CDU researchers showcase current projects
The inaugural CDU Postgraduate Symposium to be held on 11 August 2006, offers postgraduate research students an opportunity to discuss and present their current projects to their peers and a wider audience.
Software tools for Indigenous communities
CDU's School of Education Learning Group was the host of a recent workshop focusing on the development and flow of software tools in and around Indigenous communities.
CDU's Finance and Asset Services, Budgeting and Business Systems team have recently implemented a budgeting and reporting tool called COGNOS.
CDU joins national 'super-microscope' project
CDU is a key player in a new national research initiative, the Australian Synchrotron partnership. The partnership allows researchers and scientists access to world-class facilities currently not available in Australia.
Beyond the sublime
Caroline Rannersberger presents her latest work in 'Beyond the sublime', from August 11-24 2006.
Palmerston Campus activities
Palmerston Campus recently hosted the Regional Industry Career Advisers network launch - just one of a number of activities which took place at the Campus over the past few weeks.
Steve Versteegh is leaving
CDU will farewell head of school, Trades, Steve Versteegh on Friday 4 August. Steve is leaving the University to take up the role of head of the Australian Apprentice Centre in the Northern Territory.
Orientation for international students was held on 17 and 18 July at Casuarina Campus, with around 40 students attending.
Letter of Intent
CDU's continued pursuit and support of education Territory-wide has again been highlighted through the 2006 Letter of Intent.
St John Senior First Aid course
CDU offers the accredited St John Senior First Aid course as well as basic and advance courses for all students - bookings are essential as class sizes are limited. Find out more...
Young at heart at CDU Sport
CDU Sport celebrates Seniors Month during August - find out more about the great activities available this week.
Centralian Motors support automotive training
Centralian Motors, in association with Ford Australia, has again demonstrated its ongoing support of CDU with the donation of its new flagship vehicle to the School of Trades at the Alice Springs Campus.
FAS welcomes Alex
CDU's Finance and Asset Services division welcomes Alex Tate to the team.
Strengthening links with Yolngu leaders
Each year people from diverse clan groups and cultural backgrounds gather on Aboriginal land in north-east Arnhem Land to talk about issues facing contemporary Indigenous society at the Garma Festival of Traditional Culture 4-8 August 2006.
SSPR free seminar
Dr Philip C Abrami presents 'What do we know about ICT enabled learning and distance education: Evidence and practice?', on Tuesday 1 August from 4pm to 5pm.
Bright spark at Menzies
Leading Darwin based medical researcher and new Director at Menzies School of Health Research, Professor Jonathan Carapetis, has been named one of Australia's Top 10 Bright Sparks.
MSHR free seminar
Yin Paradies presents 'The DRUID Study: Exploring the health effects of racism for Indigenous people', on Monday 31 July from 12pm to 1pm.
MSHR free seminar
Neil Thomson presents 'Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet - sharing knowledge and experiences among people working in the area of Indigenous health', on Tuesday 1 August from 12pm to 1pm.
MSHR free seminar
Associate Professor Elizabeth Cartwright presents 'Using video filmmaking in community-based health research', on Tuesday 1 August from 1.30pm to 2.30pm.
MSHR free seminar
Sally Gould OAM, 2006 Senior Australian of the Year, and Toni Hoffman, 2006 Australia's Local Hero, will talk about their life experiences on Wednesday 2 August from 1.30pm to 2.30pm.
Secret of the trees that couldn't be killed
The School for Environmental Research, as a part of the SER seminar series, presents a topical presentation from Dr Geoff Burrows as to why eucalypts are excellent epicormic resprouters after intense fire.
Artist's Forum - Aly deGroot
Local artist and CDU Honours student Aly de Groot will talk about her graduation show entitled Journey into a Toxic Heartland.
CDU on TRACK
CDU environmental experts Dr Michael Douglas and Prof. Stephen Garnett will lead a major research team as part of an $8 million national initiative focusing on Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge (TRACK).
CDU sponsors Darwin Festival
CDU announced its sponsorship of the Darwin Festival last week to coincide with the Darwin Festival Program launch.
2006 Engineering Excellence Awards
The NT's highly talented engineering innovators and guests joined in a celebration for the Engineers Australia's Northern Division's annual Engineering Excellence Awards.
CDU Supercar crew
The colour, drama and speed of the V8 Supercars gripped the Territory once again this month, but for a lucky group of CDU automotive apprentices the experience was much different.
CDU students' success at uni games
A group of 30 CDU students headed to the Northern University Games held on the Sunshine Coast from 2-6 July, with a great outcome in AFL, winning bronze.
