Issue 11
11 June 2008


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NORTHERN EDITIONS FEATURE PRINT

Daniel Walbidi's Winpa

Daniel Walbidi
Winpa 2007
Screenprint on paper
Image Size: 51 x 72 cm
Paper Size: 71 x 100 cm
Collaborator: Bobbie Ruben
Printer: Simon White
Price: $990.00 (GST inclusive) unframed

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TOP NEWS STORIES

Olympic rings

Top End research to help our Olympic athletes

New research from a four-year study investigating athletic performance in the tropics is set to prove invaluable to the Australian Olympic team as they prepare for the Beijing games. Read more >>

Bhante Pn Wa Ra

Monk leaves his home in exile to study Australia’s peaceful ways

If Bhante Pn Wa Ra still lived in the country of his birth, he would not be able to practise his religious beliefs without fear of retribution. Read more >>

EVENTS

15 June : Mechanical - Darwin Youth Orchestra concert
16 June : Cultural protocols for working in Indigenous communities - Menzies seminar series
17-19 June : The National Siemens Science Experience 2008: Science in the Tropics - Casuarina campus
19-20 June : Economic Implications of Indian Diaspora - Conference
20 June : Tagging and tracking the world's largest fish - SER seminar series
20 June : CDU graduation ceremony - Alice Springs Convention Centre
21-23 June : OzGREEN's Youth LEAD program - Casuarina campus
23 June : Clinical Teaching Block laboratory launch - Casuarina campus
For more information go to What's On >>

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

CDU sparks international conference on geographic applications

CDU sparks international conference on geographic applications

CDU and Universitas Nusa Cendana have hosted an international conference in Kupang on Geographic Information Systems applications. Read more >>

Dan Baschiera

CDU lecturer to speak about volunteering in Sierra Leone

International aid agency Medicins Sans Frontieres will hold an information evening in Darwin about its humanitarian activities around the world. Read more >>

RESEARCH

PhD research investigates staff turnover in NT hotels

New research by a PhD candidate will help Territory hoteliers to cope with high staff turnover by going beyond the well-trodden retention strategies that demand large investments of time, money and effort. Read more >>

STUDENTS

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Bursaries enable vision-impaired students to reach their goals

Two vision-impaired students from CDU have received bursaries to assist them achieve their educational and life goals. Read more >>

STAFF

Adjunct Professor John Woinarski

CDU establishes strong links to innovation

At the recent Research and Innovation Awards presentation dinner, CDU was well represented among the winners and finalists. Read more >>

ALUMNI

Alumnus publishes her first book on Indonesian politics

CDU alumnus and author, Dr Michelle Miller has her first book due for release later this year. Read more >>

REGIONAL CAMPUSES

A new generation saddles up

A new generation saddles up

“Mind-blowing” is how lecturers have described their experiences teaching horsemanship at the APY lands of north-west South Australia. Read more >>

Professor Rolf Gerritsen

Research network a boost for Central Australia

Alice Springs's emergence as a research hub will be strengthened with the creation of the Central Australian Research Network. Read more >>

Ronny Reinhard

Ronny's award celebrates his life and achievements

He is remembered for his gifted approach to students and now CDU multimedia lecturer Ronny Reinhard is to be honoured with the creation of an annual award in his name. Read more >>

Rankin Keighran and Jimmy Konedaris

Students construct real-time careers

Construction and building apprentices would be hard-pressed to find more relevant industry training in central Australia. Read more >>

ARTS

Daniel Walbidi's Winpa

Northern Editions feature print

In this screenprint Daniel Walbidi has depicted a waterhole which was an important place for Daniel’s family who lived in the desert until the early 70’s before moving to the coast to help establish the cattle stations. Read more >>