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Time capsule sealed in unorthodox fashion at CDU

A time capsule featuring relics from the year 2020 - including a face mask and toilet roll – was sealed in unorthodox fashion at Charles Darwin University (CDU) this week.

Dr Sean Bellairs

Native rice trials begin in a $1.4 million project

A research project seeking to commercialise native rice in Northern Australia, and support Indigenous enterprise, has received $1.4 million cash support and has commenced growing trials.

Stuart McGrath

CDU student crowned NT Young Australian of the Year

Charles Darwin University Bachelor of Nursing student Stuart McGrath is the 2021 NT Young Australian of the Year, in recognition for his passion for improving health outcomes in his local community. 

Professor Reuben Bolt

CDU joins nation to celebrate NAIDOC Week

Charles Darwin University will join the national celebration of NAIDOC Week with a series of events including the launch of a strategy that acknowledges the contributions of Indigenous peoples to education and addresses gaps that continue between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

Economics Lecturer Dr Maneka Jayasinghe

New study buys into money-happiness dichotomy

New research exploring the relationship between money and happiness has found that “financial resilience” plays a significant role in enhancing life satisfaction among Indigenous Australians.

IHD forest garden

PhD graduate sets up forest garden for sustainable future

A Charles Darwin University PhD graduate has used her knowledge of traditional Sri Lankan agriculture practices to create an innovative forest garden - combining native plants with waste and sustainability principles to produce organic fruit, vegetables and herbs. 

Demography seminar

Demographers to highlight Alice's unique character

A team of expert demographers from Charles Darwin University’s Northern Institute will present insights from recent population research and what it means for Central Australia in a seminar at Alice Springs campus on Monday.

Historian and PhD student Aleksandra Glabinska Kelly will deliver “Away with the ossified scholastic classes” at the history Colloquium this Saturday.

Scholar to unpack philosophical battle at Colloquium

A Charles Darwin University student will speak of a philosophical battle for the hearts and minds of a nation during the Golden Age of Polish culture at the Annual History Colloquium.


Solar clock

CDU lecturer bestows time legacy

A large solar-powered clock tower standing four metres high and shaped like an hourglass has been installed at Charles Darwin University’s Casuarina campus. 

Honours student Sue Wegener

Art student animates water tank ‘canvas’

There are not many who can boast bigger “canvases” than those used to host the work of Charles Darwin University Visual Arts Honours student Sue Wegener.

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