Issue 17
Monday, 09 October 2017
Charles Darwin University

E-news

Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to learn about our new cybersecurity programs and the research produced by PhD graduands, who will receive their awards this week.


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Top Stories

Cybersecurity course alert

Australia’s growing demand for cyber security literacy has prompted Charles Darwin University to delve more deeply into cyberspace and offer three new high-tech courses next year.Associate Professor - Engineering Krishnan Kannoorpatti said the three...

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Research
Feral cats kill 316 million birds and pet cats kill 61 million birds in Australia every year. Photo: Mark Marathon

Cats kill more than one million Australian birds a day

Feral cats kill 316 million birds and pet cats kill 61 million birds in Australia every year. This equates to cats killing more than 1 million Australian birds every day. More than 99 per cent of these casualties are native birds. These are some of the...

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In the Community
“Colin Holt: a survey” will showcase the work of celebrated Darwin artist Colin Holt

Exhibition to celebrate local artist

The work of a maverick artist who defies conventional approaches to making art will be in the spotlight when a new exhibition opens this month at the Charles Darwin University Art Gallery.“Colin Holt: a survey” will showcase almost four decades of artwork...

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Staff
Director of International Stacey Farraway

Director of International joins CDU team

The university has welcomed its new Director of International Stacey Farraway, who has a wealth of experience in marketing and international education.Ms Farraway, who has worked in international education for the past 17 years, comes to CDU with an...

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Students
Apprentice Zach Davis, on track with his career

NT mechanic takes bull by the horns

When V8 Supercars star Craig Lowndes claimed his 100th victory two years ago in Darwin, automotive apprentice Zach Davis was in the thick of it, having won a competition to work trackside with the Red Bull Holden Racing team.And the adventure didn’t stop...

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In Pictures
Paul Antonello takes a close look at the spelt sour dough bread
Bakery lecturer David Barker checks the quality of the pies
Kristy McAway judges the cake division
Cooking lecturer Antonio Tjung samples one of the desserts

Culinary competition

The NT culinary competition is designed for the Territory’s top chefs and cookery students to demonstrate their knowledge, skill and ability to present portions of a quality you’d expect in a top restaurant. Judges were treated to a wide range of entrees,...

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Art in Focus
Untitled (Fitzroy Crossing)

Untitled (Fitzroy Crossing)

Colin Holt, 2004, Red pindan sand, PVA, bitumen, acrylic and lime on metal washing machine lid, 41.5 x 47cm, Acquired with support from the CDU Foundation, 2013, Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU2415

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Events

CDU Innov8 - showcasing CDU innovative research

10 October, 2017

5:00pm to 7:30pm

Charles Darwin University - Innov8as part of October Business MonthA showcase of CDU’s research innovationMaster of Ceremonies: Richard Margetson from ABC Radio DarwinEight innovators will speak for...

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Professorial Lecture: Professor Lindsay Hutley

25 October, 2017

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Professor Lindsay Hutley presents "From leaves to ecosystems: understanding the impacts and management of global change".Economic and population growth have rapidly increased since the 1950s, with...

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