News and Media
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Latest media releases
Lasers and liquid nitrogen to inspire future scientists
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 - North Queensland high school students will be able to find out more about electricity, liquid nitrogen, lasers, crystals and lights in a spectacular physics show at JCU’s Townsville campus next week.
A wriggly solution to a first-world problem
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 - Australian researchers have achieved ground-breaking results in a clinical trial using hookworms to reduce the symptoms of coeliac disease. The results are also good news for sufferers of other inflammatory conditions such as asthma and Crohn’s disease.
State of the Tropics in the running for top green award
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 - The landmark State of the Tropics project is in the running for a prestigious sustainability prize, emerging as a finalist for one of the coveted Green Gown Awards.
What about our way of life? Exploring the social impacts of tourism
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 - North Queensland residents feel proud of tourism destinations in their areas and the positive impact tourism has in their communities, but it can also lead to locals feeling detached when transient populations pass through.
Nemo’s Epic Journey to Find a New Home
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 - New research has found clownfish larvae can swim up to 400 kilometres in search of a home, which makes them better able to cope with environmental change.
Hunting porcupines: divers and scientists join forces to find rare stingray
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - James Cook University scientists and divers have teamed up to study one of the marine world’s most elusive stingrays – the porcupine ray.
JCU hits 'em for six
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 - James Cook University is again toasting its success, winning a clean sweep of national teaching and learning awards.
JCU in the news
New branch found in European family tree
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 04:30:00 GMT
Tourism can make locals feel uneasy
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 03:24:40 GMT
Gluten-free could soon be entirely optional thanks to… worms?
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:50:21 GMT
Life in paradise isn’t a great as it may seem
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:30:46 GMT
Ecosystem decay of a fragmented Amazonian rainforest
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:04:32 GMT