuss future partnerships with CDU School of Law staff

Law schools discuss New Colombo Plan

Delegates from a law faculty in Indonesia have met with their Charles Darwin University counterparts to discuss the New Colombo Plan (NCP) student mobility program. University Indonesia (UI)...

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STUDENTS

RIEL PhD candidate Pia Harkness wins Endeavour Scholarship

RIEL PhD candidate wins Endeavour Scholarship

A Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods PhD candidate, who is investigating marine-based livelihoods in eastern Indonesia, has won the highly coveted Endeavour Postgraduate...

International students Parul Nahar, Priyanka Mehta and Divya Mehta participate in orientation in Melbourne

International students attend Melbourne, Sydney orientation

Almost 100 international students have attended orientation days at Charles Darwin University’s Centres in Melbourne and Sydney. Senior International Student Advisor Simona Brancikova said a range...

IT students Aden Herold, Farzhand Ali and Joseph Packer won Best Undergraduate Team and an Innovation Prize

Innovation on show at first IT Code Fair

The latest in web and smart phone coding technology were recently on display at Charles Darwin University as students went head-to-head as part of the inaugural IT Code Fair. It was an opportunity...

Colombia’s endangered Cotton-Top Tamarin

Student’s NASA experience a boon for tiny monkey

A Charles Darwin University academic’s links with US space agency NASA have paved the way for an environmental science student to undertake an internship in the United States. The School of...

Vocational Student of the Year runner up Aimee Williams

Fitness graduate runner up on national stage

Fit and fabulous Aimee Williams has done Charles Darwin University proud at the Australian Training Awards in Adelaide. Aimee, a Certificate III and IV Fitness graduate, won the runners-up trophy in...

CDU School Leadership study participants at No. 50 Middle School of Hefei, Anhui Province, China

NT school principals' China study tour a success

A recent study tour to schools and universities in China and Hong Kong by 12 Northern Territory school principals has strengthened growing ties between CDU and the NT Government and the Chinese...

Teaching and Learning graduates Alice Eather and Cindy Jinmarabynana

Double delight at Maningrida School

The Maningrida School community has shown its appreciation for two members of staff who completed their teaching degrees at Charles Darwin University this year. Some cultural dancing and traditional...

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Sharon Bell: “It takes hard work, determination and resilience to succeed”

Katherine celebrates student achievements

Charles Darwin University’s commitment to regional and remote delivery was exemplified at the recent presentation event in Katherine, where more than 140 students were acknowledged for their...

Katherine Region Director Ash Beechey (left) and Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks cut the cake at the 25th anniversary cocktail party at Katherine

Katherine celebrates 25 years of university education

The CDU community at Katherine has celebrated 25 years of university education in the Northern Territory at an event that simultaneously marked the 35th anniversary of the Katherine Rural Campus....

Staff and students at Nhulunbuy celebrate a year of academic achievement. Photo: Arafura Times

Nhulunbuy staff, students celebrate

Charles Darwin University in Nhulunbuy has put the finishing touches on 2014 with a celebration to mark student achievement and the end of the academic year. Nhulunbuy Campus Administrator Nicholas...

An impromptu band performs at the Ape TV – Monkey Music concert in Alice Springs

Students put best work before audience

A group of Central Australia's emerging student musicians and multimedia artists presented their best work at an end-of-year performance in Alice Springs recently. Charles Darwin University...

Barkly primary health care team members Peta Meldrum, Victoria Bwalya, Dr Samuel Goodwin, Marica Alcedo and Jenni Kennedy at the student presentation in Tennant Creek

Tennant students celeberate end of year

About 20 Charles Darwin University students were the toast of Tennant Creek at a recent celebration to mark the end of the academic year. CDU’s Tennant Creek Centre Leader Kate Young said each...

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