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Issue 26
19 November 2007


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

Northern Editions feature print: Tokwampini II

Glen Farmer
Tokwampini II 2006
etching and chine collé
image 30 x 22 cm; sheet 54 x 40cm
Collaborator and Printer: Trent Walter, Northern Editions
Special price: $225 (GST inclusive)


Check out new CDU websites:

Change Your World - applications for admission for Semester 1 2008 are now open

Wayfinding @ Casuarina Campus - your new way around Casuarina Campus

Getting Started at CDU - useful information for new students


CDU PRESS FEATURE BOOK

Investing in Indigenous Natural Resource Management
M.K. Luckert; B.M. Campbell, J.T. Gorman and S.T. Garnett (EDS)

Available in December '07

This book assesses the case for investing in Indigenous natural resource management in tropical Australia. Indigenous people provide a number of public goods in relation to environmental management for which they are not remunerated. Their presence on country should be viewed as a national asset.

More info >>


TOP NEWS STORIES

Professor Jonathan Carapetis

CDU wins big at NT Australian of the Year Awards

CDU has featured prominently in this year’s Northern Territorian of the Year Awards with a number of students, researchers and administrators being recognised. Read more >>

NAILSMA awarded $5.5million for Indigenous water initiatives

The National Water Commission is injecting more than $5.5 million into two projects in northern Australia to foster Indigenous engagement in water resource management. Read more >>

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EVENTS

21 November : Indigenous Academic Support Unit open day - Alice Springs, Casuarina and Palmerston campuses
23 November : Using Bayesian Networks to manage ecological risks in the Daly River catchment - SER seminar series
30 November : Xenobiotic metabolism in Australian marsupials - EHS seminar series
For more information go to What's On >>
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RESEARCH

Talking to 'invisible parents'

Talking to ‘Invisible Parents’

CDU’s School for Social and Policy Research has been awarded more than $180,000 to investigate barriers that prevent parents of struggling students from being involved in their child’s schooling. Read more >>

Enhancing investment in Indigenous land and sea management

Recent research from CDU and the ANU has demonstrated that Aboriginal people are in the best position to secure sustainable management of resources on their country. Read more >>

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FACULTY OF LAW, BUSINESS AND ARTS

CDU celebrates Greek success

CDU will this week host a function to celebrate the success of the inaugural Greek In Country Program held on the island of Kalymnos earlier this year. Read more >>

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Indigenous Academic Support Unit open day

CDU’s Indigenous Academic Support Unit will open its doors to the public during a series of open days the team will host at three campuses. Read more >>

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STUDENTS

Maria Kambouris

Maria helps to break down barriers

CDU fourth year social work student, Maria Kambouris has helped community organisation Life Without Barriers to raise funds for a young disabled Territorian to buy a specially modified car valued at almost $60,000. Read more >>

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STAFF

Your new way around Casuarina Campus

Your new way around Casuarina Campus

CDU has implemented a new and improved way to get around its campuses. Read more >>

CDU reaches out to Second Life

CDU reaches out to Second Life

CDU graphic design and multimedia lecturer, Judith Trezise has reached out to the world in the universe of Second Life as a part of her recent online opening of Delve Deep. Read more >>

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Alice Springs cashed up with new ATM

Alice Springs cashed up with new ATM

Alice Springs CDU staff and students can now withdraw funds at a new ATM installed by TIO. Read more >>

Dr Rolf Gerritsen

Research boost in Central Australia

CDU’s research capacities in Central Australia will be boosted with the appointment of prominent researcher Dr Rolf Gerritsen as Centre Team Leader. Read more >>

Barkly graduates awarded by CDU

Barkly graduates awarded by CDU

Students from across the Barkly region were recognised for their study achievements at a presentation evening held at CDU, Tennant Creek. Read more >>

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ARTS

Northern Editions feature print: Tokwampini II

Northern Editions feature print

This delightful small etching depicts a white bird – Tokwampini – atop a Tutini, or Pukamani pole, which is a central feature of the Tiwi mortuary ceremony and is iconic to Tiwi Islander art. Read more >>

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