News and Media

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Latest media releases

  • JCU students get overseas experience
    Fri, 28 Aug 2015 - More than 400 James Cook University students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Asia-Pacific region with the university receiving nearly $1.5 million in New Colombo Plan (NCP) funding.
  • JCU throws its door open to community
    Wed, 26 Aug 2015 - Open Day at James Cook University in Townsville is on again and everyone is invited!
  • Win for JCU duo
    Fri, 21 Aug 2015 - Two James Cook University scientists have each received one of Queensland’s most prestigious science prizes.
  • JCU’s five star jobs rating
    Wed, 19 Aug 2015 - JCU graduates continue to be in high demand, with the latest Good Universities Guide awarding the University a five star rating for getting a job.
  • Work on barren soil may bear fruit
    Wed, 19 Aug 2015 - Australian and Chinese scientists have made significant progress in determining what causes soil acidification – a discovery that could assist in turning back the clock on degraded croplands.
  • JCU’s world-class result
    Mon, 17 Aug 2015 - James Cook University’s standing as a world-class research university has once more been recognised, with JCU ranked among the globe’s top 400 universities.
  • Unlocking a key stage of the Irukandji lifecycle
    Mon, 17 Aug 2015 - In a world first, researchers at James Cook University in Cairns have grown the polyp form of the potentially lethal Irukandji jellyfish, Carukia barnesi, in the laboratory.