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Professor Simon Maddocks and MC Lochie Daddo at the NT Training Awards

CDU wins prestigious trainer of year award

Charles Darwin University won the prestigious NT Training Provider of the Year award at the 60th annual NT Training Awards in Darwin recently.Three Charles Darwin University students also won...

Hub Leader Professor Michael Douglas (centre) holds an octocopter, which was demonstrated at the launch by Tim Whiteside and Krissy Breed from the Supervising Scientist

Environmental research projects take flight

Scientists will embrace the latest technology to monitor environmental changes in Northern Australia as part of a new research project being led by Charles Darwin University.The project is one of 10...

Michael Abbott AO QC … new Chair of CDU’s Cultural Collections Advisory Board

Top silk appointed Chair of arts board

A philanthropist with a lifelong passion for Southeast Asian art has been appointed Chair of Charles Darwin University’s Cultural Collections Advisory Board.Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks...

Professor Sue Shore will deliver the second Professorial Lecture for 2015

Lecture to focus on social justice in conservative times

The concept of “academic activism” and its impact on teaching and industry engagement will be the focus for senior educator Professor Sue Shore when she delivers the second Charles Darwin University...

Charles Darwin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks … funding for short-term overseas studies

New Colombo Plan grants open doors for CDU students

More than 120 Charles Darwin University students will receive funding to visit and study in Southeast Asia, following the announcement of the latest round of New Colombo Plan Mobility grants.Charles...

Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Sharon Bell greets Sabrina Ciubal

Territorians make tracks to CDU Open Day

This year’s Charles Darwin University Open Day has attracted visitors from throughout the Territory to reach record numbers at the annual event on Casuarina campus.High school students from Alice...

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Dr Brett Murphy has received the 2015 NT Young Tall Poppy Science Award

Young researcher named NT’s Tall Poppy

A Charles Darwin University researcher has been recognised for his work on savanna fire management and conservation of threatened mammal species by winning the 2015 NT Young Tall Poppy Science Award....

CDU researchers are exploring whether the northern glider is a new species of gliding marsupial

Glider study soars into Darwin bushland

Charles Darwin University researchers are scouring Darwin and Palmerston bushland to discover more about one of Northern Australia’s most mysterious mammals.The presence and status of northern...

From left: Menzies School of Health Research Professor Joan Cunningham and Gail Garvey, with CDU Library Director Ruth Quinn, and Library Research Services Coordinator Jayshree Mamtora

Scholarship for Indigenous cancer research

Research aiming to assist Indigenous cancer patients will receive a boost after the awarding of the Charles Darwin University Library - SAGE Publications Scholarship for an Indigenous research...

Masters student Angelo Paolo Trias is studying at Charles Darwin University as part of an Australia Awards Scholarship

Student to examine natural disaster responses in the Philippines

A Charles Darwin University Masters student is investigating ways to promote a culture of prevention and safety in the Philippines, which is prone to natural disaster.Filipino Angelo Paolo Trias will...

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An impressive aerial view of The Heights, Durack

The Heights, Durack – three years on

The Heights residential development at Durack, which is adjacent to CDU’s Palmerston campus, has undergone a dramatic transformation since civil construction works began on-site three years ago.The...

Play therapy courses at CDU will address growing demands for qualified professionals

Play therapy courses come to the North

The first play therapy courses in Northern Australia will address growing demands for qualified professionals in the region.Charles Darwin University will become the second university in the country...

Taylah Rasmussen showcases hairdresser Linda Wickens’ avant garde handiwork. Image: Kate Freestone

Back to the ’70s with disco fever and big hair

Disco fever and big hair were back in vogue as students and staff from the hair and beauty team wound the clock back for a night of 1970s mayhem at Palmerston campus recently.Team leader Linda...

Professor Brian Mooney looks forward to the toe-tapping event

Irish musicians to reunite in Darwin performance

Two Irish folk musicians will reunite on stage after almost 30 years apart at a free public event at Charles Darwin University’s Casuarina campus.Head of Creative Arts and Humanities Professor Brian...

