Issue 12
Monday, 18 July 2016

E-news

Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about the new Head of the School of Trades and the national award taken out by one of our international students.


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Top Stories
Mr Roy Brandner is the new Head of the School of Trades at CDU

Trades’ head passionate about NT’s future

A former Royal Australian Navy Warrant Officer with a passion for training and development, and its role in shaping the future of the Northern Territory has been appointed the new Head of the School of Trades at Charles Darwin University.Mr Roy Brandner is a...

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Other Top Stories


Research
Principal Research Fellow Dr Tom Wilson will present at the symposium next month

Population symposium to examine NT future

In the lead up to the 2016 Census, experts will gather in Darwin to discuss key demographic issues affecting the Northern Territory and what this might mean for the future of Northern Australia.The Northern Institute at Charles Darwin University will host a...

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Other Research News


In the Community
Participants of the Cake and Cookie Decorating course at Alice Springs campus

Short course indulges in delightful desserts

Alice Springs residents are learning the decadent art of dessert decoration through an accredited short course at Charles Darwin University.Vocational Education and Training lecturer Hayley Tobin said the Cake and Cookie Decorating course had been so popular...

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Other Community News


Staff
104.1 Territory FM station manager Matt Bern

Broadcast specialist enters top Territory FM role

A radio guru with more than 20 years’ experience on the airwaves has become the new station manager at 104.1 Territory FM.Matt Bern said he would help to sustain the Top End station’s strong listenership and quality radio programming.Mr Bern has been a...

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Other Staff News


Students
CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks (centre) and Michelle Lowe from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, with the Australia Awards Scholarship recipients

CDU study to enrich Philippine education systems

The first Australia Awards Scholarship recipients to be enrolled in a unique education course at Charles Darwin University have completed their studies.The four Filipino students created detailed plans to support education systems and teacher networks in...

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Other Students News


Experts on the Go

Experts on the Go

Northern Population Matters symposiumWho: A range of researchers from the Northern Institute at Charles Darwin UniversityWhen: August 4Where: DarwinMore: Presentations will focus on issues affecting Northern Australia, including a recent population fall in...

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In Pictures
Students at O-Week from left: Amrita Bhattarai, Dipta Shahi and Khina Tiwari Paudel.
CDU Student Ambassador Ruchir Patil, Welcome Dinner Project coordinator Sally Clifford and international student support and events officer Lana Guo.
International students, Soumya Chacko, Katherine Oshin Duggan and Anjaly Ann Biju have lunch at O-Week.
International students listen to a presentation by senior international student advisor Simona Cavani.

CDU Orientation Week

Up to 300 local, interstate and overseas students recently attended CDU Orientation Week at Casuarina campus.

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Art in Focus
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Djirrikitj

Yalpi Yunupingu, Etching, 40 x 39.5cm [print]. Acquired through the CDU Foundation, 2015, Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU2948. Reproduced with permission of the artist.

EXHIBITION DETAILS


Events

Northern Population Matters Symposium

04 August, 2016

10:00am to 4:30pm

Presenting current research on demographic issues affecting Northern Australia and what it means for the Northern Australian economy, society and demographic future.Experts will present on:...

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Professorial lecture - The Secret Life of Microbes

26 July, 2016

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Most people associate bacteria with food poisoning, unsanitary conditions and disease, or those unpleasant pink dots on forgotten food at the back of the fridge. We also tend to think a disease is...

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