Issue 20
20 November
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s fortnightly news bulletin. Read on to learn about the upcoming Indigenous Languages Summer School and warnings around wild harvests of marine species for public aquarium displays.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks

Grants pave way for CDU students to go global

Charles Darwin University students will visit the Brazilian Amazon, the Galapagos Islands and a dozen other countries next year thanks to almost $200,000 in Australian Government funding.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks said CDU had...


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Other Top Stories

Kate Buckley conducts Largetooth Sawfish research in the Adelaide River

Research informs wild harvests for aquarium displays

Two threatened marine species urgently need sustainability assessments before future wild harvests are conducted for public aquarium displays, a Charles Darwin University researcher warns.

PhD candidate Kate Buckley has devised a new three-step...


Other Research News

The team of population experts will travel to Darwin, Alice Springs and Katherine

Roadshow to reveal NT’s population future

Population experts will tour the Northern Territory to update communities on what the future may hold based on the 2016 Census data. 

Led by demographic researchers from the Northern Institute at Charles Darwin University, with members of the...


Other Community News

Professor Ruth Wallace, Kathy Guthadjaka and Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks

Indigenous researcher is NT’s senior of the year

A senior elder who has worked as an educator and researcher in her community for more than five decades is this year’s Northern Territory Senior Australian of the Year.

Kathy Guthadjaka, also known as Gotha, is a senior elder from Gäwa, a small...


Other Staff News

From left: School of Trades Head Roy Brandner congratulates Flying Spanners winners Alex Riley and Eldhose Thomas

Prizes for high achievers in Red Centre

Alice Springs campus recognised high-achieving students when it awarded 65 prizes and four scholarships at its annual awards and prize-giving event.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks congratulated the winners before speaking of his...


Other Students News

The Australasian Association for Research in Education National Conference

Who: Assoc Prof James Smith, Kellie Pollard, Kim Robertson, Dr Sarah Ireland, Shane Motlap and Millie Olcay
When: 27 Nov – 1 Dec
Where: Canberra
More: The Indigenous leadership team will lead a symposium on strategies for strengthening...



Joel Benesha and Augustine Thorbjornsen win best intermediate code for the robot they developed
VTG operations manager Martin Thomason takes on his role as a code fair judge
Jarod O’Callaghan developed a Darwin Clothing Hire catalogue
Samuel Walledge explains his Riverland Link System to an interested attendee

IT Code Fair 2017

More than 80 students took part in the fourth annual IT Code Fair, showcasing their coding projects to industry and government at Casuarina campus.


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Colin Holt, 2004, Red pindan sand, PVA, bitumen, acrylic and lime on metal washing machine lid, 42 x 47cm, Acquired with support from the CDU Foundation, 2013, Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU2416



2017 Menzies Oration

23 November, 2017

4:45pm to 6:00pm

We are pleased to announce Professor Ian Anderson AO will deliver the 2017 Menzies Oration on Thursday 23 November at the Menzies Auditorium, Royal Darwin Hospital campus.Each year, Menzies holds the...

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NT Demography Roadshow - Darwin Population Seminar

29 November, 2017

4:30pm to 7:00pm

We’ll look at Darwin, the Territory and similar places elsewhere in the world. The Australian Bureau of Statistics will deliver key Census findings while Canadian colleagues discuss research on...

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