Issue 14
15 August
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about an art lecturer’s work that is bound for the Moon and how hairdressing students contributed to National Homelessness Week.

VET lecturer Lyndsay Burmester and School Liaison and Learning Pathways Coordinator Trisha Mellow

Tyre changing demo rolls into CDU Open Day

The trick to changing a car tyre and other useful skills will be among demonstrations during Charles Darwin University Open Day at Casuarina campus on Sunday (21 August).

Thousands of people are expected to attend the event, which will include food...


Other Top Stories

Wildlife Spotter: helping researchers analyse thousands of images

Thousands spot rare animals

Charles Darwin University researchers are benefitting from Wildlife Spotter, an internet activity that was launched this month in the lead up to National Science Week.

Senior environmental science researcher Dr Hamish Campbell said Wildlife Spotter...


Other Research News

Hairdressing trainer Jasmine Martin (left) and students Tiani O’Shaughnessy and Devaki Poudell put the finishing touches on a client

Outdoor haircuts bring out the smiles

Charles Darwin University’s hairdressing students took their training salon into the great outdoors recently to mark National Homelessness Week.

Hairdressing lecturer Jasmine Martin described the event on the lawns of Parliament House in Darwin as a...


Other Community News

Dr Simon Moss aims to provide people with strategies to improve their wellbeing and emotional intelligence

Surprising tips to improve wellbeing

Some surprising techniques to improve wellbeing, such as directing your attention to a smiling face, are the subject of a new book by Charles Darwin University psychologist Associate Professor Simon Moss.

The book, “Emotional Intelligence: A...


Other Staff News

Tiwi student Tammy Kerinaiwa and CDU GOO coordinator Ben Van Gelderen with GOO staff and students

Remote student teachers visit campus, urban schools

A group of Charles Darwin University students from Indigenous communities across the Northern Territory has visited Darwin as part of a program aimed at growing the number of Indigenous teachers in community schools.

The Bachelor of Education (...


Other Students News

Experts on the Go

World Congress of Herpetology
Who: Dr Carla Eisemberg, post-doctoral fellow
When: August 15-21
Where: Hangzhou, China
More: Dr Eisemberg will present the following...



Julie Walker experiences The Mulka Project virtual eye piece at Salon 16
Steve and Maggie Banks
Emma Crimmings and Tony Stephens view pandanus weaving
From left: Bill Davies and Franck Gohier

Salon16 exhibition opening

Artworks rejected from being included in a national art award are on display at the Charles Darwin University Art Gallery until September 30.

The Salon des Refusés, 2016 exhibition at the CDU Art Gallery is being held alongside the 2016 National...


Red Hand prints established last century

Red Hand prints established last century

Franck Gohier (b. 1968, Brittany, France.  Resides Darwin, Australia), 2015, Screenprint, Artist’s proof, 65 H x 30.5 W cm, Gifted by the artist, 2016, Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU2998


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