Issue 5
24 April
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about the impact of high temperatures on the health of women in late pregnancy, and research that is uncovering Territory soldiers believed to be missing from official histories of World War I.

Renowned kidney specialist Professor Alan Cass will deliver the first Charles Darwin University Professorial Lecture for 2017

Lecture to highlight Indigenous health gap

A renowned kidney specialist who has been working to close the gap in Indigenous health in the Northern Territory for more than 30 years will deliver the first Charles Darwin University Professorial Lecture for 2017.

The Director of Menzies...


Other Top Stories

PhD candidate Norman Cramp says up to 40 Territorians are missing from Australia’s WWI history

NT soldiers ‘missing from WWI history’

A Charles Darwin University PhD candidate has uncovered the names of dozens of forgotten Territorians who served in World War I.

Norman Cramp said his PhD findings could support claims that proportionately more men had enlisted in WWI from the...


Other Research News

Crowdfunders have helped Charles Darwin University researchers to get closer to discovering whether the savanna glider is a new species of gliding marsupial

Citizen spotters track Top End gliders

Charles Darwin University researchers have taken a group of curious Territorians on a spotlighting tour to find one of the Top End’s most mysterious mammals.

Participants went on an intimate trip to find Northern Savanna Gliders at WWII 16 Mile...


Other Community News

Henry Smith with his award winning portrait of Dr Craig San Roque

Art teacher wins top portrait prize

Central Australian visual arts lecturer Henry Smith has extended CDU’s strong run of success in the Portrait of a Senior Territorian Art Award. 

Mr Smith won the $7000 Acquisition Award for his pensive portrait of psychologist Dr Craig San Roque in...


Environmental science student Ella Monique is finding out more about the yellow-footed tortoise. Pictured with classmate Tess Hanna, who holds a red-footed tortoise

Budding scientists help inform global species list

Charles Darwin University students are helping experts to assess the conservation status of some unique Amazon species thought to be under threat.

CDU researcher Dr Carla Eisemberg said the environmental science students would help her to...


Other Students News

Attention please . . .
Heads-up for high school career advisers
Head of School of Service Industries Bharat De Sai on what’s happening at VET
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart’s Jon Raveney with student ambassador Lara

Career Advisers’ Day

High school career advisers from all over the Northern Territory gathered at Casuarina campus to hear the latest update on Charles Darwin University’s plans for the future of tertiary education at its 11 campuses and centres throughout Australia.


Man carrying children

Man carrying children

Antonio Soares, Maquili, Atauro Island, Timor-Leste, Late 20th Century, White hardwood (Wrightia javanica), initim (AD), ai lalar (T) with cloth, 51 H x 11.5 W x 10 D cm, Maria do Céu Lopes da Silva Collection, CF0048


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