Charles Darwin University
December 2010 News
Six Australian birds missing, believed lost
20/12/10 - A recent review of Australian birds has concluded that the nation has lost six more bird types than was previously acknowledged. This represents a 25 per cent increase in the number of Australian bird extinctions.
World leading Indigenous educators to meet in Cairns
17/12/10 - Key Indigenous leaders from universities around the world, including directors of Indigenous education centres along the Pacific Rim, are meeting in Cairns this week for the 6th International Conference on Indigenous Education.
CDU’s unique art facilities impress Minister
14/12/10 - Federal Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government, and the Arts Simon Crean called in at Charles Darwin University this week as part of his visit to the Northern Territory.
E-learning studios open doors
15/12/10 - CDU has just launched three E-learning studios on Casuarina campus.
$14.7m in Commonwealth funding to boost biodiversity research in north
13/12/10 - Charles Darwin University is leading a consortium that secured $14.7 million in Commonwealth funding to undertake critical biodiversity research in northern Australia.
CDU appoints new head of VET
07/12/10 - A member of the senior executive of the NT’s Department of Education and Training (DET) will join Charles Darwin University next month to head one of its key portfolios.
Ryan Family Award recognises exceptional performance
03/12/10 - Two Charles Darwin University staff members have been recognised for their outstanding dedication and energy in their work at a recent awards ceremony.
New books document history and politics of East Timor
02/12/10 - Two new books exploring some key events in the history of the political relationships forged between South-east Asia and northern Australia will be launched at Charles Darwin University tomorrow, 3 December.
How to beat loneliness over Christmas: psychologist
01/12/10 - While the holiday period is traditionally a time to rejoice with friends and family, it can be a source of extreme loneliness for many, according to a leading psychologist.
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