Issue 1
27 February
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to the first edition for 2017 of E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about the Child Rights Forum that begins today on Casuarina campus.

Smoking ceremony kicks off O Week. New students Kelly Jackson (left) and Greisye Mumu

Smoking ceremony welcomes hundreds to O Week

Almost 600 students from Australia and overseas recently attended O Week at Casuarina campus in preparation for the start of their academic year, which begins today.

A traditional smoking ceremony held by Larrakia Elders, academic-in-residence...


Other Top Stories

The Australian Tiger dragonfly is commonly found in the Darwin Botanic Gardens

NT icon gains its own ‘Identifly’ app

In an Australia first, a new app to help identify some of the Northern Territory’s most spectacular flying insects has gone live based on research by a Charles Darwin University dragonfly expert.

Aquatic ecologist and head of the School of...


Other Research News

The Cowlcium Trophy will be presented to the school that most accurately measures calcium in milk

Chemists launch ‘Cowlcium’ challenge

Charles Darwin University is poised to award a trophy to the high school that wins the first “Cowlcium” chemistry challenge.

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry Dr Vinuthaa Murthy said about 190 mostly Year 12 students from 10 Top End senior colleges “had a...


Other Community News

Emeritus Professor MaryAnn Bin-Sallik has been honoured with an AO

Emeritus Professor honoured with AO

Emeritus Professor MaryAnn Bin-Sallik has received an Order of Australia for her distinguished service to tertiary education and as a role model and mentor.

Professor Bin-Sallik is the former Dean of Indigenous Research and Education, and in...


Other Staff News

Pre-service teacher Jasmine Anderson is one of seven finalists from CDU

AFL sports star makes final

A pre-service teacher who is making history in the first AFL women’s league is one of seven Charles Darwin University students selected as a finalist in this year’s NT Young Achiever Awards.

Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching) student Jasmine...


Other Students News

Staff get into the spirit of the event, (from left) Marissa Briston, Irta Rachman, Sierra Bath and Trisha Mellow
Mrs Marie Hardy, Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks and NT Administrator His Honour the Honourable John Hardy AO
Professor Martin Carroll channels a world leader as he opens the debate for the affirmative team
The crowd appreciates the colourful arguments

Darwin Day at CDU 2017

Charles Darwin University campuses and centres across the country have celebrated the 208th birthday of naturalist Charles Darwin.




Kai Nai; Atauro Island, Timor-Leste; Mid-late 20th century; Wood, presumed white hardwood (Wrightia javanica), initim (AD), ai lalar (T); 36.5H x 16W x 7.5 D cm

Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU3152


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