Issue 3
6 April 2010

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IAS review advice to strengthen research

The university is about to implement recommendations that emerged from the review in 2009 of the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS). Read more

Quality specialist to develop teaching at CDU

A specialist in quality assurance in the higher education sector is about to join the senior staff of Charles Darwin University. Read more

Alliance to boost Indigenous higher education

An alliance between The Australian National University and Charles Darwin University has been established to boost the nation’s collaborative research linkages and increase access to higher education for regional and disadvantaged students. Read more

Darwin could be new spiritual capital

Darwin could become Australia’s Mecca for spiritual tourism, according to a Charles Darwin University academic. Read more

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Development muscles in on mangrove birds

Development around Darwin’s mangrove regions is having an adverse affect on mangrove bird populations, according to research by a Charles Darwin University PhD candidate. Read more

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Nominations open for NT Training Awards

Nominations are open for the 2010 Northern Territory Training Awards that recognise high standards of training and personal achievement in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. Read more

CDU helps grow school farm

A team of CDU Horticulture students has left a mark to last a lifetime after planting more than 50 edible native bush tucker and tropical fruit trees with Alawa Primary School staff and students. Read more

Sod turning for NT Medical Program

The first sod will be turned this week to mark the start of a building on Casuarina campus that will house the Northern Territory Medical Program. Read more

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Symposium to forge new partnerships

Charles Darwin University and Hainan University in China recently explored ways they can influence key issues in the global tropics during a joint symposium in China. Read more

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VET students gain real perspective

CDU drafting students are taking to the outdoors to gain some real perspective on what it takes to work in drafting in the Territory as part of their Certificate IV in Residential Drafting. Read more

Qwizdom to aid CDU staff and students

A new electronic teaching device is being trialled at CDU as part of an innovative project to increase engagement with first year students studying Pharmacy. Read more

Colourful celebration marks Harmony Week

Casuarina campus hosted a colourful celebration during Harmony Week, delivering a message of peace. Read more

Minister congratulates CDU pharmacy students

Northern Territory Health Minster Kon Vatskalis has congratulated the first cohort of CDU Pharmacy graduates for their top marks in the Australian Pharmacy Council exams. Read more

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Four times the fun on quad bikes

Gladys Brown potters along with a huge grin on her face. Read more

Twins take gap year in the bush

Amy and Skye Lonergan stand out from the crowd with their trademark shirts and smiles. Read more

Tennant mining program strikes gold

A major gold explorer in the Barkly Region of the NT has joined a successful pre-employment program for Tennant Creek's budding Indigenous miners. Read more

Finke before you cross, warns Alice Springs lecturer

The recent rains in Central Australia have brought new challenges to bush lecturers in Alice Springs. Read more

Boomer servants propping up Darwin's population

The delayed exodus of older public servants, rather than new interstate migration is the most significant influence on Darwin’s population, says a local academic. Read more

communities to learn to handle thirsty camels

Communities to learn to handle thirsty camels

Bush residents will be more confident in handling camel plagues in their communities following a pilot training program about to start in Alice Springs. Read more

Building enters a new era in Alice

Brad Parsons is the new face of construction in Alice Springs. Read more

Scholarship Technology for the bush

Understanding the right mix of technologies to help deliver education to Australia’s remote communities will be the focus of a new research project in Central Australia. Read more

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Wednesday, April 7 & 21 Faculty of Law, Business and Arts Seminar Series. Read more
April 14
Engineering vs Pharmacy soccer match. Read more
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