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New VC shows impact of education

In his youth, Simon Maddocks aspired to carve out a life on the land, but that was before he set foot in a university.Professor Simon Maddocks...

Emerging artist takes out youth award

An up-and-coming visual artist who was recognised as the youngest ever finalist in the prestigious Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Unique archive of Indigenous stories opens to the world

A living archive that is breathing life back into thousands of Indigenous language books created decades ago is being launched by Charles Darwin...

Vale Laurie McNiece

The Sanhurst Trustees, founded in 1887, had a motto of Mindful, Faithful and Lasting. These words, in addition to generous, kind and caring,...

New course helps build nurse practitioner workforce

A Masters level Nurse Practitioner course offered by Charles Darwin University through the Centre for Remote Health will help to build the...

Tom Calma to give ‘Close the Gap’ lecture

Aboriginal elder and advocate for Indigenous rights and empowerment Dr Tom Calma AO will visit Charles Darwin University’s Northern Institute...

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RESEARCH

Timor Sea oil spill research on agenda in US

A sea turtle expert who has spent the past two years researching the impacts of the 2009 Montara oil spill on one of northern Australia’s most...

DNA testing prompts call for rethink on glider’s identity

Charles Darwin University researchers may have identified a new species of tree-dwelling glider in the savannah woodlands and monsoon forests of...

CDU student to get under croc skin

A Charles Darwin University student has been awarded a grant worth almost $22,000 to support her world-first research that investigates...

Indigenous people keen for wildlife-based employment

A landmark research project has revealed that most Indigenous Territorians would be interested in taking up employment opportunities in wildlife...

Incorporating Buddhist values in schools

The principles of Buddhism and how these can operate in the Australian education system is the focus of a new book by a Charles Darwin...

NT croc expert launches book

A scientist who is best known for his work on crocodiles has launched a book that details his 40 years in international wildlife research and...

Linguists give voice to silent languages

Two academics in linguistics have warned that several Indigenous sign languages are in danger of becoming extinct.Professor Marie Carla D. Adone...

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Living artworks push boundaries of conservation

Artworks created from living plants and lollies will feature in an exhibition opening at the Charles Darwin University Art Gallery this week...

Chefs cook up taste of harmony

Charles Darwin University’s commercial cookery training kitchen became a global melting pot last month as students blended a variety of flavours...

Greek community digs deep for language programs

The Greek community of Darwin has celebrated another significant event in its calendar by raising more than $15,000 to support Charles Darwin...

Event highlights violence against women

Members of the community came together on Casuarina campus to mark International Women’s Day and to celebrate the achievements of women across...

Graduate improves English literacy in Indonesia

A former Charles Darwin University postgraduate student and scholarship recipient is passing on her passion for the English language to...

Student to give Bike Pod a makeover

A new bicycle haven at Charles Darwin University’s Casuarina campus will feature cutting-edge graphics on its walls, created by one lucky...

Harmony Day celebrates cultural diversity

Students have celebrated the wonders of cultural diversity during Harmony Day events at Charles Darwin University’s Casuarina campus.CDU’s...

Gym goes mad over anniversary

Participants can leave their hats on at a special fitness class celebrating its 10-year anniversary at Charles Darwin University.The Gym@CDU...

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STAFF

Global group recognises CDU’s pioneering academic

A world-renowned mathematician has been elected as one of the first 10 Fellows conferred by an international association of computer scientists....

Territory-based expert to deliver Australian perspective

A Charles Darwin University expert who has played influential roles in natural resource management in Australia for more than 25 years has...

Researcher to discuss drugs in sport at youth event

Performance enhancing drugs will be on the agenda during a free workshop led by sport medicine experts as part of National Youth Week.The “Talk...

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STUDENTS

High-achieving school leavers awarded

Charles Darwin University has celebrated its high-achieving first year students by awarding scholarships and prizes valued at more than $170,000...

Innovation and composure leads to national cook-off

CDU Certificate III in Commercial Cookery graduate Tim Myers will represent the Northern Territory at the Open Cookery National WorldSkills...

Indigenous student gains prestigious award

An outstanding Indigenous student has become the first recipient of a scholarship that will cover his entire tuition at Charles Darwin...

Students make ‘tree change’ from the classroom

Tree care in the Northern Territory is reaching greater heights with Charles Darwin University’s new arboriculture course proving a success....

Students experience world issues

A world stage was created on Charles Darwin University’s Casuarina campus recently with students channeling the strengths of global leaders at a...

Music students fine tune skills for ‘battle’ final

Central Australian solo artist Silva Landers and members of the student band Hello Jenny have been fine-tuning their skills for the Battle of...

Sportsman inspired by university mentor

A sports champion has praised a Charles Darwin University lecturer for inspiring him to achieve during his formative years.This year’s NT Junior...

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

CDU appoints new director for Katherine region

A former executive officer for the Purnululu World Heritage Area (Bungle Bungles) in northern Western Australia is Charles Darwin University’s...

Chief Minister shown ropes at rural campus

Katherine Rural Campus hosted a high-level special guest on the eve of a large student intake recently.Senior staff welcomed Chief Minister Adam...

Fijian pottery sees light of day in Alice

An exhibition of traditional Fijian pottery has finally seen the light of day after having been stored in a backyard shed in Alice Springs for...

Talking mannequins give nursing students vital signs

Seven new medical mannequins have been unveiled during a recent clinical training course for nurses at Charles Darwin University’s Alice Springs...

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