Issue 19
Monday
06 November
2017
Charles Darwin University

E-news

Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to learn about CDU placing among three finalists in the top Australian training awards and how citizen scientists have helped to solve a dragonfly mystery.


Chief Minister Michael Gunner and Professor Simon Maddocks welcome the seven-year agreement

New deal strengthens bond with NT Government

Charles Darwin University and the Northern Territory Government have entered into a new partnership agreement that strengthens the relationship between the two bodies and identifies common strategic objectives in education, research, industry and the...

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CDU student Anita Maertens: What attracts people to the NT?

New study to explore why NT hooks German migrants

A German-born Charles Darwin University postgraduate student is embarking on a study to discover why her countrymen and women come to the Northern Territory – and what makes them stay.

Anita Maertens, who is enrolled in a Master of Public Policy,...

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Other Research News


Large gliding species, such as the common glider (Tramea loewii), form large and very visible flocks, particularly near the coast in April. Photo by Janis Otto

Citizen scientists help solve dragonfly mystery

Hundreds of citizen scientists have recorded and photographed more than 1200 dragonflies in a project that has assisted a dragonfly expert to understand more about the colourful insects found across Northern Territory skies.

Aquatic ecologist...

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Other Community News


#VOTEPLANTWALL for Abbey Murray’s pom pom bomb in a new exhibition at Darwin Waterfront

#VOTEPLANTWALL for Abbey’s 3D jungle

More than 270 pom poms form the bulk of Abbey Murray’s Tropical Plant Wall on show in a new exhibition at the Darwin Waterfront.

The shaggy installation is among 12 works in the running for a Facebook and Instagram-based people’s choice award in the...

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Other Staff News


PhD candidate Simon Votto inspects a Central Australian riverbed. Image: Charles Davis

PhD candidate hopes for scorching summer

An environmental science student says a hot and dry Central Australian summer will give him the perfect conditions to get his PhD research project off to a flying start.

Simon Votto, who is based in Canberra, is preparing for eight weeks of field...

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Other Students News


Working from the ground up

The Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science
Who: Michaela Spencer, Greg Williams, Jen Macdonald, Matt Campbell, Nori and George Milaypuma,...

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Rob Brown, Colin Holt and Franck Gohier share a moment
Art creates a buzz among revellers on opening night
School of Indigenous Knowledges and Public Policy head of school Dr Curtis Roman performs the Welcome to Country
RAFT Artspace director Dallas Gold is invited to open the exhibition

“Colin Holt: a survey” exhibition opening

Celebrated Northern Territory artist Colin Holt showcases almost four decades of quirky and abstract paintings, prints and sculptures at the Charles Darwin University Art Gallery.

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Colin Holt, 2003, Acrylic & mixed media on canvas, 95 x 49.5cm, Gifted by Franck Gohier, 2007, Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU2237

EXHIBITION DETAILS


Events

Short food supply chains in stretched geographies

08 November, 2017

10:30am to 11:30am

Abstract: Dr Alexandre Dubois will present the conceptual framework and empirical findings from his ongoing postdoctoral research dealing with the establishment of short food supply chains (SFSC) in...

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Colin Holt - a survey

19 November, 2017 to 17 February, 2018

10:00am to 4:00pm

Colin Holt: a survey will showcase paintings and posters from a career in the Northern Territory spanning almost 40 years in which time he has forged a large following of local devotees. Often...

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