Issue 8
12 May 2008


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

Roy Burnyila's Warrnyu (Flying Fox)

Roy Burnyila
Warrnyu (Flying Fox)
Linocut on paper
Image size: 30 x 30 cm; Paper Size: 56x38cm
Bula’bula Arts Aboriginal Corporation/Ramingining
Collaborating printer: Leon Stainer
$134.20 inc. GST

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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

Professor MaryAnn Bin-Sallik

First public lecture focuses on racist language

The Dean of Indigenous Research and Education, Professor MaryAnn Bin-Sallik, presented the first lecture of the May 2008 Public Lecture series last Tuesday. Read more >>

CDU gardening event draws community

CDU gardening event draws community

There was no reward for staying in bed on the Anzac Day long weekend, especially at CDU. Read more >>

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EVENTS

12 May : Mathematical modeling of otitis media and pneumococcal carriage - Menzies seminar series
13 May : Arte Moris - Creative Arts and Humanities artist's forum
13 May : The shaping of an Australian voice - The landscape and 20th Century composition in Australia - CDU Public Lecture Series
14 May : Global culture/local voice in an age of new technologies - Wordstorm 2008 event
15-16 May : Taste of Uni - Casuarina and Palmerston campuses
15-18 May : Wordstorm 2008
19 May : Business prize giving ceremony - Invitation only
20 May : Law prize giving ceremony - Invitation only
21 May : Adrenaline mimics – it’s been a rush! - CDU Public Lecture Series
22-23 May : CDU graduation ceremony - Casuarina campus
22 May : EHS prize giving ceremony - Invitation only
23 May : Tiwi college and Tiwi education - SSPR seminar series
23 May : The role of flow variability in river management: a Tasmanian study addressing assumptions in environmental flow recommendations - SER seminar series
For more information go to What's On >>

CHARLES DARWIN SYMPOSIUM

Ian Lancaster

Protecting Top End life in face of climate change

There is a view in some quarters that there are unlimited water resources in the north, unfortunately this perception is exactly that; perception not reality. Read more >>

Top End water under the microscope

While there may be opportunities in northern Australia to address the water crisis in the south, the Top End should not open itself to the shortcomings of the Murray-Darling Basin and other southern catchments. Read more >>

RESEARCH

New study to look at health of Top End teens

New study to look at health of Top End teens

A groundbreaking new study conducted by CDU's Menzies School of Health Research will look at the physical and emotional wellbeing of teenagers in Darwin. Read more >>

STAFF

Visiting lecturer passes on his passion for paint

Visiting lecturer passes on his passion for paint

CDU Vocational and Educational Training students recently participated in a training course conducted by House of Kolor’s global manager, Owen Webb, in custom painting techniques. Read more >>

Territory nurses remember Anzac Day

Territory nurses remember Anzac Day

At this year’s Anzac Day Dawn Service in Darwin, Territory nurses were represented by Janie Mason, of CDU, and Greg Richard and Angela Brannelly, of Northern Territory Department of Health. Read more >>

REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Alison Haggett and Brigham Archibald

Male role models laying foundation for Alice youngsters

Bright-eyed kids crowd around a remarkable sight: A male child care worker. Read more >>

SA warms to CDU’s expo drive

SA warms to CDU’s expo drive

CDU’s towering display, approachable lecturers and distinct Territory feel were big drawcards for Adelaide’s potential university students at the city’s recent two-day career expo. Read more >>

Ruth Wallace, Cathy Curry, Suzi Lyon, Tania Beattie and Alicia Boyle

Innovative e-learning wins CDU new projects

NT Indigenous communities will have greater access to computer-based learning with new funding awarded to CDU and its NT vocational training partners. Read more >>

Adrian Walter, Vikki Baldwin and Maritana Richards

Forum gathers feedback from students, industry

A forum bringing together CDU students, lecturers and industry representatives has resulted in constructive feedback in the method, delivery and content of the university’s higher education courses in Alice Springs. Read more >>

ARTS

Chinese Cultural Fun Day

Chinese Cultural Fun Day

From traditional lion dancing to Tai Chi and Chinese calligraphy, there was something for everyone at CDU’s Chinese Cultural Fun Day on Saturday, 26 April.

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Roy Burnyila's Warrnyu (Flying Fox)

Northern Editions feature print

This linocut depicts Warrnyu, the Flying Fox, which is an important totem for the Aboriginal people of north-west Arnhem Land. Read more >>