Issue 2
01 April
Charles Darwin University


Dean of the College of Nursing and Midwifery, Professor Catherine Turner has bolstered the College’s research horsepower. Photo: Julianne Osborne

Research centre to focus on a healthy start to life

CDU has made several high-profile research-focussed appointments in its College of Nursing and Midwifery and will develop a new national research centre focusing on maternal and infant health and wellbeing in rural and regional areas.



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CDU’s incoming Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President, Research and Innovation Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski

CDU appoints new leader of research, innovation

An engineering scientist with a distinguished record as a researcher and as an academic leader will soon join CDU in one of its most senior roles. 

The university has appointed Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President...


Other Research News

Selby Fellow Professor Herbert Huppert

Professor to tackle hot topics in public lectures

An esteemed Sydney-born Cambridge geophysicist will demystify some of the science and paranoia surrounding carbon politics at a public lecture in Darwin next month in the aftermath of Australia’s hottest summer.

Theoretical Geophysicist Professor...


Other Community News

Dr Benjamin Tan will be researching how acupressure may help cancer patients

Ancient techniques may relieve symptoms

Senior Lecturer in Nursing Dr Benjamin Tan has been given the green light for research into the use of acupressure to relieve symptoms of fatigue, insomnia and depression in breast cancer patients.

Dr Tan said the one-year pilot study would involve...


Other Staff News

Suarav Kundu and Erilyn Cortez led students in a charity fundraiser

Students shave for charity

CDU Student Ambassadors smashed it out of the park with their fundraising for the World’s Greatest Shave this year.

The goal was $2000, but $3059 was raised for the annual charity event for the Leukaemia Foundation.

Law student...


Other Students News

Marissa Briston (left), Major Scott Bailey and Dean Dempsey
The Hon Jan Aagaard (left) and Stacey Henderson
Irta Oakley and John Yusuf
Andrew Everett (left), Tom Pauling and Tessa Pauling

Investiture of Paul Henderson as Chancellor

The university and wider community came together on 20 March for the Investiture of the Hon Paul Henderson AO as the fourth Chancellor of CDU. Mr Henderson takes over the role from Mr Neil Balnaves AO. 




Gurraypanlil, Ganalbingu Clan, Snakes, c.1970s, M101, 69 x 47 cm, Courtesy Bula’bula Arts


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