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.
JCU in the news
Who’s top dog? New research sorts dominant and submissive canine poses
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:38:17 GMT
Scientists have found a cheap way to make graphene from tea tree extract
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:25:47 GMT
Scientists zero in on reason for mammoths' demise
Los Angeles Times
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 21:58:26 GMT
Scientists discover what causes soil acidification
Environmental News Network
Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:28:18 GMT
Outdoor workers exposed to dangerous solar radiation
Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:53:03 GMT