Issue 1
04 March
Charles Darwin University


CDU’s new Chancellor Paul Henderson AO (left) with Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks

CDU Council welcomes new Chancellor

The Council of Charles Darwin University (CDU) has appointed a former Chief Minister of the Northern Territory to the position of Chancellor.

Acting Chancellor Mr Richard Ryan AO announced that the Hon Paul Henderson AO would begin his three-...


Other Top Stories

RIEL researchers Dr Sean Bellairs and Dr Penny Wurm

Northern Australia set to go wild about rice

Charles Darwin University has joined a $505,000 collaborative project set to lay the foundation for a Northern Australia rice sector. 

The project, which is being funded by the Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia,...


Other Research News

Jason Lee with Ludmilla Primary School students Marcus White, Keanu Fejo and Quinesha Narbulhbulh at the Children’s University

Territory kids get sneak peek at Uni

Almost 100 youngsters had fun learning about Aboriginal culture, geology, singing, aquaculture and nursing at the Children's University Charles Darwin (CUCD) Community Day.

Students from Ludmilla, Millner, Manunda Terrace, Jingili and...


Other Community News

Professor Marilynne N Kirshbaum: shining a light on human research ethics

Ethics front and centre in research workshops

Professor Marilynne N Kirshbaum is committed to enable, motivate and inspire others to follow a path of integrity, compassion, justice, truth and intelligence in research.

As Chair of CDU’s Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC), Professor Kirshbaum...


Other Staff News

CDU alumnus Dr Renee Bartolo, who has advanced the use of drones in environmental monitoring, has won a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

CDU sets Fulbright Scholar on her way

A Northern Territory researcher who has advanced the use of drones in environmental monitoring has won a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.

The Fulbright Program is the flagship foreign exchange scholarship program of the United States and is...


Other Students News

Teresa Schwellnus, Wendy Boyce, Sue Tucker - Alice Springs
Wendy Taleo, Cain Gilmour, Mona Ulak - Alice Springs
David Price, Alan Berman, John Garrick - Darwin Waterfront
Fran Gusthart, Inam Asiful, Erick Outa - Darwin Waterfront

Happy birthday, Charles

Celebrations were held at CDU campuses throughout Australia on 12 February to commemorate what would have been Charles Darwin's 210th birthday. The cutting of cake and comming together of the CDU community is a custom that honours the life of a man whose...


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