Issue 9
5 October 2009


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

 

Paula Paul
Oysters
2009
Etching on paper
Image size: 100 x 50 cm,
Paper size 120 x 73.5 cm
Edition of 25
Collaborating printers: Jacqueline Gribbin and Gertjan Forrer
Printer: Jacqueline Gribbin and Paul Kovesi
Price: $950

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CDU ART COLLECTION
'LOOKING AT ART'

Barbara Narndu Kardu Wandhitwandhit - CDU Art Collection

Barbara Narndu
born 1982, Wadeye (Port Keats) community
resides Wadeye (Port Keats), Northern Territory
Kardu Wandhitwandhit (Kemputh)
2005
Etching edn 7/10
20 x 12.5cm [image]; 39.5 x 29cm [paper]
Collaborator/printer: Leon Stainer
Charles Darwin University Art Collection – CDU1268
Image © the artist

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WHAT'S ON
IN OCTOBER

Oct
1-30

CDU Bookshop - October sale

Oct 9

CDU end-of-year graduation ceremony

Oct 11

Concert Series 2009 - Sopranos in Silver Shoes

Oct 21

Year 10 Information Day

Oct 29

POINT Exhibition - School of Creative Arts and Humanities

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find out more
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CDU/AIM SHORT COURSES

Professional short courses
for managers and staff
at all levels

Semester Two
course calendar

now online


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and view courses >>


TOP STORIES

Barry Knight

VC announces new head of VET

Charles Darwin University is about to welcome a new head for its large VET portfolio.
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CDU takes top training provider title at annual awards

Charles Darwin University has enjoyed outstanding success at the 2009 NT Training Awards, taking out the major training award for an institution and winning many individual categories. Read more >>

Formalised partnership to broaden north’s research scope

Charles Darwin University and the Kimberley TAFE have strengthened their relationship with a Memorandum of Understanding. Read more >>

Now CDU can dish out internet - anywhere

Youtube, rich multimedia internet sites and engaging interactive learning experiences are now within reach to the most remote students thanks to go-anywhere satellite.
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Darwinian science celebrated at specialist symposium

The Charles Darwin Symposium: Shaping our Science, Society and Future has just drawn to a close at the Darwin Convention Centre, signifying the end of a two-year joint project between the Northern Territory Government and Charles Darwin University. Read more >>

Students to graduate in style

Testamurs, mortarboards and robes will be the fashion in Darwin this week when CDU holds its end-of-year graduation ceremony. Read more >>

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RESEARCH

Research shines light on overseas nurses

A major research project that could help retain overseas nurses in regional hospitals will be launched in Alice Springs later this year. Read more >>

New research links computer games to social good

Some online computer games are good for the user’s social life, new research has found. Read more >>

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Indigenous students get a taste of future callings

An opportunity to delve into the workplace and gain valuable employment experience has paid dividends for a group of Year 10 Indigenous students. Read more >>

Territory youngsters enrich their mathematical matter

Children in Alice Springs and Darwin have been flexing their mathematical muscles at a series of educational camps organised by Charles Darwin University. Read more >>

Call for entries for NT literary awards 2010

Entries open this month for the 26th annual Northern Territory Literary Awards, a competition designed to recognise the Territory’s most talented writers.
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Trades taster a winner with the kids

More than 900 year nine students now have a better understanding of Vocational careers after attending specialist hands-on workshops in Alice Springs and Darwin last month. Read more >>

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STAFF

CDU author muscles in on teenage male body image issues

A new novel for teenagers by Darwin-based author Shane Thamm has broken the silence on male teenage body image issues. Read more >>

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STUDENTS

Syrian born student set to study on at CDU

Mohamed Al Malazi , a Syrian-born Bachelor of English Language graduate always had his heart set on overseas study, and that hope was fulfilled this year when he began a Master of Applied Linguistics at CDU. Read more >>

International students get a taste of the Territory

CDU’s international students are being helped to settle into their new lives in the Top End with an introduction to some Territory icons. Read more >>

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Tennant’s fix it men

Andrew Alum and Brian Ladd have just been exposed to the world of massive trucks, huge conveyor systems and the large scale industry of mining and they liked it. Read more >>

Alice residents a clean act

An Alice Springs based student studying the benefits and costs of recycling in Alice Springs says local residents have embraced Council’s recent cash for containers recycling scheme. Read more >>

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CDU PRESS

The Sound of Sky

By Daena Murphy
Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Australia

In the Northern Territory, the weight of the earth is balanced by the impact of the sky. Read more >>

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