E-news Issue 4
Monday, 07 June 2021
Charles Darwin University
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Charles Darwin University Dean of the College of Indigenous Futures Education and the Arts Ruth Wallace and Dr Michael Pulch, European Union Ambassador to Australia as part of a recent delegation visit at the university.
Charles Darwin University Dean of the College of Indigenous Futures Education and the Arts Ruth Wallace and Dr Michael Pulch, European Union Ambassador to Australia as part of a recent delegation visit at the university.

EU delegation tour campus

Charles Darwin University (CDU) recently hosted a European Union Ambassador delegation visit at the university.

European Union Ambassador Michael Pulch visited the university along with 12 Member-State Trade and Investment Counsellors and Commissioners.

Presentations were given by Northern Institute researchers Dr Michaela Spencer, Dr Kerstin Zander and Fiona Shalley covering NI's research capability and capacity.

The visit offering an opportunity to hear about CDU’s research institutions and centres of excellence in Indigenous and tropical health, environmental science and public policy.

The delegation was interested to hear about the research portfolios at CDU that have an impact, within and beyond the Territory’s unique location in Northern Australia.

They were taken on a tour of CDU for morning tea and networking, followed by the visit to Northern Institute hosted by Dean of the College of Indigenous Futures Education and the Arts Ruth Wallace.

His Excellency Dr Michael Pulch, European Union Ambassador to Australia has been serving in the position since 2017.

The European Union Delegation in Australia has been active since 1981 with the aim of strengthening the bilateral ties between the EU and Australia.

As Head of the EU Delegation, Dr Pulch has been working on the launch of negotiations of a free trade agreement which will significantly enhance the bilateral economic relationship.