Issue 15
Monday, 29 August 2016

E-news

Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about research that’s targeting a protected species and a new book on conflict and massacre in Central Australia.


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Top Stories
Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks

CDU partners on national student survey

Charles Darwin University is partnering with universities across Australia in a ground-breaking national student survey on sexual assault and harassment, which was launched last week.The survey is an important part of the Australian university sector’s...

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Research
The majestic Sarus Crane is a globally threatened species

Researcher works to secure a future for threatened species

A Charles Darwin University student has been working in Cambodia to study the majestic and globally threatened Sarus Crane to better understand its conservation needs.Research Institute for The Environment and Livelihoods PhD candidate Robert van Zalinge...

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In the Community
From left: model Courtney Miller, CDU hairdressing student Jodie Robinson and model Kobi Stewart

Hundreds attend student fashion show

Hair and beauty students rolled out the red carpet for a star-struck night of Hollywood glamour during a recent awards show at Charles Darwin University’s Palmerston campus.The 55 students sent models down the runway with big hair, classic makeup and glitzy...

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Other Community News


Staff
Matt Burton is the new manager at CDU’s Sydney centre

CDU appoints manager for Sydney centre

An international educator with a deep interest in exploring cultures is the new manager of the Charles Darwin University Sydney centre.Matt Burton, who has worked with international students in China and the United States, comes to CDU from the position of...

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Students
Gianna Bonis-Profumo will attend the Crawford Fund 2016 annual conference

Scholarship to support nutrition research in Timor

A Charles Darwin University student passionate about the health and nutrition of women and children in Timor-Leste has been awarded a Crawford Fund scholarship.Gianna Bonis-Profumo received the scholarship available for young Australian agricultural...

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Other Students News


Experts on the Go

Experts on the Go

Alice Springs Pride CarnivaleWho: Dr Stephen Kerry, Lecturer in SociologyWhen: September 1-3Where: Alice SpringsMore: Dr Kerry will present preliminary findings of research into the lives of transgender and sex/gender diverse people living in the Northern...

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In Pictures
Commercial Cookery and Bakery team leader Robert Schwerdt shows Steven Griffith how to carve a watermelon
Crowds stroll through dozens of stalls showcasing Higher Education and VET courses
Ben Curries observes a miniature solar irrigation pump with electrotechnology lecturer George Chingwangwe
Love my China Dance Group performs at Open Day

CDU Open Day

More than 5000 people have attended this year's Open Day at Charles Darwin University Casuarina campus.

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Art in Focus
Cyclone Tracy

Cyclone Tracy

Franck Gohier (b. 1968, Brittany, France.  Resides Darwin, Australia.), 2014, Screenprint, Edition number: 32/99, 45.5 H x 32.5 W cm. Gifted by the artist, 2016, Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU3033

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Events

CDU Engagement with China

15 September, 2016

4:30pm to 6:30pm

The 2016 CDU Engagement with China Event will showcase activities undertaken by the Confucius Institute; CDU’s diverse research collaboration, education and training initiatives with partner Chinese...

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The Salon Des Refusés

04 August, 2016 to 30 September, 2016

10:00am to 4:00pm

The Salon des Refusés, a companion exhibition to the prestigious National and Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA), showcases artworks that are submitted but not accepted into NATSIAA.The...

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