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   Issue 10 - 1 November 2010         

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Dion Beasley
(untitled) 2010
Image: 20 x 30 cm
Paper: 28 x 38 cm

New exhibition at Northern Editions Gallery



Wayne Eager, Build Up 2007

Wayne Eager

Born 1957, Melbourne
Resides Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Build Up 2007
Lithograph with chine collé [Workshop Proof, edn of 25]
50 x 36cm [image]; 66 x 50.2cm [paper]
Collaborator: Sarah Dudley
Printers: Sarah Dudley/Ulrich Küehle

Gifted by the artist & Northern Editions, 2007
Charles Darwin University Art Collection – CDU1557
Image © the artist

Looking at Art - CDU Art Collection & Art Gallery



Contact Zones: Sport and Race in the Northern Territory, 1869-1953

Matthew Stephen

Read more at CDU Press



Annual History Colloquium


Summer Semester begins

18 - 19

School for Environmental Research forum


Event details on CDU What's On calendar


CDU / AIM Short Courses

Professional short courses
for managers and staff



104.1 Territory FM website



Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover

VC visits Iraq for talks on education

Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover has just returned from Iraq, which he visited to establish education links in the northern region of Kurdistan.

Waymamba Gaykamanu

Yolŋu innovator to receive national award

A Yolŋu language innovator is set to receive a national award from Australia’s leading body for improving outcomes in higher education for Indigenous people.

Daryl Manzie

Former pollie and radio presenter receives Honorary Doctorate

Long-serving Territory police officer, politician and radio identity, Daryl Manzie has been honoured with an Honorary Doctorate during Charles Darwin University’s recent end-of-year graduation ceremony.

Kang Wang

NT talent shines on the national stage

Talented local opera singer, Kang Wang has wowed some of the biggest names in Australian opera at the recent 2010 Australian Singing Competition.

More development opportunities for Territory teachers

The new Professor for the Centre for School Leadership, Learning and Development (CSLLD) has been announced.

Peter Clouting

Humanitarian student to help Sudan prepare for vote

Charles Darwin University student Peter Clouting recently travelled to Sudan in Africa to help Sudanese refugees in the build up to an independence referendum early next year that could see the country split in two.

Lisa Hicks

Skyrise gardens - a growing trend around the world

A tour of the highest rooftop garden in the world will be one of the highlights for a delegation from Charles Darwin University at the International Skyrise Greenery Conference in Singapore next week.

School for Environmental Research

Achieving environmental objectives through market-based incentives

New and dynamic ways for achieving environmental objectives, including biodiversity conservation, water protection, landscape management, carbon sequestration and forest conservation will be explore as part of an upcoming forum.

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Petra Mayerhofer

CDU researcher logs on to ICT use in NT Indigenous communities

With the rollout of the ‘Next G’ network into even the most remote communities in the Northern Territory, more and more Indigenous people are using state of the art technologies to communicate, organise their lives and share information.

Soil bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei

CDU research targets soil health to prevent disease

Research by Charles Darwin University and the Menzies School of Health Research to find the habitat of a potentially fatal soil-borne disease has been awarded a $260,000 research and innovation grant.

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CDU Casuarina campus

Stress less to keep healthy

CDU Support and Equity Services recently highlighted the risks associated with stress as part of Mental Health Week.

Marina Strocchi, Brancusi Palm 2007

In Print: Charles Darwin University Art Collection

Drawn from CDU’s permanent collection of art, the new exhibition at the Charles Darwin University Art Collection and Art Gallery will open on November 4.

Image courtesy Tourism NT

2010 History Colloquium

The history and cultural events of the Northern Territory and its surrounding Asian neighbours will be explored as part of the 2010 History Colloquium.

Ron Talbot

Rangers paint a new face in Alice Springs

Striking dark reds and greys of the West MacDonald Ranges now greet visitors to the Alice Springs campus of Charles Darwin University (CDU) thanks to the recent purchase of artwork by local artist Ron Talbot.

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Dr Keith McGuinness

NT educator recognised amongst the country’s best

A leading Charles Darwin University lecturer has been recognised amongst the nation’s top university teachers by the prestigious Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC).

Uniprint receives award for excellence in graphic design

CDU’s in-house print facility Uniprint NT has won the prestigious Creative Design Award for graphic design at the recent Network of In-house Print Professionals Australasia (NIPPA) awards.

Portrait of Central Australian Art Society President

Al gets art gong

A lecturer by day and artist by night, Dr Al Strangeways is kept busy in Alice Springs.

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Brady Siviour

Southern students trek north for study

Year 11 students from Cleve Area School in South Australia's Eyre Peninsula are the latest interstate guests of Charles Darwin University’s Katherine Rural College.

CDU International student cooks up a storm at Aus TAFE

A love of cooking forged as a young girl has led CDU Diploma of Hospitality student Genevie Reyno to take out this year’s International Student category of the Aus TAFE NT.

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Austrian research students Bernadette Stross (left) and Thekla Kainz

Students exchange places for Aboriginal homelessness

They've handled snakes, been caught in floods and been harassed by flies and now, Austrian exchange students Bernadette Stross and Thekla Kainz are ready to embark on a project researching Indigenous homelessness in regional South Australia.

Image courtesy Tourism NT

Camel carbon under funding spotlight

Indigenous communities will be empowered to reduce the carbon footprint of camels as part of a funding grant announced last month.

Centre for Remote Health

NT health group: Appropriate training of child protection workers key to success

Child protection workers recruited into the Northern Territory must be educated in the realities of working in the bush, according to a key contributor to the recent report on child welfare in the NT.

Confidence adds-up in NT shire

A new program delivered to a Central Australian shire is giving workers greater confidence in the workplace.

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