Palmerston Campus activities
Among a number of activities upcoming for Palmerston Campus is a forum on 19 July bringing staff together to share information across schools and faculties.
Carrick Awards 2006
CDU has picked up three national awards for excellence in tertiary education at the annual Carrick Awards for Australian University Teaching.
CDU in grant win
Dr Naomi Rea of CDU's School of Australian Indigenous Knowledge Systems has been successful in her application to Power and Water to undertake a study on the impact of regulation on tropical rivers.
Study Year 11 at Lajamanu
2006 has brought fantastic opportunities for Lajamanu Community Education Centre's secondary high school students.
Suzanne sings CDU's praises
Suzanne Wilson cannot speak highly enough of her time at CDU and she encourages others to savor the university lifestyle.
Dr Tess Lea, Director of CDU's School for Social and Policy Research, will be the invited speaker for the NT Library Lunchtime Talk series on 25 July.
Free MSHR seminar
Associate Professor John Ayanian presents, 'Improving health care to reduce racial disparities in health' on Monday 17 July from 12pm.
Jeans for genes
CDU students, Kathleen Leraci and Aimee Mullins, designed outfits for the annual fashion spectacular as a part of Jeans for Genes Day celebrations.
Adult Learners Week
Get involved with Adult Learners Week, 1-8 September 2006, an opportunity to celebrate, promote and advance all forms of adult learning. And nominate for the 2006 NT Educator of the Year Award. Find out more...
From refugee to degree
Alice Springs is a long way from Africa, but for Fatu Dulleh, the opportunity to live and study in Central Australia is opening the door for her to help people back home.
Bastille Day Ball
Get your dancing shoes ready and dust off that frock and tie for the Bastille Day Ball on 14 July!
GET into VET
Want to kick start your career? CDU can help you fast track your VET enrolment for Semester 2 with special information days this month at CDU's Casuarina, Palmerston and Alice Springs campuses.
TEP is TOPS
Do you want to change your life or kick start a new career path? CDU is offering opportunities during July to do something about it.
Looking for tax relief?
CDU has a corporate membership arrangement with MBF offering staff access to cheaper contribution rates and other specials from time to time... check out the latest offer.
CDU staff receive recognition for teaching excellence
CDU staff have been recognised for their teaching excellence in higher education, receiving Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.
The competition was frantic but the aromas heavenly at the annual Nestle's Golden Chef's Hat regional finals held at the Palmerston Campus this week.
Journey into a Toxic Heartland
The School of Creative Arts and Humanities presents 'Journey into a Toxic Heartland', July 14 to 28 2006, an exhibition using alternative photographic processes and woven representations of the human figure made from local plant materials.
Women's Eye on Peace II
The International Women's Development Agency in association with Marie Claire and AusAID, call for submissions for Women's Eye on Peace II, a photography exhibition for both amateur and professional female photographers. Find out more...
Free MSHR seminar
Tricia Nagel and Carolyn Thomson present 'Mental health medicine: more hunting, fishing and healing music', on Monday 10 July from 12pm.
Name and gain
CDU's People Management division is holding a staff-wide competition to name its new software training package.
Palmerston Campus events
Palmerston Campus will busy over the following month with semester two enrolment days on 13-14 July, and orientation on 24 July.
CDU leader in Indigenous employment
CDU is committed to providing more job opportunities for Indigenous Australians and to becoming the workplace of first choice for Indigenous people in the Territory after signing an MOU last week.
CDU hosts ICOOPMA2006
CDU will host the first International Conference on the Optical and Optoelectronic Properties of Materials and Applications in the Mal Nairn Auditorium from 16-20 July 2006.
CDU students off to Northern Uni Games
Thirty CDU students will travel to the Northern University Games on the Sunshine Coast this week to compete in AFL, mixed netball and women's volleyball.
Not your average academic
Peter Wood is not your average academic, far from it actually. A Darwin High School graduate in 1984, Peter would never have dreamed of being involved in critical marine research as a part of his PhD.
Nestle Golden Chef's Hat regional finals
CDU's School of Tourism and Hospitality, along with Nestle and the Australian Culinary Federation, will host the Nestle's Golden Chef's Hat regional finals on 5 July.
Charles Darwin University Press announces the soon-to-be-released Crossing Cultures: Art, Politics and Identity, edited by Sylvia Kleinert.
Number crunching in Alice
Overseas and interstate guest speakers will be heading to the Northern Territory this month for the 31st Australasian Conference for Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing.
The secret life of birds
The social, mating and nesting behaviour of birds in the Top End's savannas country are under the spotlight as part of a joint research project between CDU and Japanese biologists.