Issue 15
Monday
11 September
2017
Charles Darwin University

E-news

Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to find out about CDU’s latest international ranking and research putting Indigenous higher education trends under the microscope.


Professor Simon Maddocks: International outlook result “welcome”

CDU hits the mark internationally

The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2018 reveal that Charles Darwin University is on track to achieving its goal of becoming an international university.

The just-released rankings show that CDU registered strong...

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Northern Institute research fellow Dr Heather Gibb

Older Territorians face lack of support

People ageing in remote communities of the Northern Territory are facing issues such as lack of access to suitable home support and home-care services despite recommendations of an inquiry to improve such services, new research has discovered.

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Other Research News


Shannon’s Flying Spanners winners Alex Riley and Eldhose Thomas with compere Rob Tucker

Automotive graduate wins Flying Spanners

Automotive graduate Alex Riley and work colleague Eldhose Thomas have won the Shannon’s Flying Spanners competition in record time at the RedCentreNATS in Alice Springs.

Automotive skills lecturer Rob Tucker said the Peter Kittle Motor Company...

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Other Community News


CDU senior research fellow Fiona Shalley. Picture: Julianne Osborne

Indigenous higher ed trends under microscope

Researchers have received a $40,000 grant to investigate factors that influence Indigenous university student completion rates, and determine if institutions should adjust generic policies to provide more individual support.

CDU senior research...

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Other Staff News


PhD candidate Lee Harrop. Inset: “Welcome to Western Australia”

Gold mine photo in running for rich prize

Visual arts PhD candidate Lee Harrop’s evocative image of an abandoned open cut gold mine has been short listed for a prestigious national photography prize.

Lee said she was delighted to learn that her work “Welcome to Western Australia” was among...

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Other Students News


National voice for our children

National SNAICC Conference
Who: Assoc Prof James Smith, Equity Fellow 
When: 13 Sep
Where: Convention Centre, Canberra
More: Mr Smith and Veronica...

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Trades Central Team Leader Jamie Finn gives Tahya Anderson a few airbrushing pointers during the Spray Painting Simulation
Dion Sewell learns new skills on an excavator, under the supervision of Civil Construction Trainer Barry Whalan
Apprentice diesel mechanics David Johnston and John Bull have made the Flying Spanners final two years in a row
Flying Spanners judge Mark James and time keeper Rosalie Nankivell

Flying Spanners

The RedCentreNATS in Alice Springs has fast become one of the Territory’s most glamorous major events celebrating “all things wheels”. Among the thick of the action was the Shannon’s Flying Spanners competition, hosted by staff from Charles Darwin...

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Mamungari

Mamungari

Pollyanne Tjunkaya Smith, 2017, Acrylic in linen, 200 x 200cm, On exhibition at the Salon des Refusés 2017, Charles Darwin University Art Gallery

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