Short courses in May
School of Information Technology, Charles Darwin University are running the following short courses: Using Digital Cameras and Creating Web Pages.
Human role in megafauna extinction
The case is mounting for a human role in the mass extinction of giant animals that once ranged across Australia, with research challenging results from a site long claimed as evidence clearing people as the main cause of the beasts' demise.
New medium for an old lore
22 young Indigenous students with a passion for music travelled more than 700kms from Groote Eylandt to CDU's Casuarina campus last week.
CDU students find their Irish heritage
The Darwin Rose Pageant was officially launched last week with three CDU students all hoping to take top spot to represent Darwin at the International Rose of Tralee Festival in Ireland later this year.
Jabiru Campus Report
A long wet-season may have made road access to many Top End communities impossible, but staff at CDU's Jabiru Centre have taken to the air to ensure training continues to be delivered.
General Advice - CDU Cyclone Procedures
The purpose of this advice is to bring to the attention of staff and students the existence of Cyclone Monica and to inform you that a cyclone WARNING has now been issued for Darwin, Palmerston, and rural areas including Daly Waters.
It's Budget time - what's in it for business?
The NT and Federal Budgets 2006/07 will be handed down on May 2 and 9 respectively. Join a host of panel speakers, including CDU's Bala Nadarajah, at a post-Budget breakfast on Thursday 11 May.
Alumni profile - Dr Ian Jarvis Brown
Dr Ian Jarvis Brown was admitted to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Arts) at the Northern Territory University (now Charles Darwin University) in October 2002 - find out more about this CDU alumni.
Alice Springs Campus Report
CDU's recent Teaching and Learning Week and a Career Advisor's Day are just few of the highlights over the past few weeks at Alice Springs campus.
CDU hosts world renowned Bach scholar
Dr Yo Tomita, guest lecturer at the recent 'Which Bach?' Symposium, hosted by CDU, provided insight into the compositional origins of some of the chamber works of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Free SSPR seminar
Dr Martin Young presents '"Pokies", venues and regions: A socio-spatial inquiry into the patterns of player loss in the Northern Territory', on Wednesday 26 April, from 1pm to 2pm.
MSHR free seminar
Associate Professor Sven-Erik Bursell presents 'Telemedicine: Changing health care delivery', on Thursday 27 April, from 12pm to 1pm.
Collision of minds for environment
Some of the best minds in the region come to Darwin in May this year, to examine the impact of human intervention on tropical environments, for the first Charles Darwin Symposium in 2006.
SER free seminar
Dr Corey Bradshaw presents 'Density dependence in ecology: a pervasive feature among species', on Friday 21 April, from 1pm to 2pm.
MSHR free seminar
Dr Philippa Binns presents 'Cervical screening in the Northern Territory: participation and follow-up', on Monday, 24 April, from 12pm to 1pm.
The School of Creative Arts and Humanities is pleased to present its forthcoming Art Forums - everyone welcome.
Not all chemists wear lab coats
Former CDU science student, Jeffrey Tsang, loves every minute of his new job testing biological and geological samples from within a deep submergence vehicle 2.5 km below the ocean's surface.
Force for change in the tropics
When people in the Top End do technical training, the effect on their belief in themselves and the bigger view of the world it gives them may be more important than the new trade they learn.
2006 Carrick Awards
Teaching and Learning Development Group is supporting applications for the 2006 Carrick Awards for Australian University Teaching. The awards are a great opportunity allowing CDU staff to showcase contributions to teaching and learning.
Which Bach? Symposium
On April 21 and 22 CDU and the School of Creative Arts and Humanities hosts Which Bach? Symposium, focusing on some of the chamber works of Johann Sebastian Bach and exploring their compositional origins.
CDU last week hosted Dr Perry Hobson, Director of the International Centre for Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE).
Nhulunbuy Campus Report
The Co-ordination Officer at the Nhulunbuy Campus, Sarah Hanks updates us on a busy time in the region.
CDU students shine at NT Young Achievers Awards
CDU was strongly represented by a number of past and present students at the NT Young Achiever Awards 2006, including Katharina Fehringer who took home both the CDU Arts Award and The Young Achiever of the Year Award for the NT.
CDU Law will celebrate 20 years of the degree in August.
Philippines Ambassador visits CDU
Filipino and Indigenous women gathered at CDU last week to celebrate the contribution of the Philippines to the Territory and to recognise the linkage between Filipino and Indigenous people.
The Sunshine Coast Art Prize 06
The Sunshine Coast Art Prize is a new national contemporary painting and 2D art award to be presented in Caloundra, Sunshine Coast Queensland.
A FUN way for children to learn music
Learning music need not be hard work. CDU's Keyboard Program is a systematic and enjoyable way for young children to learn keyboard instruments without compromising any musical standards.
Palmerston campus events
Palmerston campus is a busy place with many activities including cane toad trapping on campus by CLM students and visits by students from remote communities for cookery skills training. Find out more...
NT accounting students 'ahead of the rest'
Northern Territory accountancy students must be gleeful this week, with their capacity to tackle paid work going against the gloomy cautions from the Business Council of Australia.
SER free seminar
Dr Don Franklin presents 'El bosque exuberante (The luxuriant forest)', on Friday 7 April from 1pm to 2pm.
MSHR free seminar
Nyree O'Connor, Danielle Clucas and Paige Shreeve present 'East Arnhem Healthy Skin Program - community opinions and progress so far', on Monday, 10 April, 12pm to 1pm.
Free seminar helping you secure that dream job!
Are you struggling to secure that dream job? Do you need help in making a good impression in interviews? The Australian Computer Society has the solution with a free seminar on Thursday 6 April. Find out more...
Free anthropology seminar
Bill Ivory presents 'The problem of leadership: Research from the Port Keats region of the Territory', on Friday 7 April from 4pm.
CDU graduate wins Young Achiever of the Year award
Classical musician Katharina Fehringer, winner of the Charles Darwin University Arts Award in the 2006 Young Achiever Awards, has won the top spot as The Young Achiever of the Year for the Northern Territory.
National Volunteer Week 2006
Have you ever considered being a volunteer? May 15 to 21 is National Volunteer Week 2006 - find out more about getting involved...