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Scholarship recipient Shannon Kieran with Head of the School of Psychological and Clinical Sciences Professor Timothy Skinner

Top school leavers receive CDU scholarships

Almost $200,000 in scholarships has been awarded to first year students commencing study at Charles Darwin University this semester.Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks commended the 24 winners...

DCBR lead researcher Professor Jeremy Russell-Smith, volunteer Dianne Lucas, and DCBR researchers Jay Evans and Dominique Lynch are helping to build a picture of the impact of fire on the tropical savanna landscapes

Survey to provide report card on fire management in NT National Parks

Researchers have travelled to Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park as part of a two-decades-long project to study the effects of various fire regimes on flora and fauna in the Northern Territory...

Dr Al Strangeways puts the finishing touches to one of the works in “Community: The People of the School” exhibition. Image: Bean Strangeways

Lecturer captures school life in oil paintings

A solo exhibition of oil paintings by Charles Darwin University education lecturer and self-taught artist Al Strangeways has been unveiled at the Araluen Arts Centre in Alice Springs.Dr Strangeways...

Associate Professor Douglas Bell has joined CDU as the new head of SALL

Language education expert joins CDU

A linguist with more than 25 years’ experience in the field of language education has joined Charles Darwin University as the head of the School of Academic Language and Learning (SALL).Originally...

CDU's Dr Kavita Nandan presents Dr Tom Lewis with the Charles Darwin University Essay Award at the 2014 NT Literary Awards

CDU supports NT wordsmiths in literary competition

Territorians are being invited to put pen to paper and submit their writings to the 2015 Northern Territory Literary Awards.Charles Darwin University is once again supporting the competition, a...

Dr Stephen Hamilton is working on the Arafura Research Archive spanning almost 100 years of NT history

Valuable NT history archive gets re-vamp

An archive housing key documents and research behind some major political decisions in the Northern Territory’s history is being revamped to provide further access to researchers and historians....

Breakfast show host Johnny McKay departs after five years on air at Territory FM. Pictured with Station Manager Jih Seymour

Radio star Johnny McKay farewells Territory FM

Celebrated radio host Johnny McKay has headed south after almost five years of lending his voice to 104.1 Territory FM in Darwin.The Breakfast show host is also known in the Darwin community for...

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CDU student Ronju Ahammad is in Bangladesh to research livelihoods and forest conservation issues

Research to aid food security, conservation in Bangladesh

A Charles Darwin University student has travelled to Bangladesh to research the livelihoods and forest conservation issues of one of the most populated and poverty-stricken regions of the country....

The training program developed by Ms Mary Bushell is being delivered to pharmacy students across a number of universities, including CDU

Pharmacists: prepare to manage vaccine-associated anaphylaxis

Pharmacists are one step closer to giving vaccinations as part of their professional role as a result of research published by pharmacy academics at Charles Darwin University.CDU Pharmacy lecturer...

PhD candidate John Dahlsen plans to exhibit the prints in Australia later this year

Churchill Fellow breaks new ground in environmental art

A Churchill Fellow has made what could be a world first by creating artworks that combine Japanese woodblock printing with digital environmental art practices.Charles Darwin University PhD candidate...

CDU Honours student Madeline Goddard says her research will help determine how Darwin Harbour mangroves respond to sea-level rise

Darwin mangroves on the frontline

A Charles Darwin University Honours student has presented her research at the 2nd annual Australian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Conference at the University of Wollongong.The theme of the three-day...

Head of Menzies’ Global and Tropical Health Division Professor Nicholas Anstey is one of three Fellows to represent Menzies in the new academy

Menzies stars to shine in new national academy

A newly formed national health and medical sciences academy has called on the expertise of three pre-eminent researchers from the Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies).Recently launched in...

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Dr Virginia Skinner with Cynthia Riris from Polytechnik, Denpasar

Collaboration key to improving perinatal mortality in Bali

A group of midwifery staff and students has travelled to the Indonesian island of Bali as part of a learning and relationship-building experience, visiting remote clinics and local hospitals.With...

Printmaking lecturer Mats Undén says the forums will touch on a wide range of visual art topics

CDU to host colourful talks on visual arts

Visual arts industry experts will give insightful talks during a series of weekly public forums at Charles Darwin University.Speakers at the weekly Art Forum 2015 at Casuarina campus will include...

Law lecturer Ken Parish is helping to supervise CDU students volunteering with the firm

Law students assist in Retta Dixon case

Law students are volunteering in a class action launched following hearings by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Darwin last year.Charles Darwin University...

Award winners will be announced this month

NT Young Achiever Award finalists announced

Three talented artists have been selected as finalists in the Charles Darwin University Arts Award category of the NT Young Achiever Award 2015.The annual awards recognise Territorians aged between...

CDU students celebrate Harmony Day. From left: Tian Jing Zeng, Renu Bala Bishnoi, Prudence Nsimire, Southiphone Phimphakdy

CDU celebrates multiculturalism at Harmony Day

Staff and students at Charles Darwin University have embraced cultural diversity at various celebrations held across the Northern Territory for Harmony Day.More than 100 refugee and migrant students...

Project Manager Cathy Bow has demonstrated the Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages at an international event

Indigenous languages’ archive showcased to global audience

A unique digital archive of endangered literature in Northern Territory Indigenous languages, complied by Northern Institute researchers at Charles Darwin University, has been showcased at an...

