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   Issue 4 - 8 May 2012 www.cdu.edu.au         

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CDU plans for new Business School at Darwin's Waterfront development
Charles Darwin University has announced a significant partnership with the Toga Group and the Northern Territory Government to develop a new tertiary education facility at Wharf Two of the Darwin Waterfront.

Ichthys deal with CDU opens door to the Territory's future
The INPEX-led Ichthys LNG Project has signed a $3 million agreement in Tokyo that will underpin Charles Darwin University's North Australian Centre for Oil and Gas.

High-achieving NT student receives Order of Australia scholarship
A Charles Darwin University student has become the first Indigenous person to receive a prestigious scholarship from the Order of Australia Association Foundation.
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RESEARCH

INPEX set to change NT's gender balance
The Territory is set to become "more blokey" again with the construction of INPEX's Blaydin Point onshore gas facility, according to a Charles Darwin University population expert.
ACIKE presents first research seminar series and master class
The Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE) will host its first Research Seminar Series at Casuarina campus from 9 May.
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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

'Greek Guardians' pledge exceeds $450,000
More than 100 dignitaries and guests recently attended the official launch of a fundraising campaign to grow Greek studies at Charles Darwin University.
Oil and gas expert delivers training to students
A visiting professor with more than 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry has given students at Charles Darwin University an insight into the real world of LNG.
Showcasing a decade of commitment to Indonesia
Charles Darwin University researchers recently showcased more than a decade of engagement with Indonesia to build local capacity and improve natural resource management.
Students cook up a storm at Palmerston Markets
There was a little extra flavour and a little extra aroma at the opening night of the Palmerston Markets thanks to Charles Darwin University's cookery and hospitality students and staff.
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STAFF

Annual pilgrimage honours ANZAC heroines
A Charles Darwin University researcher, passionate about protecting the rivers of northern Australia, has been awarded a 2012 Fulbright Scholarship to work with world-leading river experts.
Indigenous knowledge has authentic place in higher education system
The Northern Institute's Dr Payi Linda Ford has drawn from traditional knowledge and the wisdom of the Tyikim Elders to propose an alternative model for Indigenous higher education.
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STUDENTS

Space for growing population of international students
CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover has officially opened the new international student lounge at Casuarina campus.
NT pharmacy student has first shot at national title
The Territory's top pharmacy student will compete at the national finals of the Alphapharm Pharmacy Student of the Year competition.
Talented performer wins CDU young achiever award
NIDA graduate and talented performer Samantha Young has won the Charles Darwin University Arts Award at the NT Young Achiever Awards 2012.
Student named NT mother of the year
A Charles Darwin University student has won the Northern Territory Barnardos Australia's Mother of the Year Award.
Fitness student makes Aussie squash team
Charles Darwin University student Rhys Dowling has been selected to represent Australia at the World Junior Men's Squash Championships in Qatar.

REGIONAL CAMPUSES

CDU to sponsor national AUSTAFE conference
Charles Darwin University has committed to sponsoring the AUSTAFE National Conference in Alice Springs in October.
Alice Springs music students bring banjo out for BASS
Charles Darwin University music students Micah Rothwell and Elsie Lange will perform a set of freshly written original works at Darwin's premier music festival BASSINTHEGRASS on May 26.
Midwifery students celebrate their special day
International Midwives Day in early May held extra significance for Charles Darwin University student and new-mum-to-be Jackie Simmonds.

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