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   Issue 1 - 5 February 2013 www.cdu.edu.au         

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CDU ART COLLECTION

CDU Art Collection

Jumaadi
b.1973, Sidoarjo, East Java, Indonesia; arr. 1997, Sydney, Australia
Untitled [musim hujan sayang ... musim hujan: it's rainy season my dear, it's rainy season] 2007
Wax pencil on Mulberry paper;
50 x 76cm
Charles Darwin University Art Collection - CDU2308
Acquired by purchase through the CDU Foundation, 2012
Image © the artist & courtesy Watters Gallery, Sydney

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NORTHERN EDITIONS

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Marina Strocchi
Boats 2007
Etching
20 x 24.5cm
cat. 06/66

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WHAT'S ON IN
February 2013

27

Orientation Day

28 & 1 March

International student orientation

Event details on CDU What's On calendar


CDU/AIM SHORT COURSES

CDU / AIM Short Courses

Professional short courses
for managers and staff


104.1 TERRITORY FM

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TOP STORIES

CDU research ranks among world's best
The quality of research at Charles Darwin University has again been recognised, through the Federal Government's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative in 2012.

Casuarina Square proposed as new site for student accommodation
Charles Darwin University has committed to working with the GPT Group (GPT) after the property group lodged a Development Application with the Northern Territory Department of Planning for Casuarina Square, which includes a proposal to introduce student accommodation on the site.

Advanced welding testing facility opens for business
A major upgrade of Charles Darwin University's welder test facility will now provide access for all NT companies to improve competency and certify welders against specific national and international standards.
Council member receives Australia Day honour
A Charles Darwin University Council member has joined some of Australia's most influential politicians, sportspeople, scientists and humanitarians to be recognised in the 2013 Australia Day Honours List.
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RESEARCH

Empowering women leaders to improve PNG's food security
A new capacity development project will assist the women of Papua New Guinea working in agriculture to develop their leadership skills and education to improve their community's food security.
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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Rehabilitated turtle gains new lease on life
A 50 kilogram Flatback turtle rehabilitated at Charles Darwin University's Aquaculture Centre was released into the wild recently, fitted with a satellite transmitter to monitor its progress.
Maluku culture lives on in CDU's Indonesian garden
Two new statues installed in Charles Darwin University's Indonesian Garden represent the rich culture of Yamdena, part of the Taninbar Islands in the southern part of the province of Maluku.
Lawrence family touched by generosity of CDU staff
The generous efforts of Charles Darwin University's The Northern Institute (TNI) staff have seen more than $1800 raised to help a couple save their son from a debilitating disease.
Multicultural celebration brings world to CDU
Some 100 middle school students will converge on Charles Darwin University's Casuarina campus next month to celebrate the Northern Territory's cultural diversity.
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STAFF

Political philosopher joins CDU's creative team
A political philosopher with more than 30 years' experience has joined Charles Darwin University's School of Creative Arts and Humanities as Chair of Politics.
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STUDENTS

Students oriented toward academic success
Hundreds of Charles Darwin University students are set to commence their academic journeys during Orientation programs at the Alice Springs and Casuarina campuses later this month.
Apprentice chef to rub shoulders with industry's best
A Charles Darwin University student will set off to the culinary capital of Australia this month to attend one of the foodservice industry's most prestigious events.
Students win national award for Vietnam project
A trio of Charles Darwin University students has won a national competition that promotes innovative solutions to issues faced by the world's poorest nations.
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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Top student to follow interest in science
Charles Darwin University has congratulated Central Australia's top Year 12 student for 2012 and wished her well as she plans to pursue her interest in science.
VC thanks Katherine staff
Two Katherine staff members were thanked for their years of service and commitment to Charles Darwin University when Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover visited Katherine recently and presented them with long service recognitions.
Nhulunbuy welcomes Primary Industries lecturer
Charles Darwin University's new Nhulunbuy-based VET lecturer is counting down the days to the start of what he expects will be an exciting and fruitful year in the School of Primary Industries.
Music lecturer rocks crowd at Big Day Out
The Big Day Out music festival in Adelaide has turned out to be exactly that for Charles Darwin University lecturer Cain Gilmour.
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ARTS

Northern Territory art travels to Albury, Adelaide
The work of two of the Northern Territory's most respected artists will go on show in South Australia and New South Wales during the next six months.
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