News & Events

03 Apr

CCDE Seminar - Early brain development and child protection

Child Health and Development Seminar - Keynote Speaker: Professor Sven Silburn  “Early brain development and its implications for child protection and youth justice”  Thursday April 20 from 2.30 – 3.30pm (tea and coffee afterwards)  Seminar Room 1.48 Red 9 Building – Charles Darwin University  Decades of research and...Read more
26 Oct

CCDE Seminar - Hospitalisation for self harm

  “Who is hospitalised for suicidal behaviour in the NT and what are their outcomes?”    Tuesday 22 November 11am – 12 noon (tea and coffee afterwards)   Seminar Room 1.48 Red 9 Building – Charles Darwin University   Keynote Speaker: Bernard Leckning   Decades of research has shown that previous suicidal behaviour is one of...Read more
17 Aug

Menzies CCDE researcher wins prestigious grant

Menzies CCDE researcher wins prestigious grant  The Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA) is proud to announce that the 2016 PETAA Research Grant of $75,000 has been awarded to a research team led by Dr Helen Harper, Centre for Child Development and Education, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin (NT) and...Read more
20 Oct

Drug Prevention Seminar

Child Health and Development Seminar “Drug Prevention Programs for Young People – What Works?” Wednesday 12 August 2015 from 2.30pm - 3.30pm - Seminar Room 1.48 - Red 9 Building - Charles Darwin University  Keynote Speaker: Professor Richard Midford Substance misuse by young people continues to be a major concern in...Read more
22 Dec

Vale Mr Jim Smith and Mr Roger Tipungwuti

Vale Mr Jim Smith                    Vale Mr Roger TipungwutiThe Menzies Centre for Child Development and Education has recently lost two friends and colleagues. Mr Jim SmithJim Smith, a Queenslander, worked for some years with the Let’s Start team on the Tiwi islands and in the Vic-Daly region.  Jim was popular amongst staff...Read more
10 Nov

Data Miners seek treasure for NT children

Researchers at Menzies Centre for Child Development and education are embarking on an exciting research project which seeks to discover why NT children suffer disadvantage  For more detail: more
07 Apr

May 1 CCDE Seminar - Switching on to Epigenetics

  Child Health and Development Seminar - “Switching on to Epigenetics”  Keynote Speaker: Professor Sven Silburn   Thursday May 1 from 2pm - 3.30pm (coffee and cake afterwards)  Blue 5 Lecture Theatre – Charles Darwin University (Campus map)   Decades of research and experience tell us that early childhood is a time of both...Read more
29 Oct

The Nest - A seminar on child wellbeing - CDU 13 November

“The Nest: a national action plan for child and youth wellbeing” Presented by Dr Lance Emerson, CEO of the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY)   Co-hosted by CCDE’s Bonnie Moss (Convenor ARACY NT) and Professor Sven Silburn   Wednesday 13 November from 1.30pm – 3.30pm with lunch provided   Blue 5...Read more
18 Sep

CCDE Annual Report 2012 - Now Available

  We are pleased to announce that the CCDE Annual Report for 2012 is now available. It provides a useful summary of all the activities of the Centre.   DOWNLOAD CCDE ANNUAL REPORT 2012Read more
03 Jul

Seminar - The importance of early relationships for health, behaviour and learning

WHEN: Friday 9 August from 11am to 1pm (lunch provided)    WHERE: CDU Red Building 6.1.03 and 6.1.05    Chair: Prof Sven Silburn   Keynote Speaker: Dr Sarah Mares  This talk will present evidence about the importance of the antenatal period, early relationships and experiences in the family for health and development in...Read more