Issue 11
17 July
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about scientists and artists joining forces to help an endangered bird, and the release of a book on the history of bilingual education in the NT.

CDU’s research performance is central to its latest high international ranking

We’re among top 40 Asia Pacific universities

A new ranking of universities in the Asia Pacific region places Charles Darwin University within the top 40 of more than 240 institutions assessed.

Times Higher Education (THE) Asia-Pacific University Rankings, which are produced for the first...


Other Top Stories

Robin Leppitt is researching the endangered Yellow Chat

Science, art join forces to preserve species

An elusive yet eye-catching endangered bird living on the floodplains of the Alligator, Mary and Adelaide Rivers in the Northern Territory has been thrown a lifeline by researchers and artists.

Charles Darwin University PhD candidate Robin...


Other Research News

Darwin’s VoxCrox community choir is preparing to tour Italy

Darwin choir says ‘ciao’ Italian tour

A Charles Darwin University choirmaster and about 40 members of his troupe are raising funds to perform in Milan, Italy, alongside the choral ensemble that sang at his baptism.

VoxCrox community choir will embark on the trip of a lifetime in...


Other Community News

(From left) Mrs Nancy Devlin, Dr Brian Devlin, Professor Tom Calma AO and Dr Samantha Disbray at the “History of Bilingual Education in the Northern Territory” book launch

Grassroots view on bilingual education

The first detailed history of the innovative Northern Territory Bilingual Education Program, which began in remote schools more than 40 years ago, has been launched as part of NAIDOC Week.

The book, titled “History of Bilingual Education in the...


Other Staff News

Jessica Osbourne will represent the NT in New Zealand

Student first NT female to represent Aust in squash

A Charles Darwin University student will become the first female from the Northern Territory to represent Australia in squash at the World Junior Championships in New Zealand this week.

Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science student Jessica...


Other Students News

Students taking part in bubble sports at The Strand
Speed-friending activities helped new students become familiar with each other
Jestin K Kalappurackal and Anwin Antony
(From left) Joel Benesha, Jean Francois Chou and Lenzandre Van Wyk at O Week welcome breakfast

Students welcomed at O Week

Students enjoyed activites including speed-friending and bubble sports, along with attending academic workshops information sessions during Semester Two O Week.


Ancestor bust with crocodile

Ancestor bust with crocodile

José Soares, Maquili, Atauro Island, Timor-Leste, Late 20th century, Wood, 111 H x 11 W x 9.5 D cm, Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU3155


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