Issue 11
Monday
04 July
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 renewal of its partnership with the Galapagos Islands Foundation, and what microbes have to do with the second Professorial Lecture of 2016.



Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks and visiting Charles Darwin Scholars Peter and Rosemary Grant

Galapagos partnership renewed

An agreement building on five years of mutually beneficial research and partnerships in education and training between the Northern Territory and the Galapagos Islands has been renewed.

The Memorandum of Understanding for International...

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Darwin Centre for Bushfire Research senior data officer Felicity Watt and research fellow Rohan Fisher

Bushfire website engulfs the west

With bushfire season approaching, an award-winning service that provides information on fire activity in Northern Australia has expanded into a nationally significant resource.

The North Australian Fire Information web service, hosted and coordinated...

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Other Research News


Territory FM presenters Steve “Hoops” Hooper (centre) and Matt Bern with promotions coordinator Sandra Smith

Territory FM revives retro drive-in cinema

For the first time in more than 30 years, carloads of Darwin residents will be transported back in time to experience the retro wonders of a drive-in cinema.

The 104.1 Territory FM radio team will transform the Hidden Valley Racecourse into a drive-...

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Dr Christian Bok’s Xenotext Project: an attempt to make a literary work to outlast the human race

World class poet joins teaching team

Charles Darwin University is celebrating the success of having secured the services of an internationally acclaimed writer to the School of Creative Arts and Humanities.

Renowned “experimental poet” and award-winning Canadian author Dr Christian Bok...

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Other Staff News


A Brigadier from the Disaster Commission of Sebedoh (Dale Potter from RedR) provides logistical instructions to second year Bachelor of Humanitarian and Community Studies student Suzanne Kady during the simulation

Students respond to humanitarian ‘emergency’

Students have provided humanitarian aid to 15,000 internally displaced people in the fictitious country of Sebedoh as part of a simulated humanitarian disaster event at Charles Darwin University.

The activity was part of a three-week intensive...

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Other Students News


Experts on the Go

Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Conference
Who: Amanda Lilleyman, PhD candidate at RIEL
When: July 6-9
Where: Brisbane
More: Ms Lilleyman will present research on the migratory behaviour of the Eastern Curlew in Darwin.

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Samuel Kandiah receives an award for 20 years service
Asma Rehman Khan receives an award for 10 years service
Hemali Seneviratne receives an award for 25 years service
Trish Mellow receives an award for 10 years service

Long Service Awards

Charles Darwin University has held a ceremony to acknowledge 48 staff members who have achieved milestones in the length of their continuous service.

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Lightning and the Rock

Lightning and the Rock

Nonggirrnga Marawili

Etching

40 x 39.5cm [print]

Acquired through the CDU Foundation, 2015

Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU2944

Reproduced with permission of the artist

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