Issue 8
Monday, 23 May 2016

E-news

Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about the university’s first Larrakia academic-in-residence and innovative solutions to overcome the North’s tough environment.


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Top Stories
Dr Colin Watson: “If you take the nurses away, you’ve got nothing”

Nursing lecturer tells of Libyan tragedy

A Charles Darwin University lecturer has spoken of his experience in a troubled African nation to illustrate the value of nursing to a national health system.
Alice Springs based lecturer in health Dr Colin Watson said events in Libya in recent years had...

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Research
CDU Nursing Museum Curator Janie Mason (centre) at the launch of her paper entitled “An Anzac journey from Adelaide River to Lemnos”

Shout out to NT nurses and teachers

A Charles Darwin University academic is putting out a call to former nurses, educators and community groups who worked in the Territory before modern communications. 
Senior lecturer in Business Studies Dr Susan Bandias is calling for personal stories from...

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Other Research News


In the Community
Cookery lecturer Matthew Cook: “hospitality industry-standard meals”

Chef to deliver smorgasbord of skills

Commercial Cookery lecturer Matthew Cook returns to Groote Eylandt today where he will teach high school students the fine art of hospitality kitchen operations for the next two weeks.
It will be the travelling chef’s fourth trip to a remote community this...

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Other Community News


Staff
Larrakia woman Bilawara Lee is CDU’s first Larrakia academic-in-residence

CDU names Larrakia academic-in-residence

A respected Larrakia Elder who is acknowledged internationally as a community communicator, healer and teacher of the ancient wisdoms of Aboriginal spirituality and healing has been appointed as Charles Darwin University’s first Larrakia academic-in-...

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Students
Certificate IV in Community Services Linda Zaborskis receives her scholarship from Minister for Education Peter Chandler

Students receive $1m in scholarships

Charles Darwin University has presented scholarships valued at almost $1 million to 72 students during its Semester 1 donor scholarship ceremonies.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks congratulated all participants and thanked donors for their continued...

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Experts on the Go

Experts on the Go

Event: UNIFI Creative SymposiumWho: John Dahlsen, PhD candidateWhen: Saturday May 28Where: Brisbane
Event: Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue ConferenceWho: Dr Melanie Irons, Psychology lecturerWhen: Wednesday June 1Where: Gold Coast


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In Pictures
Master of Business Administration graduate Yvonne Grace Caloyon celebrates with daughter Graciella Venice Caloyon
Diploma of Management graduates (from left) Jaclyn Carter, Tessa Cubillo and Cassandra Hazelbane have great cause for celebration
Bachelor of Accounting graduate Xuelian Angie Ng with her brother, Antonie Ng, and parents Marie and William Ng
Bachelor of Laws graduate Tessa Hoogerbrugge at the Thursday morning ceremony

CDU celebrates graduates at ceremonies in Darwin

Proud family and friends joined Charles Darwin University staff last week to congratulate the university’s newest graduates.

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Art in Focus

Nyapilingu

Baluka Maymuru
Etching
40 x 39.5cm [print]
Acquired through the CDU Foundation, 2015
Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU2930
Reproduced with permission of the artist

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Events

Charles Darwin Oration - Evolution in Action: Charles Darwin and the Galapagos Finches

09 June, 2016

5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Charles Darwin Oration is a public lecture delivered by CDU's 2016 Charles Darwin Scholars Emeritus Professors Rosemary and Peter Grant from Princeton University on their 40 years studying Darwin...

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Balnhdhurr - A Lasting Impression exhibition opening

12 May, 2016 to 15 July, 2016

10:00am to 4:00pm

Balnhdhurr – A Lasting Impression celebrates 20 years of onsite print production at Yirrkala Print Space in the Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre in Northeast Arnhem Land. This exhibition showcases the...

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