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   Issue 2 - 4 March 2013 www.cdu.edu.au         

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CDU ART COLLECTION

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Greg Dare born 1947, Sydney, New South Wales. Travels extensively in Asia; based intermittently in Darwin, Northern Territory.
Govt P.S. House – Myilly Point 1987
AP edn of 9
Screenprint; 28.5 x 43.5cm [image]
Charles Darwin University Art Collection – CDU1320
Gifted by the artist, November 2005
Image © & courtesy the artist.
Photography: Chris Knight, Digifilm Australia

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Freddie Timms
Gum Creek 2001
Etching

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WHAT'S ON IN
March 2013

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Menzies Close The Gap Day Charity Breakfast

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TOP STORIES

CDU receives $21 million to build VET training hub
The Federal Government has announced more than $21 million in funding for a state-of-the-art VET training facility to be built on Charles Darwin University's Casuarina campus.

CDU opens its doors in Melbourne CBD
Up to 500 international students will have the opportunity to study business and finance at the new Charles Darwin University centre officially opened in Melbourne.

Indigenous knowledges in a changing world
Traditional Indigenous knowledge systems and how they are being used to create and develop business enterprises and employment opportunities will be the focus of the 2013 Charles Darwin Symposium in Darwin in April.
CDU backs national higher education vision
Charles Darwin University is taking part in a nationwide campaign designed to realise the full potential of the higher education sector in building a prosperous Australia.
2013 students to orientate online
With thousands of students commencing their studies with Charles Darwin University this month, the university has become one of the few Australian tertiary education providers to offer an online Orientation program.
Vice-Chancellor meets with Timor-Leste President
Charles Darwin University Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover reaffirmed his commitment to Timor-Leste when he met recently with the nation's President in Dili.
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RESEARCH

Climate change to mobilise Indigenous communities
Many Indigenous people living in coastal northern Australia would leave their traditional country in order to adapt to climate change, a Charles Darwin University academic has uncovered.
Investment in national parks pays off
Across the Top End, conservation reserves have been the most effective way to manage land to conserve native animals, according to a study conducted over 20 years.
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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

More NT kids to progress to university
A new $4.8 million Commonwealth-funded initiative will see more Northern Territory students finish high school and progress to tertiary education.
CDU to train Timor-Leste's future IT leaders
Charles Darwin University has been selected as the education and training provider for Timor-Leste's future Information Technology leaders.
Update from The Heights, Durack
Civil works are well underway at The Heights, Durack housing development located directly adjacent to Charles Darwin University's Palmerston Campus.
Health to shine at Close The Gap Day Charity Breakfast
An opportunity to hear from leading Indigenous health experts about inventive new ways they are closing the gap is set to draw some of the Territory's most influential and iconic identities for a formal charity breakfast.
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STAFF

Deputy VC continues work for education in Sri Lanka
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Sharon Bell has represented the university at the Australia Future Unlimited Educational Fair in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Pharmacy professor brings passion to the NT
A professor who is passionate about breaking down misconceptions associated with prescribed medication is Charles Darwin University's new Pharmacy theme leader.
Taking the lead in seafood industry training
The education and training of the next generation of the Northern Territory's seafood industry is in good hands with a Charles Darwin University aquaculture lecturer selected to take part in the National Seafood Industry Leadership Program 2013.
Exhibition celebrates the ridiculous and absurd
Paintings of skeletal horses, poisonous caterpillars and fluorescent orange poodles form part of an exhibition that has opened in Darwin.
Population expert vies for national award
A Charles Darwin University researcher has been nominated for a national award in recognition of his work in encouraging greater participation by Territory communities in the 2011 Census.
Engineering book presents new teaching approach
A book that will help undergraduate and postgraduate engineering students in their studies in Australia and worldwide has been published by a Charles Darwin University lecturer.
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STUDENTS

Great scholar's descendant studies English in Alice
A descendant of the Chinese philosopher Confucius is continuing his English language studies at Alice Springs campus.
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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

AFL Tigers a roaring success in bush classroom
Charles Darwin University students at Santa Teresa took an unscheduled break from their studies recently when two AFL stars popped into their classroom to say "g'day".
Horse lecturer gallops off to the circus
A lecturer from Charles Darwin University's Katherine rural campus is about to begin work under the big top of a glamorous travelling animal circus.
New lecturers bring wealth of experience to Alice campus
Two new lecturers at Alice Springs campus bring a wealth of experience in the fields of business and electrical engineering.
New living quarters for bush lecturers
Charles Darwin University staff who travel thousands of kilometres each year to deliver training, now have a place they can call home regardless of where they are in the bush.
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ARTS

Inspirational artist remembered for generosity and inspiring work
A contributor to Charles Darwin University in more ways than one, the late Edgar Dunis will be remembered for his passion and his powerful and inspiring work.
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