Issue 14
28 August
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about the role of silence in decision-making, and how Hospitality staff are delivering ground-breaking training in Timor-Leste.

AusTurtle Treasurer Andrew Raith and CDU Maritime and Seafood team leader Chadd Mumme

Grant gives turtles space to grow

New turtle rehabilitation tanks will be established at Casuarina campus Aquaculture precinct thanks to a $23,000 Animal Welfare Grant from the Northern Territory Government.

Maritime and Seafood team leader Chadd Mumme said the grant would...


Other Top Stories

Associate Professor Ioannis Michaloudis, Dr Petra Buergelt, Dr P.S.D.V. Prasadarao, Professor Douglas Paton and Associate Professor Simon Moss are among 13 CDU contributors to a new book, “Disaster Resilience: An Integrated Approach”. Photo: Julianne Osborne

Masters of disaster prepare by building resilience

A meteorite plunges into the Arafura Sea causing a tsunami to hit Darwin, but instead of a deadly disaster the city has zero human casualties and minimal infrastructure damage – that’s a scenario to be discussed by an expert panel this week.



Other Research News

Aurora hair and beauty models Mya Ferro, Kaysea Hayes, Gifty Jabatah and Marivic Ramos

Aurora Australis inspires hair and beauty show

The aurora lights provided the inspiration for a stunning exhibition of skill and creativity at the Time to Shine hair and beauty show at Charles Darwin University’s Palmerston campus on Tuesday evening.

Sales and Personal Services Team Leader Linda...


Other Community News

Cookery lecturer Ingolf Eigenwillig with his Legends trophy

It’s official: Alice chef a ‘legend’

Long-time Alice Springs cookery lecturer Ingolf Eigenwillig has been inducted into the Austafe Hall of Fame as a “legend”.

Mr Eigenwillig was in Brisbane for the annual leaders and legends awards dinner recently when his peers bestowed the excellence...


Other Staff News

Kerrie Taylor employs layered imagery, mostly using printmaking techniques

Artwork reveals hidden mangrove world

The secrets of mangroves and the cultural and spiritual teachings of a Tiwi elder are the inspirations behind a new art exhibition to open next month.

Kerrie Taylor’s first solo exhibition, titled “Rooted complexity”, will open at the Northern...


Other Students News

Kormilda College students Tashina Koimala, Sinead Hall and Tinalian Koimala gather CDU course information
Nothing beats a glittery face painting session for Bernie Stidworthy
Chinese Lion Dancers perform at Open Day
Nhulunbuy High School students Harrison Parfitt and Kye Edwards discover aquaponics

#CDUODay 2017

Thousands of visitors turned out for a day packed with course information, interactive demonstrations and entertainment, at Charles Darwin University Open Day on Sunday, August 20. Photos: Julianne Osborne and Kate Freestone


Garrawurra Bowarta (bush turkey) body paint design

Garrawurra Bowarta (bush turkey) body paint design

Helen Ganalmirriwuy, 2017, Ochre on bark, 102 x 58cm, On exhibition at the Salon des Refusés 2017, Charles Darwin University Art Gallery


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