Issue 6
17 April 2008


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

Ningie Nanala Nagala's Lirrwarti

Ningie Nanala Nagala
Lirrwarti 2007
Etching on paper
Image size: 60 x 40 cm, edition of 50
Collaborator: Jacinta Numina-Waugh
Printer: Dian Darmansjah
Price: $750 unframed

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Water in the Top End - Opportunities and Constraints

Registrations are now open for the Charles Darwin Symposium, Water in the Top End - Opportunities and Constraints


TOP NEWS STORIES

CDU to figure at 2020 Summit

Key staff members from CDU will have a voice in Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s upcoming 2020 Summit in Canberra. Read more >>

CDU Sculpture Park

Charles Darwin 200 Sculpture Award and Exhibition

CDU will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of its namesake with a $20,000 sculpture competition and exhibition commemorating the life and work of Charles Darwin. Read more >>

Graduate Recruitment Fair photo gallery. View gallery >>

EVENTS

18 April : Causes and consequences of mobility among Northern Territory nurses and midwives - SSPR seminar series
19 April : From Mist to Trees - Darwin Symphony Orchestra performance
22 April : International student lunch - Casuarina campus
26-27 April : Open Garden Scheme - Casuarina campus
26 April : Chinese cultural fun day - Casuarina campus
28 Apr-2 May : Higher Education by Research Generic Skills Week - Casuarina campus
28 April : ANZAM seminar - Casuarina campus
28 April : Virtue ethics and physician-industry conflicts of interest - Menzies seminar series
For more information go to What's On >>

RESEARCH

Dr Helen Verran

CDU talks examine the place for Indigenous knowledge in modern academy

University of Melbourne lecturer, Dr Helen Verran, visited CDU recently to participate in discussions with CDU academics and researchers about possible ways of identifying and understanding Indigenous knowledge when coming from a modern academic perspective. Read more >>

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

CDU garden collection opens for public viewing

CDU’s Horticulture and Aquaculture Group is opening its facility to the public as part of the National Open Garden Scheme on the Anzac Day long weekend. Read more >>

Wayfinding @ Casuarina campus

Your new way around campus

You may have noticed new signs popping up all over Casuarina campus in recent weeks? This marks the start of the much anticipated Wayfinding project. Read more >>

STUDENTS

Maria Kambouris and Kevin Kadirgamar

Students return from New Orleans committed to action

CDU students Maria Kambouris and Kevin Kadirgamar have returned from the Clinton Global Initiative meeting held in New Orleans, inspired to make a difference in our community. Read more >>

Students share stories to promote harmony

Students share stories to promote harmony

Some 70 English language students representing more than 11 nationalities have met at the CDU campus at Casuarina for a special cultural-exchange language workshop. Read more >>

CDU StudentNet gets a re-fresh

CDU’s StudentNet homepage has been given a fresh new look. Read more >>

STAFF

Prof. Helen Garnett with Dr Hanim

CDU's Graduate School for Health Practice signs agreement with Indonesian NGO

CDU's Graduate School for Health Practice held a ceremony to commemorate the cementing of its relations with the largest non-government organisation in Indonesia. Read more >>

REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Andrew Allum, Randall Gould, Louise Riddell and Lex Martin

NT town rallies behind council's latest recruits

Tennant Creek's reputation for innovative and practical training approaches has been further recognised with the latest group of motivated and skilled employees cementing their working futures. Read more >>

John Glasson

CDU’s apprentice numbers follow NT’s construction boom

Confidence in the building sector, government incentives and greater industry recognition of training have sparked a boom in carpentry apprentices at CDU. Read more >>

Curtis Haines and Jarrod Swan

Customised training constructing futures in the NT

An innovative Central Australian training program is helping to satisfy the needs of the region’s construction industry and the ambitions of six Indigenous students. Read more >>

Laisa Whippy

Laisa’s teaching is a lesson for others

For many Indigenous adults, stepping back into the classroom is a step back in time to negative and irrelevant childhood learning experiences. Read more >>

ARTS

Ningie Nanala Nagala's Lirrwarti

Northern Editions feature print

Ningie has painted some of her country south of Balgo in the Great Sandy Desert. This country is named Lirrwirti and features a tjurrnu (soakwater) as represented by the circle. The parallel lines in the painting depict the tali (sandhills) found in this country. Read more >>