The Art Troupe will perform traditional Chinese music, dance and martial arts at the public event

Chinese art troupe to celebrate Confucius Day

A world-class Chinese art troupe will begin its first Australian tour in Darwin as part of Confucius Institute Day, organised by the Confucius Institute at Charles Darwin University.The Art Troupe of...

From left: Dr Penny Wurm, research officer Rohan Fisher and Australia Award Scholarship recipient, Pak Kristianus Hale Berek

CDU celebrates Indonesian engagement

The robust relationship between Charles Darwin University and its Indonesian neighbours has been celebrated during a special event at Casuarina campus.Some 65 people, including Indonesian...

High school student Emily Elliott (left) and CDU customer service officer Tracey Worth watch CDU commercial cookery and bakery team leader Robert Schwerdt flip pita bread

People’s Choice awarded to CDU expo stall

Charles Darwin University has won the people’s choice award for the most outstanding display at the recent Skills, Employment and Careers Expo in Darwin.CDU won the Best Exhibitor award from more...

Middle school science teachers Jennifer Frank, Bonnie Chapman, Alexander Rathbone and CDU’s Dr Terry McClafferty at the science workshop

Workshop boost for middle school science teachers

Australia’s increasing reliance on a knowledge economy and the long-term decrease in secondary school science graduates underpinned the reasons for a skill-building workshop for middle school...

Jerimus Dimpamala tests his skills at the new dump truck simulator at CDU’s Open Day. Pictured with VET lecturer Peter Bacon

Virtual simulators reveal a world of career possibilities

Two new videogame-like simulators have become a popular attraction at this year’s Open Day on Casuarina campus, allowing visitors to make a virtual exploration of a mine site.The excavator and dump...

Professor Ric Price will present at the first public lecture series on Malaria and the relevance of global and tropical health issues in the Northern Territory, Australia and globally

Menzies’ 30th Anniversary Public Lecture Series

A transformative group of specialists leading the charge in addressing health disadvantage is convening in Darwin to share their knowledge and experience of some of the most significant health issues...

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Dr Tom Wilson … “Better data allows for better planning”

Demographer to target regional populations

Charles Darwin University’s new population scientist says Australia’s rapidly changing demographic mix underpins the need to develop more accurate methods for forecasting population.Dr Tom Wilson,...

Hairdressing Team Leader Linda Manning and trainer Joanne Scott ... proud of hairdressing team’s industry accolade

Hairdressers pass test with flying colours

Charles Darwin University’s hairdressing training team is glowing with pride after a key industry body delivered a flattering report into their staff, systems and practices.Sales and Personal...

CDU lecturer Dr Sandra Thibodeaux said the play was inspired by real-life events

Cross-cultural performance debuts in Darwin

A performance reading of a play written by a Charles Darwin University literary studies lecturer has debuted in Darwin.The cast, including former NT Administrator Tom Pauling AO QC, performed a...

An innovative simulation game is helping students gain the practical experience to become pharmacists

Learning game for future pharmacists

An innovative simulation game is helping Charles Darwin University students gain the practical experience required to become pharmacists, no matter where they are. The new Pharmacy Stock Management...

PhD candidate David Ompong has won the CDU 3MT final

Exciton wins the race at 3MT comp

The story of the hare and the tortoise has helped a PhD student explain the difference between singlet versus triplet exciton diffusion in organic solar cells to take out the 2015 Charles Darwin...

Pharmacy student Dzung Tran represented CDU in the national competition

National pharmacy competition dispenses prize to students

Three Pharmacy students at Charles Darwin University have been recognised for their business acumen in a national competition.The students represented CDU in the National Student Business Plan...

Visual arts students Peggy Gallagher, Margaret Poulson and Daphne Puntjina make clay animals for Marketplace

Buyers snap up clay menagerie at marketplace

Ceramics works made by a group of Charles Darwin University art students from the bush have sold like hot cakes at an exhibition of Indigenous art in Alice Springs.Nine mature age visual arts...

Law lecturer Felicity Gerry QC said the project had a strong focus on high NT Indigenous incarceration rates

Law students to investigate rights to appeal

Law students will aim to help reduce high Indigenous incarceration rates in the Northern Territory through a newly launched project at Charles Darwin University.Students will assist in criminal cases...

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