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Annual Report 2006-2007 Department of Natural Resources Environment and the Arts



Annual Report 2006-2007 Department of Natural Resources Environment and the Arts

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Scholarships, Fellowships and PhDs Keynote Speaking Opportunities Arts and Museums Division Joanna Barrkman, Curator Southeast Asian Art and Material Culture, was awarded a 12 week Arts Management residency in Yogyakarta Indonesia under the Asialink program (an Australian initiative of the University of Melbourne and the Myer Foundation). This was to research and document the historical batik motifs of the Imogiri batik artisans of the royal court of Yogyakarta. Franchesca Cubillo, Senior Curator of Aboriginal Art and Material Culture, at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, was awarded the Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship. Biological Parks Division Melissa Merry from the Territory Wildlife Park undertook a Churchill Fellowship for raptor rehabilitation in the United States and Canada. Biodiversity Conservation Division Dr John Woinarski and Dr Karen Edyvane were appointed as Adjunct Professorial Fellows at Charles Darwin University. Damian Milne, Brooke Rankmore and Catherine Nano successfully completed their PhDs. Natural Resource Management Division Keith Ferdinands, Weed Management Branch, successfully completed a PhD assessing the threat posed by an invasive African grass u ro ch lo a m u tic a (fo rssk) n g uye n in the Mary River wetlands, Northern Territory. Michelle Kassman, Weed Management Branch, was awarded a scholarship under the Remote Area Workforce Strategy to undertake Women in Business. Arts and Museums Division M useum a n d A rt G a lle ry o f the N orthe rn Territory Dr Helen Larson, Curator Fishes, Keynote speaker at the Australia New Guinea Fishes Convention, Darwin. Mr Paul Clark, Curator Maritime Archaeology and History: > guest speaker in the National Museum of Australias History Mysteries Youth Challenge Program; o presented conference papers at the joint annual conference of the Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology and the Australian Society for Historical Archaeology, Darwin; and o presented conference papers at the annual Australian National University, Charles Darwin University and Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory History Colloquium, Darwin. Dr Mickey Dewar, Curator Territory History, presented a paper at the Museums Australia National Conference, Canberra. Ms Joanna Barrkman, Curator Southeast Asian Art and Material Culture, presented a lecture at the Art Gallery of NSW as part of the Asian Art Lecture series and also conducted lectures at Charles Darwin University for students of the Foundations of Southeast Asian Art Course. Dr Peter Murray, Assistant Director Museum of Central Australia, and Dirk Megirian, Curator Geology, presented a paper at the 11th conference on Australasian Vertebrate Evolution, Palaeontology and Systemics. n o r t H E R N t e r r i - T o r y o 'o y B t t a e W g a g B . BIB 013 CO G3 g ig IT -A M I f mm f l i a y g - AN N u A L- :r E P O .R t -@ @ @ =888?

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