Issue 7
Monday, 22 May 2017
Charles Darwin University

E-news

Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about the university’s involvement in the Darwin Innovation Hub and a Business Professor’s warning around unhealthy marketing tricks.


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Top Stories
Professor Adrian Miller is the incoming Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Leadership

CDU appoints new head of Indigenous Leadership

A man who was born, raised and educated in Northern Australia has been appointed to head the Indigenous Leadership portfolio at Charles Darwin University.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Simon Maddocks, said he was pleased to announce that Professor...

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Research
Dr Adam Britton: searching for answers to a deadly problem. Photo: Julianne Osborne

Combating the croc menace in Timor-Leste

Charles Darwin University Senior Research Associate Dr Adam Britton is trying to find better ways to prevent people in Timor-Leste falling prey to crocodiles.

In a paper recently published in the CSIRO’s Marine and Freshwater Research Journal Dr...

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In the Community
Dr George Frazis is celebrating Hellenic Cultural Week at CDU

Celebrating NT’s unique Greek history

Stories of Greek pioneers and settlement in the Northern Territory and Australia, including the important relationships formed with Indigenous people, will be told as part of a cultural event at Charles Darwin University.

Hellenic Cultural Week...

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Staff
From left: Acting Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer for the Department of Health Heather Keighley, award winner Cherie Whitbread, and Minister for Health Hon Natasha Fyles

Dedicated educator takes top nursing honour

A Menzies School of Health Research and Royal Darwin Hospital Diabetes Educator has been named the Territory’s Nurse Midwife of the Year.

Cherie Whitbread was recognised recently for her work on the Northern Territory Diabetes in Pregnancy...

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Students
Welding and Metal Fabrication apprentice Kacie Anderson receives her award from Inpex Darwin’s Sean Kildare. Image: Rohan Badenhop

Kacie’s our top tradie

Welding and Metal Fabricator Kacie Anderson has won the Advanced Training International Overall Trade Apprentice prize at the School of Trades presentation event in Darwin.

Head of School Trades Roy Brandner said Ms Anderson, a third-year apprentice...

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Experts on the Go

Cities at risk

Architects Regional Council Asia Forum
Who: Associate Professor Akhilesh Surjan, Humanitarian, Emergency and Disaster Management Theme Leader
When: 24-25 May
Where: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
More: Dr Surjan’s topic is “Cities at risk:...

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In Pictures
Lesley Scott, Neil Ludvigsten and Toni van Syl
Jan Moore and Emeritus Professor Alan Powell
Volunteers with the Nursing Museum Jacqueline O’Brien and Sue Green
Ena Lobley and Joan Baker

Bush nurses

Former nurses, nursing academics and members of the community gathered on Casuarina campus recently to showcase bush nursing and celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Nursing Museum at CDU.

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Art in Focus
Ancestor bust with fish

Ancestor bust with fish

José Soares, Maquili, Atauro Island, Timo- Leste, Late 20th century, Wood, 109 H x 10 W x 9 D cm
Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU3154

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