Issue 7
03 September
Charles Darwin University


Welcome to E-news, Charles Darwin University’s news bulletin. Read on to learn how a 3D mapping tool has received national recognition, CDU research got the attention of the United Nations, and homeless dogs enjoyed a treat thanks to Discover CDU day.

2018 Charles Darwin Scholar, Professor Daniel Dennett to visit NT

Oration to extend Charles Darwin’s vision

An internationally acclaimed philosopher, who specialises in the evolution of the human mind, will visit the Territory as part of his role as CDU’s 2018 Charles Darwin Scholar.

Daniel Dennett, who is Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of...


Other Top Stories

Environmental Science Professor Lindsay Hutley says regional collaboration is needed to protect vital ecosystems

Top scientists gather for climate change conference

Environmental scientists from Australia and Asia gathered in Darwin recently to investigate ecosystem, climate and land-use change.

The Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL) hosted the conference, which focussed on the need...


Other Research News

Ryan McCullough and CDU butchery lecturer Rodney Simms at PAWS Darwin

Pups make a meal of super sausage

It was sausages galore for man’s best friend thanks to CDU’s meaty donation to PAWS Darwin animal shelter.

The hungry pups and dogs feasted on 80 metres of sausage that contained 30 kg of meat.

The sausage (more than one and a half...


Other Community News

Menzies' chief investigator, Professor Gail Garvey, said the funding would enable critical issues around cancer prevention and early detection, improved diagnosis and treatment to be addressed

NHMRC funding success for Menzies

A $2.5 million Menzies School of Health Research-led research collaboration, which includes two Menzies clinician researchers, has been successful in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council funding applications.

Funding for...


Other Staff News

Tiwi Island VET students working on banana plants at Casuarina campus

Students going bananas over horticulture

Five Indigenous women returned to the Tiwi Islands with new skills acquired from their VET course at Charles Darwin University.

The students completed a Certificate II in Horticulture with study/practical placements at Casuarina campus and on...


Other Students News

Francesca Gherdevich (second from right) speaks with Nursing and Midwifery staff
Nikki Higgins and Jubilee Weo have fun 'trading blows'
Xhou Tong at the VET automative and civil display
Fire training display brought the campus ablaze

Discover CDU

Thousands enjoyed a taste of uni life at Discover CDU with a range of workshops, activities, displays and entertainment.


Nyangula Katie Nalgood  with 'The Owl'

Nyangula Katie Nalgood with 'The Owl'

Nyangula Katie Nalgood with assistance from Nyaparu William Gardiner, The Owl, 2018, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, acquired for the Charles Darwin University Art Collection, 2018, courtesy SALON Indigenous Art Projects and Spinifex Hill Studios


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