Issue 21
21 November
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out how the university’s community radio station, 104.1 Territory FM, spontaneously raised $10,000 for Legacy NT on Remembrance Day, and to learn about a call out for Northern employers to join a research project into heat stress.

Head of the Law School Professor Ned Aughterson

Law program takes aim at Asia-Pacific region

Charles Darwin University’s School of Law has launched a new online Master of Laws by coursework, which initially will be available to students in Australia and the Philippines.

Head of the School of Law Professor Ned Aughterson said the program...


Other Top Stories

Dr Elspeth Oppermann: “… research needs to be conducted through genuine collaboration with industry partners”

Researchers place spotlight on heat stress

Employers in Northern Australia can play an important role in a new research program examining heat stress across Australia’s monsoon tropics, says a researcher at Charles Darwin University’s Northern Institute.

Dr Elspeth Oppermann said there was...


Other Research News

104.1 Territory FM Breakfast presenter Mel Little and Legacy NT president Jack Hamilton

Territory FM raises $10k for veteran charity

Trouble has led to triumph, with listeners of 104.1 Territory FM radio raising more than $10,000 for a local charity after an alleged theft.

Territory FM Breakfast presenter Mel Little said listeners made pledges to Legacy NT after she announced on...


Other Community News

Dr Christine Connors has been awarded the prestigious Menzies Medallion

Public health champion receives Menzies Medallion

A trailblazer in public health in the Northern Territory for more than 25 years, Dr Christine Connors has been awarded the prestigious Menzies Medallion.

Presented with the award at the recent Menzies’ Oration, Dr Connors was recognised for her...


Other Staff News

Law student Mark Munnich at the 8th Commonwealth Youth Parliament in Canada. Photo: Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

Student represents NT at youth parliament

A Charles Darwin University law student has represented the Northern Territory and experienced the workings of parliamentary democracy at an international conference in Canada.

Mark Munnich, who is a Yawuru and Gunggandji man from Darwin, joined more...


Other Students News

Experts on the Go

Ecology & Restoration Australasia Conference
Who: Dr Sean Bellairs, Senior Lecturer Restoration Ecology
When: Nov 19-23
Where: Hamilton, New Zealand
Dr Bellairs...



Final Year Software Engineering student Robert Jackson took home three awards
Phillip Davis and Samual Walladge won the Best Advanced Software award
Jarrad O’Callaghan, Nathan Wilson and Isaac Taulelei with their CS Go Game log
Kyle Dearden, from Kinetic, with IT Masters student Poonam Batel and Sue Barnes, also from Kinetic

IT students show us the future

The next generation of information technology innovators have displayed their talents and received rewards for their solutions tackling industry issues during Charles Darwin University’s recent annual IT Code Fair.



Therese Ritchie; 2010; Artist’s Proof; Inkjet print on German etching paper; 50 x 50cm; On loan from the artist for CDU Art Gallery exhibition Our feathered friends…the art of birds, 12 October 2016 – 24 February 2017


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