NT Minister for Women’s Policy Bess Nungarrayi Price at the International Women’s Day event at CDU

International Women’s Day celebrates achievements

The vast contributions Northern Territory Indigenous women have made to research have been celebrated at an International Women’s Day event at Casuarina campus.The opening address at the event,...

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Literary studies lecturer Dr Kavita Nandan debuts her first fictional novel, “Home after Dark”

Novel bares wounds of political turmoil

A literary studies lecturer at Charles Darwin University has captured the ways mass political unrest can impact on personal lives in her new fictional novel.Dr Kavita Nandan said “Home after Dark”...

Professor of Philosophy at the Australian Catholic University Jānis (John) T. Ozoliņš (left), with CDU’s Head of the School of Creative Arts and Humanities, Professor Brian Mooney

Food for Thought at Casuarina

A lunchtime lecture series to inspire debate and discussion has kicked off on Casuarina campus.“Food for Thought” is an initiative of the Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts and showcases...

Professor Brian Mooney … Few have attempted to think through the implications of justice as a virtue of character

Ancients prompt philosopher to see justice from the soul

A Charles Darwin University academic has drawn from the writings of ancient philosophy to describe a “different theory of justice” to delegates at a conference in Japan recently.Professor Brian...

Taking up the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone. Image: P.K. Lee / MSF

Lecturer ‘in awe’ of Ebola nurses

A Charles Darwin University lecturer says the courage displayed by home-grown nurses on the Ebola front line in Sierra Leone has left him in awe.Alice Springs based nursing lecturer Dr Colin Watson...

Katherine-based vocational education and training lecturer Christopher Dixon at Casuarina campus

Catching crocs and parking jets – all in a day’s training

Long-time vocational education trainer Christopher Dixon never ceases to be amazed by the content and variety of student presentations in his “train the trainer” classes.Among many memorable...

Engineers Without Borders Jenny Turner and Engineering lecturer Mike Miloshis are encouraging students to apply for an intensive study tour to India

Grants help students benefit developing communities

Students will have the opportunity to travel to India to attend the Humanitarian Design Summit after the announcement of the 2015 Federal Government Colombo Plan Mobility Program funding offers....

Pharmacy student Julia Shatursky will compete in the Pharmacy Student of the Year national finals in August

Pharmacy student to vie for national prize

An outstanding pharmacy student has been named top of her game at the regional finals of the 2015 Pharmacy Student of the Year award.Charles Darwin University Bachelor of Pharmacy student Julia...

High achiever Nathan Canuto sets sights on world’s top unis

High achiever sets sights on world’s top unis

High-achieving Indigenous student Nathan Canuto has returned from an inspirational study tour of some of the world’s most prestigious universities, helping him hone his future research pathway.The...

Law lecturer Felicity Gerry QC says CDU is at the forefront of advocacy with Indigenous people

Law students to create Indigenous justice toolkit

A unique advocacy toolkit for Indigenous people and other stakeholders in the legal justice system is being compiled by law students at Charles Darwin University.The three online students are...

From left: Ward Keller Senior Lawyer Kevin Kadirgamar with CDU law student Jasper Sugars

Students to gain first-hand knowledge of refugee law

Law students are gaining experience in refugee and migration law through a new clinical program at Charles Darwin University.Darwin law firm Ward Keller invited students Jasper Sugars and Tracy...

Pat Skinner with the latest batch of desserts … panna cotta Bavarian creams and chocolate mousses

Kitchen student whips up delicious desserts

Cookery student Pat Skinner is not a sweet tooth but that didn’t stop her from whipping up a wide variety of delicious desserts in the training kitchen at Charles Darwin University’s Alice Springs...

Unilodge opens its doors for semester one

Unilodge Darwin opens its doors

Unilodge at Casuarina Shopping Centre has opened its doors to Charles Darwin University students for semester one.The eight-storey facility caters for a variety of budgets with a mix of studio, and...

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Dr Pascale Dettwiller … “We have a mandate to educate the health workforce”

Remote health focus at Katherine Rural Campus

Charles Darwin University’s Katherine Rural Campus hosted a multi-disciplinary educational program where drama and story-telling were used to teach important messages about health delivery in remote...

Kitchen operations students Johanna Ezard, Anina Conradie and Suzi Nitschke prepare scallop prosciutto “lollipops” for the degustation menu

Tempting new menu as Desert Lantern opens doors

Charles Darwin University’s fine dining training restaurant in Alice Springs is in full swing after recently opening its doors to the public for the first time this year.Hospitality lecturer Nick de...

New Community Services staff Shirley Allison, Jo Rose, Kerry Shervey, Sandra-Jane Moller and team leader Peter Hogan

Four new lecturers boost skills in bush

Four new lecturers have joined Charles Darwin University’s Community Services and Health team in Alice Springs following a recent upsurge in demand for services in the southern part of the Northern...

Keahnu Bishop performs at the Battle of the School Bands heat in Alice Springs

Music students wow battle judges

Five of Central Australia’s most promising young musicians have been selected to compete in the Battle of the School Bands final in Darwin this week.Four of them are enrolled in contemporary music...

Lyle Mellors ... "Strong channels of communication"

Trades staff open workshop for show and tell

The School of Trades opened its workshop doors to industry representatives in what was seen as an important bridge-building exercise in Alice Springs recently.Acting Director Central Australia Lyle...

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