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Students Nancy Holtze and Makuer Akol celebrate graduating from the Team Aspire program
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Record group of diverse students inspired

A program which aims to connect diverse Northern Territory school students with higher education opportunities is celebrating its highest ever intake, with 30 students graduating from the Team Aspire program at Charles Darwin University’s Casuarina campus last week. 

CDU worksite

Charles Darwin University contract boosts local jobs

A local Darwin company has kicked off work on the site for Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) new Education and Community Precinct.

Senior Lecturer in Indonesian Studies Dr Vannessa Hearman

CDU author wins national book award

A book that interrogates a turbulent period in Indonesia’s history and authored by a Charles Darwin University scholar was recently awarded by the Asian Studies Association of Australia.

Salon exhibition

Salon exhibition to showcase Indigenous artwork

The Charles Darwin University Art Gallery will celebrate five years of hosting The Salon des Refusés exhibition this month, marking the occasion with a tribute to past entries.

 

Bubble the turtle

From little things, big things grow: ‘Bubble’ the turtle set for release

A critically endangered Hawksbill turtle, who was found weighing just 16 grams, has been nursed back to health at Charles Darwin University’s Turtle Rehabilitation Centre and is set to be released back into the wild near Gove today. 

Professor of Primary Health Care Sue Kruske in Alice Springs

Academic appointment to improve NT health outcomes

Charles Darwin University and the NT Health Department have joined forces in the appointment of a highly credentialled primary health care academic to a newly minted strategic leadership role in Alice Springs.

Dr Deepika Mathur

Researcher highlights Outback solar panel threat

A Charles Darwin University researcher in Alice Springs has warned that urgent action needs to be taken to minimise the environmental threat posed by thousands of photovoltaic solar panels that will be decommissioned in the next few years.

NAIF funding

NAIF loan to CDU expansion receives full approval

CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks, Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt and NAIF CEO Chris Wade

The savanna glider (Petaurus ariel)

Discovery of new glider species highlights conservation risk

Research by Charles Darwin University has changed what was known about the charismatic nectar-loving sugar glider, finding that they are at more risk than ever, particularly after the recent bushfires devastating south-eastern Australia.

Joy Bulkanhawuy and Brenda Muthamuluwuy

Yolŋu short courses to teach Matha (language) and Rom (culture)

People wishing to learn or expand their knowledge of the north-east Arnhem Land language of Yolŋu can now enrol in a series of short courses at Charles Darwin University.

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