Issue 6
04 August
Charles Darwin University


CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks, Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt and NAIF CEO Chris Wade

NAIF loan approved for university growth

Charles Darwin University’s expansion plans have moved forward with the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) fully approving a loan up to $151.5 million to support the university’s growth.

NAIF’s Investment Decision, which has been...


Other Top Stories

The savanna glider (Petaurus ariel) is the Territory’s newest mammal species. Photo: Michael Barritt

Discovery of new glider highlights conservation risk

Research by Charles Darwin University has changed what was known about the charismatic nectar-loving sugar glider, finding that they are at more risk than ever, particularly after the summer bushfires in south-eastern Australia.

The research in...


Other Research News

Environmental Honours student and EnviroCollective CDU President Brittany Hayward-Brown

Students call to reduce single-use plastics

An environmental action group is doing its bit to support a global initiative that encourages people to be part of the solution to plastic pollution.

Bachelor of Science (Hons) students Brittany Hayward-Brown is President of EnviroCollective CDU,...


Other Community News

Microbiologist Professor Phil Giffard

Microbiologist recognised for excellence

Darwin microbiologist Professor Phil Giffard has been recognised for his exceptional service and contribution to science by the Australian Society for Microbiology (ASM) with the society’s Distinguished Service Award.

Professor Giffard is the Head of...


Other Staff News

A nursing and midwifery student has won a Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships valued at $18,000

Enterprising student secures scholarship

A first-year undergraduate in country New South Wales has won a Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarship valued at $18,000.

Bronwyn Chenery, who is enrolled in a Bachelor of Nursing and a Bachelor of Midwifery degree, said news of her successful...


Other Students News

Shelley Worthington
Roselyn Rennie
Litza Hall
Jasmine Jan

Art emersion workshops

Budding and experienced artists alike have the chance to expand their creative expertise through a series of short courses on offer at Charles Darwin University.

The Dry Season Art Immersion short...


Lily Nungurrayi Yirringali Jurrah Hargraves

Lily Nungurrayi Yirringali Jurrah Hargraves

Witi Ceremony 2016, Acrylic on linen, 203 x 117cm, Acquired in 2016 for Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU3022, Exhibited in Salon des Refusés, CDU Art Gallery, 2016


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