Issue 1
27 February 2006


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TOP NEWS STORY

The future is health

27 February 2006

Multi-professional environments. Patient-centred focus. Flexible leadership. This is Dr Lesley Barclay's vision for Territory health services.
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Students crowd CDU for Orientation Week

27 February 2006

A jam-packed week of social, cultural and sporting events familiarised new students with the university's diverse services and the Northern Territory's unique music and cultural traditions. Read more >>


EVENTS

Feature event : Cross-sections - Northern Editions exhibition
3 Mar: Territory Culinary Challenge 2006 - Media launch
11 Mar: CDU International Women's Day Colloquium
23-25 Mar: Heart Foundation Conference and Scientific Meeting - Conference
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CDU ORIENTATION WEEK: 21-23 FEBRUARY 2006

VC welcomes new students at O-Week

22 February 2006

CDU Vice-Chancellor, Professor Helen Garnett, welcomed new students to the University during the first day of O-Week festivities. Read more >>

Staff team slam dunks students

22 February 2006

The two basketball giants of CDU battled it out in the inaugural staff versus students match as part of O-Week activities at Casuarina campus this week. Read more >>

Shellie Morris the highlight of O-Week concert

23 February 2006

Former CDU student, Shellie Morris, was the main act at the University's talent-packed Big O-Week Concert. Read more >>

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TECHNOLOGY

Indonesian StudentsIndonesian students keen to return to CDU

16 February 2006

A group of Indonesian students taking part in a special engineering workshop have expressed a keen desire to return to Charles Darwin University as fulltime students when they finish high school. Read more >>

Minister praises CDU research partnership

08 February 2006

NT Government Minister for Economic and Regional Development, the Hon. Paul Henderson singled out CDU's engineering research team for special mention today at Ausfuel's Biodiesel Trial Launch. Read more >>

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RESEARCH

CDU's Desert Knowledge projects on show in Alice Springs

16 February 2006

Charles Darwin University researchers, academic and community and access staff have this week enjoyed an opportunity to come together and share information about the work being done to enhance desert livelihoods. Read more >>

Our 'Extinction' guru now an ARC expert

14 February 2006

Dr Barry Brook has been appointed to the Australian Research Council College of Experts for the period 2006-2008. Read more >>

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TERTIARY ENABLING PROGRAM

Scott SullivanTEP helps Scott make the most of his environment

21 February 2006

Mechanic Scott Sullivan will be using different tools in his work, as he starts a Bachelor of Environmental Science at Charles Darwin University after successfully completing the Tertiary Enabling Program. Read more >>

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VTE

Sewing to success

22 February 2006

A new program offering AMEP students the opportunity to sew their way to better English skills has been a huge success. Read more >>

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NORTHERN TERRITORY GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIP

NT health on the up and up

21 February 2006

The new Graduate School for Health Practice at Charles Darwin University officially opened today (Tuesday) by Health Minister Peter Toyne MLA.
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STAFF

Vice Chancellor - Helen GarnettA cuppa with the VC for new staff - and some great advice

20 February 2006

The VC hosted a staff morning tea today (Monday), as part of CDU's new staff induction for 2006 - more than 80 new staff were amongst the 110 staff and executive members who attended. Read more >>

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STUDENTS

A rich tapestry of new international students

20 February 2006

The VC welcomed the first 40 of almost 100 new international students expected to begin studies at Charles Darwin University this term.
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