News and Media

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Latest media releases

  • JCU redevelopment on track for an award
    Thu, 28 May 2015 - James Cook University’s $85M “The Science Place” redevelopment is on track to be the first building in Queensland to be awarded a prestigious US environmental ranking.
  • Let’s talk Indigenous health: #IHMayDay15
    Thu, 28 May 2015 - A day of cyber action to be held at James Cook University on Friday 29 May aims to get people talking about Indigenous health.
  • Croakey! Frog spotting app released
    Tue, 26 May 2015 - With more than 200 frog species in Australia, compiling an electronic field guide – in the form of an app – would be a daunting task.
  • JCU’s double win: research leaders win top science honour
    Fri, 22 May 2015 - Two of James Cook University’s top researchers have received Australia’s most prestigious science honour - fellowship of the Australian Academy of Science.
  • JCU taking care of business
    Fri, 22 May 2015 - James Cook University and the Townsville Chamber of Commerce have announced a partnership agreement that will kick-start the careers of JCU’s business and law graduates.
  • Budding scientists welcome at Internet of Things race
    Fri, 22 May 2015 - James Cook University teams will be in a race with a difference this weekend, spotlighting the emerging ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) technology as they compete to monitor differing habitats.
  • New centre to help close the gap
    Thu, 21 May 2015 - JCU has announced plans to establish a new centre that will improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, and build on the University’s excellence in teaching and research related to Indigenous issues.