Issue 3
Monday, 27 March 2017
Charles Darwin University

E-news

Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about a new citizen science program that will develop knowledge about the Top End’s dragonflies, and a report into employment bias and mental illness.


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Top Stories
From left: Clough EPC Oil and Gas Australia Vice President Rob Hannan, CDU Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Research Training Professor Lawrence Cram, CDU Maintenance Engineering Professor Sureshkumar Perinpanayagam, Clough Head of Business Development Christian Sputore and Clough Maintenance Manager Talak Mohammed

Partnership to improve industry outcomes

A new partnership with engineering and construction company Clough will help build Charles Darwin University’s maintenance engineering program and further partnerships with local industry.The recently launched Clough-CDU Maintenance Engineering Collaboration...

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Research
CDU health researcher Dr Michelle Moss and Larrakia healer Tony Lee will launch the pilot project this year

Marionettes will help kids talk about trauma

Health experts will use handmade marionettes and other arts and play therapy tools to discuss child trauma and safety in remote Indigenous communities.Charles Darwin University health researcher Dr Michelle Moss said the team would introduce the 12 recently...

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In the Community
PhD candidate Cara Penton installs a custom-made nest box in a tree at the Casuarina woodland

New real estate for Darwin tree mammals

Researchers are providing refuge for endangered Top End mammals by installing 20 nest boxes in Casuarina woodlands.Charles Darwin University research associate Dr Leigh-Ann Woolley said the handmade wooden boxes would house tree-dwelling mammals affected by...

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Other Community News


Staff
Menzies School of Health Research Associate Professor Heidi Smith-Vaughan

Fellowships to improve health in tropics

Career fellowships will help five postdoctoral health professionals to improve health outcomes in Northern Australia and the Asia-Pacific, in a program led by Menzies School of Health Research.The “Improving health outcomes in the tropical North” or “HOT...

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Students
CDUSSP mentor Kyaw Naing (left) shows participants around campus

NT high achievers set course for future

Charles Darwin University has launched a new program in partnership with the Department of Education designed to enrich and extend educational opportunities for high-achieving senior secondary school students. More than 80 Year 10 senior secondary students...

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Experts on the Go

Bali and Beyond

Oceania Ecosystem Services ForumWho: Dr Kamaljit K. Sangha, Research Fellow, Darwin Centre for Bushfire Research, RIELWhen: 27-31 MarWhere: BrisbaneMore: Dr Sangha will present the paper “Ecosystem services and Indigenous well-being: recognising the links”...

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In Pictures
From left: Phyllis Williams, Angela Hill and Hugo Leschen attend the exhibition opening
Rita Macarounas and Koulla Roussos
Singers perform during the opening, from left: Leonito Barros, Augusto Sarmento, Maria Teresa and Jennifer Luisa
The Sculptures of Atauro Island exhibition will run until 17 July

Sculptures of Atauro Island

Territorians joined Timorese guests at the recent opening of a sculpture exhibition at the Charles Darwin University Art Gallery.The Sculptures of Atauro Island exhibition will run until 17 July and features craftsmanship that is unique to the remote Timor-...

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Art in Focus
Ancestor figurines, female and male

Ancestor figurines, female and male

Artist unknown, Atauro Island, Timor-Leste, Mid-late 20th Century, Wood, devil tree (Alstonia scholaris), teteu (AD), ai hanek (T), Female: 26.5 H x 5 W x 5 D cm, Male: 30 H x 6 W x 5 D cm, National Collection of Timor-Leste, NCTL00234 and NCTL00235

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