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With more than 40 years’ experience in business communication and strategic planning Professor Shulman is keen to position the school globally

New Head of Business targets global goals

Charles Darwin University has welcomed the new Head of Business, who will work to maximise the local, national and international opportunities available to the new dual sector Business School as it...

The academic and social program has been designed to allow students to become familiar with the campus and their courses

More students seek academic journey in 2014

New and returning students converged on Charles Darwin University campuses and study centres across the country last week as part of Orientation Week.Hundreds attended a range of orientation...

The touchscreen kiosk is located in the Library Foyer, Casuarina campus

Library launches Beagle connections

An information kiosk providing a one-stop-shop for people seeking information on English naturalist Charles Darwin and the connection to his namesake Charles Darwin University has been launched as...

Professor Peter Kell said the new graduate centre for education will build the research profile of education locally

New graduate centre for education

A new graduate centre for education that will build the research profile of education locally and internationally has opened at Charles Darwin University.The International Centre for Education (IGCE...

CDU Interim Vice-Chancellor Professor Sharon Bell

Students to study abroad under New Colombo Plan

Law students from Charles Darwin University will soon have the opportunity to travel to Indonesia as part of a national program that encourages Australians to study abroad.CDU is one of 24 Australian...

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PhD candidate Monishka Narayan is currently working on optimising the design of organic solar cells

Solar technology under spotlight

Research by a Charles Darwin University PhD candidate could help shed some light on the development of new renewable energy technology by harnessing the power of the sun.CDU renewable energy...

DCBR lead researcher Professor Jeremy Russell-Smith said the surveys were vital to improve understanding of the savannas

Project maps 20 years of NT savannas

A team of researchers from Charles Darwin University will travel to Kakadu National Park this week to conduct surveys investigating the effects of fire on savanna, as part of a project that spans 20...

CDU researcher Dr Adam Britton has contributed to a recent study, which shows some crocodilians can climb trees

Study finds crocodiles climb trees

When most people envision crocodiles, they think of them crawling along the ground or floating in water – not climbing trees – but a recent study has shown they can do just that.Charles Darwin...

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Menzies Senior Research Fellow Dr Julie Brimblecombe will present the nutrition intervention study, shop@ric at the 2014 Close the Gap Day Charity Breakfast

Tickets on sale for Close the Gap Day Charity Breakfast

The Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies) Close the Gap Day Charity Breakfast is a fixture on Darwin’s social calendar.Coinciding with National Close the Gap Day (20 March), the charity event...

CDU Primary Industry Centre for Science Education Project Manager Dr Greg Smith

Program encourages youngsters to take up science

A new program available through Charles Darwin University’s School of Education will give middle and high school students greater access to science education.The Primary Industry Centre for Science...

(Front, from left): LDCG Chair Bindi Isis and CDU Pro Vice-Chancellor Community Engagement Professor Giselle Byrnes. (Back, from left): ACIKE Manager Engagement and Enrichment Bronwyn Rossingh, LDCG Co-Chair Birut Zemits, City of Darwin Alderman George Lambrinidis and The Patch Coordinator Judy Grant

Community life set to bloom

Green thumbs and foodies will benefit from enhanced opportunities for learning being made available through a partnership that has blossomed in a local community garden.A Memorandum of Understanding...

Finalists have been announced for the CDU Arts Award as part of the Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards

Budding artists vie for prestigious youth award

Finalists for the prestigious Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards have just been announced, with three young talented artists recognised as future leaders in visual art and performance.Darwin-...

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CDU Visual Arts Lecturer and postgraduate student John Dahlsen displayed his sculpture, “White Foam Totems”, in Sydney to celebrate Clean Up Australia Day 2014

Artist celebrates Clean Up Australia Day

In celebration of Clean Up Australia Day 2014 (2 March), a Darwin environmental artist exhibited a work of art in Sydney constructed from beach litter.The artwork, commissioned by the Commonwealth...

