Issue 17
Monday, 26 September 2016
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about two major achievements this week: one in international university rankings and the other in the NT Export and Industry Awards.

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Top Stories
Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Sue Carthew said she was proud of the university’s achievement

CDU continues its global ranking success

Charles Darwin University has maintained its top 300 global rank after the release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.CDU has been ranked in the 251–300 category of institutions worldwide in the prestigious THE World University Rankings...


Other Top Stories

Director of StudyNT Ms Rachael Shanahan, Dr Paul Lawton, PhD candidate Rhiannon Moore and Natasha Fyles MLA

Croc skin research wins 3MT comp

A student researching ways to improve the skin quality of saltwater crocodiles for use in the leather industry has won this year’s Charles Darwin University Three Minute Thesis Competition for her presentation “The Blemished and the Beautiful”.School of...


Other Research News

In the Community
Dr Ruvik Rosenthal will present a free public lecture at Casuarina campus

Lecture to explore divisions in Israel

An award-winning writer will explore divisions in contemporary Israeli society when he presents a public lecture on Casuarina campus this week.Dr Ruvik Rosenthal, a long-time journalist, author and linguist, will speak on the topic “Israel: A story of a...


Other Community News

NT Training Award winners (from left) Ella Cavallaro, Ashlee Coleman and Scarlett Gray

Women feature at NT Training Awards

Four Charles Darwin University VET students and a trainer from Katherine have been recognised for excellence at the NT Training Awards ceremony in Darwin.Three of the students won individual categories, while the others recognised were runners-up. All are...


Other Students News

Experts on the Go

Experts on the Go

National SPERA Conference and International Symposium for Innovation in Rural EducationWho: Geoffrey Jupurrurla Shannon (Community Researcher) and David Scholz (mentor and community engagement researcher)When: 28-30 SeptemberWhere: MackayMore: Messrs Shannon...



In Pictures
Speakers from left Shang Jingwei, Associate Professor Amy Yu, Dr Peter Shaw, Dr Jon Mason, Professor Sue Carthew, Assoc Prof Greg Shaw, David Murtagh, Marianne St Clair and Hua Wang at the Engagement with China
From left Hua Wang, Professor Martin Jarvis and Associate Professor Douglas Bell at the Engagement with China
From left LT COL Samual Pickering,  Duncan Thomson, Professor Jenny Davis at the Engagement with China
Hua Wang speaks at the Engagement with China

Engagement with China

The 2016 CDU Engagement with China Event showcased activities undertaken by the Confucius Institute; CDU’s diverse research collaboration, education and training initiatives with partner Chinese universities; Australian government funded in-country study...


Art in Focus


Penny Rose Wiggins; 2016; Oil on found car bonnet; 139 x 100cm; Acquired for Charles Darwin University, 2016; Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU3058



Israel, a divided society

29 September, 2016

5:30pm to 7:00pm

On the surface, Israel appears as a strong and united country, but the reality is rather different. Israeli society is deeply divided, torn by political, ethnic, cultural and religious conflicts and...

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NT Food Week

03 October, 2016 to 06 October, 2016

9:00am to 9:00pm

The event is a community based series of hobby classes and food competitions for the general public and members of the food industry. Each day there will be hobby classes in seven different styles...

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