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Issue 13
18 June 2007


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

Northern Editions feature print: Figurescape (State 2) 2007

Wayne Eager
Figurescape (State 2) 2007
etching
image: 24 x 61 cm
Edition of 25
Printer: Trent Walter
Published by the artist and Northern Editions printmaking studio and Gallery at Charles Darwin University, Darwin
Price: $575 (GST inclusive)


SEVENTH DARWIN INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL

Seventh International Darwin Guitar Festival

Find out more about the Festival at www.darwinguitar.com


STUDENT PROFILE - CDU SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

Daly Kelly

Daly Kelly

What scholarship did you receive?

Power and Water Engineering Scholarship and ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholarship

What opportunities has your scholarship opened to you?

Receiving these scholarships has meant that I can concentrate on studying while I’m at uni rather than worry about financial constraints.

Tips for those thinking of applying for a scholarship?

Apply for any and all scholarships you are eligible for – you never know your luck. Read the requirements, and don’t skimp on answering the questions.

Best aspects of studying @ CDU?

Personal attention of lecturers and the small class sizes.


TOP NEWS STORIES

Darwin International Guitar Festival 2007

Guitars are strung for Seventh Darwin International Guitar Festival

Guests are beginning to arrive for the Seventh Darwin International Guitar Festival to be hosted by CDU from July 4-14. Read more >>

The Honourable Acting Justice Brian Frank Martin AO MBE with CDU Chancellor Richard Ryan

Prominent Territory judge awarded Honorary Doctorate in Alice Springs

The Honourable Acting Justice Brian Frank Martin AO MBE was awarded an Honorary Doctorate at a CDU graduation ceremony, held at the Alice Springs Convention Centre on Friday June 15. Read more >>

Professor Jonathan Carapetis

Menzies director one of the smartest in the land

Director of Menzies School of Health Research, Professor Jonathan Carapetis has been named as one of the brainiest people in Australia. Read more >>

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EVENTS

19-21 June : Siemens Science Experience
20 June : Engquest
21 Jun-7 Jul : Airing Out - CAH Gallery exhibition
22 June : Drought and rivers in Australia - SER seminar series
25 June : Streptococcal churn: The community dynamics of a notorious microbe - MSHR seminar series
27 Jun-15 Jul : Darwin Fringe Festival 2007
28 Jun-31 Jul : Dorothy Napangardi - Northern Editions exhibition
2-4 July : 4th Annual AUCEA (Australian University Community Engagement Alliance) Conference
For more information go to What's On >>
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RESEARCH

Funding for pilot study of native wild rice

Three CDU researchers have been granted $10 000 from the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation for a study on a new sustainable wild food enterprise. Read more >>

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INTERNATIONAL

Canadian High Commissioner, His Excellency Michael Leir

Canadian High Commissioner visits CDU

Canadian High Commissioner, His Excellency Michael Leir visited CDU and met with Vice Chancellor, Professor Helen Garnett and Head of the School of Australian Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Professor Wendy Brady on Wednesday 6 June. Read more >>

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VTE

Laramba students prepare feast

Three courses give a taste of fine dining out bush

Anyone looking for a quality ‘feed’ should consider chicken stir fry in puff pastry, followed by sirloin on a bed of sweet potato mash and finished off with chocolate apple crumble. Read more >>

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FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY

Chloe, Rebecca and Tolanda at Engquest 2007

Engquest 2007

Budding engineers will be competing for top honors at CDU, when the EngQuest competition is judged on Wednesday June 20. Read more >>

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FACULTY OF EDUCATION, HEALTH AND SCIENCE

The Siemens Science Experience

Move over CSI Miami, here comes ESI Darwin

CDU's School of Science and Primary Industries will this week host the first Northern Territory Siemens Science Experience, the theme of which will be Environmental Forensics: ESI Darwin – Investigating internal and external environments. Read more >>

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

AUCEA logo

CDU to host national community engagement conference

CDU will proudly host the 4th Annual National Conference of the Australian Universities Community Engagement Alliance from July 2-4 2007. Read more >>

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STUDENTS

CDU scholarships made simple

CDU’s scholarships for 2007

A scholarship is your way to an easier and more successful student experience, and it’s simpler than you think! Read more >>

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STAFF

Jayshree Mamtora and Sonia Sumner

CDU joint use library a feature of UK international conference

Two CDU library staff will travel to England to co-present a paper at an international conference on the role of the Alice Springs Campus library. Read more >>

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Ronnie Mitchell and Kelly Giddings

Sight or circumstance no barrier to CDU Awards in Alice Springs

CDU Alice Springs prize giving ceremony on Friday 15 June celebrated the achievements of students from central Australia. Read more >>

Centre focus delivers results for Alice Springs child care

A move to deliver child care training out of the classroom and in child care centres is delivering positive results for CDU Alice Springs, industry and students. Read more >>

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ARTS

Airing Out

Airing Out

The latest exhibition from CDU's School for Creative Arts and Humanities features works by staff and students of the University. Read more >>

Northern Editions feature print: Figurescape (State 2) 2007

Northern Editions feature print

Wayne Eager's Figurescape (State 2) 2007 is part of Northern Editions latest exhibition, Marina Strocchi and Wayne Eager - new etchings and lithographs. Read more >>

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