News and Media

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Latest media releases

  • Students accept the science challenge
    Mon, 27 Apr 2015 - Scientifically-minded local high school students will put their skills to the test this week in the North Queensland Science and Engineering Challenge.
  • JCU Doctors in World-first Epilepsy Treatment
    Mon, 27 Apr 2015 - James Cook University scientists are leading a drug trial which is attempting to find a better treatment for kids with a life threatening form of epilepsy.
  • New approach to farm safety
    Fri, 24 Apr 2015 - JCU researchers believe the heavy toll accidents take on Australian farmers could be reduced by an innovative approach to learning.
  • Fishing impacts on the Great Barrier Reef
    Wed, 22 Apr 2015 - New research shows that fishing is having a significant impact on the make-up of fish populations of the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Construction re-think needed for Great Barrier Reef coast
    Fri, 17 Apr 2015 - JCU scientists say 10 percent of the coastline adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef is now affected in some way by development and have called for a new approach to protect critical environments.
  • High-tech Townsville data hub to lower water and energy use
    Fri, 17 Apr 2015 - Crucial data about where, when and how much water and energy North Queenslanders use will be made available to researchers in a landmark project launched by James Cook University and partner organisations this week.
  • JCU Singapore awarded the EduTrust Star
    Thu, 16 Apr 2015 - James Cook University’s Singapore campus has earned the distinction of being the first private education institution to attain an EduTrust Star quality mark from the Singapore Government.