Dr Benxiang Zeng … “Nature-based experiences should be a key focus of marketing activities directed at Chinese visitors”

NT wise to prepare for Chinese tourist influx, researcher urges

A Charles Darwin University researcher says the results of a recent visitor satisfaction survey should prompt the Northern Territory to prepare for a dramatic increase in Chinese tourists.Dr Benxiang...

Felicity Gerry … calls for end to “dishonour” violence

Law lecturer to shine light into dark world of honour crime

A Charles Darwin University law academic will shine a little light into the dark and largely under-researched world of “honour violence” at a public gathering in Darwin to mark International Women’s...

Dr Benxiang Zeng (left), Paul Fitzsimons (blue tie) and members of the Regional Economic Development committee welcome Chinese Embassy officials to Alice Springs

Alice staff greet Chinese Embassy officials

Two staff members at Alice Springs campus met with delegates from the Chinese Embassy who passed through the Red Centre on a fact-finding mission recently.Director Central Australia Paul Fitzsimons...

CDU student Luxmy Chandran has been offered a two-year training contract with London-based international law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills

Law student lands plum job in London

After being hand-picked for a prestigious international work experience program in London, a Darwin law student has been offered the career opportunity of a lifetime.Charles Darwin University...

Certificate IV in residential drafting students have come together with design students in the creative space

Design space sprouts collaboration

A collaborative design space at Charles Darwin University has brought together design-focused disciplines to create a hub of creative thinkers.CDU Vocational Education and Training drafting students...

English language student Regi Varghese prepares food parcels for distribution in Alice Springs

Language student prepares for future in Alice

Indian-born Regi Varghese is Charles Darwin University’s newest English language student in Alice Springs.Mr Varghese attended his first lesson this week, determined to improve his language skills so...

CDU student Deanna Shepherd (centre) with her children (from left) Madison, Abbey, Sam and Chelsea

Student selected for Malaysia trip

An external teaching student from country South Australia is preparing to set off on a trip to exotic south-east Asia in pursuit of a professional development experience.The mother of four and part-...

Fourth year Bachelor of Teaching and Applied Science student Alannah Filipovich

Calling all aspiring student leaders

Students have the opportunity to join a select group of student leaders from across campus who are already making a significant contribution to the university community.The Charles Darwin University...

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Nick O’Callaghan … “exciting new retraining opportunities” in Nhulunbuy. Photo: Arafura Times

Nhulunbuy administrator adjusts for the winds of change

The recently appointed Nhulunbuy campus administrator, Nick O’Callaghan, is focusing on new possibilities as the former mining boom town prepares for its post-refinery future.“There’s a silver lining...

Peter Rose prepares the Caterpillar prime-mover for its next long haul

Driver plays key role in delivering education in the bush

If Charles Darwin University field officer Peter Rose had a dollar for every corrugated bump he had driven over, he'd be a rich man.The heavy vehicle truck driver is constantly on the move, taking...

Music lecturer Francis Diatschenko … “I see music as an art form and a craft”

Guitar globetrotter to teach desert musicians

A man who has toured the world with Indigenous music icon Gurrumul Yunupingu has just begun a new career as a lecturer with CDU.Francis Diatschenko will spend most of March in the remote Central...

Akaltye Indigenous academic support centre staff Lorraine St Clair and Sharon Donnellan with students Loretta Harris, Emslie Lankin, Levina Letchford, Morgan Lane and Katheryn Cochrane at Alice Springs campus

Alice staff welcome students to new academic year

Staff in Central Australia welcomed more than 50 students to university life at the annual Semester 1 orientation evening in the higher education theatrette at Alice Springs campus.Director Central...

From left: Mrs Sharon Duong (Catholic Education), award-winner Katelin Webster, NT Administrator and CDU Chancellor Her Honour The Honourable Sally Thomas AC and Interim Vice-Chancellor Professor Sharon Bell at the NT Board of Studies award ceremony in Darwin

Katherine campus set for influx of rural students

Students from around Australia are about to arrive in Katherine for an intensive training program, which starts at the rural campus next week.Agricultural and Rural Operations team leader Tim Biggs...

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