Issue 19
Monday, 24 October 2016
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about a VET for Secondary Schools student, who blitzed the competition to bring home a national award, and preview the final Professorial Lecture for 2016.

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Top Stories
Professor Douglas Paton will deliver the final Professorial Lecture for 2016

Lecture targets disaster readiness

With the number of disasters predicted to increase in the next decade, next month’s Professorial Lecture will explore the need for disaster risk reduction strategies and question the cultural reasons surrounding preparedness locally and globally.Professor...


Other Top Stories

Menzies malaria experts Professor Nicholas Anstey and Professor Ric Price

$2m grant to combat malaria and TB

A $2 million research grant to work towards the prevention, control and elimination of malaria and tuberculosis (TB) in South-east Asia and the Pacific has been awarded to a consortium led by Menzies School of Health Research, in collaboration with the...


Other Research News

In the Community
From left: University Fellow Dr Don Zoellner, Acting Director Central Australia Lyle Mellors, Education Minister Eva Lawler and Centralian Senior College Principal Tony Collins

Yarning Circle top spot to talk

Acting Director Central Australia Lyle Mellors said the Yarning Circle at Alice Springs campus had proven to be the perfect place to host a recent gathering of business people and most of the NT Cabinet.“This is the second year that we’ve hosted the Business...


Other Community News

Associate Professor Alison King has been recognised as part of an exhibition celebrating women in ichthyology

Researcher among ‘Incredible Women of Ichthyology’

A Charles Darwin University researcher has featured as part of an “Incredible Women of Ichthyology” exhibition at the recent Australian Society for Fish Biology meeting in Hobart.Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL) Principal...


Other Staff News

Masters by research graduates Novuthny Hak and Ly Tran with Professor Peter Kell and His Excellency Mr Ngoy Mak

Cambodian Masters students graduate

The School of Education recently hosted His Excellency Mr Ngoy Mak, Director General of Higher Education in Cambodia, to showcase and further its ongoing partnership with Cambodia. Mr Ngoy attended the CDU October graduation ceremony to congratulate the...


Experts on the Go

Experts on the Go

A Demography and Growth Planning research seminarWho: Dr Andrew Taylor, Professor Dean Carson, Huw Brokensha, Dr Tom Wilson (Northern Institute) and othersWhen: Oct 26Where: DarwinMore: Speakers will provide insights on the causes and consequences of current...



In Pictures
Master of Business Administration (Professional Practice) graduate Maria Da Silva Carvalho
Law graduates from left: Dwarka Dass, Michelle Godwin and Gabriel Yengbie
Exercise and sports science graduate Lisa Eadie prepares for graduation
PhD graduate Capt Debbie Hohaia wearing traditional Maori korowai cloak. With Lt. Col Mark Buldock (left), Warrant Officer Class One Craig Webb, Captain Quentin Dalziell and Major Paul Chambers

CDU October graduation ceremonies

Hundreds of VET and higher education students have celebrated the culmination of their university studies at the recent Charles Darwin University graduation ceremonies.


Art in Focus
Would that we could fly and sing forever

Would that we could fly and sing forever

Chips Mackinolty; Inkjet print; 90 x 90 cm; Gifted by the artist; Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU3107



Book launch - Settlements at the Edge: Remote Human Settlements in Developed Nations

27 October, 2016

10:30am to 12:00pm

Please join us to celebrate the launch of ‘Settlements at the Edge: Remote Human Settlements in Developed Nations'.Settlements at the Edge examines the evolution, characteristics, functions and ...

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