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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.
JCU in the news
Cyclone Marcia: James Cook University researchers assess Yeppoon, Rockhampton housing damage
ABC [North Queensland]
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:21:42 GMT
Local turtles unaffected by cyclone
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 23:22:55 GMT
Turtles stayed put as Cyclone Marcia raged overhead: Researcher
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:42:53 GMT
Top of the pile for these women
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:00:00 GMT
Shark ‘photo-bombs’ competition for surfing mothers in Australia
The Japan Times
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 04:35:14 GMT