Issue 8
Monday
05 June
2017
Charles Darwin University

E-news

Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about a PhD graduate who is researching monkey malaria, and a prominent landscape ecologist who has just joined the university.


Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President Research and Research Training Professor Lawrence Cram

ARC grant to fund savanna, fire research

A research team from the School of Environment has won a $380,000 Australian Research Council (ARC) grant to improve understanding of how tropical savanna functions and the impact of fire on rangeland.

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Dr Don Zoellner: “An explanation of how the system actually works”

Ministers mirror rich philanthropists, says academic

Alice Springs-based University Fellow Dr Don Zoellner has likened the behaviour of government ministers to that of wealthy philanthropists in a book that traces the history of vocational training in the Northern Territory

The Northern Institute...

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Other Research News


Shirley Downing with her painting Gurambai

Artwork of Gurambai to inspire students

An impressive artwork, measuring five metres across and taking six years to complete, of iconic Larrakia waterway Gurambai (Rapid Creek) has been unveiled at Charles Darwin University.

The seven-panel work by Shirley Downing was acquired as part...

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Other Community News


Associate Professor of Remote Sensing Shaun Levick

Landscape ecologist brings remote sensing expertise

An internationally recognised landscape ecologist has been appointed as an Associate Professor of Remote Sensing at Charles Darwin University’s Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods.

Dr Shaun Levick brings an important combination of...

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Other Staff News


Rosie Brunker and students (From left) Ylani Lewis, Emma Douglas, Tamika Richardson, Katelyn Austin and Bridgette Aird

Life is Rosie for Batchelor kids

Rosie Brunker has a calling to help get children off to a flying start in life.

With a newly minted Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Early Childhood) that’s exactly what she is doing as a year 3/4 teacher at Batchelor Area School.

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Other Students News


Leading the way with remote sensing


Cross-institutional collaboration
Who: Dr Sarah Hobgen, Research Associate, and Mr Rohan Fisher MSc, both of RIEL 
When: 6-8 June...

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Andrea Rieusse, Nicole Harwood, Karen Carcary and Nang Sein
Leonie Yeh and Jasmine Yeh
Ross Cooper, Alysse Tranter, Trish Cooper and Maddison Cooper
Corazor Ibe and John Mangio

Out and about in caps and gowns

Graduation ceremonies were held at the Darwin Convention Centre last week as Casuarina campus graduates launched into the next exciting phase of their lives.

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Pair of figures

Pair of figures

Marcus Noronha, Maquili, Atauro Island, Timor-Leste, 2015, White hardwood (Wrightia javanica), initim (AD), ai lalar (T), A. 34 H x 7.5 W x 6 D cm, B. 39.5 H x 7 W x 8 D cm, Private collection

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