Issue 8
05 October
Charles Darwin University


One of the finalists is a team which aims to solve environmental management problems in Kakadu National Park

CDU researchers take places as Eureka finalists

Charles Darwin University researchers are part of two teams announced as finalists in categories of the prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

The Cat Ecology, Impact and Management Team led by CDU’s Professor John Woinarski in partnership with...


Other Top Stories

Dr Vidushi Thusithana at East Point Reserve

Research focuses on East Point rainforest rehabilitation

The rehabilitation of dry seasonal rainforest at East Point Reserve in Darwin, which was devastated during World War II and Cyclone Tracy, has been the focus of research by a Charles Darwin University PhD graduate. 

Dr Vidushi Thusithana, who...


Other Research News

PhD student Gavin Trewella with primary school students Rhys and Cooper Lubke

School kids learn from PhD students in interactive workshops

Endangered species, animal management and DNA were topics of interest for a group of primary school children who attended a series of interactive scientific workshops run by CDU PhD students. 

The Children's University Inspired NT STEM Workshop was...


Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks will depart CDU in late 2020

CDU Vice-Chancellor Simon Maddocks set to depart late 2020

Charles Darwin University has announced that its Vice-Chancellor, Professor Simon Maddocks, will leave the university at the end of 2020, after seven years in the role. 

Professor Maddocks, who successfully secured $225m funding for the CDU City...


Other Staff News

Student Madison Ambrose works on her woven basket

Marine debris turned into stunning woven baskets

Using discarded marine debris to hand-craft traditional Groote Eylandt woven baskets was one of the highlights for students taking part in a five-day Charles Darwin University course last month. 

The online weaving workshop was run by CDU PhD alumni...


Other Students News

PhD graduate Pia Harkness (centre) with dad Col and mum Eva
Chen Hui Tan performed at the celebration
Veronica Toral-Granda (centre) with children Theo Poulsom-Toral and Nina Poulsom-Toral
Dr Belinda Davison (right) with Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski

HDR students rewarded at graduates celebration

The achievements of Charles Darwin University’s Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students were acknowledged at a HDR Graduates Celebration held on 23 September. 

Held in the Mal Nairn Auditorium, the celebration was led by Deputy Vice Chancellor...


Wayne Eager

Wayne Eager

Ulumpawarru, 1994, Gouache on paper, 50 x 69cm [image], 55 x 73cm [paper], Purchased for CDU Art Collection in 1994, CDU227


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