Issue 5
Monday
11 April
2016
Charles Darwin University

E-news

Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about CDU’s outstanding success in the latest world rankings of young universities and discover just what the dragonflies of the Top End are up to.


Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks said he was proud of staff in achieving joint 31st place

CDU ranks higher among world’s young unis

Charles Darwin University is continuing to climb the list of the world’s best universities that are less than 50 years old.

The Northern Territory’s only university has been listed in joint 31st position in The Times Higher Education (THE) “150 Under...

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The Graphic Flutterer, Ryothemis graphitera, has spectacularly patterned wings that have an almost metallic sheen. They often flutter together in small flocks. This photo was taken by Sarah Morgan Broome with her iPhone near the Kululuk mangroves. Photo: Sarah Morgan Broome

Dragonflies search for hot date with mate

A flurry of activity is expected in Top End skies with dragonflies set to start searching for a mate as they take flight in the lead up to the dry season.

With a change in season just around the corner, Charles Darwin University aquatic ecologist and...

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Other Research News


Visual arts student Weniki Hensch

Students paint for charity

Visual arts students at Charles Darwin University have put their painting skills into practice for an annual charity art exhibition in Darwin.

About 15 students recently submitted works to the OFFCUTS exhibition fundraiser, organised by Don Whyte...

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Other Community News


John Dahlsen’s Thongs, on display in Scrounged. This is a portion of the work

Dahlsen art in US exhibition

Works by visual arts lecturer John Dahlsen are on show in the United States at an exhibition to celebrate Earth Day.

Mr Dahlsen, renowned for his environmental art, is the “special guest Australian artist” at the Scrounged exhibition in Denver,...

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Other Staff News


Most Outstanding third year Apprentice in Certificate III in Carpentry Tennyson Curtis receives his major prize and perpetual trophy from CDU Team Leader Luis Espinoza, flanked by Tennyson’s family

Industry celebrates apprentices’ achievements

The achievements of the best and brightest carpentry and plumbing Vocational Education and Training students were celebrated at an awards and prize-giving event this month.

Construction, Drafting and Industry Skills Training Team Leader Luis...

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Other Students News


Experts on the go

Southeast Asian Studies Symposium
Who: Professor Andrew Campbell
When: April 14-15
Where: University of Oxford (Mathematical Institute), UK
More: ...

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Director VET Programs Dennis Tonkin talks about CDU’s VET Trades commitment to community, industry, apprentices/students and employers
Team Leader Construction, Drafting and Industry Skills Training Luis Espinoza welcomes guests
Liam Philpott receives Most Outstanding First Year Apprentice of the Year in Certificate III Carpentry from Master Builders Association NT MBANT Jeff Colver
Luis Espinoza presents Hamish Croft with the Most Outstanding Second Year Apprentice of the Year in Certificate III Carpentry, on behalf of major sponsor Stratco representative Craig Robinson

Industry celebrates apprentices’ achievements

The achievements of the best and brightest carpentry and plumbing Vocational Education and Training students were celebrated at an awards and prize-giving event this month.

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Animals from overseas running fast (2011)

Animals from overseas running fast (2011)

Dion Beasley

Soft-ground etching and aquatint; 32.2 x 49.7cm [print]

Printers and Collaborators: Jacqueline F. Gribbin and Karlissa A.B. Kennedy

Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU2242

Reproduced with permission of the...

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