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   Issue 6 - 5 July 2011 www.cdu.edu.au         

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NORTHERN EDITIONS

FEATURE PRINT

Northern Editions printmaking studio

WARNING TO ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE
THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS THE NAMES AND ARTWORKS OF PERSONS DECEASED!

PADDY BEDFORD – June 10th  – July 22nd

This month Northern Editions will be showing prints from the amazing Indigenous artist Paddy Bedford. (c. 1922 – 2007)

Paddy’s work is celebrated all over the world and tells stories from his country near the East Kimberly. These prints were created through Northern Editions in collaboration with Leon Stainer in 2004.

A set of five limited edition works will be for sale.

Alongside Paddy Bedford will be a selection of works from Northern Editions. For CDU staff these prints will be offered with the frame included. Come and get a great piece of art ready to hang as soon as you get home. (Does not include Paddy Bedford works)


www.northerneditions.com.au



CDU ART COLLECTION

CDU Art Collection

Harry Tjutjuna
Born c.1928/1932, Walytjatjara, near Mt Davies, SA
Language group: Pitjantjatjara
Minyma mingkari muni wati malu
(Marsupial mouse women & red kangaroo men) 2005
Acrylic on linen, 60 x 90cm
Charles Darwin University Art Collection – CDU1288
Image © the artist & courtesy Ernabella Arts Inc & Ninuku Arts

CDU Art Collection
& Art Gallery


CDU PRESS

CDU Press

Forthcoming Title – To be Released in August 2011

Brass Discs, Dog Tags and Finger Scanners
The Apology and Aboriginal Protection in the Northern Territory 1863-1972

By Stephen Gray


Read more at CDU Press


WHAT'S ON IN
July 2011

9

DSO Family Proms at the Aviation Institute, Darwin Airport

18

Semester 2 begins

20

iPad in Tertiary Education presented by Stephen Atherton (Apple) at 10am in Red 6.1.03

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

104.1 Territory FM website

TOP STORIES

Landmark agreement includes $91m benefits package

A signing of landmark agreement is set to deliver a $91 million social and environmental benefits package.

Minister opens $8.4 million sports and medical precinct

Charles Darwin University has added a huge piece to its Casuarina campus with the recent opening of its sports precinct and medical centre.

Sod turned for Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education

The first sod has been turned to mark the start of a building on Charles Darwin University’s Casuarina campus that will house the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE).

Health Minister welcomes NT medical students

PM opens facilities to train NT’s future doctors

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has officially opened the buildings that house the Northern Territory’s first medial program at Charles Darwin University and enable the Territory to produce its own doctors.

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RESEARCH

Helping birds adapt to climate change

A project to help Australian birds adapt to our changing climate has been awarded a grant of more than $330, 000.

Improving access to essential water supply in Indonesia

CDU postgraduate candidate Sarah Elizabeth Hobgen has received a scholarship to continue her work in Indonesia to help solve water supply issues drastically affecting irrigation to crops.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Women Sea Rangers take the helm

Indigenous women from around the Territory are in Darwin this week to arm themselves with the skills to protect their country’s coastlines for future generations.

End of course ceremony for East Timor students

The fourth group of Defence personnel from Falintil-Forca Defesa de Timor-Leste (F-FDTL) has graduated from a five-month intensive general education course offered by the Language and Literacy Division at Charles Darwin University.

CDU team builds community engagement in Spain

The CDU Community Engagement team recently attended the 2011 Talloires Network Leaders Conference: Building the engaged university at the Autonomous University of Madrid in Spain.

CDU set to shine at NT Training Awards

Charles Darwin University will be well represented by a number of students, trainers and initiatives at the upcoming 2011 NT Training Awards.

Project fosters best practice for Indigenous educators

A project that aims to improve the learning experiences and outcomes of Indigenous students at all levels of education will be unveiled at the upcoming GARMA Festival.

Water recycling system impresses at Melaleuca Awards

A Charles Darwin University initiative has been recognised at the 2011 Melaleuca Awards as one the Northern Territory’s leading environmentally sustainable projects.

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STAFF

Vice-Chancellors's road trips starts in Red Centre

Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover connected with locals and spoke about Charles Darwin University’s plans for regional and remote delivery during his recent annual road trip of CDU sites and delivery centres.

Jayshree’s generosity attracts Arafura Games honour

A Charles Darwin University staff member has been recognised for her tireless efforts as a volunteer at multiple Arafura Games.

Lecturers receives three ALTC Citations

Three Charles Darwin University lecturers have received citations from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) for their commitment to promoting excellence in higher education teaching.

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Students

Student learns about remote pharmacy on Elcho
CDU Bachelor of Pharmacy student Matilda Ramsey spent six weeks on Elcho Island as part of her fourth year placement to assist researchers from the Menzies School of Health and Research investigate the prevalence of scabies in the community.

Head start for Top End’s budding builders

A chance to swap their text books for tools proved a hit with a group of Indigenous secondary students eager to get a head start in the trades industry.

International students celebrate with Fusion

Dance, fashion and music from around the globe were on show when Charles Darwin University held its recent International Student Night, Fusion.

Arts

CDU Press
Northern Editions

Art Gallery