Issue 7
28 April 2008


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

Donald Moko's Purndi Jarrpa

Donald Moko
Purndi Jarrpa 2007
Sreenprint on paper
Image 50 x 71 cm; Sheet 71 x 100cm
Collaborator: Bobbie Ruben; Printer: Simon White for Northern Editions
Price: $880 (GST inclusive)

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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

Bill Clinton and Brad Pitt

CDU students work with Brad Pitt for global change

CDU students Maria Kambouris and Kevin Kadirgamar will give a public seminar, entitled ”Bringing back from New Orleans”, about their experiences at the inaugural Clinton Global Initiative University meeting. Read more >>

CDU helps Timorese engineers up skill

CDU helps Timorese engineers up skill

A unique training program initiated by Charles Darwin University and ConocoPhillips has brought 11 Timorese engineers to the Top End for training aimed at furthering their careers. Read more >>

EVENTS

28 Apr-2 May : Higher Education by Research Generic Skills Week - Casuarina campus
29 April : Rebecca Arbon - Creative Arts and Humanities artists forum
30 Apr-2 May : 10th International Paediatric and Child Health Nursing Conference - Conference
30 April : Bringing back from New Orleans - Casuarina campus
30 April : Australian Youth Forum consultations - Casuarina campus
1 May : School of Law and Business Public Forum - Alice Springs campus
2 May : Working with children and families: Models for school-based early intervention on the Tiwi Islands and in Darwin - SSPR seminar series
5-6 May : GIS Applications for Sustainable Development and Good Governance in Eastern Indonesia - Conference
6 May : Aboriginal cultures and identity: The debate that we have to have! - CDU Public Lecture Series
9 May : Traditional ecological knowledge of whale sharks: Collaborating with Bajo fishermen of eastern Indonesia for whale shark conservation - SER seminar series
12 May : Mathematical modeling of otitis media and pneumococcal carriage - Menzies seminar series
For more information go to What's On >>

RESEARCH

Rioli Fund logo

Rioli Fund to raise money for Indigenous health research

A new fund, founded by AFL legend Dean Rioli, has been established to raise much-needed awareness and cash for Indigenous health research. Read more >>

ANZAM logo

Research Masterclass

CDU, in partnership with the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, is set to present the free seminar, Research Masterclass. Read more >>

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

ACAL logo

CDU will host adult literacy workshops for teachers

CDU campuses are hosting a series of workshops in June for the Australian Council for Adult Literacy. Read more >>

Foundation AGM and awards night photo gallery. View gallery >>

CDU PRESS

CDU Press

CDU Press welcomes new Chair

The CDU Press Editorial Board has appointed Professor Wendy Brady, from CDU’s School of Australian Indigenous Knowledge Systems, as Chair. Read more >>

ALUMNI

Dr Tom Lewis

CDU alumnus re-establishes Top End roots

CDU alumnus and published author on Northern Territory history, Dr Tom Lewis has returned to Darwin after two years’ absence. Read more >>

STUDENTS

International student lunch

International student lunch

CDU's commitment to its international students was again in evidence as hundreds of students gathered recently for the annual international student lunch. Read more >>

Aaron Roussos, Sally Mark and Jason Wilkes

Convention Centre eyes CDU hospitality students

Last month’s CDU Graduate Recruitment Fair was an opportunity for CDU students to secure real jobs before they finish their courses. Read more >>

REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Expo gives Indigenous youth job options

Expo gives Indigenous youth job options

An expo hosted by CDU’s Alice Springs campus and organised by a local jobs organisation has connected local Indigenous youth with career, education and leadership opportunities. Read more >>

Maggie Prow

Salon upgrades puts CDU apprentices a cut above the rest

Guests of the Alice Springs CDU Hairdressing Salon can now relax in a refurbished facility. Read more >>

Amanda Cawthorne-Crowsby

Struggling apprentices gain help when things don't add up

Alice Springs apprentices battling with maths and reading can now access expanded support services in literacy and numeracy. Read more >>

ARTS

Donald Moko's Purndi Jarrpa

Northern Editions feature print

The dynamic and powerful screenprint Purndi Jarrpa by Donald Moko depicts the traditional country in which he spent his early years. Read more >>