NT literary journal to launch first print edition
The first print edition of the Territory’s own literary journal “Borderlands” is about to arrive in book shops ahead of launch events in Darwin and Alice Springs.
Webcast series to build community resilience amid pandemic
A free webcast series focusing on disaster, emergency management and community resilience will be run by Charles Darwin University’s Northern Institute starting this week.
‘Social isolation’ is a misnomer
The term “social distancing” is a misnomer according to CDU Associate Lecturer in Social Work Tufel Musyadad. He is concerned that the government’s terminology is causing unnecessary confusion and alarm.
CDU students lend hand in face of pandemic
Charles Darwin University students are working to address the current shortage of hand sanitiser, while raising money to help people in need in the Northern Territory.
Workshop to inform Darwin Harbour Report Card
A community-led workshop will be held this week (19-20 March) to inform the Darwin Harbour Report Card, a strategy to support the harbour’s long-term sustainability.
Shark scientist wins rural women’s bursary
PhD candidate Amy Kirke will represent the Northern Territory at the National Rural Women’s Award after winning the AgriFutures NT Rural Women’s Award for a project to take science education into remote communities.
Researcher seeks to unlock the farmer’s mind
A Charles Darwin University researcher is investigating the contrasting decision-making behaviours of farmers who face fire, flood, drought and other adverse natural hazards.
National Geographic grant to help uncover blue carbon
A Charles Darwin University student investigating the impact of blue carbon emissions generated by the conversion of mangrove forests to oil palm plantations has won a National Geographic Society Research and Exploration grant.
National recognition for STEM role model
Charles Darwin University graduate Rikki Bruce has received the $20,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander STEM Professional Award at a recent ceremony hosted by the CSIRO in Darwin.
Flexibility key when you take a wrong turn: researcher
Cognitive flexibility is one of our behavioural functions that has been described as the “mental ability to switch between thinking about two different concepts, and to think about multiple concepts simultaneously”.