Charles Darwin University
November News 2012
Sea level rise impacting NT’s unique river systems
29/11/12 - Charles Darwin University researchers are modelling the possible future impacts of sea-level rise on some of the Northern Territory’s iconic river systems.
Music lecturer on stage for Yothu Yindi award
28/11/12 - A Charles Darwin University music lecturer will join Yothu Yindi band members on stage in Sydney tomorrow night when the iconic Indigenous rock band is inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association’s Hall of Fame.
Student artwork on display in Alice gallery
28/11/12 - The work of about 100 Charles Darwin University art students will go on display at Witchetty’s in the Araluen art precinct in Alice Springs this weekend.
DSO debuts local composition at end of year concert
23/11/12 - Visual art and music will merge as part of the Darwin Symphony Orchestra’s final concert for 2012 “Symphony in the City: Messa di Gloria with Rosario La Spina” on Saturday, 1 December at Darwin Entertainment Centre.
CDU opens research, training facility for oil and gas industry
20/11/12 - The $7 million North Australian Centre for Oil and Gas (NACOG), which is at the vanguard of research and training for the Northern Territory’s burgeoning oil and gas industry, has begun operations at Charles Darwin University.
Trades awards night remembers Patrick ‘Paddy’ Bird
16/11/12 - Charles Darwin University’s School of Trades remembered tradesman Patrick “Paddy” Bird at a student awards ceremony last night.
Exhibition a labour of love for CDU Art Gallery team
16/11/12 - An exhibition that explores how Aboriginal Australia has informed contemporary art will open in the Charles Darwin University Art Gallery next week.
Alice Springs ‘well placed’ to respond to climate change impacts
16/11/12 - The capacity of Alice Springs to adapt to a hotter and wetter climate is relatively sound, a report by a Charles Darwin University researcher has found.
Indigenous artists learn Japanese printmaking techniques
15/11/12 - In a merging of cultures, a group of Indigenous artists is using a traditional Japanese woodblock printmaking technique dating back hundreds of years to illustrate the stories of their country.
World first research centre to be based in Darwin
13/11/12 - A ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding to create the world’s first tropical environment focussed tidal energy research centre in Darwin has been signed by Tenax Energy Pty Ltd (“Tenax Energy”) and Charles Darwin University (CDU).
Barkly celebrates strong academic year
12/11/12 - The Charles Darwin University’s Barkly community celebrated a year of achievement with 32 graduands receiving certificates at the sixth annual presentation evening in Tennant Creek this week.
CDU first Australian university to offer chemical engineering on line
09/11/12 - Charles Darwin University will next year become the first Australian university – and the third in the world – to offer bachelor and master programs in chemical engineering on line.
WA Government heeds bird extinction warnings
09/11/12 - The work of two Charles Darwin University researchers was written into legislative changes announced by the Western Australian Government this week.
Lecture to examine major threats to biodiversity
09/11/12 - A leading ecologist and conservation biologist will examine the challenges facing the preservation of biodiversity and maintenance of ecosystem functioning during a public lecture next week.
Expert oil and gas engineer offers NT ‘real life’ perspective
08/11/12 - The founder of a unique association of professors based in Paris has arrived in Darwin to give students and industry a “real life” perspective on oil and gas offshore production and exploration.
Historians set for annual NT gathering
06/11/12 - The Northern Territory’s annual gathering of historians will be held this weekend with a rich program of topics planned.
New digital resource for music virtuosos and beginners
02/11/12 - A new digital resource is breaking down the language barrier for professional string-players and students around the world thanks to a Charles Darwin University music expert.
Expert economist working to reduce disadvantage in NT
02/11/12 - A world-renowned employment and equity expert has joined Charles Darwin University and hopes to assist with capacity building in remote Indigenous communities and in Timor Leste.
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