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Latest media releases

  • JCU Scientist named Pew Fellowship recipient
    Wed, 25 Feb 2015 - James Cook University scientist, Professor Joshua Cinner, has been awarded one of the world’s top prizes for marine conservation. Professor Cinner, a Chief Investigator with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University, is one of five distinguished scientists from around the world to receive a prestigious Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation this year.
  • Immune cells: learning from experience
    Tue, 24 Feb 2015 - Immunologists have shown that our immune cells can learn on the job. Even better, some cells remember what they have learnt, and can apply it in response to future challenges.
  • Great Barrier Reef corals eat plastic
    Tue, 24 Feb 2015 - Researchers have found that corals commonly found on the Great Barrier Reef will eat microplastic pollution.
  • Scientists plot how to beat bat virus
    Fri, 20 Feb 2015 - James Cook University researchers are hopeful they can develop strategies to manage the transmission of the deadly Hendra virus.
  • Can biodiversity conservation lead to more chocolate?
    Tue, 17 Feb 2015 - Researchers at James Cook University are looking at how native animals might increase cocoa production and reduce insecticide use in tropical forests near Daintree National Park.
  • JCU Professor wins international conservation award
    Mon, 16 Feb 2015 - William Laurance, a distinguished research professor at James Cook University in Cairns, has received the most esteemed prize awarded by the renowned Zoological Society of London.
  • Scientists plot how to beat bat virus
    Mon, 16 Feb 2015 - James Cook University researchers are hopeful they can develop strategies to manage the transmission of the deadly Hendra virus.
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